Higher education is third level education in UK after you leave school. It takes places at universities and Further Education colleges and normally includes undergraduate and postgraduate study. Higher education gives you the chance to study a subject you are interested in and can boost your career prospects and earning potential.
There are over 50,000 undergraduate courses at more than 395 providers in the UK. A bachelor’s degree is a course of academic study leading to a qualification such as:
If you want to continue your studies after a bachelor’s degree, or learn more about a particular subject, there are a range of postgraduate qualifications available. Some are linked to a specific profession, while others allow you to complete an original piece of research. There are four main types of postgraduate qualifications: