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Diverse routes into higher education

Make the most of your educational background to find a way into university.

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Two weeks The latest taught course has already taken place, but you can still take a self-guided version. Simply sign up to start. Apprenticeships and Inclusive Learning Team FutureLearn

The University of York is home to a diverse range of students, including those who have progressed from BTECs and industry experience. We also deliver higher and degree apprenticeship programmes. This course will set out key considerations in applying for relevant university courses, making the most of your technical or vocational experience, and maximising your university experience when you join us.

This course is aimed at anyone who is interested in progressing to higher education from non-A level routes.

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Guidance for York account holders enrolling on FutureLearn courses (PDF , 272kb)

You can join and access this course for free. You're also able to upgrade your FutureLearn account to a paid version for additional benefits (