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.

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How do employers view distance learning degrees?

Is a distance learning degree viewed the same way as a degree studied on campus? Do employers recognise them? Find the answers to these common questions and learn about the different skills you can get from distance learning.

How to apply for postgraduate courses

You can use UCAS Postgraduate to apply for some postgraduate courses. Please read the information below carefully to select the correct application route for your course.

How to become a counsellor

Counsellors can make a significant positive impact on people’s lives, and ultimately improve the health and well-being of our society.

Learning disability nurse

Learning disability nurses support people with learning disabilities, developing important relationships with their patients and helping them to lead fulfilling lives.

Mental health nurse

Mental health nurses build trusting relationships with their patients and provide vital support to people experiencing mental health problems, so they can lead happy and healthy lives.

Personal statement advice: medicine

Aspiring to join the medical world professionally? Then you’ll need the right experience to be seriously considered for a place on a medicine course. Getting experience and researching what’s needed in your personal statement should ideally go hand in hand.


Physiotherapists help people regain their independence by relieving physical difficulties and improving mobility with exercise and other techniques

Postgraduate study

Postgraduate courses can help you progress or change your career. Find out what the options are and how to apply.