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University of Bradford, Bradford

West Yorkshire, England | Estd in 1966 | Government University

CWUR Rank : 1341

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About University of Bradford

The University of Bradford is an open university founded in the year 1832 as an institute of mechanics. The university in the year 1966 received its official certification and became the 40th university to be established in England and has two campuses located at Emm Lane and Richmond Road. Every year the university has around 9,960 students out of which 30 percent are international students and has around over 145,000 alumni across 175 countries. The University of Bradford offers many courses for both undergraduate and postgraduate for its students. These courses are offered in various faculties like Engineering & Informatics, Health Studies, Life Sciences, Management, Law & Social Sciences. The university also has other options like diplomas, certificates, and online distance education in addition to undergraduate and graduate degrees. 

The premium University of Bradford top reason to study is because of its ranking in the top 501-600 universities in the world, according to The Times Higher Education WUR 2023. The university is amazing with a mission to drive sustainable social and economic development, through outstanding teaching, research, and innovation. The University of Bradford envisions creating a world of inclusion and equality of opportunity, where people want to, and can, make a difference. This will ensure that the university will be known as ‘the place to be and to make that difference’. 

In addition to this, the university provides services to its students like accommodation, counseling and mental health, student support, student union societies and sports clubs, disability service, work opportunities after study in UK, and eateries and bars on campus. The University of Bradford campus life is a great experience for students because of all the facilities provided.

University of Bradford Highlights

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Year of Establishment1966
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Institute TypeUniversity
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OwnershipPublic/Government
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Number Of Students11885
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Fee Range14.24 L - ₹24.39 L/yr
Bachelors vs Masters
Gender Ratio
Male: 43%Female: 57%
Male: 43%Female: 57%
Student Demographic
  • Domestic:   8530
  • International:   3355
  • Indian:   515

University of Bradford Ranking and Stats

Ranking Body
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Parametric Score and Ranking 2024

Parameter Ranking
Citations
73.8
Industry Outcome
58.1
International Outlook
90.1
Research
22.4
Teaching
23.3
DomainYearScoreRankRank Band
Overall2024NANA41.9-45.3

University of Bradford Courses

Accreditations
Quality Assurance Agency in Education (QAA)
Education Level
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LevelPG
MajorAutomotive
Duration12 Months
Fees23.23 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorGraphic
Duration36 Months
Fees23.49 L/yr
LevelPG
MajorArchaeology
Duration12 Months
Fees24.39 L/yr
LevelPG
MajorEnergy
Duration12 Months
Fees23.23 L/yr
LevelUG
Duration36 Months
Fees19.73 L/yr
LevelUG
MajorArchitecture
Duration36 Months
Fees23.49 L/yr

University of Bradford Fees

CoursesDurationInternational StudentLocal Student
M.Sc.(47 courses)1 year-3 years₹19.67 L - ₹24.39 L/yr₹8.00 L - ₹12.30 L/yr
B.Sc.(Hons)(40 courses)3 years-4 years₹14.24 L - ₹24.34 L/yr₹9.80 L/yr
B.E /B.Tech(12 courses)3 years-4 years₹14.24 L - ₹23.49 L/yr₹9.80 L/yr
B.A.(Hons)(8 courses)3 months-3 years₹14.24 L - ₹23.49 L/yr₹9.80 L/yr
L.L.M(8 courses)1 year-4 years₹19.73 L - ₹20.65 L/yr₹8.20 L - ₹9.80 L/yr

University of Bradford Admission and Application

How to Apply to the University of Bradford

Students must follow certain steps in order to apply for The University of Bradford admission. The admission process will go smoothly if students follow these steps without any hassles.

Undergraduates

Students can apply for the University of Bradford admission by UCAS and for part-time courses, apply directly to the university website.

  • Visit the university website- bradford.ac.uk

  • Browse the courses and select one course

  • Go to the UCAS website and register.

  • Log in with the username and password, and enter the institution code B56 

  • Browse through a degree finder and click on the selected course.

  • Start a new application and enter the necessary details.

  • Finalize the mode of teaching and study.

  • Attach the required documents and verify the application before submitting it.

  • Students must check the availability of scholarships and visa requirements before applying.

Postgraduates

Students can apply through the applicant portal.

  • Go to the university website- .bradford.ac.uk

  • On the University of Bradford, homepage click on ‘Study at Bradford’, then on  ‘Postgraduate’ follow it up with ‘Postgraduate taught degrees’, and finally ‘Apply for a taught degree’ option.

  • Read the available information, browse the courses, and select the preferred course.

  • Finalizing the mode of teaching, start dates, and course duration.

  • Start a new application

  • Register by logging in and entering the required details.

  • Attach the necessary documents.

  • Verify the application and click on submit.

  • Students must check the availability of scholarships and visa requirements before applying.

Documents required

Candidates applying for the University of Bradford admission must submit specific documents. The candidates must verify documents before submitting them for admission to the university to avoid any complications.

  • Degree certificates/transcripts

  • Evidence of any existing qualifications and also any predicted results

  • A description of the grading system at the home university

  • Two references or letter of recommendation, including one academic reference

  • Evidence of English language level like IELTS, TOEFL, if required

  • A copy of the student's passport

  • Proof of financial support

  • UK student visa

  • Statement of purpose

  • Certified translation is required if the documents are not in English.

University of Bradford Eligibility

Students applying to the University of Bradford should review the university requirements and apply accordingly.

Students applying from India

  • UG-Indian School Certificate / Higher Secondary Certificate / Class 12 with 75 to 85 percent
  • PG-Bachelor degree with 60 to 70 percent.

Students applying from Azerbaijan

  • UG-Orta Təhsil Haqqında Şəhadətnamə (Certificate of Complete Secondary Education),     a foundation program is required in the range of 96 - 136+ UCAS tariff
  • PG- A Bakalavr Diplomu or Diplomu in the range of 70 to 85 percent.

Students applying from Philipines 

  • UG-High School Diploma (Grade 12) (Academic track) or a foundation program with a range of 96 - 136+ UCAS tariff points
  • PG-Bachelor degree in the range of 1.5 to 2.5 for 4.0

The students applying from other non-native English-speaking countries must have an IELTS score in the range of 6.0 for undergraduates and 6.5 for postgraduates.

University of Bradford Campus Life

  • Food and drink spots at Richmond Eatery, Curb, Starbucks and Coffee Society and Central Shakes Diner in Student Central.

  • Nightlife is amazing with on-campus bars with a variety of events like silent discos, karaoke, and quizzes. And, the famous Diversion Wednesday and FOMO Friday events. 

  • Student Union societies like Bradford Kuwaiti Society, British Red Cross Society, Film Making, Crocheting Society, Go Karting, and more.

  • Sports groups for students to join like Fencing, Netball, Squash, and fitness classes for Conditioning, Combat, Pilates, and Yoga.

  • Services provided by the University of Bradford

    • Student Support Service

    • Disability Service

    • Counselling and Mental Health Service

    • Career and Employability Services

    • Students’ Union

    • Chaplaincy and faith advisers

    • On-campus nursery

    • Halls wardens at The Green

    • Academic facilities and laboratories

    • Wolfson Centre for Applied Health Research (WCAHR)

    • Student Central

    • University of Bradford Union of Students (UBU)

    • Accommodation

    • 30 Sports clubs

    • Sports facilities like fitness classes and more

    • The Green - our student village

    • Prestley library

    • Student union societies like Ale, Beer, And Cider Society, Anime Club

    • Study and social spaces

    • Eateries and bars

University of Bradford Campus Facilities

Study Amenities

Library

The University of Bradford has a library also known as the Priestley Library that is open 24/7. The library staff is available to help students with any questions or with referencing, plagiarism, EndNote, bibliometrics, copyright, and academic skills.

Facilities provided at the library include

  • Printing and photocopying

  • Group study tables and equipment

  • Workshops

  • Inter-Library Loans

  • Visiting other libraries

  • Literature reviews and systematic reviews

  • Staff files

  • Library tutorials

  • Research workshops

  • OpenAthens accounts

Sports

Sports

The University of Bradford invests in the welfare of its students. And it provides a variety of sports facilities like pitches and courts for football, squash, badminton, and tennis. The university has a Bradford Boxing Academy, and more than 30 sports clubs like Athletics, Fencing, Netball, Squash, and Water Polo to choose from. The University of Bradford provides fitness classes for its students like Abs Blast and Pump, Conditioning, Combat, Circuit Training, Pilates, and Yoga.

Gym

The university has a 2-floor gym that has facilities for cardio, strength, personal training, and training with a team, the university also has a 25m pool for both men, women, and children.

Transportation

Transport Facility

Students can travel by public transport and Bradford has two train stations: Bradford Forster Square and Bradford Interchange. These are both a walkable distance from the University of Bradford. The University of Bradford also has a secure cycle store for students. Students can also take the bus and issue a pass for the student discount. And for rail journeys, there is a 16 to 25 pass for students to reduce fares by 30 per cent. Students can also have a reduction in travel fares by planning their journey if using a bus or by train, with the WY Metro journey planner.

Infrastructure

Cafeteria

The students of the University of Bradford can check out many places across the campus for relaxing with a coffee or a meal or to grab something for a takeaway. These include-

At the Richmond Building 

  • Atrium Starbucks Coffee Bar

  • Richmond Eatery has Roots, a plant-based vegan counter

  • CURB 

  • The Atrium Shop

Student Central 

  • Student Central Coffee Society Bar

  • Student Central Shop

Bars and Lounges at the University of Bradford

  • The Sports Bar

  • The Amp Bar

  • The Escape Lounge and

  • Central Shakes Diner

University of Bradford International Office Details

The University of Bradford has an amazing group of international students from around 130 different countries. The University of Bradford facilities aid students with fees, funding, visas and immigration, language support, international study center, and career and employability services, personal support by taking care of the students mental and physical health. The university also provides academic support like academic skills advice service, personal tutors, a virtual learning environment like Canvas, disability support, peer-to-peer support, and more.

There are many top scholarships in UK that are aided by the University of Bradford for its ambitious students to assist them to reach their goals. The various types of scholarships include Chevening Scholarship, International Relations, Politics and Security Studies Undergraduate Scholarship, Peace Studies, and International Development Scholarship to reduce their fee burden.

Students can check any additional information regarding accommodation, socializing and networking, food and drink spots around campus, and work opportunities after study in UK on the official website- bradford.ac.uk. This will ensure the stay at the university will be peaceful and an amazing experience.

University of Bradford Accommodation

Students who are joining the University of Bradford must check the availability of accommodation and offers. The students have the choice of on-campus accommodation in UK called ‘The Green’ and Unipol can help students find homes for singles, couples, or families. The Green has The Green village with apartments and Townhouses at the Green. The Green has facilities like 

  • Wi-Fi

  • Onsite launderette

  • Fully fitted, well-equipped kitchen and dining area

  • Shared or en-suite shower room

  • The well-furnished study, and bedroom

  • 24-hour security

  • Student Lounge

  • Support of a team of senior and student wardens

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