Bournemouth University (BU) 

IAU-001734
https://www.whed.net/institutions/IAU-001734

IAU Member

United Kingdom

top General Information

Address

Street:Poole House, Fern Barrow

City:Poole

Post Code:BH12 5BB

Tel.:+44(1202) 1202 961-916 +44(1202) 524-111

Fax:+44(1202) 965-287

WWW:http://www.bournemouth.ac.uk

Institution Funding

Public

History

Founded as Bournemouth College of Technology, became Dorset Institute of Higher Education 1976, Bournemouth Polytechnic 1990, and acquired present status and title 1992

Academic Year

October to July (October-December; January-March; April-July)

Admission Requirements

Level passes supported by 3 General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary ('O') level passes; 3 Advanced ('A') level passes supported by 1 GCSE/GCE. 'O' level; BTEC or SCOTVEC National Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent. For non-native English speakers a minimum IELTS (academic) 6.0 or equivalent

Language(s)

English

Student Body

co-ed

top Officers

Head : John Vinney

Job title:Vice-Chancellor


Senior Administrative Officer : Jim Andrews

Job title:Chief Operating Officer


Senior Administrative Officer : Tim McIntyre-Bhatty

Job title:Deputy Vice-Chancellor


International Relations Officer : Jana Kuncova

Job title:Global Engagement Mobility Manager

top Divisions

Faculty : Science and Technology

Fields of study:Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Heritage Preservation, Industrial Design, Psychology, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Technology


School : Business

Fields of study:Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Taxation


School : Health and Social Care

Fields of study:Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work


School : Media

Fields of study:Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Media Studies


School : Tourism

Fields of study:Cooking and Catering, Hotel and Restaurant, Leisure Studies, Sports, Tourism

top Degrees

Higher National Certificate


Higher National Diploma


Foundation Degree


Bachelor's Honours Degree


Master's Degree (taught)


Postgraduate Diploma


Master's Degree


Master of Philosophy


Doctorate

Fields of study:Biology, Computer Science, Design, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Psychology, Technology, Tourism

top Student Services and Facilities

Student Services

Academic Counselling

Canteen

Careers Guidance

Cultural Activities

Facilities for Disabled People

Foreign Studies Centre

Health Services

Language Laboratory

Nursery Care

Social Counselling

Sports Facilities

top Student & Staff Numbers

Staff

Statistics Year:2015-2016

Full Time Total:595

Staff with Doctorate

Full Time Total:432

Students

Statistics Year:2015-2016

Total:14293

Updated on 27-02-2015