University of Bolton Greater Manchester, Deane Road, Bolton, Manchester, BL3 5AB

Key Information & Geographic Location in the UK

Bolton is one of the UK's largest towns and the University is right in the middle of it. The town has a rich cultural and industrial history; while the West Pennine moors area is only 2.5 miles from campus and offers some of the most scenic views in the country. Liverpool and Manchester are both a short train ride away. The University of Bolton is served by Manchester Airport, which runs a direct train service.

University Profile:

The University of Bolton Greater Manchester is a public university located in Bolton, Greater Manchester, England. It's ranked as a top 30 UK University by the prestigious Guardian University Guide 2024. With a diverse student population of over 11,000 from numerous countries, Bolton celebrates its inclusive and multicultural community. Offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes, the university boasts over 30 professionally accredited courses. Beyond academics, Bolton provides a vibrant campus life for personal growth and cultural exchange and this year has been named Greater Manchester's Town of Culture.

At the University of Bolton Greater Manchester, we take pride in offering a truly exceptional educational experience. We offer small class sizes, ensuring personalised attention and an environment of supportive learning that encourages personal development. Additionally, Bolton boasts an affordable cost of living, allowing you to focus on your studies without financial strain. Our friendly and inclusive community welcomes students from diverse backgrounds, creating a vibrant and enriching atmosphere. At the University of Bolton Greater Manchester, we are committed to providing you with the tools and resources necessary for your academic and personal success.

Academic Success:

Academic pass rate 83.4%

Students Satisfaction 87.7%

Employment Destination:

  • Employability for graduate jobs is 82% The rest go to further education or abroad.
  • Your future The Careers & Employability Service 
  • The careers and employability service at the University of Bolton is renowned as being one of the most successful university employability programmes in the North West of England. 
  • Students can work 20 hrs per week during term time and full-time during holidays 
  • 2 years Graduate Visa (Post Study Work), where graduates can earn up to £35k per year in the UK. For more information, visit Graduate Visa: Overview - GOV.UK 
  • Successful alumni have secured jobs in the UK in areas such as finance, hotel management, IT, Marketing, Motorsports and digital technology 
  • To support employment, we have an online careers platform called the Student Hub, promoting jobs and opportunities and specialist staff offering support with CV writing and interview skills during your studies and after graduation.

University of Bolton Greater Manchester Accommodation:

The University of Bolton Greater Manchester has Orlando Village of Residence, the student residents understand that each student has unique needs and preferences. They have single-study bedrooms on a self-catered basis. The weekly rent includes the below features.

  • Desk, wardrobe & wash basin
  • Quality furnishings
  • 24/7 building security
  • Inclusive utility bills
  • High-speed WiFi
  • Shared kitchen, WC & washing area
  • Quick walk to campus
  • Expert property management with 24/7 maintenance
  • Laundrette on-site
  • Common room "The Hub"
  • Cinema Room
  • Parking available
  • Free Campus Bus
  • Free Weekly Events

A range of accommodation options are also available in the city, and the University can assist students in finding the right place to live.

Student Support:

Campus life

  • Facilities: cafe, canteen, gym, swimming pool, Bolton arena 
  • Sport & Wellness | University of Bolton 
  • Life Lounge Student Life team: Learning, social life, health & well-being, in a changing world?  
  • Student Union 

University Ranking 

Ranking 30 Guardian (84 Times)

Awards and Credentials:

Top 30 University in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2024)

Ranked 1st in the North West for Student Satisfaction (Complete University Guide 2024)

Ranked 1st in the North West for Teaching Quality (The Times & Sunday Times 2024)




University Fees

UndergraduateDegrees-  £15,950

 Postgraduate degrees - £15,950


Scholarships for international students 

The University of Bolton Greater Manchester is proud to offer a comprehensive financial support service. This includes a range of bursaries and scholarships for international students for undergraduate or postgraduate courses offered by the university.

Please note that eligibility for a Scholarship or Bursary does not equate to entitlement, and all information is correct at the time of publishing. Please be aware that some changes may occur before or during the academic year.




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