The University of Bolton is a public University in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. The university’s history could be traced back to 1825 as a technical institute. The campus is modern, convenient and safe hosting 14,000 students and over 700 staff. Bolton provides an easy access to central Manchester in 20min train for metropolitan life but with one of the affordable living cost in the UK. The university enjoys high reputation from students for its industrial links with over 30 accredited programmes among hundreds of Bachelor, Master and PHD degree programmes with small class size teaching.

Bolton offers some of the lowest fees in the country for students wishing to study at the University, even after all forms of financial support are taken into consideration. Bolton recently opened a small campus in the UAE, continuing its commitment to international expansion. Its student population is one of the most ethnically diverse in the UK with around 25 per cent coming from minority communities.

Why Choose University of Bolton?

Celebrating its 190th year in 2015, the University of Bolton has a long and proud history of delivering innovative, quality Education. With a student body of around 11,000, and a campus that is constantly being invested in, Bolton still offers small class sizes with state of the art facilities.

University of Bolton has a strong industry links allowing them to provide a large number of professionally accredited courses through partnerships that include several Chartered Institute organizations, the British Psychological Society and the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

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Area of Studies

Undergraduate Study Areas
  • Accountancy
  • Advance Materials
  • Animation and Illustration
  • Art and Design
  • Automotive Engineering
  • Automotive Performance Engineering
  • Biology
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Building Surveying
  • Business Administration
  • Business Management
  • Civil Engineering
  • Community and Social Policy
  • Complementary Therapies
  • Computing
  • Computing and IT
  • Construction Management
  • Creative Writing
  • Dance
  • Dental Technology
  • Early Years
  • Education
  • Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Engineering
  • English
  • Film Production
  • Fine Art
  • Games Art
  • Games Design
  • Games Development
  • Games Programming
  • Graphic Design
  • Health and Social Care
  • Islamic Finance
  • Law
  • Live Events Production
  • Mathematics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechatronics
  • Media Production
  • Media Writing and Production
  • Medical Engineering
  • Motorsport Technology
  • Nursing
  • Performing Arts
  • PGCE
  • Photography
  • Property Management
  • Psychology
  • Quantity Surveying
  • SFX
  • Sound Engineering
  • Special Effects
  • Sport Development and Coaching
  • Sport Rehabilitation
  • Sport, Leisure and Physical Activity
  • Sport Science
  • Stage Management
  • Strength and Conditioning
  • Teacher Training
  • Textile and Surface Design
  • Theatre
  • Visual Effects
  • Visual Production
  • Website Development
  • Youth and Community Work
Postgraduate Study Areas
  • Art
  • Design and Media Bolton Business School
  • Civil Engineering and Construction
  • Games, Computing and IT
  • Education and Teacher Training
  • Engineering
  • English and Creative Writing
  • Health and Social Care
  • Psychology
  • Sport, Leisure and Physical Activity