Higher education is the name for qualifications and courses you can take after 18. It includes diplomas, foundation years, bachelor degrees and more.Types of qualifications
There are many different types of higher educationqualifications, such as:
foundation degrees and foundation years
degree level apprenticeships
If you’re struggling to decide which qualification to take, you may want to speak to a careers advisor at UK Graduate.What you’ll do
Most higher education courses give you the chance to learn through:
placement yearsSubjects you can take
You’ve got a lot of choice when it comes to higher education. There are hundreds of different subjects to choose from.
You may decide to study a general subject, like English orhistory. This can help you keep your options open and give you the skills you need for many different jobs and careers.
Alternatively, you may want to take a specific subject likemedicine, law or architecture to prepare you for a particular career. You can explore different subjects
on the UCAS website.Get more information
You can find out more about the different types of higher education courses, what you’ll study and how to apply on this website or from one of our student advisors. If you would like help joining a University or College then please use our placement service