Students in the UK have more reasons now to go into higher education, as Future Careers have made it possible for you to work part-time in your preferred occupation while studying for a degree or professional qualification online.

Isn’t that exciting? There is more!

Our higher education programme focuses on your professional competency development and comes with up to a Level 7 professional qualification in a range of subject areas.

As Career Development experts, we strongly recommend Higher and Degree Apprenticeships for school leavers looking for work based learning opportunities in their preferred occupational area.

Learn more about Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

Working With Higher Education Students

Our work with students in higher education helps learners and graduates to gain valuable and professional work experience in their preferred occupation.

We work in close partnerships with higher education institutions and employers to create and enhance career opportunities for those in higher education.


What is Degree+/Professional+

A bespoke competency development programme for higher education students delivered through blended learning (Online and Work-based learning.)

The programme allows students the opportunity to invest in the occupation of their choice while studying for an internationally recognised academic or professional higher education qualification.

Our programmes give learners an alternative to Higher Degree apprenticeships.

Benefits of Degree+/Professional+

  • Gain professional experience in your preferred occupation;
  • Earn at least UK minimum wage for up to 20 hours per week;
  • Gain valuable industry knowledge;
  • Opportunity to secure permanent employment with a participating employer;
  • Secure professional employment references.

Is the Trainee Management role guaranteed for my course duration

A Trainee Management role is part of your course and focuses on your professional competency development throughout the duration of your studies.

Can I study any course with this programme

Selected medical and laboratory-related courses are not available through this programme. Some advanced engineering and technology courses are also not available.

What is the eligibility criteria

To apply for our higher education programme, you must meet the academic requirement for your chosen course. Click Here to view our courses.

What is Work-Based Learning

Work-based learning is an educational strategy that provides learners with real-life work experiences where they can apply academic and technical skills and develop their employability.

Is there an application fee

There is an admin fee of £75, which is fully refundable. See our Terms & Conditions here.

Can I pay my Course fee in installment

Yes! Course fee can be paid in monthly instalments; 30% Deposit, and 7 equal monthly payments.

What is the course fee

Our course fee starts from £10,000 per year for both undergraduates and postgraduates. The fee will depend on the selected Course, Location and Awarding Institution.

How much can earn as a trainee

You will be contracted to work a minimum of 16 hours and a maximum of 20 hours per week. You will earn at least the national minimum wage, however, some employers may pay more.

Is there funding for this programme

Most of our learners are self-funding students, however, some students use career development loans, and sometimes in combination with a student loan.

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Why Choose Future Careers

Our higher education programme is tailored to your specific career needs and goals.

We help learners understand the options available and provide support in making the right choices for their future, as well as establish their career portfolio.

Future Careers was founded by graduates for the purpose of creating career opportunities for graduates.

We emphasize on listening and results to maintain our customer satisfaction above 98%.

Begin your journey

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