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About the University of Bristol

The University of Bristol, based in Bristol, UK, is a university that focuses primarily on research. According to REF 2014, it is one of UK’s top research universities. It offers postgraduate courses in the areas such as the arts, engineering and veterinary science. Bristol has a high number of postgraduate doctoral training students and has a supportive learning environment.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

21% Part Time
79% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

18,260 Undergraduate
6,470 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


School leavers


Mature students

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