As a student in the UK, you have a remarkable number of options to choose from when it comes to undergraduate education. Picking the right degree demands a fair amount of careful thought. The information provided here by GBS Corporate can help you start narrowing down your options.
University applicants can broaden their choices and improve their odds of acceptance by applying for up to five courses. While this allows you some flexibility, you are still narrowing your options considerably when you apply. Therefore, you should consider your preferred degree and university well in advance of your application.
Different Undergraduate Qualifications
Your subject of study plays a major factor in determining what sort of qualification you should be aiming for. The Bachelor’s degree is, by a wide margin, the most popular undergraduate qualification, but there it is by no means a “one size fits all” option. Certain career aspirations are actually better served with other qualifications, like the Higher National Diploma (HND) and the National Vocational Qualification (NVQ).
Receiving a Bachelors degree obliges you to complete a combination of assignments, group projects, and written exams. Many bachelors programs offer you the chance to vary your experience by studying abroad or working in a related industry.
Completing a Bachelors degree generally takes three or four years. This is another area where alternate qualifications may become more attractive. Many of them – like the Higher National Diploma or a Foundation Degree (FD) can be earned in a shorter period of study.
Choosing A Degree Subject
Subject choice is relatively easy if you start the process with clear-cut career objectives. Aspiring doctors, barristers, and journalists, for instance, have no trouble picking out a degree subject. If you’re having trouble making up your mind, try asking yourself these key questions:
- Which subjects really engage