Buckinghamshire New University - Bucks New Uni • Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Buckinghamshire (Bucks) New University is a university with focus on degrees that are professional, practical and academic. The university offers a wide range of high quality courses in nursing, health and social care, cyber fraud detection, textiles and aviation. Special emphasis is placed on the professionally-driven courses that offer students insights into real work life.
The university holds open days on a regular basis, so that student can come by and take a look at what may be their future study environment. The institution has campuses in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, and Uxbridge (West London). Graduates are well-equipped for their future careers, therefore the employment rate is very high. The university offers free lifelong membership to all former students and staff, which opens opportunities to network with other alumni. The university's roots can be traced back to 1891, when it was founded as the School of Science and Art. Since 2007, the university has official university status, before then, it was a university college. Bucks New University has created a degree in Policing, which makes them stand out from other institutions. It is one of the only two universities in the UK to offer a Foundation Degree in Policing as a pre-entry route into Police work.