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An academic degree is a qualification awarded to students upon successful completion of a course of study in higher education, normally at a college or university.
An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
Anglia Ruskin University is a public university in East Anglia, United Kingdom.
École Polytechnique (also known as EP or X) is a French public institution of higher education and research in Palaiseau, a suburb southwest of Paris.
The Binary Divide refers to UK higher education and the differentiation between polytechnic institutions (including central institutions) and universities within the United Kingdom between 1965 and 1992.
Birmingham City University (abbrev. BCU) is a modern university in the city of Birmingham, England.
Bournemouth University (abbreviated BU) is a public university in Bournemouth, Dorset, England, with its main campus situated in neighbouring Poole.
The Business and Technology Education Council (BTEC) is a provider (existing as part of Pearson Education Ltd) of secondary school leaving qualifications and Further education qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
A central institution (CI) was a type of higher education institute in 20th and 21st century Scotland responsible for providing degree-level education but emphasising teaching rather than research.
A college of advanced technology (CAT) was a type of higher education institution established in 1956 in England and Wales following the publication of a government white paper on technical education which listed 24 technical colleges in receipt of 75% grant for parts of their advanced work.
The Council for National Academic Awards (CNAA) was the national degree-awarding authority in the United Kingdom from 1965 until its dissolution on April 20, 1993.
Coventry University is a public research university in Coventry, England, known as Lanchester Polytechnic until 1987, and Coventry Polytechnic until it was awarded university status in 1992.
De Montfort University (DMU) is a public university in the city of Leicester, England.
Edinburgh Napier University is a public university in Edinburgh, Scotland.
Engineering is the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence to the innovation, design, construction, operation and maintenance of structures, machines, materials, devices, systems, processes, and organizations.
England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom.
The Further and Higher Education Act 1992 made changes in the funding and administration of further education and higher education within England and Wales with consequential effects on associated matters in Scotland which had previously been governed by the same legislation as England and Wales.
An institute of technology (also: university of technology, polytechnic university, technikon, and technical university) is a type of university which specializes in engineering, technology, applied science, and sometimes natural sciences.
Kingston University London (informally Kingston or KUL) is a public research university located within the Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames, in South West London, United Kingdom.
Leeds Beckett University (LBU), formerly known as Leeds Metropolitan University (LMU) and before that as Leeds Polytechnic, is a public university in Leeds, West Yorkshire, with campuses in the city centre and Headingley.
Liverpool John Moores University (brevis: LJMU) is a public research university in the city of Liverpool, England.
London Guildhall University was a university in the United Kingdom from 1992 to 2002, established when the City of London Polytechnic was awarded university status.
London Metropolitan University, commonly known as London Met, is a public research university in London, England.
London South Bank University (LSBU) is a public university in Newington, London.
Manchester Metropolitan University (often referred to as Manchester Met, Man Met, or MMU) is a new, public university located in Manchester, England.
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) is a private research university located in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States.
A metropolitan area, sometimes referred to as a metro area or commuter belt, is a region consisting of a densely populated urban core and its less-populated surrounding territories, sharing industry, infrastructure, and housing.
Middlesex University London is a public university in Hendon, north west London, England.
A new university, synonymous with post-1992 university or modern university, is a former polytechnic or central institution in the United Kingdom that was given university status through the Further and Higher Education Act 1992, or an institution that has been granted university status since 1992 without receiving a royal charter.
Northern Ireland (Tuaisceart Éireann; Ulster-Scots: Norlin Airlann) is a part of the United Kingdom in the north-east of the island of Ireland, variously described as a country, province or region.
Northumbria University, officially the University of Northumbria at Newcastle, is a university located in Newcastle upon Tyne in the North East of England.
Nottingham Trent University (NTU) is a public research university in Nottingham, England.
Oxford Brookes University is a public university in Oxford, England.
The term plate glass university or plateglass university refers to a group of universities in the United Kingdom established or promoted to university status in the 1960s.
The Polytechnics Central Admissions System (PCAS) was an administrative body handling admissions in England and Wales to most courses at polytechnics and some other higher education institutions for the entry years 1986 to 1992.
The Royal Cornwall Polytechnic Society (commonly known as The Poly) is an educational, cultural and scientific charity, as well as a local arts and cinema venue, based in Falmouth, Cornwall, England, United Kingdom.
A sandwich degree is a course specific to the United Kingdom, a four-year undergraduate course – if it's part of a bachelor's degree – or – if it's part of a master's degree – a five-year postgraduate course in which students undertake a placement year, or internship in industry; normally after the second year at university.
Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM), previously Science, Math, Engineering, and Technology (SMET), is a term used to group together these academic disciplines.
Scotland (Alba) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and covers the northern third of the island of Great Britain.
Sheffield Hallam University (SHU) is a public university in Sheffield, South Yorkshire, England.
Staffordshire University is a university in Staffordshire, England.
Teesside University is a public university with its main campus in Middlesbrough, Teesside in North East England.
Tertiary education, also referred to as third stage, third level, and postsecondary education, is the educational level following the completion of a school providing a secondary education.
Ulster University (Ollscoil Uladh, Ulster Scots: Ulstèr Universitie or Ulstèr Varsitie), officially the University of Ulster, is a multi-campus public university located in Northern Ireland.
Universities in the United Kingdom have generally been instituted by Royal Charter, Papal Bull, Act of Parliament or an instrument of government under the Further and Higher Education Act 1992.
A university (universitas, "a whole") is an institution of higher (or tertiary) education and research which awards academic degrees in various academic disciplines.
The University of Brighton is a public university based on five campuses in Brighton, Eastbourne and Hastings on the south coast of England.
The University of Central Lancashire (abbreviated UCLan) is a public university based in the city of Preston, Lancashire, England.
The University of East London (UEL) is a public university in the London Borough of Newham, London, England, based at three campuses in Stratford and Docklands, following the opening of University Square Stratford in September 2013.
The University of Greenwich is a public and research university located in London, in the United Kingdom.
The University of Hertfordshire is a university in Hertfordshire, United Kingdom.
The University of Huddersfield (informally Huddersfield University) is a public university located in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, England.
The University of North London (UNL) was a university in London, England, formed from the Polytechnic of North London (PNL) in 1992 when that institution was granted university status.
The University of Plymouth is a public university based predominantly in Plymouth, England where the main campus is located, but the university has campuses and affiliated colleges across South West England.
The University of Portsmouth is a public university in the city of Portsmouth, Hampshire, England.
The University of South Wales (Prifysgol De Cymru) is a public university in Wales, with campuses in Cardiff, Newport, Pontypridd and Dubai.
The University of Sunderland is a university located in Sunderland in the North East of England.
The University of the West of England, Bristol (UWE Bristol) is a public university, located in and around Bristol, England, which received university status in 1992.
The University of West London (UWL) is a public university in the United Kingdom which has campuses in Ealing and Brentford in London, as well as in Reading, Berkshire.
The University of Westminster is a public university in London, United Kingdom.
The University of Wolverhampton is an English university located on four campuses across the West Midlands, Shropshire and Staffordshire.
Wales (Cymru) is a country that is part of the United Kingdom and the island of Great Britain.