BPP University became the first publicly owned company in the UK to gain degree awarding powers in September of 2007. It educates around 80,000 learners each year over a range of courses at varying levels; apprenticeships, undergraduate and postgraduate university courses, professional qualifications and professional development courses, full time and part time.
The University of Buckingham is the oldest private and independent university in the UK and the only independent university in the UK with a Royal Charter. Based in North Buckinghamshire, the university has nine schools over three campuses, two based in the town of Buckingham and one campus based in Crewe, in the North West of England. It is the home of the two-year undergraduate degree, making a faster and cheaper route to study an undergraduate qualification.
Edge Hill University is a modern university founded in 2006, previously a college opened in 1885 as the first non-denominational teacher training college for women. Edge Hill is a campus-based university located in Ormskirk, Lancashire, around 35 minutes from the city of Liverpool.
Swansea University was founded in 1920 and has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation since, with a long history of working with industry and business, and today are part of a wider impact across four main subjects in society; health, wealth, culture and well-being.
The University of South Wales is among the largest of universities in the UK, with 23,000 students attending over 500 courses. It has three campuses based in South Wales, making it a great location to study your degree with coastline, mountains and city life on your doorstep.
The University of Chester is a public university located in Chester. The university started as the UK's first institution specifically designed for teacher training. It now has five campus locations in the Chester area including; Warrington, and a University Centre in Shrewsbury.
De Montfort University (DMU) is a campus-based university situated in Leicester city centre; the university was established in 1992 as a degree awarding body. The city is known for having the best of both worlds, with access to beautiful countryside and city life, and is also one of the cheapest UK cities for students.
The University of Bedfordshire (UB) is a large university with five campuses in total, but with two main campuses based in Luton and Bedford in the South of the UK. It also has a health teaching facility in Aylesbury which was opened in partnership with Buckingham Healthcare NHS trust at Stoke Mandeville Hospital, it is also home to the world renowned National Spinal Injuries Centre.