The University of Bournemouth offers courses tailored to the professions, with a focus on academic excellence and graduate employability. With a student population of more than 17,000, the University is a powerful player in the economic and cultural life of South West England.
Bournemouth University is an innovative, international university offering high quality student experience, research and professional practice.
- High graduate employment: preparing students with the skills to meet the changing demands of work is one of the things for which BU is best known.
- Placement for all: every undergraduate Honours student is offered the chance to take some form of professional placement, giving you a head start in your career.
- Industry links: there are regular guest speakers from industry and the strong alumni base provides excellent contacts, many of whom continually recruit placement students and graduates.
About the faculty
The School of Health and Social Care's aim is to 'help to make people's lives better' through excellence in education, practice development and research. By embedding values of humanisation into our courses and research our graduates have the theoretical knowledge, skills and compassion to support individuals in challenging life situations. All of our work aims to touch people's lives, directly or indirectly. This includes:
- preparing our students to have the theoretical knowledge, skills and compassion to support individuals in challenging life situations.
- offering opportunities for continued learning beyond graduation/ registration to ensure practice is well informed, up–to–date and of the highest quality.
- engaging in practice development work that leads to improved service delivery.
- conducting and publishing high–quality research in areas of health and social sciences that provides insights, understanding and sound evidence to increase knowledge and enhance practice.