Universities can offer a range of courses including higher level apprenticeships, foundations degrees, undergraduate degrees, masters degrees and PhD’s.

To follow one of these options it may not be necessary to move away from home.  There are a number of courses available at local universities and some universities offer online courses.

Obtaining a qualification through a university course may:

Many mature students take courses at university and /or study through online courses.

Degrees aren’t always necessary to get a job but is an option you may wish to consider though there are some professions where a degree is required such as if you want to become a doctor.

UCAS - choosing a university course

University of Bedfordshire

Open University

Cranfield University

University of Hertfordshire