UNIVERSITY of BRADFORD - International Prospectus 2020

UNIVERSITY of BRADFORD - International Prospectus 2020
International Prospectus 2020




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UNIVERSITY of BRADFORD - International Prospectus 2020
A key to the main
                                          course areas listed

                                          FOUNDATION YEARS                                       FACULTY OF LIFE SCIENCES                                      POSTGRADUATE COURSE AREAS
                                                                                                                                                               Finance and Investment                         80
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                                          Engineering International Foundation Year         22   UNDERGRADUATE COURSE AREAS
                                          Certificate of International Foundation Studies   23   Archaeology and Archaeological Sciences              50       Financial Management                           81
                                          Foundation in Clinical Sciences/Medicine          24   Biomedical Science                                   51       Human Resource Management                      81
                                                                                                 Chemistry                                            52       Logistics, Data Analytics and Supply Chain
                                                                                                                                                                                                              82
                                                                                                                                                               Management
                                          FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATICS                 Clinical Sciences                                    53
                                                                                                                                                               International Strategic Management             82
                                          UNDERGRADUATE COURSE AREAS                             Forensic and Medical Sciences                        54
                                                                                                                                                               Management                                     83
                                          Chemical Engineering                              26   Optometry                                            55
                                                                                                                                                               Finance, Accounting and Management             83
                                          Civil and Structural Engineering                  27   Pharmacy                                             56
                                                                                                                                                               Marketing and Management                       84
                                          Mechanical Engineering                            28
                                                                                                                                                               International Business and Management          84
                                          Medical and Healthcare Technology                 29   POSTGRADUATE COURSE AREAS
                                                                                                                                                               European and International Business
                                          Computer Science                                  30   Archaeology and Identity                             58                                                      85
                                                                                                                                                               Management
                                          Film and Television Production                    31   Archaeological Sciences                              58
                                                                                                                                                               International Legal Studies                    85
                                          Games, Animation and Visual Effects               32   Forensic Archaeology and Crime Scene
                                                                                                                                                      59       International Commercial Law (LLM)             86
                                                                                                 Investigation
                                          Virtual and Augmented Reality                     33                                                                 International Human Rights and
                                                                                                 Human Osteology and Palaeopathology                  59                                                      87
                                          Applied Artificial Intelligence                   33                                                                 Development (LLM)
                                                                                                 Landscape Archaeology and Digital Heritage           60
                                                                                                                                                               Natural Resources and Environmental Law
                                                                                                 Analytical Sciences                                  60                                                      88
                                          POSTGRADUATE COURSE AREAS                                                                                            and Policy (LLM)
                                                                                                 Bioinformatics                                       61       Executive MBA in Dubai                         89
                                          Advanced Biomedical Engineering                   34
                                                                                                 Materials Chemistry                                  61       MBA Distance Learning                          89
                                          Advanced Chemical and Petroleum Engineering       34
                                                                                                 Medical Bioscience                                   62       Innovation, Enterprise and Circular Economy
                                          Advanced Civil and Structural Engineering         35                                                                                                                90
                                                                                                 Skin Science and Stem Cell Biology                   62       MBA
                                          Advanced Mechanical Engineering                   35
                                                                                                 Cancer Drug Discovery                                63       DBA                                            91
                                          Automotive Systems Engineering                    36
                                                                                                 Cancer Pharmacology                                  63       Economics and Finance for Development          92
                                          Big Data Science and Technology                   36
                                                                                                 Drug Toxicology and Safety Pharmacology              64       International Development Management           92
                                          Cyber Security                                    37
                                                                                                 Pharmaceutical Technology and Medicines                       Project Planning and Management                93
                                          Internet of Things                                37                                                        64
                                                                                                 Control                                                       Sustainable Development                        93
                                          Filmmaking                                        38   Master by Research (MRes)                            65       Advanced Practice in Peacebuilding and
                                          Smart Grids and Energy Systems                    38                                                                                                                94
                                                                                                 PhD (School of Pharmacy & Medical Sciences)                   Conflict Resolution
                                                                                                                                                      66
                                                                                                 Doctorate                                                     International Relations and Security Studies   94
                                          FACULTY OF HEALTH STUDIES                              Doctorate in Medicine (MD)                           66       Peace, Conflict and Development                95
                                          UNDERGRADUATE COURSE AREAS                                                                                           Peace, Resilience and Social Justice           95
                                          Public Health and Community Wellbeing             40   FACULTY OF MANAGEMENT,                                        Psychology                                     96
                                          Nursing                                           41   LAW AND SOCIAL SCIENCES
                                                                                                                                                               Psychology of Health and Wellbeing             96
                                          Occupational Therapy                              42   UNDERGRADUATE COURSE AREAS                                    Social Work                                    97
                                          Physiotherapy                                     43   Accounting and Finance                               68       Sociology, Social Policy and Crime             97
                                          MPhysiotherapy – Sport and Exercise Medicine      44   Economics                                            69       PhD                                            98
                                                                                                 Business and Management                              70
                                          POSTGRADUATE COURSE AREAS                              Management and Business Analytics                    71
                                          Advanced Dementia Studies                         46   Finance and Business Analytics                       72
                                          Diversity Management                              46   Human Resource Management                            73
                                          Nursing Studies (International)                   47   Business Studies and Law                             74
                                          Public Health (Master of Public Health)           47   International Relations, Politics and Peace
                                                                                                                                                      75
                                                                                                 Studies
                                          Leadership in Health and Social Care
                                                                                            48   Law                                                  76
                                          (International)
                                          PhD                                               49   Psychology                                           77
                                                                                                 Sociology and Criminology                            78
                                                                                                 Social Work and Social Care                          79




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Contents

Choose the University of Bradford                                               2
Welcome from the Vice-Chancellor                                                2




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The University of Bradford – Making Knowledge Work                              3
Your career                                                                     4
Spectacular surroundings, in the heart of the UK                                5
Student life                                                                    6      MEET US IN YOUR COUNTRY
Your Students’ Union                                                            6      OR CONTACT YOUR COUNTRY
Team Bradford                                                                   7      REPRESENTATIVE DIRECTLY
                                                                                        You can meet representatives of
The University of Bradford campus                                               8     the University of Bradford in your
Student services and support                                                    9     own country at events taking place
                                                                                     throughout 2019 and 2020. At these
Accommodation – your home from home                                             10
                                                                                        events, you can talk to us about
Opportunities abroad                                                            12     studying at Bradford and we can
Applying to Bradford                                                            13   answer any questions you may have.
The application process                                                         13
                                                                                           The University of Bradford
English language requirements and pathways to study                             14         also has a global network of
Scholarships and living costs                                                   16   educational representatives who can
                                                                                     professionally guide you through the
Tuition fees                                                                    17
                                                                                       application process. Your country
Our academic structure and courses                                              18      representative can help you with
Our faculties                                                                   19    your application and communicate
                                                                                      with the University on your behalf.
Research degrees                                                               20         They often provide additional
Foundation years                                                               22        services to ensure your smooth
Faculty of Engineering and Informatics                                         26         arrival in the UK, such as visa
                                                                                      application support and help with
Undergraduate courses                                                          26           your travel arrangements.
Postgraduate courses                                                           34
Faculty of Health Studies                                                      40       For details on how to contact
                                                                                       your country representative, or
Undergraduate courses                                                          40
                                                                                       where an event is taking place
Postgraduate courses                                                           46           in your country, visit
Faculty of Life Sciences                                                       50          www.bradford.ac.uk/
Undergraduate courses                                                          50               your-country
Postgraduate courses                                                           58
Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences                                 68
Undergraduate courses                                                          68
Postgraduate courses                                                           80
Getting to the University                                                      100
Getting here – by road, rail and air                                           100
Further information and contact details                                        102




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Welcome from the
                                        Vice-Chancellor

                                        A university education is life-changing, opening up
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                                        opportunities that you just wouldn’t have otherwise




                                        If you choose to study at the      Bradford is a welcoming and          Our team will support you at
                                        University of Bradford you will    culturally rich place to study. We   every step of your journey
                                        be supported to be as successful   are one of the most diverse,         - from your first enquiry to
                                        as possible, both personally and   inclusive universities in the UK,    securing your visa and arriving
                                        academically and in your future    and pride ourselves on the           in Bradford, throughout your
                                        career.                            warm welcome we give to              studies, and beyond graduation
                                                                           international students. Our          as a member of the Team
                                        Our academic and industry
                                                                           friendly and compact campus is       Bradford alumni community.
                                        experts are shaping the future
                                                                           within a five-minute walk of the
                                        of their sectors, and our                                               This prospectus is designed to
                                                                           city centre, with accommodation
                                        students gain the skills and                                            provide everything you need to
                                                                           and all student facilities within
                                        experiences they need to go out                                         know about studying at the
                                                                           the grounds.
                                        and make their mark on the                                              University of Bradford. I hope
                                        world.                             Situated in the magnificent          you enjoy finding out for
                                                                           county of Yorkshire, the City of     yourself what a rewarding
                                        We research and innovate with
                                                                           Bradford is multicultural,           experience it is to live and study
                                        industry, local government and
                                                                           well-connected, and one of the       here, and that we are able to
                                        health services, and this
                                                                           UK’s least expensive student         welcome you to campus as a
                                        research and innovation makes
                                                                           cities. Our international            University of Bradford student.
                                        a global impact. Our research is
                                                                           students, who represent more
                                        cutting-edge, influencing policy
                                                                           than 130 countries, tell us they
                                        and practice worldwide. 96% of
                                                                           feel supported, involved and at
                                        our research was rated
                                                                           home at the University of
                                        world-leading, internationally
                                                                           Bradford.                            PROFESSOR SHIRLEY CONGDON
                                        excellent or internationally                                            VICE-CHANCELLOR,
                                        recognised in the most recent                                           UNIVERSITY OF BRADFORD

                                        Research Excellence Framework
                                        (2014) findings.




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Making Knowledge Work

The University
of Bradford

                                                                                            AWARDED
    A GLOBAL VILLAGE




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       WITH OVER
                                                                                 Queen’s
 130
 different nationalities
                                                                                Anniversary
                                                                                  Prize
                                                                                  for Higher and
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                                                                                                              A P

   at the University                                                             Further Education
                                                                                                              F H  F E
                                                                                                                           




  96%
 of research is world-leading,
                                    One of an elite group of
                                   business schools across the
                                    world to have achieved

                                   Triple Crown
 internationally excellent or
  internationally recognised        accredited
    RESEARCH EXCELLENCE
    FRAMEWORK (REF) 2014
                                  EQUIS, AMBA & AACSB




                                                                                                             Top 5
                                                                                             OVER



                                                                                90%
     THE UNIVERSITY
    OF BRADFORD OVER




  50 years
      of innovation
                                                                               satisfaction with visa
                                                                             advice, disability support
                                                                                and student advice
                                                                                                          in the UK for satisfaction
                                                                                                               with living and
                                                                                                            accommodation costs
                                                                                                            and financial support
      and excellence                                                              INTERNATIONAL STUDENT      INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
                                                                                      BAROMETER 2018             BAROMETER 2018




                                                                                                                   FORMED IN




                                                                                                           1832
                                         OUR FIRST
                                        CHANCELLOR,

                                 Prime Minister                                                           as the Mechanics Institute,
                                 Harold Wilson                                                              in 1966 the University
                                                                                                              of Bradford became
                                                                                                           Britain’s 40th university




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                                                                                     Your career

                                                                                     At Bradford you
                                                          FURTHER
                                                        INFORMATION
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                                                 START-UP VISA SCHEME
                                                www.gov.uk/start-up-visa
                                                                                     get a real-world
                                             open-innovation@bradford.ac.uk          education.

                                                                                     You will develop the skills
                                                                                     employers need, as our courses
                                                                                     are designed using input from
                                                                                     our industry partners. You
                                                                                     put theory into practice in




                                                94%
                                                                                     the lab, in the field, and on
                                                                                     placement. You’ll graduate
                                                                                     with the experience you
                                                                                     need to launch your career.

                                                of our graduates are in              You’ll also have the support of
                                                employment or further                our Career and Employability
                                                study within 6 months                Services every step of the way:
                                                    of graduation*                   nn One-to-one impartial and
                                                                                        confidential appointments
                                                                                        for finding part-time
                                                                                        work, graduate career
                                                                                        planning, and support           Start-up Visa                                This is your family for life
                                                                                        with applications and           If you are interested in starting            On your graduation day
                                                                                        interviews for jobs and         a business and want to extend                you join an alumni community
                                                                                        postgraduate study              your stay in the UK after                    of 140,000 people around
                                                                                     nn Workshops, including            graduation, you can apply for                the world.
                                                                                        regular careers forums for      the Start-up Visa scheme. Full
                                                                                        international students          details of the scheme can be                 We’re here to support you
                                                                                     nn Career fairs and                found on the Gov.UK website                  for life. Here are a few of the
                                                                                        networking events               www.gov.uk/start-up-visa.                    benefits you’ll have:
                                                                                     nn A database of global and                                                     nn Access to Career and
                                                                                        UK job opportunities –          As a University of Bradford                     Employability Services for
                                                                                        for while you’re studying       student you will receive support                five years




                                                25th
                                                                                        and after graduation            from a team of business and                  nn An alumni discount on
                                                                                     nn Internships and placement       social enterprise start-up                      postgraduate study
                                                                                        programmes                      experts, as well as mentoring                nn An international network
                                                                                     nn Access to a range of            from successful entrepreneurs.                  of alumni groups
                                                                                        interactive learning            Email open-innovation@                       nn Free lifetime membership
                                                                                        resources                       bradford.ac.uk for more details.                of the Students’ Union
                                                     for graduate                                                                                                    nn Ongoing access to library
                                                                                                                                                                        services
                                                       prospects                                                                                                     nn Graduate and graduate
                                               THE TIMES AND SUNDAY TIMES                                                                                               internship programmes
                                               GOOD UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2019




                                        *	Source: Annually published data by the
                                            Higher Education Statistics Agency
                                            (HESA) 2017




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Choose the University of Bradford

Spectacular surroundings,
in the heart of the UK

Bradford is one of the largest




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cities in the UK, with a population
of over half a million people.
The city is proud to be home
to a diverse range of cultures,
with over 140 different languages
spoken across the city.                                                           Main Street, Haworth                          Cartwright Hall in Lister Park, Bradford




It is a friendly, vibrant, creative   the excellent road and public
place – and one of the least          transport links. There is an
expensive student cities in the       international airport nearby too,
UK. You’ll find an abundance of       making it easy to get to Bradford
art, music and theatre on your        from anywhere in the world.
doorstep, and discover fantastic
nightlife at the city’s wide          Visit www.bradford.ac.uk/
variety of restaurants, venues        discover
and clubs. Bradford’s rich            and www.visitbradford.com
Victorian heritage is evident
across the city in its                Did you know?
beautiful architecture.               nn Bradford is the first UNESCO
                                           City of Film, and is home to
Our students live in the heart of          the National Science and
the city. Our main campus is a             Media Museum
five-minute walk from Bradford        nn   The city has been named
City Park, a multi-award                   Curry Capital of Britain for
winning public space in the                a record-breaking six years
city centre. This outstanding              in a row
development is host to regular        nn   There are more than 40
events – and is a fantastic place          public parks across the city           Mirror pool in City Park, Centenary Square, Bradford (Photo provided by VisitBradford)
to watch the world go by. It          nn   The city hosts a dazzling
features a 4,000 square-metre              range of street events and
mirror pool, spectacular laser             international festivals
light projections, and over 100       nn   Bradford was once the
fountains.                                 capital of the world’s wool
                                           trade
The city is nestled amongst           nn   Around three-quarters of
some of the most stunning and              the Bradford district is green
dramatic scenery anywhere in               space
the UK, with miles and miles of       nn   The Yorkshire Dales, Peak
unspoilt countryside to explore            District, Lake District and
just a short trip away. It is also         North Yorkshire Moors
a great base for exploring                 national parks are not far             Canal boat at Saltaire                        Waterstones bookshop, Bradford city centre
the whole of the UK due to                 from the city region




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Student life

                   Your Students’
                   Union

                   The University of Bradford Students’ Union (UBU)
                   help you get the most from your student life.
                   Your elected student representatives – together
                   with a dedicated team of Students’ Union staff –
                                                                                                                                              £8m
                                                                                                                                              dedicated Student
                   are there to work directly for you.
STUDENT LIFE




                                                                                                                                               Central building


                   Every University of Bradford     nn Engage with politics, and         The UBU is based in the £8m                  Support, advice
                   student automatically becomes       connect with like-minded          Student Central, a state-of-the-             and representation
                   a member of the UBU. The            peers                             art facility at the heart of City
                                                                                                                                      Whether you need help with
                   organisation works to enrich     nn Access academic or personal       Campus. From here you can get
                                                                                                                                      academic, financial, welfare
                   your student experience.            advice and support                involved with over 100 clubs
                                                                                                                                      or immigration issues, the
                                                    nn Become a student or faculty       and societies, and access all the
                                                                                                                                      UBU Advice Centre is there
                   They can help you:                  representative and help           UBU support services.
                                                                                                                                      for you all year round. You
                   nn Get involved in sports,          improve the quality of
                                                                                                                                      can confidentially discuss any
                      societies, media areas and       your course by speaking to        Student Central is also home to:
                                                                                                                                      issue with the Centre’s trained
                      community volunteering           students and raising their        nn RamAir, our University radio
                                                                                                                                      advisers, who will help you to
                      organisations to learn new       issues                               station
                                                                                                                                      access any support you need.
                      skills, meet new people and                                        nn Bradford Student Cinema
                      work towards becoming a       For more information on              nn The Bradford Student
                                                                                                                                      We believe that student
                      student leader                our Students’ Union, visit              Newspaper
                                                                                                                                      representation is vital to
                   nn Meet new friends, and         www.bradfordunisu.co.uk              nn Bradford Student
                                                                                                                                      the student experience. Our
                      discover entertainment and                                            Productions
                                                                                                                                      student representation system
                      events - on and off campus.                                        nn A fully stocked Union shop
                                                                                                                                      allows your voice to be heard,
                      From food stalls to weekly                                         nn Bars and entertainment
                                                                                                                                      and makes a real impact on
                      live music, talent shows to                                           venues, including a wide
                                                                                                                                      University policies. The system
                      self-defence classes                                                  variety of alcohol-free social
                                                                                                                                      is made up of hundreds of
                                                                                            activities
                                                                                                                                      student volunteers, who
                                                                                                                                      represent other students within
                                                                                                                                      their programme of study and
                                                                                                                                      work to raise student issues
                                                                                                                                      and bring about positive
                                                                                                                                      change on campus.




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Student life

Team
Bradford

Our students take great pride in the welcoming,
vibrant and inclusive community on campus –
a community dubbed Team Bradford.




                                                                                                                                                   STUDENT LIFE
Team Bradford is the heartbeat       Our sports facilities are                   There are also plenty of
of the student community,            fantastic, and include the                  opportunities to get involved in
representing all our sports          on-campus Unique Fitness                    volunteer work, and contribute
clubs, societies, media areas        & Lifestyle Centre and the                  to local community projects.
and volunteers. It is the student    Laisteridge Lane Sports Park                Our UBU Volunteering office
platform which champions             which has just completed                    can help you find the perfect
all student successes,               a £500k programme of                        project to fit your schedule,
achievements and campaigns.          renovation and improvement.                 enabling you to make a real
When you arrive in Bradford                                                      difference to people’s lives.
you will become a part of this       For a full list of sports, visit
unique community and ethos.          www.bradfordunisu.co.uk/                    Recognising your
                                     sport                                       contribution
There are over 100 sports clubs
                                                                                 The University of Bradford
and societies for you to join, all   Clubs, societies                            provides students with a Higher
run by students for students.        and volunteering                            Education Achievement Report



                                                                                                                     100+
You can even create your own
                                     Our campus is a hive of                     (HEAR). It’s a new kind of
if you and your friends have a
                                     activity. You can choose to join            transcript, helping you show
great idea.
                                     over 70 active societies, and               employers the full story of your
                                     there really is something for               studies and skill development.
Sport                                everyone. From politics and                 Your extra-curricular activities,   sports and societies to
Whether you want to take             religion to yoga and street                 achievements, university                 take part in
up a sport for fun, fitness,         dance, you’ll discover new                  activities and roles are
serious competition or simply        passions, learn new skills, and             recorded alongside grades.
try something new, the wide          meet like-minded people.                    This means your contribution
range of sports on offer means                                                   to Team Bradford not only gives
there’s something for everyone.      Clubs and societies are loosely             you fantastic experiences –
Sport, and the social side that      grouped around five categories:             it benefits your employability
goes with it, is an integral part                                                upon graduation.
                                     ACTIVITIES
of campus life here at Bradford.
                                     DEPARTMENTAL
Athletic Union Membership            CAMPAIGNS
allows you to join any of our        RELIGIOUS
sport clubs — from American
                                     INTERNATIONAL
Football to Water Polo — with
weekly training and matches
against other universities as        Find out everything on offer at
well as intramural, varsity and      www.bradfordunisu.co.uk/
colours competitions.                activities




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                     The University of
                     Bradford campus

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               8           UG/PG                                       2020                                                                                                       W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
Student life

Student services
and support

Our award-winning support services will
                                                                                                                         FURTHER
                                                                                                                       INFORMATION


help you to achieve your full potential –                                                                                  VISIT
both academically and personally.                                                                                  STUDENT SERVICES
                                                                                                                    www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                                                                      student-services




                                                                                                                                               STUDENT LIFE
We provide all you need to         Pastoral care, counselling                 nn An Eye Clinic, providing
progress through your studies      and advice                                    eye examinations at a
and on into the world of                                                         reduced rate
                                   When you begin studying
graduate work.                                                                nn A student-led
                                   with us you’ll be allocated a
                                                                                 Physiotherapy Clinic
                                   Personal Academic Tutor, who
Outstanding support for            will be happy to discuss any
international students             area of your programme of                  Study support and careers
We go the extra mile for our       study. If you’re living in a halls         The Academic Skills Advice
international students – right     of residence, there’s always a             Service is open to all students,
from the time our student          warden on hand to answer any               and will work with you to
ambassadors greet you at the       queries or concerns, day or                develop your academic,
airport upon your arrival.         night. Our International Student           interpersonal and transferable
                                   Adviser is also here to help you           skills.
The Language Centre is here        when you arrive and throughout                                                          OVER




                                                                                                                   92%
to support you throughout          your stay.                                 We have well-stocked libraries
your studies with expert                                                      and excellent IT facilities across
tuition in academic English        Confidential free advice and               campus. At our City Campus
language skills through free       counselling is available through           these facilities are open 24
workshops, one-to-ones and         our Students’ Union and the                hours a day during term time,        satisfaction with
online helpdesks and resources.    team of friendly, qualified                meaning you’ll always find a
Choose which courses you want      counsellors. All our counselling           place to get things done on            Visa Advice
to study, for example grammar,     and advice services are                    campus.                              INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
pronunciation, academic            confidential and free of charge.                                                    BAROMETER 2018

vocabulary, reading and writing.   For more information, visit                Our Career and Employability
www.bradford.ac.uk/language-       www.bradford.ac.uk/                        Services can help you develop
centre                             counselling                                your employability skills
                                                                              through regular workshops and
The UBU International Student      Access to the services                     interactive learning resources.
Centre (Room 101) is a friendly    you need                                   Our friendly staff will also help
space for study, cross-cultural                                               you find local part-time work
                                   We provide a comprehensive
interaction and student-led                                                   during your studies.
                                   range of facilities and services,
foreign language learning. They
                                   including:
also organise lots of cultural                                                Our support doesn’t end once
                                   nn An on-site nursery, offering
events, day trips around the UK                                               you graduate – our Alumni
                                      excellent child care
and even sporting events such                                                 Office maintains contact
                                   nn Our own health centre,
as cycling and hiking.                                                        with tens of thousands of
                                      the Bradford Student
                                                                              graduates, organising reunions,
                                      Health Service
                                                                              networking opportunities and
                                   nn Religious counsellors and
                                                                              developing overseas branches.
                                      a dedicated prayer space
                                                                              You’ll be a lifelong member
                                   nn A Disability Service
                                                                              of the University of Bradford
                                                                              community.


                                    W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L                        2020          UG/PG    9
Student life

                    Accommodation –
                    your home from home

                    The place you live is a huge part of your
                    student experience. That’s why we’ve invested
                    over £40m in our award-winning, eco-friendly
                    student village on campus – The Green.
STUDENT LIFE




                    Our international students are guaranteed               High quality accommodation
                    a place in The Green so you can be sure of              The Green is the first student residential project
                    a fantastic start to your student journey in            in the country to achieve the BREEAM accolade Apartment Bedrooms
                    Bradford.                                               of ‘outstanding’, due to its innovative sustainable
                                                                            design features. Set in beautifully landscaped
                    The Green is a sociable, secure, home-from-home         gardens, The Green provides plenty of places to
                    – and one of the most sustainable developments          relax and socialise.
                    of its kind in the world. It’s just a short walk from
                    the city centre, so you’re close to everything you      It is made up of townhouses and apartments,
                    need. The Green has a welcoming community               with 1,026 bedrooms designed around a village                    Study bedroom              Study bedroom
                    atmosphere, perfect if you’re living away from          concept. Both accommodation types feature
                    home for the first time.                                bright, modern and fully-equipped kitchen and
                                                                            living spaces. In townhouses, bathrooms are
                    Safe and secure                                         shared by two bedrooms, while apartments
                    nn Staffed 24 hours a day                               have en-suite bathrooms.                                                  En-suite       En-suite
                    nn A team of wardens live on-site, providing
                                                                                                                                           The on-campus student village, The Green
                       advice and support                                   The Accommodation team administer lettings
                    nn A security team look after the site from             and tenancy contracts, and provide all the
                       19:00pm – 7:00am, Monday to Friday, and              services in The Green to students. The team
                                                                                                                                                          TOWNHOUSE
                       throughout the weekend                               are based at The Orchard, which also houses                            Townhouse Bedrooms
                    nn The Accommodation team, located at the               the student launderette.
                       heart of The Green, are on hand to deal with
                       any general queries or issues                        For full details, visit www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                            accommodation                                                               Study          Study
                                                                                                                                                      bedroom        bedroom
                    A great social life
                    nn The Green Ambassadors, a team of students            Private accommodation
                       who work to make your time at The Green              Privately rented accommodation in Bradford
                       unforgettable, run a full programme of events,       is relatively inexpensive compared to most                               Shared
                                                                                                                                                    bathroom
                       trips and competitions                               university towns and cities in the UK. Weekly
                    nn Our townhouses and apartments are designed           rents in the city can range from £50 to £130 or
                       to encourage sociable living, with open plan         higher, excluding bills.
                                                                                                                                                     Shared
                       communal spaces built and equipped to the                                                                                    bathroom

                       highest specifications                               We work closely with Unipol Student Homes to
                    nn A biodiversity pond water feature, surrounded        ensure our students find the best housing they
                       by barbecue sets, seating and grassed areas,         can, and that private accommodation is of a good                            Study          Study
                       is a hub of social activity at the heart of The      standard, measuring and checking standards                                bedroom        bedroom

                       Green                                                through the robust Unipol accreditation schemes.




               10         UG/PG           2020                                          W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
Guaranteed
                                                                                                          accommodation
                                                                                                                  at The Green




                                                                                                                                                  STUDENT LIFE
                                                                                                                    FURTHER
                                                                                                                  INFORMATION

                                                                                                            ACCOMMODATION TEAM
                                                                                                          accommodation@bradford.ac.uk
                                                                       Take a tour of                           +44 1274 234883
                                                                                                               www.bradford.ac.uk/

                                                                    The Green online or                          accommodation


                                                                      in virtual reality                              UNIPOL
                                                                                                            info@unipol.bradford.ac.uk
                                                                                                                +44 1274 235899
                                                                                                                www.unipol.org.uk
                                                                       www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                        virtual-experience




Apartment Bedrooms
                  APARTMENT

                                                                                                                3rd
                                                                                                              in the UK for
                                                                                                             satisfaction with
      Study bedroom            Study bedroom
                                                                                                           accommodation cost
                                                                                                               INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
                                                                                                                   BAROMETER 2018




               En-suite   En-suite




          Townhouse Bedrooms

PRICES IN 2019/20
                                                              Housemates in a townhouse kitchen
TOWNHOUSE £86 PER WEEK
APARTMENT £ 108
            Study PER WEEK
                         Study
               bedroom    bedroom




             Shared                                                                                       Studying in an apartment bedroom
            bathroom




              Shared
             bathroom


                                               W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L        2020            UG/PG         11

                 Study      Study
               bedroom    bedroom
Student life

                                                      Opportunities abroad: a
                                                      life-changing experience

                       ONE OF THE FEW UK              Get informed! Get involved! Get inspired!

                              5
                     UNIVERSITIES THAT OFFER



                                                      Students who go abroad                     The University of Bradford                  4. ISEP – International Student
                                                      are viewed as independent,                 encourages students from all                   Exchange Programme
                                                      self-reliant, adaptable,                   levels to go abroad for a study                (Europe and outside of
                      different opportunities         open-minded, persistent and                placement, work placement or                   Europe)
STUDENT LIFE




                       abroad: Study, Work,           tolerant. Studying, doing                  short international programme.                   study placements
                         Internship, Short            a work placement or an                     We have one of the most                     5. Short international
                      Programmes, Electives           international short programme              comprehensive exchange                         programmes
                                                      abroad will strengthen your                schemes in the UK that covers:                 (Europe and outside of
                                                      leadership, problem-solving,               1. Erasmus+ (Europe)                           Europe)
                                                      and communication skills, all                   study placements                            Study in China Programme
                                                      of which are important for                      work placements                             Nanjing International Youth
                                                      employers. The QS Global                        (term-time, summer break,                   Exchange Program
                                                      Employer Survey Report found                    research and recent-                        electives (work or study)
                                                      that six out of ten employers                   graduates)                                  summer schools
                                                      around the world give extra                2. Erasmus+ (outside of Europe)
                                                      credit for a student with                       study placements                       We are keen to explore with you
                                                      international experience, and              3. Worldwide exchanges                      the options and funding that we
                     The academic workshops,          more than 80% said they                       and overseas placements                  have available. Please contact
                     the contact with Chinese         actively sought graduates                     (outside of Europe)                      the International Opportunities
                        businesses, and the           who went abroad for study,                      study placements                       Team or visit our website:
                     engagement with Chinese          work placements, or short                       overseas placements                    www.bradford.ac.uk/
                      culture was an amazing          international programmes.                       (work placements,                      exchanges
                      experience of the 2018                                                          internships, electives)
                      NIYP, which I will carry
                       with me for the rest of
                              my life.
                             TARIQ ASHRAF,                                                             OUR ISEP MEMBERSHIP
                      MENG CHEMICAL ENGINEERING,
                                                                                                      GIVES YOU LINKS TO OVER




                                                                                                         300
                      2018 NANJING INTERNATIONAL
                      YOUTH EXCHANGE PROGRAMME
                             (NIYEP), CHINA




                                                                                                          universities across
                      I believe that studying
                    abroad will have expanded
                                                                                                              the world
                    my future career prospects
                      and allowed myself to
                     show my own leadership
                       with confidence and
                         mental strength.
                    NABEEL ZAFAR, BSC INTERNATIONAL
                       BUSINESS AND MANAGEMENT,
                     STUDY PLACEMENT AT UNIVESITAT
                        POLITECNICA DE VALENCIA




                                                      These photos were taken by our recent Study Abroad students in
                                                      destinations across the globe. See www.bradford.ac.uk/exchanges


               12     UG/PG              2020                                             W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
Applying to Bradford

The application
process

Making an application to study at Bradford is easy.
There are two ways to apply:




                                                                                                                                    A P P L YSITNUGDTEO
Apply through a University               To apply for a postgraduate
representative                           taught programme:                      Undergraduate entry tariff
                                           You can apply online                 Undergraduate entry requirements
We have a network of official
                                           through our website -                given on course pages in this
University of Bradford
                                           www.bradford.ac.uk/                  Prospectus are expressed as UCAS
representatives across the




                                                                                                                                                      N TB R
                                           postgraduate/apply                   tariff points. You can see how many
globe, who can guide you
                                           You will be instructed to            points your qualification has by
professionally through the




                                                                                                                                                           LA
                                           upload copies of your




                                                                                                                                                             I FDEF O R D
application process.                                                            checking the international web
                                           qualifications online                pages: www.bradford.ac.uk/your-
                                           Most of our postgraduate             country
They work with you, helping
                                           taught courses start in
you to understand and meet
                                           September each year, but             UCAS have a tariff calculator
the requirements for moving
                                           there are some courses               which gives details for A Levels,
to the UK to study, and will
                                           starting throughout the year         International Baccalaureate (IBO)
contact the University on your
behalf.                                                                         and some other qualifications:
                                         To apply for postgraduate              www.ucas.com/tariff-calculator
                                         research:
For a full list of representatives
                                           You will need to write a
in your area please see our
                                           detailed research proposal,
website: www.bradford.ac.uk/                                                    Your offer, and your arrival
                                           setting out the subject your
your-rep                                                                        Once our Admissions teams have
                                           research will address
                                           Typical periods of                   considered and approved your
Apply direct                               registration for full-time           application, you will be sent an
To apply for an undergraduate              research are 15 months               offer to study at the University of
programme:                                 (minimum 12) for an MPhil,           Bradford. This will contain detailed
  All direct undergraduate                 and three years for a PhD            information of what you need to do
  applications must be                     Most of our research                 to accept your place.
  submitted online via the                 students start in September,
  Universities and Colleges                but it may be possible to            After you accept your offer, the
  Admissions Service (UCAS)                start in January, April or July      University will contact you with
  Full instructions for                                                         arrival and orientation information
  International and EU students          Further information on making          to ensure your move to Bradford
  can be found on the UCAS               an online application, available       goes smoothly. If you require a visa
  website www.ucas.com                   research projects and funding          to study in the UK, the Visa Support
  The UCAS code for the                  can be found at www.bradford.          Team will be on hand to answer any
  University of Bradford is:             ac.uk/postgraduate/research-           of your questions.
  BRADF B56                              degrees/apply
                                                                                It is important to apply for your
Further information can be                                                      course as early as possible, so that
found at www.bradford.ac.uk/                                                    you can plan your acceptance and
undergraduate/apply                                                             travel to arrive in good time
                                                                                for orientation. You can start
                                                                                applying for a degree a year before
                                                                                the start date.




                     W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L                          2020            UG/PG   13
Applying to Bradford

                            English language requirements
                            and pathways to study

                            Having a good command of the English language is
                            essential to truly benefit from your studies in the UK.
APPLYING TO BRADFORD




                            Requirements to study at Bradford
                            If your first language is not English,
                            you need to reach a level of English
                            approved by the University before
                            you can be admitted onto any
                            of our undergraduate or
                            postgraduate courses.




                              The British Council inspected
                              and accredited the University
                                of Bradford (The Language
                                Centre) in February 2017.
                                Strengths were noted in the
                                 areas of quality assurance,
                               learning resources, academic
                                staff profile, course design,
                                 teaching, care of students,
                               accommodation, and leisure
                                       opportunities.




                       14        UG/PG            2020               W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
100%
  of students thought the lecturer
   was responsive to their needs,
    and that the course was well
       organised and delivered
      SOURCE: THE BRISTOL                                                                                             The Pre-sessional English
      ONLINE SURVEY, 2015-6                                                                                             course was a very good
                                                                                                                         experience for me. It
                                                                                                                         helped me meet new
                                                                                                                       friends and get to know
                                                                                                                    Bradford. It also gave me an
                                                                                                                      introduction to academic
                                                                                                                      study; essay writing, note
                                                                                                                     taking during lectures and
                                                                                                                         how to use citations.




                                                                                                                                                        APPLYING TO BRADFORD
                                                                                                                          BADRIYA AL-ZADJALI,
                                                                                                                              FROM OMAN
                                                                                                                            MSC IN ADVANCED
                                                                                                                           COMPUTER SCIENCE




THERE ARE THREE PATHWAYS AVAILABLE TO YOU:




         1 2 3
Direct entry to a degree             A Pre-sessional English                     An International Foundation
programme, having achieved           Language Programme (PREP),                  Year leading to direct entry
the required level on an             leading to direct entry onto a              onto a degree programme
approved English language            degree programme for students               for those with up to 1.0 IELTS
test such as IELTS, TOEFL or         with:                                       points below the English
Pearson Test of English. The         a) the required level of English,           requirement, and/or school
University also has its own test,       and who would like to                    leaving qualifications that are
the Bradford Academic Skills            improve their English and                below the requirements for
and Language Test (BASALT),             academic skills                          the degree you wish to study.
allowing direct entry to degree      b) 0.5 - 2.0 IELTS points                   These courses provide tuition
programmes and for entry to             below the English language               in the subject areas you need,
pre-sessional programmes for            requirement for their chosen             alongside tuition in the English
students not on a Tier 4 visa.          course of study                          and academic skills that will
For further information visit:                                                   help you succeed in your           We are a founder member
www.bradford.ac.uk/language-         Pre-sessional English programmes            academic studies. For further      of NCUK, who offer
centre/language-test                 prepare international students              details of the International       pathway programmes
                                     for life and study at a British             Foundation Years available,        at over 60 delivery
In addition to this, some English    university, and provide an effective        please see pages 22-25.            centres across the world.
language qualifications from         and enjoyable way for students                                                 Students who pass an
overseas secondary schools           to improve their English language                                              NCUK programme are
may be accepted. Check               and academic study skills.                                                     guaranteed a place at
our website for a full list of                                                                                      one of the 16 members
approved English tests:              The classes are structured to suit                                             of the consortium,
www.bradford.ac.uk/                  the academic teaching styles and                                               including Bradford.
international/entry-                 kinds of learning projects that you
requirements                         will encounter during your studies                                             To find out more, visit
                                     at the University of Bradford.                                                 www.ncuk.ac.uk




                                       W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L                         2020           UG/PG       15
Applying to Bradford

                              Scholarships
                              and living costs

                              Scholarships                                                 Living costs                                                         AFFORDABLE LIVING



                                                                                                                                                                Top 5
                              University scholarships                                      When you’re planning your budget for
                              We invest £4m in scholarships each                           UK study, it’s not just the course fees
                              year. Awards are given on the basis of                       that you need to think about. You need
                              academic excellence, and to enable                           money for accommodation, utility bills,
APPLYING TO BRADFORD




                              students from developing countries to                        council tax, food, books, equipment and,
                                                                                           of course, a social life.                                      in the UK for satisfaction with
                              study at Bradford.
                                                                                                                                                            living and accommodation
                              To search for scholarships you may                           For visa purposes, as a new student to                           costs and financial support
                              qualify for, details on how to apply, and                    the UK, you will need to show that you                                 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT
                              scholarship criteria, visit www.bradford.                    have £1,015 per month for the first                                        BAROMETER 2018

                              ac.uk/scholarships. Not all scholarships                     nine months of your course to use for
                              require an additional application, and                       your living costs, in addition to your
                              are applied automatically.                                   tuition fees for the first year of your
                                                                                           course.
                              Other scholarships and funding
                              The British Council can advise                               Bradford – an affordable city
                              on sources of financial support                              Bradford is one of the least expensive
                              for international students. Many                             cities in the UK, which means groceries,
                              scholarships only cover postgraduate                         rent and other expenses are likely to be
                              degrees; others cover course fees for                        cheaper. We have given a few examples
                              specific subjects, while some are only                       of typical costs below; just remember
                              available for specific institutions.                         these don’t include any leisure activities,
                                                                                           clothing, subscriptions to services (like
                              Visit www.educationuk.org for further                        Netflix) or membership of sports teams
                              information.                                                 or societies:


                                TYPICAL LIVING COSTS (2019-20)

                                ESTIMATED MINIMUM LIVING COSTS IN BRADFORD 2019/2020                                                42 WEEKS                         51 WEEKS

                                Accommodation depending on type*                                                                    £3,360 – £6,510                  £4,080 – £7,905

                                Food (based on £50 per week)                                                                        £2,100                           £2,550

                                Toiletries, laundry and household (based on £15 per week)                                           £630                             £765

                                Books, stationery, photocopying and printing (based on £10 per week)                                £420                             £510

                                Mobile phone costs (based on £10 per week)                                                          £420                             £510

                                Local travel – if required (based on £10 per week)                                                  £420                             £510

                                Set up costs                                                                                        £500                             £500

                                Insurance for personal possessions                                                                  £70                              £70

                                ESTIMATED TOTAL                                                                                     £7,920 – £11,070                 £9,495 – £13,320



                            * Accommodation may be in Halls of Residence (standard rooms or en-suite rooms available) or in private housing. Halls of Residence rents usually include all
                              utility bills. Rent in private housing is generally for room only, and costs of utility bills are additional. Please check with your accommodation provider for further
                              details.




                       16            UG/PG                2020                                                          W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
Applying to Bradford
  Tuition fees

  Higher education is one of the greatest
  investments you will ever make. The knowledge                                                                                                       For 2020/21
  and skills that you graduate with will open doors                                                                                                academic year EU
                                                                                                                                                    students pay the




                                                                                                                                                                                    APPLYING TO BRADFORD
  to a more prosperous future.
                                                                                                                                                    same tuition fees
  The quality of our teaching is high, as is the                                                                                                     as UK students
  international status of our qualifications.
   SUMMARY OF ANNUAL TUITION FEES – 2019/20 ENTRY*

   UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

   Home and EU students                                                                                                                                      COST
   3-year and 4-year undergraduate degrees and foundation years                                                                                              £9,250

   International students                                                                                                                                    COST
   Engineering/science programmes                                                                                                                            £18,240

   Management/social science programmes                                                                                                                      £15,320

   Foundation year                                                                                                                                           £12,190

   POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMMES

   HOME AND EU STUDENTS                                                                                                                                      COST

   MA, MSc, LLM and MBA programmes
   Engineering/science programmes                                                                                                                            £8,160

   Social science programmes, and LLM                                                                                                                        £6,850

   Standard management MSc programmes                                                                                                                        £10,527

   MSc European and International Business Management                                                                                                        €14,600

   Executive MBA (Bradford or Dubai)                                                                                                                         £21,525

   MBA Distance Learning (and MBA Circular Economy)                                                                                                          £17,425

   International students                                                                                                                                    COST

   MA, MSc, LLM and MBA programmes
   Engineering/science programmes                                                                                                                            £18,940

   Social science programmes, and LLM                                                                                                                        £16,040

   Standard management MSc programmes                                                                                                                        £16,040

   MSc European and International Business Management                                                                                                        €14,600

   Executive MBA (Bradford or Dubai)                                                                                                                         £21,525

   MBA Distance Learning (and MBA Circular Economy)                                                                                                          £17,425

* For full information, including fees for placement years, certain programmes in the Faculties of Health Studies, Life
  Sciences, Management, Law & Social Sciences, research programmes, Dubai-based programmes and alternative
  postgraduate qualifications, please visit www.bradford.ac.uk/money/fees
  This information is correct at time of publication, but may be subject to change. Please consult the University of Bradford website for up-to-date information.


                                                    W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L                                              2020         UG/PG   17
OUR ACADEMIC STRUCTURE AND COURSES




                                     18   UG/PG   2020   W W W. B RA D FO R D. AC .U K / I N T E R N AT I O N A L
Our academic structure
Our faculties

The University of Bradford     The faculties are based at our             For more information about
                               City Campus, and share many                the different academic faculties     EXPLORE OUR




                                                                                                                                             OUR ACADEMIC STRUCTURE AND COURSES
is made up of four academic
faculties which each cover a   facilities.                                and their facilities, visit
broad range of specialisms.                                               www.bradford.ac.uk/study/
                                                                                                                FACULTIES
                               Your course will belong to                 faculties                           Tour the campus and
                               one of these four faculties,
Faculty of Engineering         and will usually be made up                International and EU students      facilities from wherever
& Informatics (FoEI)           of tutorials, seminars, lectures           are encouraged to attend             you are in the world
                               and lab or practical work.                 the special programme
Faculty of                                                                of orientation events for            www.bradford.ac.uk/
Health Studies (FoHS)          Our academic year runs from                international students,               virtual-experience
                               September to the end of May.               which will be held throughout
Faculty of                     The majority of taught courses             International Student
                               start in September (a few also             Enrolment and Welcome
Life Sciences (FoLS)           have January start dates). Most            Week prior to the start
Faculty of                     of our undergraduate courses
                               comprise three or four years
                                                                          of teaching, normally in
                                                                          the middle of September.
Management, Law &              of full-time study. All full-time
Social Sciences (FoMLSS)       taught Master’s and research
                               programmes involve study over
                                                                          For more information
                                                                          on preparing to study
                               12 calendar months.                        in the UK, visit
                                                                          www.bradford.ac.uk/study
                                                                          and www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                          international/journey




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University of Bradford                  Postgraduate

                        Research
                        degrees

                        The University of Bradford is a technology
                        university with over 50 years’ of cutting-                                                          FIND A
                        edge research experience. Our research is                                                          RESEARCH
                        ranked in the top 50 in the UK (HEFCE,                                                              DEGREE
RESEARCH DEGREES




                        2014) for research quality with three-                                                           www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                                                                              research
                        quarters being classed as either world-
                        leading or internationally excellent.

                                                                Supporting our research students
                                                                Our research students benefit from
                                                                outstanding support services, including:
                                                                a comprehensive induction; personalised,
                                                                flexible training opportunities; highly
                                                                qualified, dedicated supervisory teams;
                                                                state-of-the-art equipment and learning
                                                                facilities; an International Study
                                                                Centre and a Language Centre; and
                                                                regular shared learning activities with
                                                                peers, encouraging interdisciplinary
                                                                conversations.

                                                                We also offer a dedicated space for
                                                                research students: the PGR Lounge.
                                                                The area provides group study facilities,
                        We offer a range of postgraduate
                                                                bookable meeting spaces, quiet study
                        research degrees for international
                                                                areas and social spaces – the perfect
                        students. We harness technology                                                                Postgraduate Research Lounge, a
                                                                environment to collaborate and network              dedicated space for research students
                        for the good of society through our
                                                                with peers.                                        providing group study facilities, bookable
                        three overarching research themes.                                                          meeting spaces, quiet study areas and
                        We welcome postgraduate research                                                             social spaces. Take a 360-degree tour
                                                                For details of scholarships and tuition               online: www.bradford.ac.uk/virtual-
                        applications related to these themes:                                                                     experience
                                                                fees, see pages 16 to 17.

                        Advanced Healthcare
                        Innovative Engineering
                        Sustainable Societies




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Research strengths
by faculty

The Faculty of             The Faculty of                   The Faculty of                     The Faculty of              nn Sociology and
Engineering and            Health Studies                   Life Sciences                      Management, Law               Criminology
Informatics                                                                                    and Social Sciences         nn Social Work and
                           We have a vibrant                We are home to a




                                                                                                                                                           RESEARCH STRENGTHS BY FACULTY
                                                                                                                             Social Care
We deliver impact          community of research            community of over                  We undertake world-
                                                                                                                           nn Critical Perspectives
and economic               students originating             100 research students,             leading research
                                                                                                                              in Identity and
benefits to people         from across the world.           supported by a                     addressing management
                                                                                                                              Diversity
worldwide, developing      Many are qualified               mixture of Research                and organisational
                                                                                                                           nn Wellbeing, Food and
and implementing           health professionals,            Council studentships,              issues. All students
                                                                                                                              Health
innovative engineering     and include doctors,             health charities,                  have access to Faculty
                                                                                                                           nn Parenting and Caring
and manufacturing          nurses, midwives,                industrial partnerships,           research facilities,
                                                                                                                           nn Class, Ethnicity and
technologies.              physiotherapists,                government                         seminars and networking
                                                                                                                              Social Cohesion
                           radiographers and                sponsorship and                    opportunities.
We have over 180 PhD       occupational therapists.         internal scholarships.
                                                                                                                           We also offer the
researchers from around                                                                        We offer a dedicated
                                                                                                                           Bradford Doctor of
the world, many funded     Our research is                  Research students have             research hub, shared by
                                                                                                                           Business Administration
by research institutions   internationally                  access to cutting-edge             staff and students. We
                                                                                                                           (DBA) for senior
and companies in the UK    significant, undertaken          facilities, dedicated to           offer PhD degrees in a
                                                                                                                           managers, bringing
and internationally.       in collaboration with the        fundamental and applied            range of subject areas,
                                                                                                                           together academic
                           National Health Service          research.                          including: Accounting,
                                                                                                                           theories and concepts
Our research themes        and other partners.                                                 Finance and Economics,
                                                                                                                           with business and
include:                   We are home to an                Our joint Allied Health            International Business,
                                                                                                                           management practices.
nn Advanced Materials      Alzheimer’s Society-             submission with the                Marketing and Branding,
nn Applied Computing       funded Doctoral Training         Faculty of Health                  People Organisations and
nn Automotive Systems      Centre, training the next        Studies, for the 2014              Entrepreneurship, Peace
   Engineering and         generation of dementia           Research Excellence                Studies and International
   Automotive Product      research leaders.                Framework, classified              Development,
   Development                                              92% of our research                Psychology, Sociology
nn Chemical and Process    We welcome applications          as world-leading or                and Criminology, Social
   Engineering             that fit into our research       internationally excellent.         Work and Social Care.
nn Communications and      centres, which house                                                We also offer the DBA
   Networks                our professors and               We have an international           for senior managers
nn Computing,              multidisciplinary teams          reputation in:                     bringing together
   Visualisation and       of researchers and               nn Cancer Therapeutics             academic theories with
   Imaging                 PhD students:                    nn Skin and Hair Follicle          business concepts.
nn Manufacturing           nn Living Well with                 Research
   Systems and                Dementia                      nn Materials Chemistry             We offer PhD degrees in
   Supply Chains           nn Inclusion and                 nn Medicines                       a range of subject areas,
nn Medical Engineering        Diversity                        Development and                 including:
   and Healthcare          nn Management,                      Pharmaceutical                  nn Economics
   Technologies               Quality and Safety               Sciences                        nn Accounting and
nn Modelling, Simulation   nn End-of-life Care              nn Archaeological                     Finance
   and Optimisation of     nn Health Inequalities              Sciences                        nn Human Resource
   Complex Systems            (including Public             nn Vision Science                     Management and
nn Sustainable                Health)                                                             Organisational
   Environments            nn Health Technologies                                                 Behaviour
nn Theory of                                                                                   nn International Business
   Computation                                                                                    and Entrepreneurship
                                                                                               nn Marketing
                                                                                               nn Law
                                                                                               nn Peace Studies
                                                                                                  and International
                                                                                                  Development
                                                                                               nn Psychology




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University of Bradford                                   Undergraduate

                        Foundation
                        years

                        Engineering International Foundation Year
                        This course is aimed at                     Successful completion of this              If you proceed onto one of our
                        students who do not have                    programme will allow you                   BEng (Hons) or MEng degrees
                        the necessary mathematics                   to progress onto the first                 from the Foundation Year,
                        or science qualifications for               year of any of the following               these courses are accredited
                                                                                                                                                          Your studies in the
FOUNDATION YEARS




                        registration directly onto an               BEng (Hons) courses in the                 by the relevant professional
                        engineering degree course.                  Faculty of Engineering and                 institution.                              Foundation Year will
                                                                    Informatics:                                                                          give you an insight
                        This foundation year offers an                 BEng (Hons) Biomedical                  For details, visit                          into the different
                        entry route to an Engineering                  Engineering                             www.bradford.ac.uk/courses               branches of engineering
                        degree at Bradford. All of the                 BEng (Hons) Chemical                                                                 and technology
                        degree courses offered by                      Engineering
                        the Faculty of Engineering                     BEng (Hons) Civil and
                        and Informatics are available                  Structural Engineering
                        with an optional 12 months of                  BEng (Hons) Mechanical
                        industrial training immediately                Engineering
                        after your second year.

                                                                                                                   Engineering International
                                                                                                                       Foundation Year

                         DEGREE                                                                                        Foundation Certificate
                         UCAS CODE                                                                                              H102
                                                                                                                    Year 0 - 1 year full-time -
                         DURATION                                                                                 Plus 3 years full-time for BEng
                                                                                                                    (Hons) degree programme
                         Foundation Mathematics 1                                                                                 C
                         Foundation Mathematics 2                                                                                 C
                         Foundation Mechanics                                                                                     C
                         Fundamentals of Materials                                                                                C
                         Information and Communication Technology                                                                 C
                         Foundation Physics                                                                                       C
                         Course modules have flexibility depending on your chosen specialist area of engineering, with fundamental core modules         Foundation Year leads to specialising
                         providing a grounding for all engineering disciplines.                                                                              in an area of engineering



                        C = Core module      O = Option module
                        Start date for this course is September

                        Current modules 2019/20. Programmes are reviewed annually.




                                                                                                                                                            Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                                A levels:
                                                                                                                                                            72 UCAS Points
                                                                                                                                                       to include AS-level Maths
                                                                                                                                                     or Physics, plus GCSE English
                                                                                                                                                         Language and Maths
                                                                                                                                                         minimum grade C or 4
                                                                                                                                                        (equivalents accepted).

                                                                                                                                                    Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent.



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Foundation
years

Certificate of International Foundation Studies
The Certificate of International Foundation                  Successful completion of this programme
Studies is a pre-degree access programme                     will allow you to progress to degree-level
which helps you, as an international student,                programmes in the following faculties:
to develop advanced English language skills,                   Faculty of Health Studies




                                                                                                                                                                FOUNDATION YEARS
higher-level study skills and subject-related                  Faculty of Life Sciences
knowledge.                                                     Faculty of Management, Law and                              Designed to enable
                                                               Social Sciences                                            you to communicate
You will:                                                      Faculty of Engineering and Informatics                    and study effectively at
  be taught by language and subject specialists                                                                            undergraduate level
  develop academic-level English language skills             For a full list of eligible courses see
  receive dedicated pastoral support in                      www.bradford.ac.uk/international-foundation
  choosing your career path

This course is designed for students who do
not have the necessary qualifications for
registration directly onto a degree course.

                                                                                Certificate of International
                                                                                   Foundation Studies

 DEGREE                                                                             Foundation Certificate
 UCAS CODE                                                                                   Y007                          A pre-sessional English class
                                                                                  Year 0 - 1 year full-time -
 DURATION                                                                          Plus 3 years full-time for
                                                                                  chosen degree programme
 English for Academic Purposes                                                                  C
 English for Specific Academic Purposes                                                         C
 Exploring Study Skills for University                                                          C
 Foundation in Chemistry*                                                                       O
 Foundation in Human Biology*                                                                   O
 Global Business Environment*                                                                   O                          Entry requirements
 Introduction to Social Sciences*                                                               O                           72 UCAS points
                                                                                                                     or please see the Your Country
 Introduction to Computing*                                                                     O
                                                                                                                     pages at www.bradford.ac.uk/
 Foundation Mathematics 2                                                                       O
                                                                                                                     your-country for details of the
 Academic Literacies                                                                            O                      requirement qualifications
 Creative Industries Foundations                                                                O                          from your country.
 Global Business Environment                                                                    O
 Practical Research Skills                                                                      O                     You will be required to have an
 Science in Society                                                                             O                     IELTS certificate to prove your
                                                                                                                       level of English language. The
                                                                                 * Two option modules are chosen,
                                                                                    dependent on the course you
                                                                                                                    IELTS requirement is normally 1.0
C = Core module      O = Option module
                                                                                       wish to progress onto          IELTS points below the English
Start date for this course is September
                                                                                                                        requirement for your chosen
Current modules 2019/20. Programmes are reviewed annually.                                                          degree programme. If you do not
                                                                                                                    meet the IELTS requirement, you
                                                                                                                    can take a University of Bradford
                                                                                                                       pre-sessional English course -
                                                                                                                          see pages 14-15, and go to
                                                                                                                            www.bradford.ac.uk/
                                                                                                                              language-centre



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University of Bradford                                        Undergraduate

                        Foundation
                        years

                        Foundation in Clinical Sciences/Medicine
                        Entry onto the Clinical                       With an integrated knowledge
                        Sciences course, either                       and understanding of science
                        directly or via our Foundation                and health-related issues, you
                        Year, allows students a unique                will be in an excellent position
FOUNDATION YEARS




                        and exciting opportunity to                   to pursue a variety of careers                                         This programme will
                        study science and health.                     within the health sector or                                           provide a pathway for
                                                                      pharmaceutical industries.                                             you to progress into a
                        The course has a clinical                     Clinical Sciences graduates
                                                                                                                                            career in medicine and
                        focus and a strong emphasis                   have progressed to
                        on anatomy, physiology                        postgraduate study, leading
                                                                                                                                              healthcare sciences
                        and employability skills.                     to careers in medicine, the
                        The course is informed by                     healthcare sciences and other
                        research, clinical expertise, and             healthcare roles such as:
                        multiprofessional teaching.                      Physician Associate
                                                                         Dentist
                                                                         Healthcare Manager

                                                                      It also gives you the
                                                                      transferable skills you need to
                                                                      launch a career in areas such
                                                                      as teaching or research.

                                                                                                            Foundation in Clinical
                                                                                                             Sciences/Medicine

                         DEGREE                                                                              Foundation Certificate
                         UCAS CODE                                                                                   B991
                                                                                                           Year 0 - 1 year full-time -
                         DURATION                                                                           Plus 3 years full-time for
                                                                                                           chosen degree programme
                         Health and Society                                                                            C
                         Personal and Professional Development                                                         C
                         Chemistry for Clinical Science                                                                C
                         Laboratory and Study Skills for Clinical Sciences/Medicine                                    C
                         Biology for Clinical Sciences                                                                 C
                         Special Studies                                                                               C


                        C = Core module      O = Option module
                        Start date for this course is September

                        Current modules 2019/20. Programmes are reviewed annually.                                                              Entry requirements
                                                                                                                                                     A levels:
                                                                                                                                                104 UCAS Points
                                                                                                                                             to include two AS level
                                                                                                                                           subjects minimum grade C
                                                                                                                                           plus GCSE English, Maths,
                                                                                                                                             Biology and Chemistry
                                                                                                                                              minimum grade C or 4
                                                                                                                                             (equivalents accepted).

                                                                                                                                         Minimum IELTS 6.5 or equivalent.



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Faculty of Engineering and Informatics                         Undergraduate

                                              Chemical
                                              Engineering
FACULTY OF ENGINEERING AND INFORMATICS




                                                                                                                      Chemical
                                                                                                                     Engineering

                                               DEGREE                                                        BEng (Hons)      MEng
                                                                                                            H8D0 3yr FT H8X0 4yr FT



                                                                                                                                                     4th
                                               UCAS CODES
                                                                                                            H810 4 yr SW H8C0 5yr SW
                                               FIRST-YEAR MODULES
                                               Design, Build and Test                                            C                 C
                                               Mathematical Methods and Applications                             C                 C
                                                                                                                                                in the UK for
                                               Engineering Materials                                             C                 C         Chemical Engineering
                                               Electronics and Mechanics                                         C                 C
                                                                                                                                               (GUARDIAN UNIVERSITY
                                               Computer Aided Engineering                                        C                 C            LEAGUE TABLES 2020)
                                               Thermofluids                                                      C                 C
                                               SECOND-YEAR MODULES
                                               Further Mathematics and Statistics                                C                 C
                                               Mass Transfer Operations                                          C                 C
                                                                                                                                              An optional year of
                                               Reaction Engineering                                              C                 C
                                                                                                                                              industrial training
                                               Chemistry for Engineers                                           C                 C
                                               Transport Processes                                               C                 C
                                                                                                                                               is available in the
                                               Engineering and Chemical Thermodynamics                           C                 C
                                                                                                                                               penultimate year
                                               THIRD-YEAR MODULES (Final year of BEng)                                                              of study
                                               Chemical Engineering Design Project                               C                 C
                                               Control Engineering                                               C                 C
                                               Process Design                                                    C                 C
                                               Reliability and Safety Engineering                                C                 C
                                               Sustainable Energy                                                O                 O
                                               Project Management and Six Sigma                                  O                 O
                                               Petroleum Engineering                                             O                 O
                                               FINAL-YEAR MEng MODULES
                                               Advanced MEng Research Project                                                      C
                                               Desalination Technology                                                             C
                                               Transport Phenomena                                                                 C
                                                                                                                                           Control section of a Cooling Tower Rig.
                                               Upstream Production & Refinery Operations                                           C        Students carry out energy and mass
                                                                                                                                               balances using this technology
                                               Food & Pharmaceutical Processes Engineering                                         O
                                               Polymer and Materials Engineering                                                   O
                                               Water and Waste Water Treatment                                                     O
                                               Risk Assessment and Management                                                      O
                                               Supply Chain Management and Production                                              O
                                               Oil and Gas Management                                                              O
                                                                                                                                                Entry requirements
                                              C = Core module O = Option module                                                                     A levels:
                                              Start date for all these courses is September                                                     BEng and MEng:
                                                                                                                                             112 UCAS points - BBC
                                              Current modules 2019/20. Programmes are reviewed annually.                                  to include A level Maths and
                                                                                                                                          Chemistry minimum grade C,
                                                                                                                                        plus a minimum of GCSE English
                                                                                                                                        Language and Maths at grade C
                                                                                                                                          or 4 (equivalents accepted).

                                                                                                                                        Minimum IELTS 6.0 or equivalent.



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