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.
Level 8 courses are taught in vocational subjects that develop practical skills and knowledge related to an employment area.
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 doctoral 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.