Levels of Degrees in the UK

There are three main levels of Higher Education courses with Education UK. These range from diplomas, to degrees, to masters.

1. Postgraduate Courses Leading to Higher Degrees, Diplomas, and Certificates Including:


Masters (Research and Taught)

Postgraduate Diplomas and Certificates 

Postgraduate Certificates of Education (PGCE)

2. Undergraduate Courses Which Include:

 First Degrees (Honours and Ordinary) with Qualified Teacher Status

 Enhanced First Degrees

 First Degrees Obtained Concurrently with a Diploma

 Intercalated First Degrees

 (Where First-Degree Students, Usually in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary Medicine, Interrupt Their Studies to Complete a One-Year Course of Advanced Studies in a Related Topic)

3. Other Undergraduate Courses Which Include All Other Higher Education Courses:

 SVQ or NVQ: Level 5

 Diploma (HNC/D-Level for Diploma and Degree Holders)

 HND (or Equivalent)

 HNC (or Equivalent)

 SVQ or NVQ: Level 4 and Diplomas in HE

Further information about the UK education system can be found here.

Employee Skills

EdUkation & Immigration Solutions are currently offering courses/degrees which may benefit your employees. General English, Undergraduates, Postgraduates, Masters, and PHDs are available in the following subject sectors:

 Business Management

 Business, Law, Logistics, and Management

 Computing and Mathematical Sciences

 Education and Children Service

 Education and Teaching

 Health and Social Care


 Medicine and Dentistry



 Science and Engineering

 Social Science

Here at EdUkation & Immigration Solutions, we also offer short courses for employees who wish to improve their English to business level. We offer support to you and your employees to make your organisation more effective.

To discuss your options for studying in the UK, get in touch with EdUkation & Immigration Solutions today for more information.

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