I know what subjects I want to study at Aquinas but I am not sure what I could study afterwards.

Each of our courses has a profile to help you find more information about the course and the possible career opportunities. Please use our course directory.

The A Level Explorer from TheUniGuide provides you with suggestions regarding subjects which you may be interested in studying based on the subjects you plan to take at Aquinas.

Which subjects do I need to study to get onto my chosen degree course?

For some degree courses, such as Medicine, Engineering and Languages (for example), universities will require you to achieve A levels in certain subjects. Please see https://www.theuniguide.co.uk/advice/a-level-choices/what-a-levels-do-you-need-for-the-degree-you-want-to-study for information regarding a wide range of university courses.

What grades do I need to get to gain a place on a degree course?

Universities require you to achieve certain grades. They may also specify which subjects you need to study and the grade you need to get in each subject. These are called Entry Requirements. To check a course’s entry requirements you can look on the course page of the Universities website. All universities entry requirements vary so you should compare those different universities. If you are not sure which university you want to study at take a look at the UCAS website.

What is an apprenticeship?

An apprenticeship is a real job where you learn, gain experience and get paid. You could take an apprenticeship opportunity either as an alternative to college or going to university and beyond. Recommended resources include:

I am interested in a career in the NHS. Where can I explore my options?

The NHS Careers website has lots of useful insight and knowledge on the different types of jobs/careers available!

I am not sure what I want to do in the future.

Take a look at the Careerpilot website to help you find out about your options.

Where else can I get careers advice and support?

We would advise you to get in touch with your school’s Careers team, Careers Leader or Careers Adviser to help you arrange an appointment or some time to discuss your options. If you would like further support, we’re also here to help!