Start a course in January / February

You don't have to wait a whole year to study with us. We offer you the opportunity to start many of our undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the new year – browse our courses below.

If you're from the UK and applying for a full-time undergraduate degree, you can call our hotline on 0800 032 4441 or complete our quick online application. If you're an international student or an EU student who requires Student visa sponsorship, simply visit the relevant course page and select "Apply direct".  

Further details on how to apply can be found below.

Hotline hours

Our hotline is available between 10am and 5pm (UK time), Monday to Friday. 

Postgraduate degrees and part-time undergraduate degrees

Applications for postgraduate degrees and part-time undergraduate degrees can be made from your chosen course page.

Browse degrees starting in January/February

Start a university course in January / February

Fast-track your studies

Study with us in the new year and you can complete your three-year degree in two-and-a-half years* starting in January/February. The first six months involve intensive learning, with seminars and lectures throughout the summer. We offer more support and smaller classes so that you can progress quickly in your studies and gain some great learning skills for the rest of your degree.

*Please note, any three-year courses in our Guildhall School of Business and Law (covering our business, law and language degrees) do not have the accelerated first year and will take three or four full years to complete, meaning the course would finish in January 2026 if studied full-time.

How to apply

If you're a UK student or an EU student with settled or pre-settled status, you can call our hotline on 0800 032 4441 (Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm) or complete our quick online application.

Reasons to start your degree in January / February

  • You don't have to wait until the autumn to start your course.
  • You'll have more contact time with your lecturers – this means greater support to help you succeed.
  • Completing your course in a shorter time means you spend less money on accommodation.

If you've already got your entry qualification, you don't need to wait until September to begin studying a postgraduate course and start increasing your earning potential.

How to apply

To apply for a postgraduate course, you must apply online.

Reasons to start your postgraduate course in January

  • It's simple to apply online – just browse our postgraduate courses starting in January and click the apply button from the course page.
  • Providing you meet the eligibility criteria, you may be able to benefit from a government Postgraduate Loan to help fund your studies.
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