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.

Bachelor’s Degrees: BA, BSc
and MB

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:

  • Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc)
  • Bachelor of medicine (MB)

Postgraduate Qualifications

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:

  • Postgraduate Certificates
  • Postgraduate Diplomas
  • Master’s Degrees
  • Doctorates
Session Starting Time in UK: January-April / June-August / Sept-November
Course Duration: Post graduate: 12 M, 8 M and 24 M Full Time
Course Duration Undergraduate: 3-4 years


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