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The University of Bolton is a higher education institution based in the north west of England, with a long heritage of providing outstanding postgraduate options to students from around the world.
It’s a nationally competitive university, having placed 62nd in the 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022. It also ranked in the 2023 Complete University Guide league table, taking 124th position among UK institutions.
The university’s history stretches as far back as 1824, when it was founded as the Bolton Mechanics’ Institute. With over 200 years of educational experience, today students can expect contemporary course curricula, professionally focused learning and modern facilities.
The university has invested continuously in its campus in recent years, with multimillion enhancements to sporting facilities like Bolton One and professional education institutions, including the Central for Dental Services and National Centre for Motorsport Engineering. Students can find all this, along with library, student support and various food and drink options, all in a site located centrally in Bolton.
Bolton is an affordable, welcoming town with everything students might need day to day. Just 10 minutes from Bolton train station, students are well placed to explore the rest of the region and everything it has to offer. Major cities such as Manchester and Liverpool are close by, providing unbeatable nightlife, culture and arts opportunities. Bolton is surrounded by stunning Pennine Moors, while students can easily reach the Peak District or Yorkshire Dales National Parks.