Courses and Information

Courses in

UK and EU

Full-time courses that are currently available to Home and EU applicants through Clearing for September 2016.

Courses in


We are no longer accepting applications from International students. Consider applying for January or September 2017 entry.

Information for UCAS Applicants

UCAS Applicants

If you have applied through UCAS but are not holding any offers from institutions then you should be eligible for Clearing.

Information for Direct Applicants

Direct Entry

If you haven't already applied then you may still have time to apply for a course directly to the University of Bolton.

Information about the Clearing process

What is Clearing?

If your results are not quite as good as you would have hoped, or if you have only just decided to apply for higher education, Clearing offers you the chance to gain a place at university.

Clearing is a well established process that works for thousands of students each year. The clearing vacancies for all institutions are published on the UCAS website on A-level/AVCE results day (Thursday 18 August 2016).

If you have not yet applied to study at university you can also use the clearing process to apply for a course.Places fill up fast so it's important that you secure a place as soon as possible. To find out if the University of Bolton can offer you a place on one of our courses please call 01204 903030.

If you’ve already made an application through UCAS this year you’ll need to continue with that application. We’ve put together some information just for you, outlining what you need to do and what to expect from us in the next few days and weeks.

If you are eligible for clearing and are not holding any offers, please give the Clearing team a call on 01204 903030 before referring your application through UCAS track.

You can still apply to study a course in September 2016 even if you haven’t made any application to do so this year.

We’ve put some information together for you to outline what you will need to do to apply.

Please call the Clearing team on 01204 903030 to find out which courses you are eligible for, application information can then be sent out directly to you.

Unfortunately due to the time it would take to process ainternational applications, we are no longer accepting applications form International students. Please check the full University Website for courses starting in January and September 2017. If you would like to contact a member of the International team please do so at 01204 903110 or

What is Clearing?

Find out more

The Important Stuff!

Important information that you need to be aware of before you make a decision to apply, to accept an offer and enrol with us.

What happens next?

Find out what to expect from us, and what happens to your verbal offer after you have called the clearing hotline.


If you need more information about Clearing, please take a look at the frequently asked questions page before calling.

Open Days/Campus Tour

A brilliant way to get a ‘feel’ for the place, helping you to make a well informed decision when it comes to making your choices.

Funding and Scholarships

A range of scholarships for UK, EU and International students undertaking full-time or part-time courses offered by the University.


The University owns and manages two purpose-built Halls of Residence which provide 700 single study bedrooms.

What do our students say?


Arthur Kaddu

Arthur is a 2013 graduate of the BA (Hons) Art & Design.


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Mohammed is studying BSc (Hons) Computer Networks and Security.


Andy Platt

Andy is a graduate of the BSc (Hons) Psychology.


Fatema Jivajee

Fatema is a graduate of BSc (Hons) Biology.


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