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Undergraduate degrees

British academic standards are admired worldwide, with Bachelor’s degrees and higher education diplomas recognised amongst the best

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Postgraduate degrees

UK institutions offer an enormous variety of taught postgraduate certificates, diplomas and Master’s degrees

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Applying to further education colleges

Applications for some FE colleges are handled by UCAS. For those that are not, applications can occasionally be made online, or forms can be downloaded from college websites. Most colleges…

GCSEs and equivalents

School students in the UK usually obtain GCSEs (or equivalent qualifications) as their first qualifications at the age of about 16

A-levels and equivalents

A-levels (Advanced levels) and their Scottish equivalents are the most popular option for continuing students after GCSEs and Standard Grades

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Student life: off campus

The lively experience as a student in the UK doesn’t end as soon as you step off campus. There is plenty to do around the UK, and you are often offered a sample of the country’s delights at a discounted rate