Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

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Our University has come a long way in a short amount of time and we currently have over 17,000 students of which 1,500 are international students from around 130 countries.We have a strong professional orientation with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability. By way of illustration, we are recognised as the only Centre for Excellence in Media Practice in the UK and graduates from the National Centre for Computer Animation have worked in Hollywood on such films as Lord of the Rings, Gladiator, Star Wars, Madagascar and King Kong.Areas of research expertise include forensic archaeology and crime scene science where, for example, staff are currently investigating genocide in Iraq, Bosnia and Rwanda and the implications of unearthing 40,000 year old human footprints in central Mexico.Bournemouth University is at the heart of the largest non-industrial conurbation in Europe. ...

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Bournemouth University

...Here you'll hone your research skills, drawing upon various methods to carry out your own piece of independent research. Film and cinematography project... Learn about: Film Production, Team Training, Team Training...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...This module provides an advanced insight into the interaction between nutrition and brain research and gives a core of knowledge about the role of nutrition... Learn about: Diet and nutrition...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...Unit 3 - Health, safety and welfare in a fitness environment (T9016) Unit 4 - Principles of exercise, fitness and health (A9017) Unit 5 - Planning gym-based exercise (F9018)...

  • Short course
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Week
  • Flexible
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£400
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Bournemouth University

...by the social context in which it occurs and how behaviour differs between individuals. Experimental Methods & Statistical Analysis 1a: Planning... Learn about: Human Behaviour, Human Behaviour, Clinical Psychology...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...This unit aims to provide you with a sound foundation in the fundamentals of accounting, together with a basic understanding of the regulatory framework... Learn about: Financial Training, Learning Teaching, IT risk...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...and society in the context of a global economy. Introduction to Accounting: This unit aims to provide you with a sound foundation in the fundamentals of accounting... Learn about: Finance Economics, Accounting and Finance, Business and Management...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...and society in the context of a global economy. Introduction to Accounting: This unit aims to provide you with a sound foundation in the fundamentals of accounting... Learn about: Management Accounting, Financial Training, Tax Planning...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...it's used for business decision-making. Macroeconomics 2: Critically analyse macroeconomic problems in the global economy. You'll learn to understand macroeconomic... Learn about: Financial Training, IT risk...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Year
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...Experiential Marketing: An introduction to experiential marketing and how to use it in leisure marketing. You'll learn how to design, execute and control... Learn about: Decision Making, Digital Marketing, Financial Training...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...in the context of corporate strategy. Food, culture & travel: Explore the complex relationships between food and culture in an international context... Learn about: Tourism Hospitality, Climate Change, Financial Training...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...(60 credits): The Dissertation provides you with an opportunity to undertake a significant piece of self-managed research in a relevant area of particular interest...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Mar-2017
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£3,500
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Bournemouth University

...In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, we were rated number one in the UK for our research into tourism, based on internationally recognised research...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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Bournemouth University

...nutrition and social work. We collaborate with colleagues from other faculties to draw on their expertise when needed and we work closely with BU's research... Learn about: Social Work...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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History

The University's origins can be traced to the early part of the 20th century with the foundation of the former Bournemouth Municipal College. Its modern history began in the early 1970s with the creation of the Bournemouth College of Technology. Construction of the new buildings on what was the largest farm in Talbot Village, and is now BU’s Talbot Campus, was completed by September 1976.During this time, the Dorset Education Committee reviewed the provision of further and higher education throughout the county. As a result, the College was renamed the Dorset Institute of Higher Education.In 1990, the Dorset Institute successfully met all the requirements of the Polytechnics and Colleges Funding Council and was re-designated Bournemouth Polytechnic.Finally, under the Higher & Further Education Act 1992, the Polytechnic became Bournemouth University with inauguration on November 27th of the same year....

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