Bournemouth University

About the institution

The University of Bournemouth has two campuses: Talbot and Lansdowne, which are a short distance from the centre of Bournemouth. Talbot was originally a farm on which the Bournemouth College of Technology was built. It is now Bournemouth’s main campus and houses most of its main facilities. Most halls of residence and the students’ union nightclub are based at Lansdowne. In particular, Bournemouth is known for its strength in media practice and houses the National Centre for Computer Animation.


You can apply to BU through Clearing, even if you haven't already made an application earlier in the year. There are two options for you to consider:

  • Start a new application in UCAS Apply. Your application will go straight into Clearing and you will be able to explore all the options by calling different universities. Once you've found the one for you, refer yourself in UCAS track.
  • Let us start an application on your behalf. Not all universities will offer this option - we will do this for you at Bournemouth University, by completing a 'record of prior acceptance'.

For more information, visit our Guide to Clearing page or call us.

Key facts (HESA 2013/14)

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Degree classifications class of 2014 (HESA 2013/14)

First: 16%
2.1: 58%
2.2: 20%
Pass: 3%

Employability class of 2014 (DLHE 2013/14)

In work or further study 6 months after graduation
In professional employment 6 months after graduation
Median salary UK domiciled in FT employment

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