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Further Education
in the UK


What is UCAS?

If I am under 16,
what should I be doing?


What kinds of courses
can Higher Education
offer me?


How can I find out
more about HE in
the UK?





Further Education in the UK
Education in the UK, after the age of 16, has two phases ­ Further (FE) and Higher (HE).

Further Education (FE) courses are offered at NVQ levels 1-3 in schools/colleges.

To enter Higher Education (HE), you have to follow a progression route obtaining qualifications such as A levels.
HE courses are offered at NVQ levels four and five in universities and colleges of HE.

Contact Address:
UCAS
Rosehill,
New Barn Lane,
Cheltenham,
Gloucestershire,
GL52 3LZ.