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Bournemouth University was founded in 1992 and has its main campus located in Poole. It was a finalist for the 2009 Times Higher Education University of the Year award.

With a reputation for its professional courses, Bournemouth has invested in research spanning across its four faculties, which are: Health and Social Sciences; Management; Media and Communication; and Science and Technology. In 2011, the university launched eight specific research themes that it states are society-led and encourage partnership between its faculties. These themes are:

  • Ageing and Dementia
  • Biodiversity, Environmental Change and Green Economy
  • Communities, Culture and Conflicts
  • Creative, Digital and Cognitive Science
  • Entrepreneurship and Economic Growth
  • Health, Wellbeing and Society
  • Leisure, Recreation and Tourism
  • Technology and Design


The university is also well known for its Centre for Excellence in Media Practice, with graduates from the centre working in the film industry on films including Oscar-winning Gravity.


Statistics
UK Average

Students

  • Undergraduate
    14682
  • Postgratuate
    2001
  • PhD (TBC)
    54
  • National
    16683

United Kingdom

63rd

Worldwide

866th

Affiliations

  • University Alliance
  • ACU
  • Florence Network
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