Why Choose NCUK?

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.

The NCUK Prize Awards 2017

The NCUK Prize Awards 2017

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.

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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.

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Tens of thousands of successful students and a 30-year track record of creating opportunities internationally.

We’ve helped tens of thousands of international students gain guaranteed access to leading UK universities, choosing from thousands of different courses, and earning good undergraduate and postgraduate degrees in a huge range of subjects.

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.


Ruoying Wang

Ruoying Wang

Studying on the NCUK Pre-Masters Preparation Programme, I learned the academic English and presentation skills that really helped me on my Masters degree.

Leeds Beckett University MSc Accounting

Haruyuki Ueda

Haruyuki Ueda

The Research Methods module on the NCUK programme will help me with completing my dissertation here in the UK

The University of Manchester MSc/PG Dip Development Economics and Policy

Soon Kiat Ker

Soon Kiat Ker

My tutors helped me a lot and the programme design on the NCUK International Year One qualifcation is very similar to university study

The University of Manchester BSc (Hons) Management