Higher education ideas

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HE Ideas 2019

Higher education (HE) is education for people aged 18 or over, who have successfully completed a level 3 qualification, such as A levels or level 3 BTECs. Higher education courses are offered by universities as well as many other institutions and lead to qualifications such as:

  • a degree (BSc, BA, BEng)
  • a Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • a Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)
  • a Foundation Degree (FdA or FdSc)

Research your ideas, find out about degree or other courses, check out the facts, so you can make the right decision and identify the right course - log into careersinfo logo and enter 'HE ideas' in the search:

  • Applied science
  • Art and design
  • Biology
  • Business
  • Chemistry
  • Childcare and education/children’s play, learning and development
  • Computer science/computing/information technology
  • Economics
  • English
  • Geography
  • Health and social care
  • History
  • Languages
  • Maths
  • Media
  • Music
  • PE/sport
  • Performing arts
  • Physics
  • Politics
  • Psychology
  • Religious education
  • Sociology

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Page updated May 2019

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