What does a focused degree mean?
We often describe our UK degrees as focused. Let's dive into what that really means, why they are beneficial to our students, and resources you can use to make your degree course choice simple.
What is a focused degree?
When students study in the UK they dive head first into their chosen program of study for three consecutive years (for an undergraduate degree). Essentially, focused degrees allow students to get the most out of their intended program. Over the course of their degree, students will learn the nitty gritty of an area including the skills necessary to thrive in the field.
Of course this doesn't mean students can't explore their other interests. Our seven partner universities offer hundreds of clubs and societies in which students can join groups or organizations in a variety of topics and passions.
Why are focused degrees beneficial for students?
There are so many reasons why focused degrees set students up for success in the classroom but also in their real world experience. Here are some of the top benefits students gain with a focused degree:
Need help navigating the world of careers?
If you find yourself intimidated by the term career, start with our career conversations guide. Then, book an appointment with our Career Coach Partner, Nadia.
Take advantage of our resources:
We always encourage students to join our Dream Maker Program during their first year of university. This allows students to create a personalized portfolio that can evolve just as they do throughout their university experience.
Ready to explore your options?
Explore our partner university degree courses and ask us any questions you have. If you're unsure where to start, check out our guide on how to choose a degree course you're passionate about.
If you want to walk through a one-on-one meeting with our staff on finding the best fit for you, schedule a noncommittal call. We can't wait to get to know you.
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