BPP University is one of the UK's leading private Universities dedicated to business and the professions, and in 2013 it became the winner of the prestigious Education Investor award "Higher Education & Professional Education Provider of the Year 2013-14". In 2010, BPP became the winner "Post 16 education provider of the year" award by Education Investor. BPP University has the centres throughout the UK and also in Amsterdam, Holland.
BPP University is a separate legal entity and division within the wider BPP Professional Education group. BPP University has its own separate governance and regulatory structure reflecting the national importance of BPP University as a degree awarding body approved by the UK's Privy Council.
BPP University has its origins in BPP Law School, which was established in 1992 and soon became one of the leading postgraduate Law Schools in the UK. In 2005 BPP Law School established what is now known as BPP University combining BPP University's unique history since 1976 of training accountancy and finance specialists throughout Europe with the establishment of BPP Business School under the central regulatory umbrella of BPP University. In 2011 BPP University established BPP School of Health and in 2012 - BPP School of Foundation and English Language Studies. BPP University comprises BPP Business School, BPP Law School, BPP School of Health and the BPP School of Foundation and English Language Studies.
In the 2011-2012 academic year 7,752 students studied with BPP University (5,808 full-time students and 1,944 part-time students). During the academic year 2011-2012, BPP University had 963 permanently employed staff operating its study programmes from nine UK locations (Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, London, Manchester and Swindon). In 2012 96% of our graduates were in employment or further study within six months from graduation.
Established Year: 1976
BPP University has study centres in six of the UK's leading cities and in Abingdon, a town near Oxford in England.
London: BPP has two Law Schools in London, one in Holborn, close to the Inns of Courts, and one in Waterloo– also the base for BSC (Hons) Psychology close to the famous London Eye. BPP Business School is situated in London's commercial centre, near Liverpool Street Station. ACCA full time students are taught in our central Kings Cross and Shepherd's Bush learning centres as well as in our Croydon learning centre just outside London.
Manchester: BPP's learning centre in Manchester occupies a newly-renovated historic building within five minutes' walk from Oxford Road train station and the city's main shopping areas.
Birmingham: BPP's learning centre in Birmingham is located in the heart of the UK's second city which is a hub of economic prosperity.
Bristol: BPP's learning centre is close to the famous waterfront in this historic port city. Bristol is creative and innovative, City of the Year Award Winner 2008 and an officially designated Centre of Culture.
Abingdon: BPP's learning centre, where the McTimoney College of Chiropractic programmes are delivered, is located in this market town in Oxfordshire, just 5.5 miles (8.9 km) south of Oxford.
London: BPP Business School, London City 2 St Mary Axe, London, EC3A 8BF
Birmingham: BPP Birmingham, 32-34 Colmore Circus, Birmingham, B4 6BN
Bristol: BPP Bristol, Grove Avenue, Bristol, BS1 4QY
Cambridge: BPP Cambridge, Third Floor Lion House Lion Yard, Cambridge, CB2 3NA
Leeds: BPP Leeds, 36 Park Row, Leeds, LS1 5JL
Manchester: BPP, Manchester, St James Building, 79 Oxford Street, Manchester, M1 6FQ
BPP centres are diverse as the cities in which they are based in and each is equipped with state-of-the-art-learning facilities. BPP Schools boast state-of-the-art facilities and well-maintained, high-quality classrooms and lecture theatres. Everything's designed to create a professional environment that prepares you for your chosen career. Each of buildings is equipped with the very latest eLearning and technology facilities. The centres have rooms dedicated to computer study and there's IT equipment in all libraries and study areas.
- In 2012, 96% of BPP graduates were in employment within 6 months
- The BPP group educates 80% of all FTSE companies
- Over 500 organisations sponsor their employees to study with BPP
- BPP's global clients include BAE Systems, Shell and Vodafone
- BPP tutors are an impressive mix of industry practitioners and experienced academics
- Only University in the UK to offer Six Months Paid Work Placement to all Master students in the Business School.
- Awarding Body Powers and High Trusted Sponsor Status: BPP University is recognised by the UK Ministry of Education on providing internationally recognised degrees.
- Convenient city centre locations- BPP has centres in Abingdon, Birmingham, Bristol, Cambridge, Leeds, Liverpool, London (City, Holborn, Shepherd's Bush and Waterloo), Manchester, Newcastle and Swindon
- In 2013 BPP became the winner of the prestigious Education Investor award "Higher Education & Professional Education Provider of the Year 2013-14".
- In 2010, BPP became the winner "Post 16 education provider of the year" award by Education Investor.
The BPP University accommodation team can assist students in finding a place in private or shared halls of residence, homestays, rental accommodation and short stay accommodation. BPP University also has a Find-a-Room database for students to take advantage of, alongside its Facebook flatmate-finder service for international students.