ATHE Announces New Progression Opportunities for Learners


ATHE prides itself on the wide range of progression opportunities it is able to offer its learners upon the achievement of their qualifications. Enabling learners to further advance their learning and careers is imperative to us and we already have over 70 pre-agreed progression routes available to our learners with universities including Northampton, Birmingham City and Coventry.

All of these pre-agreed routes have been directly mapped to ATHE qualifications, meaning learners can progress without delay, provided that they meet the entry requirement for the university in question. In addition, with ATHE’s qualifications regulated by Ofqual many other universities will accept them as entry requirements once any necessary mapping has been done. We are pleased to be able to announce several new pre-agreed progression routes today in a variety of areas. These are:

  • BA (Hons) Business Studies Top-Up – University of Lincoln via WINC Online*
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Information Systems) Top-Up – University of Lincoln via WINC Online*
  • BSc (Hons) Computer Science (Network Technology) Top-Up – University of Lincoln via WINC Online*
  • Master of Business Administration Top Up – University of Bolton via WINC Online
  • Degree Entry Programme – Cambridge Education Group at a choice of 5 campuses
  • Pre-Master’s Programme – Cambridge Education Group at a choice of 6 campuses
  • *Please note that other online providers are available.


    With the average cost of a UK degree at £27,000, the associated outlay for learners to complete their degree programmes has become unmanageable for many. By taking ATHE qualifications at an average cost of £1000-£1500 per qualification and progressing on to top-up programmes such as these, learners are able to make substantial savings, particularly when taking advantage of the more economically priced online top-up programmes.

    You can find more details on the Progression Routes page of our website, including the qualifications it is necessary to achieve before you are able to apply. And watch this space for further new routes coming soon!

    If you have any further questions on these routes, please email Natalie on or call our head office on +44 (0)1603 760030.