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Are you thinking about applying to university? Want to follow your chosen career? A university course can help you to reach your career goals and aspirations.

Applying to university

Applying to a university is an excellent opportunity to gain a knowledge in a subject that you’re passionate about pursuing a career within. There are so many courses to choose from across a variety of subject areas. We’ve listed a few of the courses you could be undertaking at university –

  • Agriculture and related sciences,
  • Architecture, building and planning,
  • Biological sciences,
  • Business management and admin studies,
  • Computer sciences,
  • Creative arts and design,
  • Education and teaching,
  • Engineering and technology,
  • English,
  • Historical and philosophical studies,
  • Languages,
  • Law,
  • Maths,
  • Medicine,
  • Music,
  • Physical sciences,
  • Psychology,
  • Publishing, media and film,
  • Social studies,
  • Sport,
  • Veterinary science

Find out what these courses involve.

Applying to university

Applying to university enables you to develop your knowledge, gain invaluable skills, try something new and many courses also offer work placements to help you to better prepare for life outside of university.

University also offer a unique experience to be independent, boost your confidence, meet people from different backgrounds and cultures and to try new activities whilst also experiencing the social life.

University isn’t just for people looking to progress after university. The majority of universities now accept students with BTECs and offer degree Apprenticeships which means you can earn and learn whilst being in full time employments and part time study.

Things to consider when applying to university

  • Choose a course related to your career goals
  • What type of course are you looking to do – Degree Apprenticeship or traditional university study?
  • Do your research on the university to find out if it’s right for you
  • Try to attend open days
  • Are you wanting to live at home or in student accommodation?
  • Think about the costs of going to university
  • Are you committed enough?Applying to university

If you’re looking at kick-starting your career with a degree Apprenticeship, check out Careermap to find a wide range of vacancies available at degree level.



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