An award-winning university that puts you first

The University of Bolton is a dynamic, vibrant and friendly university that offers a student experience like no other. Our goal is to help you reach your potential, while developing important life skills in a positive and supportive environment.

We are one of the best universities in UK and we have the accolades to prove it. Voted No.1 in the North West for Student Satisfaction for the past three years (Complete University Guide in 2021, 2020 and 2019), we make a great choice for your Undergraduate degree.

And ranked the Top 5 in the UK for Teaching Quality (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide in 2021 and 2020), you’ll be guaranteed an outstanding course experience.

Why choose the University of Bolton?

An inclusive, friendly and positive approach is what makes us stand out from other UK universities. Our passionate lecturers provide one-to-one mentorship, and will get to know you and as importantly, your career goals. We nurture your talent and will also work with you upon graduation to find suitable jobs or career paths, thanks to our dedicated Employability Team.

Why study here?

  • We provide a supportive learning environment
  • We offer industry-standard facilities and equipment
  • We have relatively small classes to maintain the best teaching quality
  • We have direct links with employers to support our students’ career ambitions.

2021 financial support to be confirmed.

More than just a place to study

As well as being a top university for Undergraduate courses, the University of Bolton offers a lively atmosphere where students feel engaged, included and looked after. From sport clubs and socials to our energetic Students’ Union, student life here is always exciting.

Home to more than 11,000 full-time and part-time students, our student community is a great place to make friends. People from all backgrounds and parts of the world are welcome, and there are plenty of opportunities to expand your social circle and build meaningful relationships.

Undergraduate courses that inspire

Whether you are an international or UK student, we have a wide range of Undergraduate courses to suit everyone. Our goal is to inspire you and prepare you for those first steps in your career. That’s why we don’t just teach and send you on your way. Upon graduation, our Employability Team will work with you, and hopefully help you secure a job.

If you’re excited to begin your future with us, find out more about our Open Days and book your place.

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