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The university has four academic faculties, divided into numerous individual subject areas:
Health & Social Sciences
Departments: Medical Science & Public Health, Nursing Science, Midwifery & Health Sciences, Rehabilitation & Sport Sciences and Social Sciences & Social Work
The Bournemouth University Business School
Departments: Accounting, Finance & Economics, Marketing, Strategy & Innovation, Sport & Event Management and People & Organisations
Media & Communication
Departments: Communications & Journalism, Humanities & Law, Media Production, and the National Centre for Computer Animation
Science & Technology
Departments: Archaeology, Anthropology, Computing & Informatics, Creative Technology, Design & Engineering, Life & Environmental Sciences, and Psychology
Research study is overseen at the Doctoral College – 94 per cent of its research was found to be internationally recognised or above, with 19 per cent rated as world-leading in quality, by the Research Excellence Framework (REF2021)
Prospective postgraduate students can hear from current students and find out more about life at Bournemouth University by visiting the university’s student blog.
Bournemouth University students on Postgraduate Search say:
“The peaceful atmosphere, beautiful seaside and wonderful scenery, all inspire you to do your best, whether it is academically or personally. I feel honoured to have been at BU.”
“Great location and nice campus.”
“Fantastic place to study near the beach.”
Bournemouth University offers taught Master’s courses across 17 subject areas, as well as various postgraduate research qualifications spanning its faculties.