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World-class university preparation qualifications designed by universities for international students to succeed at university.

Your best route to university.

NCUK is unique in higher education. We were founded by a group of leading UK universities. We are dedicated to helping international students gain qualifications that guarantee access to universities in the UK and worldwide. We also give students the skills and experience needed to make the best possible start at university and succeed in their chosen field of study.

NCUK students benefit from direct contact with university representatives and a full placement service including clearing support if needed. We always act in your best interests, helping you to realise your dreams and ambitions at university – and in your future career.

Guaranteed access to thousands of degree courses.

Our qualifications are recognised by the NCUK universities and by most others across the UK, including many in the Russell Group, and also by universities internationally. And far more than other qualifications, they prepare you to hit the ground running.

Whether you’re looking for a place as an undergraduate or a postgraduate, our qualifications and guaranteed access are the best there are. They are designed in collaboration with our universities, and combine high academic standards, with language, study, social and cultural skills.

You can study in your own country or at one of our study centres in the UK and Europe, taught by quality assured partners whose standards are as high as our own. And our qualifications are backed by fantastic levels of service and support, and an outstanding 30-year track record.

Since 1987, NCUK has placed over 30,000 international students on to a wide range of university degree courses and our track record is something we’re extremely proud of!

NCUK is here to make sure that you Get in and Get on. We’ll help you find your perfect place at a UK university.


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