Bournemouth University

Bournemouth University

Description

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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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

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


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

...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: Health Psychology, Diet and nutrition, Public Health... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Different dates available

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


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  • Short course
  • Bournemouth
  • Different dates available
  • 1 Week

...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)... Learn about: Health and Fitness... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth

...This unit supports students in their transition to undergraduate study by focusing on core academic and writing skills. Language Matters: You will examine... Learn about: Communication Training, Writing Skills, Learning Teaching... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth

...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... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth

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


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth

...Paramedic Practice Portfolio 1: You will participate in professional practice and gain an understanding of the skills, knowledge and professional expectations... Learn about: Critical Thinking, Decision Making, Emergency Care... More


£1,500
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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

...one of the most important forms of taxation for most countries, with the exception of the United States, as it regards revenue earned for most governments... Learn about: Financial Reporting, Financial Training, Financial Reporting... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

...Consuming Sport: The number of people who watch sport, directly or indirectly, outweighs the numbers that take part in it. However, nearly all academic... Learn about: Communication Training, Team Training, Business Strategy... More


£7,250
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Upcoming courses

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • May-2018

...of self-managed research in an area that interests you. Your assessment will be a 30,000 word project, and this can be structured as a single extended... Learn about: Quality Training, Data Collection, Quality Assurance... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2018

...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, Quality Training, Part Time... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Jan-2018

...You will complete a dissertation in a relevant area of particular practice interest. It is expected that the topic of the dissertation will be in an... Learn about: Quality Assurance, Quality Training, IT Law... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Feb-2018

...Good personal and interpersonal communication skills are central to collaborating and the resulting quality of care. You’ll develop effective communication... Learn about: Anatomy and Physiology, Communication Training, NHS Training... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Feb-2018

...Course details You can choose your study base to be in Bournemouth or Portsmouth for this course, the Bournemouth course starts in September and Portsmouth... Learn about: Quality Training, Learning Teaching... More


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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....