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University of Bradford

The University of Bradford has so much to offer: close-knit, friendly campus, approachable lecturers, understanding and helpful support services, a lively community of sports and societies, and a culturally diverse city. Great thing happen here and not all of them in the classroom. Using our expertise to make a real difference to people’s day-to-day lives is at the heart of all we do. 

Distance Learning Courses

Business & Management (1)
Medicine & Health (1)

About

History

Innovative from the start, the University's forebear, The Mechanics Institute, was founded in 1832 in response to the need in the city for workers with cutting-edge skills relevant to the workplace. In 1957 Bradford Institute of Technology was established to take over the higher education role of Bradford Technical College.

Education

Faculties

  • Engineering & Informatics
  • Health Studies
  • Life Sciences
  • Management, Law & Social Sciences

Research

The University of Bradford is a technology university with over 50 years of cutting-edge research experience. Our research is ranked in the top 50 in the UK (HEFCE, 2014) for research quality with three quarters being classed as either world-leading or internationally excellent.

Career

At the University of Bradford we ensure all our students gain exposure to the world of work - through placements, sandwich years, industry-standard equipment and talks by leading experts - while our courses have been designed to develop the knowledge, skills and attitudes you need to succeed in your chosen career.

Services

Student services

With our friendly, professional staff and world-class facilities, we’ll offer you all the support and advice you need to progress through your studies and on into the world of work - both academically and personally.

Housing services

As long as you apply on time, you are guaranteed a room at The Green student village located on City Campus.

Private accommodation in Bradford
  • Many of our students choose to live in privately-rented accommodation near the University and in the surrounding areas after their first year.

Library services

Library Resources

  • OpenAthens Account
  • eBooks
  • Bradford Scholars
  • Databases
  • EndNote
  • Exam Papers Online
  • Journals
  • Masters Dissertations
  • New Books and Books on Order
  • Reading Lists
  • Reference

ICT services

Software for home useThe University has licence agreements which allow its members to download some software for home use.

  • Office 365 ProPlus
  • Bradford OnTheHub
  • AntiVirus
  • SPSS
  • NVivo
  • Minitab

Medical services

The University of Bradford Nursery was established in April 1992 to offer affordable childcare to University of Bradford students and staff members. We continue to offer both affordable and quality early educational experiences to children from 12 weeks to 5 years.

Student Life

Sports facilities

Unique is the University of Bradford's sports centre. Students benefit from reduced membership fees, with peak and off-peak options.

  • 25m heated swimming pool
  • Gym fitness suite
  • Sports hall
  • MUGA pitches
  • Climbing wall
  • Squash courts

Accreditation

Many of our courses have professional, statutory or regulatory body accreditation or approval. This means your degree has a mark of quality, and you can become a member of the accrediting body when you graduate.

Bradford, England, United Kingdom

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