Buckinghamshire New University
BNU, where Education meets Employability. As one of the top 10 universities for student support, at BNU you will gain the skills employers are looking for with our practical courses.
Why study at Buckinghamshire New University?
There are many reasons to study at BNU. From our extensive range of industry-focused courses to our inclusive Students’ Union and our state-of-the-art facilities, there is something for everyone. We’re dedicated to teaching you the skills to future-proof your career. You’ll gain the skills employers are looking for. Learn from industry professionals through workshops and placements – ensuring you’re well prepared and confident to succeed in your chosen career. 95% of our graduates are in work or further study 15 months after graduation (HESA 2021). We have recently invested £100 million in our facilities, so you can have access to the latest industry-standard equipment and software, we’re also 2nd for lecturers and teaching quality (WhatUni Student Choice Award 2022).
Not only are we ranked 5th for overall student satisfaction and 2nd for our learning community (National Student Survey 2022), but we’re also came 11th place in the ‘University of the Year’ category and ranked in the top 10 for international study (Whatuni Student Choice Awards 2022).
The highlight for our students are the unique opportunities available through ‘The Big Deal’ which is part of our Student Union who organise trips, workshops, societies, sports and all student events, and the best part, it’s all FREE!
Programmes and Courses
We deliver our quality employment-focused and skills-based education through seven academic Schools, which are:
School of Art, Design and Performance
Courses include (but not limited to): Fashion Design, Creative Advertising, Hair and Make-up for Film and Performance, Musical Theatre
School of Aviation and Security
Courses include (but not limited to): Aviation Management, Pilot Training, International Tourism Management with Air Travel
School of Business and Law
Courses include (but not limited to): Marketing, Business Economics, Business Law, Law, Law and Sociology
School of Creative and Digital Industries
Courses include (but not limited to): Audio and Music Production, Music Business, Film & TV Production, 3D Games Art, Visual Effects, Computing, Cyber Security
School of Health and Social Care Professions
Courses include (but not limited to): Public Health, Social Work, Paramedic Science, Physiotherapy, Operating Department Practice
School of Human and Social Sciences
Courses include (but not limited to): Psychology, Criminology, Education, Sports Therapy, Strength and Conditioning,
School of Nursing and Midwifery
Courses include (but not limited to): Adult Nursing, Children’s Nursing, Mental Health Nursing, Professional Practice
Campuses and City
Our campuses are ideally located, with strong transport links, London nearby, and a free shuttle bus from High Wycombe to Uxbridge – whether you wish to commute or stay in halls, you can get around easily.
At our High Wycombe Campus you’ll be in the heart of the action. As our main campus, it is home to a range of state-of-the-art facilities, such as personal Art & Design workspaces, Aviation Simulator, Gym and Film and TV Studios.
High Wycombe is just a 30-minute train journey to the London city centre, as well as a short ride to Oxford, Reading and Birmingham. In the town centre you can find a range of pubs, bars, restaurants, cafes, supermarkets and a shopping centre full of popular retailers. The town itself is surrounded by relaxing countryside and interesting history. You get the best of both worlds!
We have a whole campus in Uxbridge dedicated to Nursing, Healthcare and Allied Health courses. So, if you decide to study one of these courses, this will be most likely your new home! Uxbridge campus has a range of working wards, simulation labs and operation theatre for our students to use. Uxbridge is a short distance from the London Metropolitan and Piccadilly tube lines; the nearest tube station is only a five-minute walk! In the town itself you can also explore a range of shops, restaurants and bars, as well as countryside where you can walk and sail around the town’s lake.
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