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Bournemouth University

Poole | South West England

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Ucas code: B50

Based on the south coast of England, Bournemouth University (BU) offers over 100 undergraduate degree courses across its four faculties of Media and Communication, Science and Technology, Management, and Health and Social Sciences. All students have the opportunity to undertake a work placement – at home or abroad – and many courses are accredited or validated by professional organisations. The Students’ Union (SUBU) has over 100 clubs and societies with everything from cheerleading to baking on offer, as well as student media outlet Nerve. The union also provides support, representation and activities for students to get involved in.
Source:Students' Union Bournemouth University

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Average graduate salary £21k MED
% of graduates in work or further study 94% LOW
Student satisfaction score 75% MED

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