Which Universities Accept BTECs?

Which Universities accept BTECS

Studying an Edexcel BTEC HND course is a great way to learn, develop practical skills and gain a valuable qualification. But, once you’ve completed the course, what is the next step? Many students use their qualifications to move up the career ladder and to develop future job prospects.

Another option is to progress to university and many BTEC students can take advantage of their BTEC HND qualification to join a degree course at the second or even third year.

Final year entry

Universities that have indicated they will take on BTEC HND Business Studies students for final year entry include, but are not limited to:

  •  Bournemouth University (The Business School)
  • University of Glamorgan
  • University of Gloucestershire
  •  University of Huddersfield
  •  University of Northampton
  •  Oxford Brookes University
  •  University of Plymouth
  •  University of Salford
  •  St Patrick’s College
  •  Sunderland)
  •  Southampton Solent University
  •  University of Sunderland
  •  University of the West of England
  •  University of Worcester
  •  York St John University

Advanced Entry

Additionally, a number of universities will accept students for advanced entry, that is 2nd or 3rd year entry. These are:

  •  Bath Spa University
  •  Bournemouth University (The Business School)
  •  Brunel University West London
  •  Cambridge Education Group (Stafford House College)
  •  The University of Central Lancashire
  •  Coventry University
  •  University of Derby
  •  De Montfort University
  •  University of East Anglia
  •  University of Essex
  •  University of Gloucestershire
  •  The University of Greenwich
  •  Griffith College Dublin
  •  Hertfordshire International College of Business and Technology (HIBT) – University
    of Hertfordshire
  •  Huron University USA in London
  •  Kingston University
  •  The University of Liverpool
  •  Nescot College International
  •  Northumbria University
  •  The University of Portsmouth
  •  The University of Reading
  •  The Surrey Institute of Art and Design University College
  •  The University of Southampton
  •  The University of Sussex
  •  Thames Valley University – London
  •  University of Wales Institute, Cardiff
  •  University of Westminster
  •  University of Worcester

International Students

Students outside the UK can benefit too, as the following universities have indicated that students who have gained their BTEC HND qualifications outside the UK are welcome to submit applications.

  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • University of Bedfordshire
  • The University of Bolton
  • Bradford College (University Centre)
  • Bradford University
  • University of Brighton
  • Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
  • Canterbury Christ Church University
  • University of Kent
  • University of Central Lancashire
  • London Metropolitan University
  • De Montfort University
  •  University of Glamorgan
  •  University of Gloucestershire
  •  University of Greenwich
  •  Harper Adams University College
  •  University of Huddersfield
  •  The University of Lincoln
  • London Metropolitan University
  •  London South Bank University
  •  Manchester Metropolitan University
  •  Nottingham University
  • Oxford Brookes University
  • University of Plymouth
  • University of Portsmouth
  • Queens University Belfast
  • University of Wales, Newport
  • University of Wales Institute
  • St Patrick’s International College
  • Staffordshire University
  • University of Surrey
  • Swansea Metropolitan University
  • University of Teesside
  • University of Ulster
  • University of Westminster
  • University of the West of England, Bristol
  • University of Wolverhampton
  • University of Worcester

Remember that acceptance onto courses is at the sole discretion of the University in question and that for the latest information; students should contact the Admissions Officer of the one they’ve chosen.

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