BPP University



BPP University is a private university specializing in law, business, finance, accountancy, banking, technology, chiropractic, dentistry, nursing, psychology and healthcare. BPP University has sites in several UK city center locations, particularly in London. Since 2009 it has been owned and run by BPP Holdings, part of the US-based for-profit education company Apollo Group.

The university is a UK degree-awarding body with four schools: BPP University School of Business and Technology, BPP University Law School, BPP University School of Health and BPP University School of Nursing. The university was awarded the 2010 Education Investor award for “Post-16 Education Provider of the Year” and Education Investor magazine’s “Higher/Professional Education Provider of the Year 2013” award in November.

BPP University has study centers in Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, London and Manchester.

BPP University is one of nine private degree awarding bodies in the UK. It receives direct funding from tuition fees at the level of its choice. In 2011, BPP set its fees for 2012 undergraduate courses at £5,000.

The university offers degree programs in law, business (management, marketing, human resources, entrepreneurship, and leadership) accounting, finance, psychology and health studies. In 2011, it had 6,780 students taking courses in its Business School, Law School, School of Health and School of Foundation & English Language Studies. A further 30,000 took accountancy qualifications with BPP’s professional training organization BPP Professional Education. The university also manages and operates McTimoney College of Chiropractic and through that partnership offers four-year master’s degrees in Chiropractic.

167 in UK by Webometrics
Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) Bronze rating
Type University Public
Year Founded 1992
Size Large
16,000 Students
Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester


2,3 years
Course Durations Available

TEF Rating

TEF Bronze is awarded to institutions that deliver teaching, learning and outcomes for their students that meet "rigorous national quality requirements" for higher education in the UK.

Courses Available

  • Accounting, Business, Management and Marketing
  • Health Professions


How to Apply?

Accepts UCAS

For International Students

5.5 Minimum IELTS Score
IELTS Requirement: Required
TOEFL (iBT), PTE, CPE, CAE Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of IELTS)
Deadlines and Important Dates
Deadline of application via UCAS for majority of undergraduate courses

Cost and Scholarships

£ 10,000
Average Tuition Fee
(For International Students)

Types of Scholarships Available



Undergraduate Excellence Bursary
Total Worth --
Eligibility and Requirements Be a UK student; and Have applied for an undergraduate course at BPP University; and Can demonstrate the highest standard of academic excellence.
Available for International Students No
Application Deadline --
BPTC Excellence Scholarship
Total Worth up to £5,000
Eligibility and Requirements Have applied to study the BPTC at BPP University; and Meet the entry requirements for the course A 1st class degree result; or A penultimate year result of a 1st if you are still completing your degree; or A predicted 1st class degree result
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline September
BPTC Advocacy Scholarship
Total Worth up to £5,000
Eligibility and Requirements Have applied to study the BPTC at BPP University; and Meet the entry requirements for the course This scholarship is assessed by the following criteria: Quality of answers on application form, detailing any proven aptitude for advocacy/public speaking; and Quality of answers at interview, including: Ability to apply techniques described in the pre-interview briefing; and Quality of communication with the witness.
Available for International Students Yes
Application Deadline September
Other Details This award is for those who can demonstrate a clear aptitude for advocacy, including strong communication and courtroom witness handling skills.