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...

  • 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, Clinical Psychology, Learning Teaching...

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  • 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: Finance Economics, Business Environment, IT risk...

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  • Bournemouth
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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: Accounting and Finance, Business and Management, Learning Teaching...

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  • Bournemouth
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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: Company Law, Financial Training, Wealth Management...

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  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2017
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Bournemouth University

...exploring epidemiological trends and psychosocial determinants of health. Exploring Evidence to Guide Professional Practice: You’ll reflect on how professional... Learn about: Learning Teaching...

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  • Bournemouth
  • Feb-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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