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: Team Training, Film Production, Team Training...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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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, Learning Teaching, Human Behaviour...

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

...and dissemination are critical for your Project's success. Individual Master's Project: A substantial, independently-conducted piece of...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Year
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...tools for analysing and validating industrially relevant design problems, and develop professional competence and critical awareness in using modern analytical... Learn about: Team Training, Product Design...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Year
  • 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

...commerce from the perspective of transactions relating to the exportation of goods. This allows for an in-depth exposure to international supply... Learn about: Intellectual Property, IT Law, Corporate Law...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...faculties and specialisms across the university to deliver impactful and exciting research across a multitude of disciplines. Course details To be awarded a...

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  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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Bournemouth University

...as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field. You will have to present and defend your thesis and/or...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-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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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: Learning Teaching, Business and Management, Financial Training...

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...This unit enables you to understand the causes of dementia and critically analyse your practice. The focus will be on seeing the person beyond the diagnosis... Learn about: Part Time, Part Time, Mental Health...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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Bournemouth University

...In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework (REF) results, we were ranked first in the south-west for art and design, based on world-leading research...

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  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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Bournemouth University

...and advanced project. You will be expected to critically investigate and evaluate an approved topic, which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2017
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Bournemouth University

...which results in an original and independent contribution to knowledge, as well as to demonstrate an understanding of research methods appropriate to your chosen field... Learn about: Social Work...

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  • 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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