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

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

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Flexible
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Bournemouth University

...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: Creative Writing, Social Science, Public Relations...

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

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

...groups, organisations and society, and human factors relevant to cyber security and online behaviours. You'll learn to evaluate the principal features... Learn about: IT risk...

  • Postgraduate
  • 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... Learn about: Spatial Design, Product Development, Project Proposal...

  • 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: Product Design, Team Training...

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

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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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...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-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... Learn about: Intellectual Property, Consumer Behaviour, Digital Marketing...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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...The units are conceptually led, combining discussions of theory with an exploration of current and best practice in society. All units will offer an international... Learn about: Communication Training, Team Training, International Relations...

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-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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