UNIVERSITY OF BEDFORDSHIRE

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Marketing MSc

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Accounting and Business Finance MSC

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Accounting and Business Finance MSc

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Accounting and Finance BSc (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

Accounting BA (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

Acting BA (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

Animal Science (Top Up) BSc (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

Animation BA (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

Applied Linguistics (TEFL) MA

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Applied Linguistics MA

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Applied Psychology (Conversion) MSc

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Tution Fees: 13,000

Art and Design BA (Hons)

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Tution Fees: 12,650

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The University of Bedfordshire is a public university .It was formed by the merger of the University of Luton with De Montfort University's Bedford campus in August 2006. The University currently has 5 campuses: Luton, Bedford, Milton Keynes, Aylesbury and Putteridge Bury , offering courses in creative arts, sport, science, social sciences, business and a range of other subjects. It is a vibrant, forward-thinking university with a diverse population of 22,000 students from more than 120 countries.

Key statistics

Total UG Students Total PG Students International Student Student Faculty Ratio
10,945 3,455 33% 16:9

Located in the town centre, the university’s Luton campus is home to seven departments, the students’ union and the Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Centre. Housing the Physical Education and Sports Science Centre and a number of lecture theatres and specialist labs, the Bedford campus is 20 minutes from Bedford town centre on foot.  Situated just north east of Luton, the Butterfield Park campus plays a key part in nursing and midwifery courses. A number of the University of Bedfordshire’s health courses take place at its Buckinghamshire campus in the town of Aylesbury.

Graduates of Bedfordshire university are often rated as having good prospects for work or further study. A large proportion of its research output has been considered of an international standard and quality, and the university operates a total of 11 research institutes. In the latest national research audit, the university performed well in the fields of health, social work and social policy and English language and literature

Sports clubs range from badminton and basketball to squash and swimming, while student societies cover a wide range of interests, causes, religions and cultures.

Notable Alumni

·        Adrian McDonagh – MD, Easy Web Recruitment.

·        Jonathon Goodman – Joint Head of Chambers, 1 Gray’s Inn Square.

·        Melvin Odoom – comedian, television presenter and radio presenter for KISS 100 Breakfast.

·        Simon Hall – Director of EcoStyle Ltd.

·        Dharam Barrett – Director, film maker.

·        Maggie Alphonsi – English women's rugby international.

·        Ben Hodson – award-winning, professional photographer.

·        Thomas Wiggins-Wilson – analyst, Morgan Stanley.

·        Sarah Jane Cass – Founder of TalentSJC and British talent agent and manager, Broadcast now.

Tamara-Lee Notcutt – Senior Casting 

English Language Requirements

·        English entry requirements are IELTS 6.0 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each band.

·        If an applicant has achieved a lower IELTS score, the university may be able to offer pre-sessional English (please note, a UKVI approved IELTS test must have been taken for pre-sessional English to be an option).

·        If students have alternative English qualifications the university will be happy to assess whether these are sufficient to fulfill the English requirement.

Academic Entry Requirements

Undergraduate (3 Years) programmes

·     Successfully complete Foundation year (from a recognised university or HE institution)

·        OR Successfully pass Year 12 with overall average marks of 55% or above

·        Additional course requirements if any (see Faculty Course Requirements)

Academic requirement for taught postgraduate MSc / MA / MBA / LLM programmes

·        Four year Bachelor degree with a minimum of 2.2 GPA

·        Additional course requirements if any (see Faculty Course Requirements)

Accommodation for International Students

·        Accommodation is guaranteed for international students; the university will endeavour to respond to requests, such as for gender-specific accommodation.

Being a student isn’t just about studying – it can also be about lifestyle, and so deciding where to live is important.

Enjoy a safe, secure and friendly home from home in our range of halls, with rooms to suit different budgets, and all close to our campuses.

Five great reasons to live in University-endorsed accommodation

·        Instant opportunity to make new friends

·        Safe and secure - with trained security staff on site 24/7, and fob and swipe card entry systems

·        All inclusive value – your rent covers all bills and contents insurance

·        Stay connected – free Wi-Fi in all rooms, helping you easily connect with people from home as well as your new friends

·        Village Life programme – regular events such as BBQs, movie nights and day trips

The Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship is on offer to all new international students

 

Undergraduate - BA/BSc        1000GBP

 

Taught Master's - MA/MSc       1000GBP

MBA                                           1000GBP


There is also a £500 merit scholarship available for those scoring 60% and above marks in their academic subjects with an average IELTS score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each band.

 

There are numerous other scholarships.Please refer university website for detail qualifications required.

Other scholarships

You can also apply for the British Government's Chevening Scholarships, and a variety of private agencies and charities for scholarships, bursaries and grants to study in the UK. For more information visit the British Council website or the UK Council for International Student Affairs website.


Quick Facts


Institution TypePUBLIC

Founding Year1882

CampusURBAN

IntakeSeptember November January April June July

Fees

Full-time UG & PG Fees 11,500 GBP to 12,500 GBP according to your course.

Cost of Living

Living costs, sometimes called maintenance, includes; accommodation, food, clothing, books, entertainment and travel in the UK. As per UK Visas and Immigration, estimated living costs for an international student on a degree course are estimated to be £9,135 per 9-month academic year (£1015 per month), or £12,180 for a full year. These figures are approximate and vary with different lifestyles.

Ranking of Universities

The Complete University Guide 2018 :  109

World University Rankings 2017 :  601-800

Address

University of Bedfordshire University Square Luton Bedfordshire LU1 3JU

University Website

http://www.beds.ac.uk