Level 8 qualifications are classified into Level 8 Award, Certificate and Diploma, and are perfect for students looking to achieve the highest formal level of education possible in the UK, which further leads to become a fully qualified Doctor.
Studying for a doctoral course will build foundations of an academic career as well as enable to develop excellent research skills and become an expert in specific field while pursuing passion.
Level 8 refers to a doctorate level of higher education, often known as a PhD. A Level 8 diploma is one year course and provides Faster Route to doctorate degree. Holder of Level 8 diploma students can top-up their qualification at an advance doctorate level and complete a doctoral degree in 1-2 years instead of the normal 3-4 years.