The university has eight academic schools, distributed across three teaching faculties:
Faculty of Engineering, Art and Creative Technologies
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
Faculty of Professional Studies
Foundation degrees are available for students who do not meet the entry criteria for a three-year course, and Bolton offers January intakes for a large majority of its courses, giving a great deal of flexibility with entry points.
The lecturers at Bolton are engaging and passionate, and develop a strong and supportive relationship with their students. The teaching quality has been ranked the best in the North West by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide (2021).
University of Bolton students on Whatuni say:
“Very hands on course with tutors always available.”
“I really like everything because I think it's really useful.”
“I think that they really care about students.”