Studying a Foundation course at Buckingham will help you bridge the gap between your current qualifications and the knowledge and skills required for our two-year undergraduate programmes.

With our integrated option, you can complete both your foundation stage and undergraduate degree in just three years. This means a faster and smoother transition into university study in a supportive and stimulating learning environment.

Develop your confidence in core skills, such as debate participation, critical thinking and report writing and study subject-related modules that are tailored to give you a solid base of knowledge in your chosen study area (such as business, law, computing, psychology or the humanities).

Why choose Buckingham

Study a Foundation course at Buckingham, the home of the two-year degree, ranked in the top 10 for Graduate Prospects (The Sunday Times, Good University Guide 2022). Students are at the heart of everything we do: our award-winning small class tutorials ensure every student is known by name and supported throughout their studies. You will love our personalised teaching model, dedicated student support team, and beautiful, safe campus.

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Student feedback

“When I studied my foundation course at Buckingham, I was encouraged to participate in class and to do the work and that really translated into my degree now. I really like the small class sizes as they ensure you’re able to ask questions and have a good relationship with your lecturers.”

Deborah, LLB

Your future career

The Foundational team will work with you to develop your confidence and employability skills: from how to present, to building cross-cultural relations.

We will also encourage you to get involved with events such as employability fairs and guest lectures in your future school of study to give you an understanding of the world of work in your chosen discipline.

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