With a student body of around 11,000 you will get the best of all worlds at Bolton. You will be based on a modern, compact campus where no-one feels anonymous and, with small teaching groups on many courses, you can be sure you are a name, not just a number.
Bolton itself is a friendly, thriving town close to the big cities of Manchester and Liverpool.
Our teaching quality has consistently won the highest ratings possible from the Government's quality control agency and we have professional accreditation for more than 25 of our teaching programmes.
There are currently 192 Academic staff members of whom 130 hold PhD degrees. This represents 67.7% of PhD holders amongst the Academic staff.
The University of Bolton is conscious that studying in the UK is one of the most significant financial investments you will make in your lifetime. Therefore we strive to offer you the best value for your money by providing some of the lowest course fees, living costs and most importantly highest graduate starting salary averages in the country!
The average starting salary for a Bolton Graduate is £19,065 (HESA 2008)
This is a summary of fees payable by international students (non European Union students) for the academic year 2014/15*. This information shows the fees for each type of course, whether starting in September or January (please note Centre for International Studies offers 6 x entry points per year for English Language Foundation programmes).
Centre for International Studies - English Language Programmes
7 week programme (0.5 IELTS increase) £1,350*
14 week programme (1.0 IELTS increase) £2,700*
21 week programme (1.5 IELTS increase) £4,050*
28 week programme (2.0 IELTS increase) £5,400*
International Foundation Semester: £4,250*
International Foundation Year: £8,500*
Pre-Masters Semester: £4,250*
Postgraduate Certificate (60 credits): £3,750*
Undergraduate courses £11,250 (Per Annum)*
Postgraduate (excluding MBA) £11,250*
MPhil, Phd £10,170*
Phd by publication £12,715*
All international students are required to pay the minimum deposit towards tuition fees of £4500. The balance can be paid in three installments. All offer letters will clearly state the fee payable. If you have any queries regarding payment of fees please contact your local agent or the international team at firstname.lastname@example.org
Student Services are here to support you at every step of your student journey, this includes helping you find suitable student accommodation!
Our staff have a wide range of experience in this field and are well aware of the difficulties that may arise when moving to a new town (and out of home)! We deal with Halls allocations and all other aspects of student accommodation in Bolton. If you would like to speak to someone about the service offered by the University, or about student accommodation, please get in touch using the contact details to the right.
Our Halls of Residence
The University owns and manages Orlando Village which provide 381 single study, self catering bedrooms. It is close to both road and rail links, and our own staff are available throughout the day and evening to give advice on domestic matters with a 24 hour security patrol service.
So what is included in a bedroom?
Approximately a 10 minute walk away from the main campus and close to the town centre, the Halls are split into eight blocks, each containing eight flats of six bedrooms. Orlando also has a common room available for student use.
The address to Orlando Village is below, and we recommend that you take a look round in person before signing your contract (contact details to the right). If this isn't possible, you can't make it, or you just want to have another look, we have a virtual tour available.
Orlando Village Halls of Residence,
As part of our dedication to providing the smoothest transition to university life we offer a guarantee of a place in Halls of Residence to all first-year undergraduates. The only condition is that you submit your application by Friday 28 July 2017.
If you submit an application after this date every effort will be made to place you in Halls, but we cannot guarantee that places are available. For more information get in touch using the contact details to the right.
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