Obtaining a higher education qualification, such as a degree, will significantly improve your career prospects. Not only will there be a wider variety of career options on offer, including the potentially lucrative graduate job market, but once you have graduated you are more likely to be promoted to managerial positions – many organisations are now employing graduates for special trainee schemes. Some occupations such as Law and Medicine demand that you have a degree in a specific subject to be able to build a career in that field.
This is an informative PowerPoint written by the University of Winchester:
For further information the best source of information is the UCAS website: