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If you are looking for a great university, there are no shortage of options nearby to consider. There are several universities, accessible from Basingstoke, including:

Our great location means that universities further afield can easily be reached by train such as University of Exeter, London universities (UCL, University of London, London South Bank University and more), University of Plymouth, University of Birmingham and lots more for those travelling to and from university.

Stay local. Aim higher. Go further

Whether you are a college leaver or a mature student, The University Centre, Basingstoke offers higher-level study programmes, such as degrees and masters, so that you can study close to home while achieving your ambitions.

Designed to boost employment and career prospects in the area, the full and part-time courses include entry-level Access to Higher Education, Higher National Certificates and foundation degrees, through to professional Level 7 qualifications.

Courses are delivered in the dedicated University Centre, an adult-only learning space with all the latest technology and support that you’d expect from BCoT.

Useful information

You can search for courses and universities at The Uni Guide.

If you’re interested in applying to universities, check out the UCAS website for further information.

If you are a parent needing some help navigating the world of university for your son or daughter, this is a great guide.

Updated December 2023