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Prepare for degree-level study, whether you have just missed out on UE or are returning to student life.

Prepare for degree-level study, whether you have just missed out on UE or are returning to student life.

The Certificate in University Studies is ideal if you haven't achieved a University Entrance qualification but are aiming for a bachelor degree qualification.

The Certificate in University Studies is a unique qualification that prepares you for further study.

Taught over one semester, the certificate will give you language, writing and study skills in preparation for further study. It also covers communication and technology, mathematics, economies and environments, within the context of a specialist land-based university.

On successful completion, you can transfer to the Diploma in University Studies and on to a Bachelor's degree.

View the pathways into the certificate.

The Diploma in University Studies will take you from pre-degree to entry into the second year of a Bachelor's degree.

This programme offers you supported study, whether you have University Entrance or just missed out. Depending on your entry qualifications, you can complete the diploma in two or three semesters.

During your diploma, you will develop your academic communication, study and research skills, plus a range of other courses selected from our bachelor's programmes.

View the pathways into the diploma.