The transferable skills studying a Master’s degree has enhanced

Studying a Master’s degree at Bournemouth University has helped enhance and develop transferrable skills which are invaluable when coming to applying for jobs. At undergraduate level and in previous employment these skills are learnt and developed, but they are really tested and developed in postgraduate study! Organisation and time management are two tremendously important skills… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate Oscar success

Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating another success, after becoming Oscar-winners thanks to their work on the film Interstellar. A number of BU graduates worked on the visual effects for Interstellar, which won the Best Visual Effects Oscar during the 2015 Academy Awards. The film also picked up the Special Visual Effects Award at this year’s… Read more »

BU graduates celebrate Interstellar BAFTA

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating after being recognised for their visual effects work on the film Interstellar. Interstellar won the Special Visual Effects BAFTA at the 2015 Awards ceremony, with BU graduate Andy Lockley and one of BU’s honorary doctorates, Paul Franklin, invited on stage to pick up the award. Lockley and… Read more »

Bournemouth University braced for further Oscar success

A number of Bournemouth University graduates are celebrating as their work was included in the announcement of Oscar nominees. Graduates from the University’s National Centre for Computer Animation (NCCA) have worked on four out of the five films nominated in the Best Visual Effects Category. Andrew Lockley is among the graduates who could be celebrating on the… Read more »

Bournemouth University graduation week ends in celebration

Over 5,000 students graduated from BU in six ceremonies across four days, with a number of honorary awards given to individuals who have excelled in their field and enriched their communities. Dame Yvonne Moores became a Doctor of Education as recognition for her career in the nursing industry as England Chief Nursing Officer and former… Read more »

Why I chose BU for my Master’s degree

Meet our new blogger Alice White as she talks about why she’s returned to BU… After working for four years I felt restless. My brain needed a challenge and my career needed a new direction. The idea to study an MA kind of took me by surprise; New Year is always a time for big… Read more »

What they say – School of Tourism Master’s Graduates

“The course was exactly designed and tailored to the dynamics of the contemporary retailing environment. It’s led by academics who have worked in industry, making the experience invaluable and inspirational.” Murat Satilmis, MSc Retail Management Graduate   “A great course, with a strong emphasis upon emerging issues within the tourism industry and equally well situated… Read more »