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Bournemouth University (abbreviated BU) is a public university in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, with its main campus situated in neighbouring Poole. The university was founded in 1992 as one of the new universities, however the origins of its predecessor date back to the early 1900s.
The university was a finalist for two prizes in British higher education – the 2009 Times Higher Education (THE) Awards for "University of the Year" and "Research Project of the Year".
Traditionally known for its focus on professional courses, in the 2000s Bournemouth University invested in research to underpin its curriculum and maximize its contribution to the regional and national economies. The university currently has over 16,000 students, including over 1,500 international students.
The university is recognized for its work in the media industries, being home to the Centre for Excellence in Media Practice (CEMP). Graduates from the university have worked on a number of Hollywood films, including "Gravity", which was awarded the Achievement in Visual Effects Oscar at the 86th Academy Awards
University prefer A level applicants to have achieved a minimum of 3 A Levels, unless they are combining A level study with another type of level 3 qualification such as BTEC.
English language entry requirements:
The IELTS standard of English language for postgraduate research is typically 6.5 overall.
IELTS 6.5 with no band less than 6.0
TOEFL 80 with no band less than 18
Pearson’s PTE 61 with no band less than 52
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