United Kingdom
Bournemouth University
Bournemouth University (commonly known as BU) is a highly regarded public university in the Dorset region of South West England, United Kingdom. Bournemouth Municipal College, which became Bournemouth College of Technology in the 1970s, was founded in the early 1900s. International students can now choose from 116 undergraduate programmes and up to 100 master's degrees. There are also 47 graduate research programmes, foundations degrees, Top-Up degrees, short courses, CPD programmes, and Post-registration health and social care professions programmes available at the institution. Top-up degrees allow students to advance from their current degrees, such as HNDs or Foundation programmes, to bachelor's degrees.

Cost of attendance

The average annual cost of attendance for Undergraduate Programs is 1,381,576 INR / Year, and the cost of attendance for Post Graduate Programs is roughly 1,482,048 INR / Year for overseas students. The amount may vary depending on the course chosen, the type of lodging, and the candidate's personal spending habits.


Bournemouth University provides accessible housing for students with special needs who meet the BU accommodation guarantee level. BU has 12 residential accommodation options for graduate and undergraduate students, including standard, studio, premium, value, and bungalow options with ensuite and non-ensuite bathrooms. The average cost of on-campus living is between £5,202 and £7,182.

Acceptance rate

The total number of students enrolled at the university are 12777, currently 1,600 students from around 135 different countries. The acceptance rate is 77.4%


Bournemouth University has two campuses, Talbot and Lansdowne, both of which are in the city of Bournemouth. Remote learning sites include the Yeovil nursing campus, the Portsmouth campus, partner colleges (in Wiltshire, Dorset, and Somerset), and fieldwork regions. Bournemouth University is situated between one of the UK's newest national parks, officially the best beach in Britain, and the world's second-largest natural harbour, with the World Heritage Jurassic Coast nearby. BU has around 30 sports clubs, with 22 of them focusing on performance sports including volleyball, golf, and tennis. There are also 60 female and male sports teams available to all students at the college. The Sports Hall, Dance Studio 1, Reception, Astro Pitches, Rehabilitation Treatment Room, fitness studios, SportBU Gym area, and Strength and Conditioning Suite are among the university's sports facilities.


Our Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), placing Bournemouth University firmly amongst the top institutions globally for business degrees.

Jobs and Placement

According to DHLE, 91 percent of BU alumni at the graduate level had a job or were continuing their education six months after graduation in 2017. Intel, JP Morgan, John Lewis, Microsoft, and Disney are popular internship and permanent employers for BU students. Furthermore, all students have access to weekly career workshops and internships through the Professions and Employability Service to help them advance in their careers. According to Payscale, BU graduates earn an annual average salary of 29,221 GBP.

QS Ranking

751-800 in QS Global World Rankings in 2022

The Ranking

351–400 in World University Rankings by Times Higher Education in 2022

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