You may know exactly what you want to study or you may still be unsure about the subject or course. You may have left school early or perhaps a desire to learn more has crept up on you. Whatever your reasons, deciding on the right course is crucial if you are to make the most of higher education - regardless of how old you are. It is important not to rush your choice.
Remember that there are many new and exciting courses in higher education in subjects which may not have been on the curriculum when you were at school. Browse through reference books and consult the Course Search section of this website.
Which university or college?
Guidance on choosing the right university or college.
How to choose the right course.
Accreditation of Prior Learning (APL)
An explanation of Accreditation of Prior Learning and how it can be used in higher education.