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. Their teaching quality has consistently won the highest ratings possible from the Government’s quality control agency and they 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. Bolton actively encourages applications from all potential students and they are proud of their reputation of being an open, friendly and supportive university.
With a higher than average proportion of disabled students, Bolton is one of the leading universities for supporting students with additional needs. They also have one of the most ethnically diverse student populations with around 25% of UK students from ethnic minority communities.