NCUK is unique in higher education. NCUK is a consortium of leading universities dedicated to giving international students guaranteed access to universities worldwide and helping them succeed when they get there. Our main office is located in Manchester, UK with other key staff members being located in China and the wider Asia region.

With a diverse set of qualifications available as well as opportunities for qualified students to progress directly to university, NCUK supports thousands of students each year on their academic journeys. As our qualifications are recognised by universities from within the NCUK Global Network and beyond, we are able to give students the best start and guarantee access to an NCUK University upon successful completion of their studies with us.

NCUK qualifications are designed in collaboration with our universities and combine high academic standards, with language, study, social and cultural skills. Students can study in their own country or at one of our Study Centres in the UK and Europe, taught by quality assured partners whose standards are as high as our own. Our qualifications are backed by fantastic levels of service and support, and an outstanding track record with over 40,000 students progressing to university since our inception.

Students who progress to NCUK Universities have a choice to study one of thousands of different degree courses, and enabling them to progress to enriching careers following graduation or obtaining further degrees.



Students who successfully complete an NCUK qualification and actively engage with NCUK’s University Admissions and Placement Service gain a guaranteed place at an NCUK University.

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By studying with NCUK, you have many university progression options to choose from. If you successfully complete one of our qualifications, you are guaranteed access to one of the NCUK Universities.

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Since 2006, over 350 IFY Students have completed their Foundation Courses at Brookhouse Schools and have proceeded to NCUK Universities around the world.


A single point of application to thousands of undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. You receive specialist advice and support from our dedicated Student Support team and student counsellors. You concentrate on your studies while we get you onto the right degree. Search our Course Finder to find your ideal undergraduate or postgraduate degree.

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