Study in UK

Why Study in UK?

The United Kingdom is a popular education destination for students all around the world, with over 350,000 international students studying at UK universities every year. There are over 143 universities across the UK offering over 50,000 undergraduate courses.

  • Students are especially attracted to the UK due to the high-quality education offered and world-class research. The UK is home to 4 of the top 10 highest ranked universities in the world therefore giving students a strong foundation to their future careers.
  • The United Kingdom gives students the opportunity to immerse themselves in a multicultural society that has rich diversity of cultures, languages and religions. The welcoming culture in the UK allows students to feel at home throughout their education and truly experience student life.
  • Full-time undergraduate degrees in the UK usually take three years to complete and one year for a master’s degree. This is significantly shorter than in other countries.
  • Degrees from the United Kingdom are globally recognized, due to the high-quality education and extra skills students are able to develop throughout their studies, such as communication, critical thinking and creativity. Therefore, UK graduates are very attractive to employers all across the world and receive many opportunities to build their careers.
  • International students in the UK are able to work 20 hours part-time a week during their studies and full-time during holidays.

Course styles available in the UK?

  1. There are two main undergraduate degrees offered in the United Kingdom, the first is a Bachelor of Science degree (BSc). This degree focuses on combining theory to research practice and is mainly offered to students of engineering, technology, mathematics, hospitality and medicine.
  2. The other main degree offered in the UK is a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree, which focuses on theoretical concepts. This degree is mainly offered to students of liberal arts, humanities, or languages. An exception is in traditional universities, such as Oxford or Cambridge, where BA degrees are offered for all areas of study.
  3. The UK offers many opportunities for postgraduate study. Taught courses are very popular and can take 1-2 years to complete with a dissertation or project. These courses are led by a tutor and involve attending regular seminars and lectures. Several types of master’s degrees involve taught courses, such as Master of Arts (MA), Master of Science (MSc) or Master of Business Administration (MBA). Students can also apply for an integrated master’s degree, which follows directly from an undergraduate course.
    • Full-time undergraduate degrees in the UK usually take three years to complete and one year for a master’s degree. This is significantly shorter than in other countries.
      Therefore, overall fees and living costs are lower in the UK.
    • Degrees from the United Kingdom are globally recognised, due to the high-quality education and extra skills students are able to develop throughout their studies, such as communication, critical thinking and creativity. Therefore, UK graduates are very attractive to employers all across the world and receive many opportunities to build their careers.
    • International students in the UK are able to work 20 hours part-time a week during their studies and full-time during holidays.
  4. Research degrees/ doctorates are usually taken after a master’s degree and can take up to 4 years to complete. Doctorates include PhDs, professional doctorates and integrated PhDs and focus on completing a doctoral thesis on a specialised subject.

Cost of Studying in the UK?

Undergraduate course tuition fees in UK varies-significantly between universities and courses. Fees range between 10,000- 40,000 pounds per academic year. Postgraduate degrees can cost considerably more. However, courses are completed in fewer years than other countries, lowering the overall costs of education and many scholarships are available for international applicants. In addition, the UK is one of few countries which has a national health service, which international students are entitled to, thus reducing overall health and living costs during their studies.

Most popular universities among international students in UK:

  • UNIVERSITY OF OXFORD
  • UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE
  • UNIVERSITY COLLEGE LONDON
  • LONDON SCHOOL ECONOMICS AND POLITICAL SCIENCE
  • QUEEN MARY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • KINGSTON UNVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • ROYAL HOLLOWAY UNVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • BRUNEL UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • RAVENCEBOURNE UNIVERSITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • SCHOOL OF ORENTAL AND AFRICAN STUDIES, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON BIRKBECK COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • CITY, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON
  • UNIVERSITY OF EAST ANGLIA
  • UNIVERSITY OF MANCHESTER
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHOMPTON
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL
  • UNIVERSITY OF NOTTINGHAM
  • UNIVERSITY OF LEEDS
  • UNIVERSITY OF BRIMINGHAM
  • PLYMOUTH MARJON UNIVERSITY
  • BUCKINGHMSHIRE NEW UNVIVERSITY
  • UNIVERSITY OF SUNDERLAND
  • UNIVERSITY OF CUMBRIA
  • UNIVERSITY OF SUFFOLK
  • UNIVERSITY OF CONVENTRY
  • UNIVERSITY OF STIRLING


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