Higher Education In this section Studying higher education Programmes Foundation degree programmes Top-up degree programmes Professional qualifications Higher Apprenticeships Access to Higher Education Research & Scholarly Activity HE Development Projects Student life The higher education application journey Confirmation of Awards January starts The Open University regulations The higher education application journey Research Come to one of our open events, request a personalised prospectus, or use our online course search to find out what’s on offer. Choosing a course Decide on a programme that you want to study and check the entry requirements. Apply Apply online now Full-time foundation degree and honours degree programmes can also be processed by UCAS via www.ucas.com (UCAS institution code - N28 / UCAS institution name - NCD). Clearing We welcome applications after June 2018 on programmes that still have vacancies through the UCAS Clearing system. Interview We will invite you to an informal chat with one of our lecturers from the programme you have applied for. You may also be invited for an assessment. Offer You will be informed whether you have a conditional or unconditional offer. Enrol You will be invited to come into college over the summer to enrol on your programme. Induction Your first day of term will be an Induction Day where you will meet your lecturers, and other students on your programme, and get to know the college.