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University of Bolton

Bolton | North West England

Creative Town

Ucas code: B44

How students describe this university

We asked more than 11,000 undergraduates to say how far they would describe their uni as having the following characteristics. We carry out this analysis where we have scores from at least 30 students. You can also see whether these ratings are high, medium or low compared to other universities.

Creative

77%

HIGH

Political

52%

MED

Diverse local nightlife

62%

MED

Varied union activities

62%

LOW

Sporty

63%

MED

Vital stats

Sources: NSS, DLHE & HESA
Average graduate salary £17.4k LOW
% of graduates in work or further study 83% LOW
Student satisfaction score 81% HIGH

Number of students

6,424

students attended last year

Undergraduate / Postgraduate

81%

of students are undergrads

Full-time / Part-time

26%

of students are part-time

Male / Female

43%

of students are male

Young / Mature

36%

of students aged over 21

UK / Non-UK

7%

of students here are from outside the UK

What students say about this university

Dialog 52 comments (21 students)
    • Accomodation

      my uni accomodation was different go how i expected but is satisfactory

      2018, 1st year, Dance Performance

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    • Support

      not very much

      2018, 1st year, Dance Performance

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    • Course

      It covers a lot of varied content but sometimes the timetable structure in comparison to assignment can be rough

      2018, 1st year, Others In Technology

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    • Support

      They didn't

      2018, 1st year, Others In Technology

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    • Accomodation

      Not applicable

      2018, 1st year, Creative Arts & Design Not Elsewhere Classified

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    • Course

      With some modules I don’t understand how the content is relevant to my course as I am on a foundation course I don’t see how...

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      2018, 1st year, Social Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

      Course

      With some modules I don’t understand how the content is relevant to my course as I am on a foundation course I don’t see how it’ll benefit me next year in some aspects.

      2018, 1st year, Social Studies Not Elsewhere Classified

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