Uni Searcher connects your students to the best courses. There is advice about how to get started, the different types of degrees and how to compare courses. The search tools and the directory of courses provide your students with everything they need to research their options.
It is important students consider the types of degree courses available and what each one entails. This section introduces them to the different options.
Students can compare the different types of degrees and use the resources to find out which one is best for them.
This section provides students with ideas about how to research courses.
The video introduction sets the scene and helps students to understand how to start the process.
They can also use search engines to find out about events and taster courses at different universities.
Students are able to find out what qualifications are covered by the UCAS tariff and calculate out how many points their qualifications will be worth.
There are a range of tools and calculators to help students work out their points.
Guide your students through the process of researching their courses - this section makes it easy for your students to choose their university courses. There are a wide range of interactive course search tools and your students can use these to search by location, course or university. They can also use their predicted UCAS tariff points to filter their results. This allows your students to create long and short lists of courses in a matter of minutes.
In this example a student clicks on Biological Sciences.
A cloud diagram opens showing a wide range of associated subjects. If a student is interested in studying Zoology, they click on this.
It takes them to a directory showing all of the available courses - 92 in total.
The student can now research each of the courses by clicking on the secondary links in the table to find information about the course, the university and key performance data.
Alternatively the student can filter their search results by UCAS tariff points to find the courses matching their predicted grades.
Students are able to use the Directory of Courses to research more than 38,000 courses
They are able to find out:
- which uni courses connect with their interests and school subject choices
- what these courses cover
- where they can study
- what qualifications they will need
- how they can find out more
- what they can do with a degree
In the example above a student interested in studying Economics can research all of the key issues.
This includes an introduction, an overview explaining what is involved, guides to the best degree courses and information about career opportunities.
Students are able to research 67 subject areas and find out who offers the best courses.