University of Bristol

Bristol, United Kingdom

  • 1909

    Established
  • 49

    No. of Programs
  • 49

    QS World University Rankings
  • NO

    Scholarship
  • Yes

    Hostel Accomodation

Overview

Bristol University was established as a degree-granting public research university in 1909 by the virtue of a Royal Charter. Originally founded as Merchant Venturers’ School in 1595 and University College, Bristol in 1876, it is one of the nine civic UK universities established in the 19th century. This makes it a red-brick Russell Group research university in Bristol. In the present times, it is an employer to fellows of reputed British Academies and has 9 Nobel Laureates as its alumni. According to a Times Higher Education (THE) analysis, the University of Bristol is one of the top five UK institutions for research and is also a member of the Russell Group of UK Research-Intensive Universities. Additionally, it is associated with Russell Group, Coimbra Group, Worldwide Universities Network, universities UK, PEGASUS, SETsquared, GW4, Sutton13 and EUA, for both academic and research purposes.

Bristol University houses famed buildings within its campus, such as the Wills Memorial Building, Royal Fort House, University of Bristol Botanic Garden, the Victoria Rooms, Goldney Gardens, Burwalls, Senate House and HH Wills Physics Laboratory. The university provides education through 29 schools, which operate under six faculties of Arts, Engineering, Life Sciences, Science, Health Sciences, and Social Sciences and Law. Overall, it grants undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate full-time courses, certificate courses and diploma courses to students from around the globe. Moreover, the efforts and dedication of the University have led to 35 of its courses being tagged as the world’s top courses to pursue, among many other accolades.

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Bristol University Facts & Highlights

Parameters

Description

Type of University

Public Research; Coed

Average Annual Tuition Fee

Bachelors - GBP 24,000

Masters - GBP 29,000

Admission Intakes

Fall & Spring

Average GPA Requirement

3.4

Average Exam Score Requirement

SAT - 1300; ACT - 24; IELTS - 6.0; TOEFL - 86; PTE - 67; GRE - 313; GMAT - 590

Admission Requirements

Standardised test scores, LOR, SOP, Academic Transcripts

Admissions Deadlines

October, 2022

Percentage of International Students

17.3% (approx)

Size of Campus (in acres)

NA

Alumni Worldwide

170k+

Female to Male Ratio

56 : 44

Average Salary after 10 years

GBP 2,00,000

Bristol University Rankings

 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

92

91

87

78

76

QS World University Ranking 

62

58

49

51

NA

U.S. News & World Report - Global Universities

92

NA

NA

NA

NA

ARWU (Shanghai Ranking) - Universities

  Rankings

NA

78

64

64

74

Bristol University Subject Rankings

Business

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

126-150

201-250

176-200

151-175

101-125

QS - Accounting and Finance

NA

86

51-100

51-100

51-100

QS - Business and Management Studies

NA

201-250

201-250

201-250

151-200

Computer Science

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

101-125

151-175

101-125

101-125

101-125

QS - Computer science and Information Systems

NA

=145

101-150

151-200

101-150

U.S. News & World Report - Computer Science

140

NA

NA

NA

NA

Engineering 

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

101-125

101-125

101-125

101-125

101-125

QS - Engineering and Technology

NA

=111

106

=128

=119

U.S. News & World Report - Engineering

222

NA

NA

NA

NA

Law

Ranked By

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

Times Higher Education (THE)

43

55

=47

=60

49

QS - Law and Legal Studies

NA

=76

51-100

51-100

51-100

U.S. News and World Report - Social Sciences

57

NA

NA

NA

NA

Bristol University Fees

Undergraduate & Postgraduate (taught)

Faculty

Annual Tuition Fee (GBP)

Bachelors

Masters & Ph.D. (taught)

Arts

20,100

15,600-26,500

Engineering

24,700

24,700-25,600

Life Sciences 

24,700

4,500-23,900

Science

24,700

23,200-24,700

Health Sciences 

24,700

8,480-45,000

Social Sciences and Law

20,100

8,080-31,100

Postgraduate (research)

Faculty

Annual Tuition Fee (GBP)

Full-time

Part-time

Arts

18,900

9,450

Science

23,900

11,950

Clinical

37,200

18,600

Bristol University Important Dates

Schedule

Fall Intake 2022

Spring Intake 2023

Application Deadline (late UCAS  application)

January 26, 2022

September/ October 2022

Session Begin

September 2022

January 2023

University of Bristol Admission Process

International students can get admitted to Bristol University by following the steps below:

  • Browse through the programs offered by the university and select the ones desired.

  • Fill out the application form and upload the required documents.

  • Review and Submit the application.

The final offer letter shall be conveyed through mail, and may take anywhere between a couple of weeks to a couple of months.

Documents Required

University of Bristol requires the submission of the following documents from international students:

  • Application Form

  • Academic Transcripts

  • Standardised Test Scores (if applicable)

  • English Proficiency Test Scores

  • SOP or Application Essay

  • LOR(s) or Letter of Recommendations

  • Financial Statements

  • Passport Copy

  • Medical Certificate (if asked)

University of Bristol Eligibility Criteria

Qualification(s) Required

Bachelors - HSC from CBSE/ICSE/State Board

Masters - Bachelors in a relevant field from a recognised Central or State University

Average GPA

Bachelors - 2.7+

Masters - Relevant grade as per marking standards.

English Proficiency Tests

IELTS/TOEFL/PTE

Admission Tests

Bachelors - SAT/ACT

Masters - SAT/ACT/GMAT/GRE

University of Bristol Scholarships

Bristol University offers over 100+ scholarship programmes, bursaries and fee waivers to its international students. These programs are based on the level of course, home country, etc.

Scholarships available for undergraduate courses include:

  • Think Big Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Global Accounting and Finance Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Global Economics Undergraduate Scholarships

  • School of Policy Studies International Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Think Big About Global Justice Undergraduate Scholarships

  • Think Big Bursaries for Sciences

  • University of Bristol Earth Day India Undergraduate Scholarship

University of Bristol has following scholarship programmes for postgraduate degrees:

  • Think Big Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Future Leader Scholarships

  • Global Accounting and Finance Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Global Economics Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Michael Wong Pakshong Bursary

  • Phyllis Mary Morris Bursaries

  • School of Policy Studies International Postgraduate Scholarships

  • Think Big about Education Scholarships

  • Think Big about Innovation Scholarships

  • Think Big about Global Justice Postgraduate Scholarships

Bristol University Placements

Bristol University offers career support services through its administrative section of Careers Service. The highlights of the type of the support offered are:

  • During the course duration, the department helps the enrolled students of School of Policy Studies, School of Education and Department of Management, to get work experience through temporary placements or internships at partner organisations.

  • The department offers support in building a profile, gaining experience, showcasing the talent and skills well and in deciding the suitable career path.

  • University of Bristol’s Career Services department helps the graduates to connect with prospective employers through its vast network. The students can choose the direction on the basis of country, industry, career path, etc.

  • The university also ensures to teach its students the workplace ethics of Equality, Indiscriminate, Workplace Rights and Laws for Employees, etc.

  • Students can also register and make use of portals like my career and Student Circus, both university’s launched portals, to know more about available vacancies.

Bristol University Alumni

Here are some facts on Bristol University alumni:

  • Bristol University has a vast professional network of 170k+ alumni.

  • Bristol University has been an alma mater and employer of 13 Nobel Laureates.

  • Some notable alumni of Bristol University include Paul Dirac (Physics), Sir William Ramsay (Chemistry), Cecil Frank Powell (Physics), Sir Winston Churchill (Literature), Dorothy Hodgkin (Chemistry), Hans Albrecht Bethe (Physics), Max Delbrück (Physiology or Medicine), Gerhard Herxberg (Chemistry), Sir Nevill Francis Mott (Physics), Sir Paul Nurse (Physiology or Medicine), Harold Pinter (Literature), Jean-Marie Gustave Le Clézio (Literature) and Angus Deaton (Economics).

  • The university’s alumni can enjoy benefits such as a 10% Discount on postgraduate programs, opportunities to be the mentoring head of current students and help them ace their course and career turbulences, among others.

University of Bristol Accommodations

International students enrolling in Bristol University may expect the following when going for on-campus accommodation

  • There are five types of accommodation available for international students at Bristol University, UK - Single Room, Single Room with a basin, En Suite Room, Twin Room and Studio room, and each of these are in triple grading of Basic, Standard and Standard Plus. The facilities and floor space shall differ from one room to another.

  • Access to additional facilities of the famed campus of Bristol University, such as sports facilities, library, cafes, shops, etc.

  • Accommodation at heavily discounted prices in comparison to living on off-campus accommodation.

  • Avoidance of collateral expenses such as travel and commutation, food, etc.

Campus Location

University of Bristol

The Richmond Building 105 Queen's Road Bristol BS8 1LN United Kingdom

http://www.bris.ac.uk/international/contact/ | +44 (0)117 331 8591 | choose-bristol@bristol.ac.uk

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