Welcome to the Bolton website pages specifically for our students (and colleagues) from Botswana. Thank you for visiting the website and congratulations for making the decision to study in the UK.

The University of Bolton warmly welcomes students from Botswana and a small number join the university each year along with a large number of students from other African nations.

Although we have not visited Botswana may time, we are planning to visit Botswana soon so if you are interested in meeting a member of the team then please feel free to contact us

The University of Bolton is located in a region of the UK that has attracted international people from a number of years. Bolton itself is highly multi-cultural and diverse and as such, international student always feel very welcome. The town of Bolton has many provisions for people from all backgrounds and of all religions and the university has dedicated prayer rooms for all students use.

The University also has an excellent International Society that all international students are automatically members of. This society organises activities for all students including International evenings, social activities and sight-seeing trips around the UK. Alongside this, the Students' Union has many sporting activities and social events to keep students entertained during their studies.

Specific Courses of Interest

Entry Requirements

Foundation / Access

If you do not meet the entry requirements for Year 1 entry you may be considered for a foundation / access programme.


  • Completion of 2 year Bachelor degree (part 1) with minimum overall grade of C

We accept applications for entry to year 2 & 3; however these are assessed on a case by case basis.


  • Completion of Masters degree with minimum overall grade of C

English Language

Foundation programme  IELTS 5.0 (or equivalent)

Undergraduate programmes  IELTS 6.0 (or equivalent)

Postgraduate programmes normally IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent)

If you do not meet the English language entry requirements, you can undertake a pre-sessional English language programme.