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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford has so much to offer: close-knit, friendly campus, approachable lecturers, understanding and helpful support services, a lively community of sports and societies, and a culturally diverse city. Great thing happen here and not all of them in the classroom. Using our expertise to make a real difference to people’s day-to-day lives is at the heart of all we do. 

Bachelor's programmes

About

History

Innovative from the start, the University's forebear, The Mechanics Institute, was founded in 1832 in response to the need in the city for workers with cutting-edge skills relevant to the workplace. In 1957 Bradford Institute of Technology was established to take over the higher education role of Bradford Technical College.

Education

Faculties

  • Engineering & Informatics
  • Health Studies
  • Life Sciences
  • Management, Law & Social Sciences

Research

The University of Bradford is a technology university with over 50 years of cutting-edge research experience. Our research is ranked in the top 50 in the UK (HEFCE, 2014) for research quality with three quarters being classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

Career

At the University of Bradford we ensure all our students gain exposure to the world of work - through placements, sandwich years, industry-standard equipment and talks by leading experts - while our courses have been designed to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes you need to succeed in your chosen career.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

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University Ranking

QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2020
601 -10
2019
591 10
2018
601
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2020
-
2019
601
2018
601
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2020
-
2019
957 9
2018
966
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Services

Student services

With our friendly, professional staff and world-class facilities, we’ll offer you all the support and advice you need to progress through your studies and on into the world of work - both academically and personally.

Housing services

As long as you apply on time, you are guaranteed a room at The Green student village located on City Campus.

Private accommodation in Bradford
  • Many of our students choose to live in privately-rented accommodation near the University and in the surrounding areas after their first year.

Library services

Library Resources

  • OpenAthens Account
  • eBooks
  • Bradford Scholars
  • Databases
  • EndNote
  • Exam Papers Online
  • Journals
  • Masters Dissertations
  • New Books and Books on Order
  • Reading Lists
  • Reference

ICT services

Software for home useThe University has licence agreements which allow its members to download some software for home use.

  • Office 365 ProPlus
  • Bradford OnTheHub
  • AntiVirus
  • SPSS
  • NVivo
  • Minitab

Medical services

The University of Bradford Nursery was established in April 1992 to offer affordable childcare to University of Bradford students and staff members. We continue to offer both affordable and quality early educational experiences to children from 12 weeks to 5 years.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Unique is the University of Bradford's sports centre. Students benefit from reduced membership fees, with peak and off-peak options.

  • 25m heated swimming pool
  • Gym fitness suite
  • Sports hall
  • MUGA pitches
  • Climbing wall
  • Squash courts

Accreditation

Many of our courses have professional, statutory or regulatory body accreditation or approval. This means your degree has a mark of quality, and you can become a member of the accrediting body when you graduate.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Very helpful, personal academic tutor system is brilliant

Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

It is an excellent University, with great staff members and students. Everyone is polite, and caring towards each other - which makes for a fun and exciting experience.

University of Bradford for life
Anonymous rated 5 out of 5 stars

Sincerely, University of Bradford is a very great place to pursue academic career, for they have all the necessary tools and skills needed for to achieve it goals beside, the investment is very calm and has less cost expenses. A great place to study

Bradford, England, United Kingdom

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