Typical pathways for the UK education system. There is a slight difference between England and Scotland requirements as noted at the bottom of the chart.


Universities & Institutions

Direct University Entries
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of the West of England, Bristol
  • University of Portsmouth
  • University of Essex
  • Northumbria University
  • Newcastle University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • City University, London & Cass Business School
  • Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Cranfield University (postgraduate only)
  • Hartpury College, Gloucestershire – Sixth Form College, BTEC and Equine Studies
INTO University Partnerships
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Exeter
  • Newcastle University
  • Newcastle University London
  • University of East Anglia (Newton A-Level Programme)
  • City University London
  • Queen’s University Belfast
  • Gloucestershire University
  • Glasgow Caledonian University
  • Stirling University
  • Manchester IPW, The University of Manchester
  • Manchester IPW, Manchester Metropolitan University
  • Manchester NCUK programmes
    – leading to 16 Universities i.e. Aston University, University of Birmingham, University of Bradford, University of Bristol, University of Huddersfield, University of Kent, Kingston University London, University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Liverpool John Moores University, The University of Manchester, Manchester Metropolitan University, Queen Mary University of London, University of Salford Manchester, The University of Sheffield and Sheffield Hallam University
Study Group – International Study Centre Programmes
  • Bellerbys College
  • Coventry University London
  • Durham University
  • Keele University
  • Kingston University, London
  • Lancaster University
  • Leeds University
  • Leeds Beckett University
  • Royal Holloway, University of London
  • University of Huddersfield
  • University of Leicester
  • University of Lincoln
  • Liverpool John Moores University
  • The University of Law
  • The University of Sheffield
  • University of Strathclyde
  • University of Surrey
  • University of Sussex
  • Instituto Marangoni, London campus
Kaplan International Colleges
  • University of York
  • University of Birmingham
  • Aston University
  • University of Aberdeen
  • University of Brighton
  • City University of London
  • Nottingham Trent University
  • Nottingham University
  • University of the West of England
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Liverpool
  • Bournemouth University
  • Cranfield University (Postgraduate only)
  • University of Westminster
  • Mander Portman Woodward MPW – London Sixth Form College
Navitas Ltd
  • Birmingham City University International College – leading to Birmingham City University
  • Cambridge Ruskin International College – leading to Anglia Ruskin University
  • Edinburgh International College – leading to Edinburgh Napier University
  • Hertfordshire International College (HIC) – leading to University of Hertfordshire
  • International College Portsmouth (ICP) – leading to University of Portsmouth
  • International College at Robert Gordon University (ICRGU) – leading to Robert Gordon University
  • International College Wales Swansea (ICWS) – leading to Swansea University
  • London Brunel International College (LBIC) – leading to Brunel University
  • Plymouth University International College (PDIC) – leading to University of Plymouth
  • University of Northampton International College (UNIC) – leading to University of Northampton
Cambridge Education Group
  • ONCAMPUS London – leading to 6 London universities:
    • Birkbeck, University of London
    • Queen Mary University of London
    • Royal Holloway University of London
    • Goldsmiths University of London
    • Royal Veterinary College University of London
    • The Courtauld Institute of Art
  • ONCAMPUS UK – leading to 5 Universities:
    • Coventry University
    • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)
    • University of Sunderland
    • London South Bank University
    • University of Hull
  • CATS College – Cambridge, London and Canterbury (specialising in GCSE, A-Level and IB)
  • Cambridge School of Visual and Performing Arts (specific courses leading to performing arts, music and design)
Professional Programmes Direct Institution Entry
  • Air Service Training, Perth, Scotland, UK – Professional courses to becoming Licensed Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (LAME)
  • Le Cordon Bleu – World-class programme in gastronomy, hospitality and hotel management