For students considering higher education, Cambridge Technicals provide a proven path to a university place. They provide the same UCAS tariff points as A Levels or BTECs and more and more universities are realising the value of high-quality vocational qualifications. Our statistics from 2018 show that:
Anyone thinking of applying to university should research potential institutions and courses carefully as entry requirements vary a lot. See our hints and tips for more information.
Remember that, like any other university application, there are many variables. As well as the admissions policy, it can depend on the combination of subjects you are studying, the degree you are interested in and the popularity of the course.
For more information, see our Guide to Parents and Students: Vocational Study for 14–19 year olds
“[Cambridge Technicals] provide effective routes between higher and technical education, giving students greater choice and opportunities for a successful career.”
Greg Wade, Policy Manager, Universities UK