What Is Bristol University?


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Bristol University is a large university and research institute within the United Kingdom. Several separate schools make up the university, including the School of Arts, School of Humanities, School of Cellular and Molecular Medicine, Merchant Venturers' School of Engineering, and School of Sociology, Politics and International Studies.

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What Is Bristol University?
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University College, which was in existence from 1876 to 1909, was the precursor to Bristol University, the latter coming into being on May 24, 1909. The university boasts several Nobel Laureates, including Sir William Ramsay, Cecil Frank Powell, Sir Winston Churchill, Sir Nevill Francis Mott and Angus Deaton. Several universities members have also been members of the Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences, Fellows of the British Academy and Fellows of the Royal Society.

Students can pursue both undergraduate and graduate degrees at Bristol University. Aerospace Engineering with Study in Continental Europe, Biochemistry with Molecular Biology and Biotechnology, Cellular and Molecular Medicine with Study in Industry, Computer Science and Electronics with Study Abroad, and Physics with Industrial Experience are among the degrees students can pursue.

The university engages in scholarly research programs through its Cabot Institute and Elizabeth Blackwell Institute for Health Research. The university's faculty members have several publications in their respective fields.

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