Modern approach to education

Bournemouth University has gained a reputation in UK for providing a wide range of opportunities for their students. It uses a modern and innovative approach of teaching, it emphasises not only on academic but professional success of the students in the future as well.

History: The University’s origins can be traced back to early 20th century when the former Bournemouth Municipal College was established.

Courses: Bachelor degrees include Bachelor of Arts (BA), Bachelor of Science (BSc), Bachelor of Engineering (BEng) and Bachelor of Laws (LLB). All are equal in terms of status. They normally last for three years.

Fee structure: Fees vary from course to course, but approximately costs around £7,500 - £8,500 per academic year. Some undergraduate courses last for four years, because they include a work placement year. This year carries a lower fee, which for international students is £1,500.

Scholarships: The value of the scholarship will be about £1,000 per year of study.

Academic requirements

Undergraduate courses: High school leaving examinations considered to be of an equivalent level

to Advanced Level examinations in the UK

IELTS (Academic) 6.0

TOEFL 213 (computer-based), 550 (paper-based), 80 (internet-based)

Residence: University-managed shared houses — are usually within four miles of both campuses and are rented from private owners, and managed by BU. Rents vary on these properties, but tend to be between £72 and £82 per week.

Private accommodation: Rents vary between approximately £65 and £80 per week exclusive of bills. A list of addresses of families willing to take lodgers can be found at the same location. — Agencies