Introduction to University

Higher education courses can be studied at university, Further education colleges, specialist institutions like art schools or agricultural colleges, training providers and online providers. Higher education qualifications range from Higher National Certificates (HNCs) and diplomas to Postgraduate awards and Master’s degrees.

https://www.gov.uk/higher-education-courses-find-and-apply

Higher education qualifications include:

  • NVQs
  • Higher National Certificates
  • Higher National Diplomas
  • Foundation degrees
  • Bachelor degrees
  • Post-graduate degrees
  • (Higher) Degree Apprenticeships

Routes into higher education - https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/routes-higher-education

Guide to qualifications - https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/information-and-services/education/guide-qualifications

https://www.gov.uk/higher-education-courses-find-and-apply

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