UCAS is offering free online on Smart Choices: Broadening Your Horizons. This course is for anyone considering their post 18 higher education and training choices, to help them explore their options and broaden their awareness of what higher education in the UK has to offer.
This course has been designed by UCAS to help you better understand the study and training opportunities open to you. The course will start on September 26 , 2016.
Course at a Glance
Length: 2 weeks
Effort: 3 hours/week
Subject: Broadening Your Horizons
Institution: UCAS and Future Learn
Certificate Available: Yes
Session: Course Starts on September 26, 2016
UCAS is an independent charity providing information, advice, and admissions services to inspire and facilitate educational progression. Our services support young people making choices after their GCSEs, as well as those applying for undergraduate and postgraduate courses.
About This Course
This course has been designed by UCAS to help you better understand the study and training opportunities open to you. The wide range of subjects, universities and options available can be overwhelming. Exploring your choices and making decisions can be quite daunting. So, we've put together a set of materials to help shape your thinking.
Why Take This Course?
This is a free online course. This MOOC will be offered with Video Transcripts in English. Applicants can get a verified certificate.
By signing up, you'll discover more about your options and enhance your ability to make choices that are right for you. We'll provide insight into choosing subjects and the different pathways that can be taken after school, through higher education or other training routes, to your chosen career path.
You'll find useful tips from students and hear from admissions tutors about what skills and aptitudes they look for in applicants, and the key things you need to consider in order to make the right decisions and choices for you.
This course is for anyone considering their post 18 higher education and training choices, to help them explore their options and broaden their awareness of what higher education in the UK has to offer.
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How To Join This Course
- Go to the course website link
- Sign Up At FutureLearn
- Select a course and Join
- Once a course has started, applicant will be able to access the course material
- After the start date, students will be able to access the course by following the Go To Course link on My Courses page.
- Applicants can buy, to show that they have completed a FutureLearn course.
- On some FutureLearn courses, learners will be able to pay to take an exam to qualify for a Statement of Attainment. (These are university-branded, printed certificates that provide proof of learning on the course topic(s)).