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
  • 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: Commercial Law, Corporate Law, Intellectual Property... 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: Creative Writing, Public Relations, Quality Training... 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: Learning Teaching, Emergency Care, Decision Making... More


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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 Training, Financial Reporting, 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, Business Strategy, Team Training... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

...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... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Year

...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... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • 1 Year

...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... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth

...Values and Ethics: You'll develop a critical understanding of law and relevant social policy, and explore the legal and ethical considerations relevant... Learn about: IT Law, Growth and Development, Interpersonal Communication... More


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Upcoming courses

  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • May-2018

...the second part way through the course to help you design and undertake your data collection.A supervisor will guide you through your project... Learn about: Quality Assurance, Quality Training, Data Collection... More


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  • Postgraduate
  • Bournemouth
  • Apr-2018

...You'll consider best practice around common illnesses in old age and learn to identify and manage frailty. Mental Health in Older People: Throughout... Learn about: Part Time, Old age, Mental Health... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2018

...During your course you'll be taught the core skills and specialist knowledge needed to become a competent practitioner. What's more whilst on work placements... Learn about: Public Health, Nursing Care, Anatomy and Physiology... More


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  • Bachelor's degree
  • Bournemouth
  • Sep-2018

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