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Fast-track your studies with our unique two-year degrees.

How does a two-year degree work?

Our teaching is broken down into four bite-size terms, with the same amount of teaching weeks as a typical three-year degree, so you’ll have plenty of time to get to grips with each module. You could even choose to continue onto a master’s programme, finishing both degrees in a total of three years.

Will it save me money?

Our fast-tracked schedule means you’ll finish your degree sooner and be out in the workforce up to a year earlier than if you went to another university. When living costs are included, our students pay about 20 per cent less than they would on a three-year course at a university charging £9,250pa for tuition. And don’t forget: you could enjoy a full extra year of extra earnings while your friends are studying!

The two-year degree has already helped me boost my performance academically, as well as enabling me to be curious outside of my studies. My studies in computing at the university have helped to further improve my skills with practical knowledge, and this will be useful in my future career.

Thomas Humphreys

Computing student

Benefits of a two-year degree

Fast-track your studies

Combine your undergraduate with either a foundation or postgraduate programme, finishing in just three years.

Save time and cost

Get into the job market and start earning one year earlier. Saving on tuition and living costs.

Catch up & thrive

Whether you’ve taken a gap year or want a fresh start, a two-year degree and optional January start will keep you on track with your peers.

Will a two-year degree save me money?

Yes! Although our annual fee is higher than other universities, you will save a whole year of tuition fees and living costs, and start earning earlier.

Two-year degrees at Buckingham are a great cost-effective option. When living costs are included, our students pay about 20% less than they would on a three-year course at a university charging £9,250 per annum for tuition.

What loans are available?

Undergraduate UK students are eligible for the same support from Student Finance England as those at other universities, including:

1) An annual repayable Tuition Fee Loan is paid direct to the University. If you are eligible for this loan, it will be paid termly.

2) An annual repayable Maintenance Loan to help with your living costs, paid in instalments directly to you after registration.

Find out which grants and loans you could be entitled to.

The University of Buckingham has given me a great opportunity to study law in just two years without compromising on the quality of teaching. The location is rather quiet, which is perfect to study. And yet the students and staff members are very friendly and welcoming so that we will not feel lonely while studying.

Baiyu Chen

Law student

Why choose Buckingham

A personal experience

Small group teaching is a hallmark of our University. We pride ourselves on being a small and friendly environment to study, live and work.
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Flexible start dates

Start your fast-track Bachelor's degree in either September or January. Apply through UCAS, or directly on our course pages at any time.
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