Bournemouth University: Statistics

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#954 of 14,131 In the World
#365 of 2,785 In Europe
#77 of 163 In the United Kingdom
#63 of 131 In England
#1 of 2 In Poole
#144 of 1,044 For Social Work
Top50% For 142 other topics
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Quick Review

Enrollment
14,293
Type
Non-profit
Funding
Public-private
partnership
Highest Degree
Doctorate
Languages
English
Acceptance rate
38%*

* Bournemouth University is among the institutions that don't provide data on acceptance rates. This might happen because the university has programs where applicants only need to meet admission requirements to enroll and don't necessarily compete with others.

We estimate the above acceptance rate based on admission statistics of closely ranked nearby universities with similar research profiles that do publish such data.

Acceptance rate & Admissions

Admissions RequirementsLevel passes supported by 3 General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary ('O') level passes; 3 Advanced ('A') level passes supported by 1 GCSE/GCE. 'O' level; BTEC or SCOTVEC National Certificate or Diploma, or equivalent. For non-native English speakers a minimum IELTS (academic) 6.0 or equivalent
Academic CalendarOctober to July (October - December; January-March; April-July)
Enrollment14,293
Full time employee595
Student:staff ratio24:1

Research profile

Bournemouth University is a world-class research university with 13,233 scientific papers published and 225,278 citations received. The research profile covers a range of fields, including Liberal Arts & Social Sciences, Computer Science, Political Science, Environmental Science, Law, Biology, Medicine, Sociology, Engineering, and Psychology.

Publications
13,233
Citations
225,278

Bournemouth University majors

by publication & citation count

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
9,475 / 163,970
Computer Science
6,339 / 112,370
Political Science
6,217 / 104,979
Environmental Science
5,962 / 121,241
Law
5,884 / 102,231
Biology
5,567 / 110,757
Medicine
5,363 / 96,586
Sociology
5,080 / 90,714
Engineering
5,056 / 88,442
Psychology
4,695 / 83,253
Business
4,597 / 94,502
Philosophy
4,430 / 72,846
Geography and Cartography
4,170 / 86,445
Physics
3,999 / 67,614
History
3,378 / 67,066
Archaeology
3,055 / 65,888
Economics
3,012 / 51,120
Mathematics
2,808 / 67,303
Geology
2,774 / 54,886
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
2,704 / 45,124
Chemistry
2,651 / 44,483
Art & Design
2,550 / 29,674
Ecology
2,528 / 60,502
Quantum and Particle physics
2,310 / 39,192
Statistics
2,151 / 55,544
Linguistics
2,145 / 30,762
Paleontology
1,958 / 38,587
Pathology
1,910 / 39,317
Management
1,884 / 39,890
Social Psychology
1,876 / 35,218
Psychiatry
1,844 / 34,614
Nursing
1,727 / 30,222
Development Studies
1,685 / 28,937
Marketing
1,684 / 45,820
Machine Learning
1,436 / 32,483
Anthropology
1,431 / 28,175
Neuroscience
1,372 / 27,976
Public Health
1,290 / 30,377
Materials Science
1,251 / 20,290
Mechanical Engineering
1,229 / 17,172

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1990 7 17
1991 2 11
1992 9 16
1993 45 15
1994 35 24
1995 63 46
1996 67 65
1997 94 98
1998 73 162
1999 127 264
2000 128 263
2001 116 377
2002 145 517
2003 187 754
2004 187 892
2005 206 1348
2006 221 1646
2007 304 2066
2008 279 2435
2009 390 3330
2010 432 4067
2011 377 4818
2012 447 6104
2013 604 7558
2014 610 8808
2015 769 10216
2016 873 11135
2017 952 13253
2018 923 15306
2019 976 20262
2020 1048 25682
2021 1159 35898
2022 941 33069
Academic rankings

Tuition

The tuition table for Bournemouth University gives an overview of costs but prices are approximate and subject to change and don't include accommodation, textbooks, or living expenses. The costs of programs might differ significantly for local and international students. The only source of truth for current numbers is the university's official website.

Program Annual Tuition Cost (GBP)
Undergraduate (UK/EU) £9,250
Undergraduate (International) £15,000 - £16,000
Postgraduate (UK/EU) £6,000 - £9,000
Postgraduate (International) £14,000 - £16,000

Bournemouth University has on-campus housing.

Programs and Degrees

The table below displays academic fields with programs and courses that lead to Bachelor's, Master's, and Doctorate degrees offered by Bournemouth University.

Note that the table provides a general overview and might not cover all the specific majors available at the university. Always visit the university's website for the most up-to-date information on the programs offered.

Programs Bachelor Master Doctoral
Art & Design Yes Yes Yes
Biology Yes Yes Yes
Business Yes Yes Yes
Chemistry No No No
Computer Science Yes Yes Yes
Economics Yes Yes Yes
Engineering Yes Yes Yes
Environmental Science Yes Yes Yes
Liberal Arts & Social Sciences Yes Yes Yes
Mathematics Yes Yes Yes
Medicine No No No
Physics No No No
Psychology Yes Yes Yes
Doctorate Biology, Computer Science, Design, Ecology, Education, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Finance, Health Sciences, Hotel Management, Journalism, Law, Marketing, Psychology, Technology, Tourism

Bournemouth University alumni

  1. David Amess

    David Amess
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1952-2021 (aged 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Sir David Anthony Andrew Amess was a British politician who served as Member of Parliament (MP) for Southend West from 1997 until his murder in 2021. He previously served as MP for Basildon from 1983 to 1997. A member of the Conservative Party, he was a Catholic with socially conservative political views and was in favour of leaving the European Union.

  2. Hayu

    Hayu
    Born in
    Indonesia Flag Indonesia
    Years
    1983-.. (age 40)
    Biography

    Princess Hayu is the fourth child and daughter of Sultan Hamengkubuwono X of Yogyakarta and his consort, Ratu Hemas. She is married to Prince Notonegoro, an executive in the United Nations Development Programme Indonesia and a professional in the United Nations, New York, United States.

  3. Chalita Yaemwannang

    Chalita Yaemwannang
    Born in
    Thailand Flag Thailand
    Years
    1988-.. (age 35)
    Occupations
    model
    Biography

    Chalita Yaemwannang, nickname Lita (Thai: ลิต้า) (born 21 April 1988 in Bangkok) is a Thai beauty pageant titleholder who won Miss Universe Thailand 2013 and represented her country at Miss Universe 2013.

  4. Emma McClarkin

    Emma McClarkin
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1978-.. (age 45)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Emma McClarkin is a British Conservative Party politician who served as a Member of the European Parliament for the East Midlands region from 2009 to 2019. She was a spokesman for international trade for the Conservative Party. She is currently the Chief Executive of the British Beer and Pub Association.

All 11 notable alumni

Bournemouth University faculties and divisions

Faculty : Science and Technology Anthropology, Archaeology, Biological and Life Sciences, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Geography, Heritage Preservation, Industrial Design, Psychology, Sound Engineering (Acoustics), Technology
School : Business Accountancy, Business Administration, Economics, Finance, Taxation
School : Health and Social Care Midwifery, Nursing, Nutrition, Rehabilitation and Therapy, Social Work
School : Media Journalism, Marketing, Mass Communication, Media Studies
School : Tourism Cooking and Catering, Hotel and Restaurant, Leisure Studies, Sports, Tourism

General information

Alternative names BU
Founded 1992
Motto Discere Mutari Est

Location and contacts

Address Poole House, Fern Barrow
Poole, BH12 5BB
United Kingdom
City population 145,000

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