University of Bristol

Welcome to the University of Bristol

The University of Bristol is a highly ranked Russell Group university with a fantastic reputation. You’ll join a global community of students from more than 150 countries, and enjoy life in one of the UK’s most exciting cities.

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You can gain entry to the University of Bristol through a pathway course at Kaplan International College (KIC) London.

Top reasons to study here

Ranked 8th in the UK

Shanghai World University Rankings 2018

UK's 2nd most-targeted university by top employers

High Fliers Research 2019

51st in the world

QS World Rankings 2019

Top 5 in the UK for research

Times Higher Education analysis of Research Excellence Framework 2014

#1 place to live in the UK

Sunday Times 2017

Guaranteed entry

when you pass your KIC London course at the required level with good attendance

Subject rankings

Subject area UK ranking Source
Anatomy and Physiology7th Guardian University Guide 2019
Business Studies 16th Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Civil Engineering 3rd Guardian University Guide 2019
Computer Science15th Complete University Guide 2020
Electronic and Electrical Engineering 10th Guardian University Guide 2019
Geography and Environmental Science 5th Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Law 11th Guardian University Guide 2019
Mechanical Engineering 3rd Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019
Philosophy 9th Guardian University Guide 2019
Social Policy and Administration1st Guardian University Guide 2019
Sociology 3rd Guardian University Guide 2019

Why choose the University of Bristol?

I am delighted that you are considering the University of Bristol during what is a uniquely exciting moment in our history. Bristol is a successful and ambitious university, offering you the chance to learn from and with some of the leading scholars in the world. We understand the opportunity that studying overseas can bring to both you and us. As such, we offer a wealth of support right from the point of applying to beyond graduation.
University of Bristol Vice-Chancellor and President
Professor Hugh Brady Vice-Chancellor and President

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