#UniAsItShouldBe

At the University of Bolton, we pride ourselves on our student-focused approach to learning, supporting your career ambitions, and, quite simply, ensuring you enjoy your time at University; through quality teaching, passionate lecturers, supportive environments, great facilities, and on graduation, helping you find a job.

With more than 11,000 full-time and part-time students from across the world, our Teaching-Intensive, Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses are designed to give you the best University experience possible.

With a heritage that stretches back nearly 200 years, we’ve been preparing people for their dream careers for quite some time now.

Why choosing the University of Bolton is such an excellent decision;
  • We provide a positive and supportive learning environment

  • Our relatively small classes ensure optimum learning opportunities

  • We continually invest millions into our campus facilities and student experience

  • Our facilities and equipment are industry standard, helping your transition into employment

  • We have direct links with employers in relevant industries

  • There are no hidden extras, we provide you with all the tools you need to succeed (T&Cs apply – see our Policy Zone for more information)

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Our dedicated employability team are passionate about assisting you in pursuing your future career. Whilst you’re studying, our team can help you find part-time work, placements and provide business contacts. We also provide guest lecturers and industry visits throughout your studies ensuring you’re getting up-to-date knowledge from your sector, which enhances your employability prospects upon graduation.

With a campus of 6,000 full-time students, teaching quality is at the heart of everything we do. A testament to this is the fact that the University of Bolton has been awarded 5th in the UK for teaching quality. Passionate lecturers dedicate themselves to ensure that their teaching is both current and supportive. We are teaching intensive, research informed, which means the industry knowledge our lecturers have, you will enjoy, giving you the chance to excel in your area of study. You will also receive support from personal tutors, peer-assisted study and online resources.

However, it’s not just the learning that’s great about the University of Bolton, but the location too.

A huge, friendly town filled with great amenities, you’ll be able to enjoy everything from vibrant nightlife and shopping to restaurants, festivals and the Octagon Theatre Bolton. Or if you are a lover of the great outdoors, you have the West Pennine Moors on your doorstep.

Meanwhile, excellent transport links help you reach the city of Manchester in only 20 minutes by train, while opening up stunning countryside like the Peak District and West Pennine Moors.

Don’t just take our word for it. Along the way, we’ve not only helped Undergraduate and Postgraduate students begin their career journey, but we’ve ranked highly on many league ranking tables too.

Our dedication to doing everything to the highest standard has resulted in us:

  • Coming 5th in the UK for teaching quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Being named 1st for teaching quality in the UK for our Psychology courses (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for student experience in the UK for English (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for teaching quality in the North West for Creative Writing (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for student experience in the North West for Creative Writing (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st in the North West and 5th in the UK for student satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for student satisfaction in the UK for Psychology (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for student satisfaction in the North West and 2nd in the UK for Nursing, English and Creative Writing (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 1st for student satisfaction in the North West for Mathematics (Complete University Guide 2020)
  • Coming 2nd for student satisfaction in the North West for Accountancy & Finance and Medical Technology (Complete University Guide 2020)
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