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Bachelor Degree In The United Kingdom

Find the right Bachelor Degree in The United Kingdom with our comprehensive guide.

Undergraduate degrees in the UK fall into these main categories:

• Bachelor’s Degree

These generally last three to four years, or longer for part-time study, and are made up of lectures, seminars and tutorials. You will be expected to research topics yourself and take and independent approach to studying. There are different titles and levels of degree, such as:

BA - Bachelor of Arts
BSc - Bachelor of Science
BEd - Bachelor of Education
BEng - Bachelor of Engineering

• Higher National Diploma (HND)

A professional higher education course that lasts for one or two years. It is a vocational qualification that is roughly equivalent to the first two years of a three year degree.

• Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE)

Mainly linked to vocational areas such as nursing or social work, a DipHE is normally the same as the first two years of a degree and can be used to gain entry to the third year of a related degree.

Students need to apply via the University and College Admissions Service (UCAS) which handles all undergraduate applications for both domestic and international students.

You need register on the UCAS website then complete and submit your application.