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Bournemouth University (BU) is a modern UK university near the seaside town of Bournemouth: a vibrant and historic town known for its award-winning beaches. Across both of BU’s campuses, you can find coffee shops, lounges, music rooms, and SportBU’s health and wellness facilities.
Four faculties provide students at BU with specialist degrees in creative, professional, technological, scientific, and humanities subjects. The University aims to produce graduates who are forward-thinking and have the skills and flexibility necessary to succeed in their chosen industry. Bournemouth’s courses are designed using input from employers, and with work experience included in programs.
Research is also an important aspect of BU’s existence, with students playing a key role in developing knowledge of subject areas.
BU are ranked in the top 80 young universities in the world
BU awarded scholarships and bursaries worth over £6.8 million in 2020/21
90% of BU graduates were in sustained employment or further study three years after graduation
96% of our research was rated as internationally recognized or higher
Bournemouth beach is one of the best in the world –TripAdvisor ranked it in the top 5 in Europe and the top 20 beaches in the world in 2021.
The BU community has 18,000 students, including 2,600 international students from over 120 countries. Every January the University runs workshops, lectures, and seminars specifically to support international students when they arrive at BU.
The University’s Students' Union (SUBU) is able to offer students many clubs, sports, and societies, which can help international students meet people and get involved with UK culture. SUBU also organizes excursions to other parts of the UK, so you get to see more of the country.
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Bournemouth University operates a price-freezing policy for all international fee-paying students. This means that you will pay the same annual fee (with the exception of your placement year) for the duration of your course at BU, allowing you to budget more effectively.
This applies to all undergraduate students who are classed as international for fee purposes and the amount you pay will be based on your first year’s tuition fee.
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Bournemouth is one of the most stunning coastal towns in the UK, with an incredible nightlife scene, fantastic shopping and a Premier League football team.
Many international students will require a visa to study in the UK, and this is a vital step of your study abroad journey. Make sure you understand the requirements you may need to meet before applying.UK student visa requirements