Further and higher education courses and qualifications

Degrees, diplomas, funding, 16 to 19 study programmes, conditions of funding, component levels, course directory, what qualification levels mean.


  1. What qualification levels mean

    Find the difficulty level of a qualification and compare qualifications across different countries.

  2. Check if a university or college is officially recognised

    Recognised bodies, listed bodies, recognised universities, accredited higher learning institutions, bogus degrees

  3. Career skills and training

    Find courses and training online with the National Careers Service and get advice on funding the costs of learning

  4. Mature students: university and funding

    Funding and university courses for mature students - entry requirements, find courses, student finance

  5. Further education courses and funding

    Find and apply for a further or adult education course and work out what financial help you can get

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Guidance and regulation

  1. 16 to 19 funding: maths and English condition of funding
  2. Find out if you need an ATAS certificate
  3. Educational Psychology Funded Training Scheme
  4. Advanced learner loans qualifications catalogue
  5. Qualifications: eligible for public funding
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News and communications

  1. Contracts awarded to deliver the first T Levels
  2. Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments undertaking November 2018
  3. AoFA Qualifications (AOFAQ) direction: 5 December 2018
  4. Universities Minister sets vision for higher education
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Research and statistics

  1. HE students statistics: alternative providers 2017 to 2018
  2. Annual qualifications market report: academic year 2017 to 2018
  3. Destinations of KS4 and KS5 pupils: 2017
  4. Further education (FE) workforce programme evaluation
  5. Education and training
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Policy papers and consultations

  1. Implementation of Technical Qualifications
  2. Funding for the delivery of T levels
  3. Accelerated degrees: widening student choice in higher education
  4. Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework: subject-level
  5. Accelerated degree courses: assessment of impact
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Transparency and freedom of information releases

  1. nucleargraduates: 10 years of achievement
  2. Graduate Outcomes (LEO): international outcomes 2006 to 2016
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