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University of Bedfordshire - Milton Keynes campus

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School ID: SU440017
Rank: 801
* The Times Higher Education World University Rankings
Applied number: 154

According to The National Student Survey, Bedfordshire ranks second ranking in the UK of training Journalism and Marketing, ranks the third ranking in training medicine, fourth in training human resources.

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General description

Previously Luton College of Higher Education, with roots dating back to Luton Modern School, founded in 1908, the University of Bedfordshire has been known by its current name since the University of Luton and De Montfort University’s Bedford campus merged in 2006. It is a modern university with a total of six campuses across the counties of Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire, offering courses in creative arts, sport, science, social sciences, business and a range of other subjects. Located in the town centre, the university’s Luton campus is home to seven departments, the students’ union and the Postgraduate and Continuing Professional Development Centre. Housing the Physical Education and Sports Science Centre and a number of lecture theatres and specialist labs, the Bedford campus is 20 minutes from Bedford town centre on foot. 

Why choose us?

There are many reasons why the University of Bedfordshire is a good choice:

Great facilities

  • We have campuses with excellent facilities
  • Excellent learning resources with our Bedford campus and Luton campus libraries open 24/7
  • First class specialist facilities
  • Continued investment and development across all campuses.

Outstanding teaching

  • Many of our highly-qualified academic staff have received National Teaching Fellowship Awards
  • We continuously review and revise our courses to ensure that they maintain their currency and relevance
  • Our courses are designed to integrate the latest theoretical developments in your chosen subject area. Current professional, industry or commercial practices are included in teaching to ensure that you have the knowledge and skills sought by employers or for further study.


  • Our research is world-leading research with direct societal, economic and cultural impact


  • Many of our courses are accredited by professional bodies such as the Chartered Management Institute, the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants, Qualified Teacher Status, the Health and Care Professionals Council (HCPC) and the Institute of Biomedical Science
  • We have a Student Internship Scheme (SIS) designed to develop your skills, enhance your CV and gain real-world experiene
  • We have industry links with more than 4,000 organisations including the BBC, TUI and Channel 4.
  • Our dedicated Careers and Recruitment Service offers help with CVs, applications, interview preparation, career choice and finding work.

Key location

  • Close links to London. Luton and Bedford are on the direct line into London St Pancras International. It takes around 40 minutes from Bedford and 22 minutes from Luton on a fast train.
  • Our main campus in Luton is close to London Luton Airport.
  • All campuses are easily accessible by road with Luton close to junction 10 on the M1 and Bedford at junction 13.
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Avg Cost of Tuition/Year £ 10,500
Cost of Living/Year £ 12,000
Application Fee £ 0
Estimated Total/Year £ 22,500

Main majors

  • Journalism
  • Marketing
  • Human resources
  • Animation


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