University of Bolton

The University of Bolton was initially founded in 1824 as the Bolton Mechanics institute, before going through a number of changes and eventually being given taught degree awarding powers in 1990, and the title University of Bolton in 2005.

Over 30 University of Bolton courses are professionally accredited, including British Psychological Society and the Nursing and Midwifery Council. Bolton is also a leading UK institution when catering for students with disabilities of all kinds.

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 study at University of Bolton?

Why choose the University of Bolton? We are a university that put our student's needs first and offers a supportive and positive environment so you can achieve your chosen goals. We are all about small class sizes, courses designed in consultation with industry experts, and continued multi-million-pound investment in our facilities and we focus on employability after training. We are Teaching Intensive, Research Informed.

Entry Requirements

Undergraduate

  • 104 UCAS points. We accept a full range of qualifications that carry UCAS points, including A-levels, BTECs and T levels. For most courses, we are also able to consider non-tariffable qualifications
  • Any subjects are acceptable at Level 3.
  • You should also have five GCSEs at grade C or above or grade 4 to 9 (or equivalent), including English and Mathematics.
  • If you hold the AAT Technician qualification, you'll be exempted from five modules at level HE4. You'll be offered direct entry into level HE5 and be required to study an additional HE4 module.
  • We'll be happy to consider your application if you don't meet the standard entry requirements but have non-traditional qualifications and/or relevant experience.
  • You may be required to attend an interview and/or provide a portfolio of work.
  • If English isn’t your first language, you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent). We also accept a range of other English language qualifications

Postgraduate

  • Normally, you’ll have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree (or equivalent) in accounting or accountancy.
  • Alternatively, you’ll have at least an upper second class (2.1) honours degree (or equivalent) in business management. If this is the case, we’ll counsel you towards taking the Advanced Financial Management and Advanced Financial Performance option modules.
  • We'll also consider applications where appropriate work experience can be demonstrated in lieu of, or in addition to, the published academic qualifications in line with the University’s Recognition of Prior Experiential Learning (RPEL) procedures.
  • If English isn’t your first language, you’ll also need IELTS 6.0 with no less than 5.5 in any band (or equivalent). We also accept a range of other English language qualifications

Scholarship

  • Academic Excellence Scholarship
  • The Provost £600k Scholarship
  • Alumni Loyalty Discount
  • GREAT Scholarship
*The information’s are correct at the time of publishing, however it may change if university makes any changes after we have published the information. While we try our best to provide correct information, It is advisable to call us or visit university website for up to date information.

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