The University has been rated 21st in the UK for their Hospitality, Leisure, Recreation, Sport and Tourism courses, according to the 2008 Independent ‘Good University Guide’, and the 2009 Guardian ‘University Guide’ has rated the Nursing courses third in the UK for Teaching Quality and 14th in the UK for overall satisfaction, for Sports Science.
The University continues to stand for high-quality teaching, outstanding student support and excellent personal, career and professional development.
Short listed for the coveted title of University of the Year in the Times Higher Education Supplement awards, the University of Bedfordshire provides a student with:
Quality teaching methods and courses.
They have been rated 3rd in the UK for Media courses and 12th for Sport courses in the 2007 Guardian league tables.
In the 2007 National Student Survey results the University was placed 28th in the UK, after climbing into the top 25 per cent of all institutions for student satisfaction. Students also ranked Journalism fifth, Law seventh, Business 15th, and Marketing 16th in the country.
The University has an excellent teaching record, having received ‘excellent’ scores from the Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) In Sport, Media, Design, Education and Nursing.
The University has a well equiped campus with world class facilities.
They offer some of the most generous financial support in the country in the form of bursaries and scholarships.
They use innovative and pioneering teaching methods.
The University of Bedfordshire Business School has just launched a completely unique approach to business education with real world learning environment ‘Business Pods’. These £1.2 million state-of-the-art facilities can not be found anywhere else in the UK and have underpinned a completely new teaching method with a work environment that is more like a modern office than a traditional classroom.
They have an award winning, £3.3 million, Bridges Centre for Excellence Teaching and Learning providing Personal Development Planning (PDP) - enhancing the employability of their students. They also have close links with more than 2,000 UK companies including easyJet, Interbrew, the BBC and AstraZeneca, ensuring that their courses are designed in line with employers needs.
They have launched eight new courses this year, including Computer Animation, Dance & Professional Practice and Psychology & Criminal Behaviour.