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University of Bristol

Senate House, Tyndall Avenue Bristol View map
#51
12K-14K
Public
Very High
21,906
2,847
4,715

Overview

Founded in 1876, the University of Bristol combines academic excellence with an independent and forward-thinking spirit. 


Inspirational teaching
At Bristol, you’ll learn from and alongside academics who are leaders in their fields. This world-class teaching attracts the brightest students from across the world, with more than 120 countries represented in our . After graduation, you’ll be part of our worldwide of inspirational innovators, entrepreneurs and influencers.

Research excellence
The University is at the cutting edge of . A member of the Russell Group of UK research-intensive universities, Bristol is a top 5 UK institution for research (THE analysis of REF, 2014).

Industry connections
Bristol enjoys strong with hundreds of organisations worldwide, and is in the top four UK universities targeted by leading employers (High Fliers, 2018). The University is ranked 6th in the UK for graduate employability (QS, 2018) and Bristol alumni are among the highest paid in the country (LEO, 2017).

The best city life
You’ll study in the heart of , a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England under two hours from London. With its vibrant culture, desirable location and community spirit, it’s no surprise that Bristol has been named the UK’s best place to live (Sunday Times, 2017).

World-class facilities
We continually invest in facilities and technology for our students. Our state-of-the-art buildings include the new £56.5 million Life Sciences building, and the Centre for Nanoscience and Quantum Information. You’ll also benefit from our 24-hour libraries, extensive IT spaces and purpose-built study centres. 

Programs available

Undergraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Bristol Dental School

Bristol Medical School

Bristol Veterinary School

Centre for Applied Anatomy

Centre for English Language and Foundation Studies

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Classics and Ancient History

Department of Computer Science

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department of Engineering Mathematics

Department of English

Department of Film and Television

Department of French

Department of German

Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

Department of History

Department of History of Art

Department of Italian

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Music

Department of Philosophy

Department of Religion and Theology

Department of Russian

Department of Theatre

School for Policy Studies

School of Arts

School of Biochemistry

School of Biological Sciences

School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

School of Chemistry

School of Earth Sciences

School of Economics, Finance and Management

School of Education

School of Experimental Psychology

School of Geographical Sciences

School of Mathematics

School of Modern Languages

School of Physics

School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

University of Bristol Law School

Postgraduate Faculties/Departments and Programs

Bristol Dental School

Bristol Medical School

Bristol Veterinary School

Centre for Applied Anatomy

Department of Aerospace Engineering

Department of Archaeology and Anthropology

Department of Civil Engineering

Department of Classics and Ancient History

Department of Computer Science

Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering

Department of Engineering Mathematics

Department of English

Department of Film and Television

Department of French

Department of German

Department of Hispanic, Portuguese and Latin American Studies

Department of History

Department of History of Art

Department of Italian

Department of Mechanical Engineering

Department of Music

Department of Philosophy

Department of Religion and Theology

Department of Russian

Department of Teaching and Learning for Health Professionals

Department of Theatre

School for Policy Studies

School of Arts

School of Biochemistry

School of Biological Sciences

School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine

School of Chemistry

School of Earth Sciences

School of Economics, Finance and Management

School of Education

School of Experimental Psychology

School of Geographical Sciences

School of Mathematics

School of Modern Languages

School of Physics

School of Physiology, Pharmacology and Neuroscience

School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies

University of Bristol Law School

University Highlights

Total students - 21,906

22%
78%

International students - 4,715

54%
46%

Total faculty staff - 2,847

858
1989

Total students - 21,906

22%
78%

International students - 4,715

54%
46%

Total faculty staff - 2,847

1989
858

Undergraduate Program

12,000 - 14,000
22,000 - 24,000

Postgraduate Program

8,000 - 10,000
24,000 - 26,000
The fees above are an indicative annual course fee in US dollars. Please note that course fees will vary. Always check the exact cost of the program and bear in mind likely additional expenses.
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QS Stars Ratings for University of Bristol

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