Foundation degrees

Foundation degrees combine academic and workplace skills. Find out how they work, how much they cost, and how to get a place.

Apprenticeships in England

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships in England, including what they are, entry requirements, and more.

Apprenticeships in Wales

Everything you need to know about apprenticeships in Wales, including what they are, how they work, and more.

Career goals: Mechanical design engineer

Design engineer Adam chose to take an apprenticeship over university. Here he explains his role, how he juggled work with studying and why he's glad he took the apprenticeship path.

Degree apprenticeships

A degree apprenticeship gives you the opportunity to gain a paid-for degree while getting industry experience and earning a salary.

Higher apprenticeships in Northern Ireland

Higher apprenticeships are available in Northern Ireland if you are already employed, or about to take up paid employment. Higher apprenticeships are available from Levels 4 – 7.

Higher education options explained

There's more than one route into higher education. Open your students' eyes to all the possibilities – from degree apprenticeships to studying abroad – and debunk some common myths about university.

Higher Technical Qualifications

Higher Technical Qualifications (HTQs) are now available in Digital, Construction and Health & Science with more sectors coming in September 2024. Find out what they are, who they’re for, and what and where you can study.

Progression pathways 2017

Read our report and watch our videos to find out about full-time undergraduate degree pathways through higher education, including degree and higher level apprenticeships.

Study options

Discover what different degrees and courses are available and where to help you make the right decision about your future.