Frequently Asked Questions about accelerated degrees
No. The two-year accelerated version is the same degree, just over a shorter period of time.
Yes. A personal tutor will guide, support and encourage you. You'll generally meet up every semester. With certain accelerated courses you'll also have regular teaching contact on-campus in the first year. This ensures contact and the opportunity to get to know each other.
Accelerated degrees are much cheaper. Not only is there a lower tuition fee, your living costs are only for two years too. You'll find fee information on our course pages.
Yes. You can take a placement on our accelerated degrees before your final summer teaching semester.
Employers value the drive and focus needed for accelerated degrees. It also gives you different, demonstrable attributes compared to others when you're looking for a job.
You can transfer from a two-year accelerated degree to a three-year degree.
You can usually get full funding for a two-year accelerated degree if you've completed just one year at university. It's worth speaking to Student Finance England to double check.
Yes. This also means you'll complete a degree and masters course in around three years.
Yes. International students can apply for any of our two-year accelerated degrees.
You apply for an accelerated degree through UCAS. You'll be invited for an informal chat (face to face, telephone or video call). This will ascertain your suitability for the degree.
If you fail any module in the first year (which requires a resit) you'll transfer to the three year route. This is to ensure you get the best degree classification possible. Your pace of study is slowed down to enable you to focus on passing the resit.
The course leaders have been extremely supportive. When I was struggling, the course leader spared some time to listen to me when he was on his way to a meeting and, even though no appointment had been booked, he was very encouraging and supportive.Marianne Williams