With a student body of around 11,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number.
Bolton itself is a friendly, thriving town close to the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool. Our teaching quality has consistently won the highest ratings possible from the Government’s quality control agency and we have professional accreditation for more than 25 of our teaching programmes. There are currently 192 Academic staff members of whom 130 hold PhD degrees. This represents 67.7% of PhD holders amongst the Academic staff.
The University of Bolton is a local institution with international reach. The University traces its educational roots all the way back to 1824 when it opened as one of the first mechanics institutes. Granted university status in 2005, Bolton now has a global student body of around 11,000 – including all campuses and affiliates. The University is based on a modern, compact, town-centre campus and our teaching quality has consistently won the highest ratings possible from the Government’s quality control agency.
The University of Bolton is committed to helping and supporting students and their teachers and advisers at every stage of the journey into higher education. Valuing its strong partnerships with local schools and colleges, the University offers a range of enrichment activities supporting progression into higher education.
The University has a wide ranging academic portfolio with courses on offer ranging from access and foundation level to undergraduate certificates, diplomas and degrees.
- Arts, Media and Languages
- Creative Technologies
- Engineering, Sports and Sciences
- Business, Accountancy and Law
- Education and Psychology
- Health and Community Studies
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