The University of Bradford boasts more than 50 years of academic excellence as a university. With 140,000 graduates in over 175 countries, we continue to grow our international reputation, course provision and research impact. Our commitment to developing new course subjects and teaching modes reflects and anticipates the needs of employers, students, and global society as a whole.
Learn more about studying at Bradford, an international university with more than 50 years of academic excellence.
What makes Bradford stand out?
- Professional accreditation
We’re proud to be part of an elite group of universities to boast a triple-accredited business school. Many courses across our four faculties are also accredited by leading industry bodies, including our Engineering and Biomedical Science programmes. The Guardian University Guide 2020 ranked our Chemical Engineering course at number four in the UK.
- Scholarships for Pakistani Students
The University is pleased to offer automatic scholarships for all for self-funding, international fee-paying students and is available to all students who meet the eligibility criteria and are nationals of Pakistan. It is available for all full-time courses at the University of Bradford (excluding MBA, Distance Learning and external).
All students from Pakistan will be awarded with a £4,000 scholarship as a fee reduction. The scholarship is automatically processed and will be paid again for subsequent years of study, providing you have progressed with an average of 58% or above.
- Bradford Life
Bradford is a diverse and welcoming city, offering affordable living costs and a compact city centre that will keep surprising you every time you visit. Whether it be going for a meal out with your friends, shopping, or taking in a play at the theatre you will find lots to entertain you in the City of Bradford. Check out Bradford's blog on Ten Things to do in Bradford.
As Bradford is in the centre of the UK you will have excellent transport links to some of the UK’s most famous places. Fatimah, an international student from Pakistan, wrote a blog on her Favourite Five Places to visit in the UK.
- University of the Year for Social Inclusion (The Times Good University Guide 2020)
- Top 4 in the UK for satisfaction with accommodation costs, living costs and value for money (International Student Barometer 2020)
- Triple-accredited business school
Why choose the University of Bradford?
- Industry accredited courses in all four of our faculties
- 94% of graduates went on to employment or further study within six months of graduating (HESA 2017)
- Number 1 in the UK for Visa advice
- On-campus student accommodation, gym, library and social spaces
- Over 130 nationalities represented on campus
What students say about Bradford
Shams Aliya – MSc Cancer Pharmacology: "I chose Bradford because it's known as a multicultural melting pot. I dreamed of meeting people from all over the world. I like that it's so close to Leeds and Manchester yet it's a cost-effective choice - as an international student I find my money goes much further here than in other UK cities."
Rida Javed – MSc Advanced Civil and Structural Engineering: “I love studying at this university because I have never experienced such a welcoming, supportive and student-friendly learning environment anywhere else.”
Anwar Ali – Certificate of International Foundation Studies: