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University of Buckingham

The University of Buckingham


About Buckingham

We offer postgraduate programmes across a varied mix of subject areas: Security and Intelligence, Psychology, International Studies, Economics, History, Philosophy, Business, Data Science, Law, Finance, Medicine and Education.

Our taught programmes have a similar amount of contact time as an undergraduate degree. They are made up of a range of modules that are delivered through lectures, seminars and tutorials, and will enable you to develop a higher level of expertise.

“Buckingham helped me to achieve my education goal through support, encouragement and inspiration.” – Samantha, Computing student.

We also offer a range of postgraduate research degrees which are require independent learning, alongside working one-on-one with a supervisor and are more specialised.

Many of our MA / MSc programmes can be undertaken on a full-time or part-time basis and several now have the option of being completed 100% online.

Teaching Excellence
We have been awarded Gold status in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) achieving ‘double positive’ ratings in all six categories.

We are delighted to have been ranked 1st for Student Satisfaction by The Complete University Guide for last three years. We are also ranked in the top 4 of all English universities for Student-Staff ratio by The Times and The Sunday Times in the Good University Guide, 2019.

Employability and Career Progression
We pride ourselves on the fact that all of our degree programmes support students with developing the professional skills they need to either progress into employment or to access the next stage of their career advancement. Critical thinking, data analysis, report-writing, communication skills and decision making, are all crucial skills for any job role. We support our students to cultivate these transferable skills and be able to apply them to the industry they wish to work in.

Students on many of our postgraduate programmes will be eligible to receive the Government’s Master’s Loan.

We also offer a number of scholarships to assist postgraduate students with their tuition fees and the cost of studying.

*Discounts do not apply to all postgraduate courses; please check eligibility criteria carefully.

Visit us

We have Open Days and campus tours taking place regularly throughout the year. Book via our website to come and explore our campus, meet our academic teams, speak with current students and get all the information you need about fees, accommodation and study support.

How to Apply
You can apply to us via our website.

We have two main entry points per year in January and September, but for many of our postgraduate programmes, we also take on new students in April and July. Choose which one bests suits you.

If you have questions, please email us:, or call us on 01280 820227.


Scholarship Opportunity with

Are you a PG student at this University or have you applied to study a postgraduate program at a university in Europe? Tell us your plans and qualify for a £500.00 PGS Scholarship.

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