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Postgraduate options at the University of Buckingham include a wide variety of programmes, from master’s to professional doctorates. There are almost 100 choices available, open to graduates or those with equivalent work experience.

The university offers enriching opportunities for learners to gain higher qualifications, boost their job prospects and further explore their passions. Classes are small in size, where students benefit from Oxbridge-style tutorial groups and close academic support.

The campus is idyllic, the Great Ouse river winds past the halls of residence and Students’ Union and is home to local wildlife. Academic buildings hold intriguing histories; learning takes place in a former friary, a converted milk factory and old military barracks.

At Buckingham, students have a truly unique experience, the first independent UK university to hold a royal charter, it is also one of the smallest in the country, with around 2,700 students representing 100 nationalities. Students make lifelong friendships during their studies as well as global connections that remain valuable throughout their careers.


  1. I am completely fulfilled.
  2. It's been even better than I thought before I came. Since the university is far from big cities and distractions, it is perfect for focusing on studying and getting along with new friends.
  3. Very small classes and good lectures. They really endeavour to provide good teaching. They help you very fast and have a lot of support for students, not only in academics but also with personal issues.


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About the University of Buckingham

Buckingham offers enriching opportunities for learners to gain higher qualifications, boost their job prospects and further explore their passions.

Postgraduate student body breakdown
Source: HESA, 2019

Study mode
Source: HESA, 2019

This University

10% Part Time
90% Full Time

All universities (avg)

47% Part Time
53% Full Time

Student Nationality
Source: HESA, 2019


UK students


Non-UK students

Study level
Source: HESA, 2019

1,465 Undergraduate
1,395 Postgraduate

New students
Source: HESA, 2019


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