OK, so people do often associate Bournemouth with retirement! But hang fire… seven miles of golden sand can’t be bad for starters. And Bournemouth University itself is no newcomer to awards: the UK's Number One New University according to the 2009 and 2010 editions of The Guardian University Guide, and leaping around 50 places in recent university rankings.
An employability rate of over 91% and 41% of students on a sandwich placements show the career prospects of studying here, and with its ambitious BU2018 plans for creating, sharing and inspiring, Bournemouth University is certainly stamping its name on the map.
- Average graduate salary £19,753
- Students in work/study 90%
- Student union satisfaction 80%
- Total students 19,750
- Overseas students 2,535
- Disability 11%
Typical annual cost of university/college accommodation: £5,041 - £5,262
Typical annual cost of private accommodation: £4,024 - £4,415