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Bournemouth University 

Bournemouth University has over 17,000 students from across 135 different countries and regions.

We are ranked in the top 500 universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020. 

Courses at Bournemouth University have a strong professional orientation with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability. Our degrees are accredited by 29 different professional bodies, including some of the biggest names in industry. 

All our undergraduate courses and most of our postgraduate courses offer you the chance to undertake a work placement, giving you the opportunity to put your learning into practice while building an invaluable network of professional contacts at the same time. 

Located on the south coast of England, Bournemouth University is situated in an area of outstanding natural beauty less than two hours from central London by train. Our 11km award-winning beach holds four European blue flags and was named the best in the UK by TripAdvisor.

GREAT Scholarships 2021

Bournemouth University has four postgraduate scholarships available for the 2021-22 academic year for students from Bangladesh (one), China (one), Ghana (one) and Thailand (one). 

For eligible subjects, please visit the university website.  

Graduating students  ©

Bournemouth University 

Key subjects showcase

MSc International Tourism & Hospitality Management

We are one of the top universities in the world for the study of tourism and hospitality, 10th in the world for hospitality and leisure management according to the QS University Rankings 2019 and 2nd in the UK (10th in the world) for hospitality and tourism management according to the Shanghai Rankings of Academic Subjects 2019.

Accredited by the Institute of Travel and Tourism and the United Nations World Tourism Organisation, this degree is intended to provide you with an advanced understanding of the hospitality and tourism industry and a managerial perspective of how to run such organisations. 

MA Multimedia Journalism

In the ever-changing media landscape, core journalistic skills are more at a premium than ever. The mix of broadcasting and online writing in this intensely practical course sharpens the defining elements of cutting-edge journalism. Using professional-standard studios and newsrooms, you’ll be encouraged to take key roles as editors, news editors, convergence editors, and reporters on all of our media outlets. 

Accredited by the Broadcast Journalism Training Council (BJTC), the UK’s largest industry-backed higher education training body for multiplatform, broadcast and mobile journalism, this course will provide you with the necessary skills to undertake a successful career in this fast-paced industry.

MSc Nutrition and Behaviour

This is the first course of its kind in the UK to explore the bi-directional impact of nutrition on behaviour and the brain, and the impact of behaviour on diet. These complex interactions are explored from before conception into old age. It will provide a solid foundation in the physiology and biochemistry of nutrition, which is complemented by units focused on the role of nutrition in behaviour and cognition, and the management of associated clinical conditions. The course will improve the practical management skills of nutritionists and provide an important insight into contemporary developments in nutrition and behaviour for a range of healthcare professionals and graduates.


Further information about Bournemouth University

  • Ranked in the top 100 young universities in the world. Source - Times Higher Education Young University Rankings 2020
  • Every undergraduate and many postgraduate courses offer the opportunity of a work placement
  • 91 per cent of BU postgraduate students are in work or further study six months after graduating. Source - Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) in the DLHE Survey 2018
  • 15th in the UK for employability rankings, as voted for by businesses (THE)
  • The Business School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Only 5% of business schools around the world have achieved this.