Welcome to the Bolton website pages specifically for our students (and colleagues) from India. 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 India and a large number join the university each year making India our number one country for student numbers.

The university regularly visits India and if you would like to meet a member of the team or if you would like to discuss new opportunities then please contact either the university directly or one of our excellent representatives.

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.

The University regularly visits events and exhibitions overseas.  We will be India in May/June at the following events:

Entry Requirements

Foundation / Access

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

Undergraduate entry to year 1

  • 60% or above at standard XII (all boards)
  • Successful completion of a 2 year diploma (state board or approved polytechnic)

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


  • Completion of a 4 year degree with upper second class (55%) from a recognised University
  • Completion of a 3 year bachelors degree with grades of 65% or above from a recognised University

English Language

If you do not have 60% or above in Standard XII you will be required to complete a recognised English Language qualification, for further information please contact us .