choosing a september entry
the university of buckingham is unique as we offer multiple start dates throughout the year. we offer a september entry along with a january start, and almost all of our courses are available to start then. we have many exciting subjects to study as a postgraduate too, starting in september.
september entry is the main intake month across uk universities and you may feel more comfortable following the traditional academic year. it gives you an extra term to settle in, get to know everybody and navigate student life.
ease into your studies
starting your studies in september means you can take a more gentle introduction to university life. you will study fewer modules per term for the first term, bridging the gap between school and university.
in the uk, september entry tends to be the most traditional route into university. there is no extra tuition fees starting earlier.
keep in the swing of things
keep in the swing of education, without a big break between finishing school and starting your undergraduate degree.
apply at any time for september
for september you can apply direct to buckingham any time through our course pages.
we also accept applications via ucas. if you apply direct, you can often secure your place at university ahead of the crowds. we also accept applications close to our start dates, although applying early is always best. click here for support with applying to us directly. if you are from abroad looking to study here at buckingham, you will find more information on our international pages.
our accelerated two-year model, is offered in september and january. you can complete your undergraduate (first degree) in two years, or both your honours and master’s degrees in just three years. we have many exciting subjects to study as a postgraduate too, starting in september.
which ever entry point you choose, you will be part of a whole new student cohort and get to experience induction, freshers’ week and the same expert teaching and personal support facilities.
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undergraduate (first degree)
start your journey with us this september: the uk’s number one university for teaching excellence
postgraduate discounts for september
save up to 33% on a master’s course at buckingham and boost your job prospects.
join the buckingham community this september
there is a real sense of community at the university of buckingham, and students are genuinely known by their name, not a number. through our network of experienced academics, students will get to know their tutors, lecturers, supervisors and/or personal tutors and can access students first (our student welfare team) for any additional support.
our students’ union plays a key part in our students’ lives, helping every student build friendships, pursue their passions and make lifelong memories. you can get involved by joining one of our many clubs or societies or head out on one of our su trips for a taste of adventure, shopping or clubbing.
the explore our university section below is packed with everything you need to know about studying at buckingham; where we are located, what's here on campus and in the town, our accommodation, social activities, and what it's like to study here. all shown by our staff and students themselves.