About NCUK

Guaranteed access to thousands of university degrees

NCUK is unique in UK higher education. We are a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities and helping you succeed when you get there.

Our qualifications are recognised by our 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.

NCUK started in 1987, we are a consortium of 16 leading universities collaborated to provide:

– Quality assured premium academic programmes for international students

– A dedicated and bespoke placement service to enable direct entry to almost 4000 degree programmes.

Check out where you can study: www.ncuk.ac.uk/where-can-i-study/

Guaranteed access

Students who successfully complete an NCUK qualification gain guaranteed access to an NCUK Guaranteed University. Please find a list of these universities as well as the terms of the guarantee for each qualification below:


Over 4,000 degree programmes at leading universities in the UK. From the Arts, Humanities and Law to Engineering, Science and Technology through to Business, Finance and Marketing, NCUK has all your options covered.