Two Year degrees

Benefits of our Two Year degrees include:

  • a full honours degree in just two years
  • a university experience which saves you time, tuition fees and living costs
  • industry commitment and hands on experience - great for employability
  • guaranteed work placement in an organisation such as a hotel, visitor attraction, event company or spa, with support from University lecturers
  • study at a Top 10 UK university for degrees in Tourism, Hospitality, Events and Spa Management in the 2017 Guardian league table.

What courses are available?

For more information, call 01298 330667, email

Value for money

Traditional degrees

 Tuition CostsLiving Costs
Year 1 £9,000 £8,000
Year 2 £9,000 £8,000
Year 3 £9,000 £8,000
Sub Total £27,000 £24,000

Two Year Degrees

 Tuition CostsLiving Costs
Year 1 £9,000 £8,000
Year 2 £9,000 £8,000
Year 3 - -
Sub Total £18,000 £16,000
Total £34,000

Studying a Two Year degree at Buxton Campus saves you time and money. You can fast track your career and earn a year's salary in the same time it takes to complete a full time degree.

Our Two Year degrees are full BA (Hons) qualifications. They offer you a different type of university experience by making full use of the whole year: over the traditional summer holidays you gain academic credits in a four-week intensive programme and gain industry experience on an eight week guaranteed work placement.

Teaching and learning takes place in real companies supported by employers and academic staff so you are better prepared for employment.

Progressing to a Masters degree

We offer a 10% discount to University of Derby graduates who wish to study a Masters degree with us.

This means that in the usual three years it takes to complete an undergraduate degree, you can achieve:

  • a BA/BSc (Hons) degree
  • four months professional experience
  • a Masters degree