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Why Study in UK.

Choosing to study in the UK has many academic, financial, cultural and social advantages. From the best educators in the world to one of the richest cultures, UK is the perfect place to pursue higher education.

Education System in U.K.

With 4 out of the top 10 universities consistently making the QS World Rankings, UK is undoubtedly the best place to seek quality education. Need to know more? Read up for an overview of the UK’s education system that comes with high global reputation and noteworthy alumni.

Cost Of Study in U.K.

Ready for rupees to pounds? Remember, it’s not just the tuition fee alone you should be calculating in your budget, there’re a lot more expenses involved when you plan to study abroad. Look at our guide of estimates to help ease your financial budgeting whilst your stay as a student in UK. Yes, we’ve covered expenses like accommodation, food, health coverage and travel too!

Student Visa Process

The visa you need will depend on your age and the type of study you wish to pursue in the UK. Take a look at the types of study visas and their application requirements.

Universities In U.K.

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Why Study In U.K.?

Let’s know why Indian students prefer the UK as a top study destination Some of the world’s oldest universities and colleges have their roots in the 12th and 13th centuries in the United Kingdom (UK). Education in the United Kingdom is a benchmark for other countries, coming from such a strong legacy.

 

Top 6 reasons why study in UK is so popular among students.

 

  1. Excellence in academics

 

United Kingdom universities have the world’s best academic standards. In fact, four of the top ten universities in the world come from the United Kingdom[ QS World Ranking 2019], including Oxford and Cambridge.

 

  1. Quality Education

 

The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) is an independent body in the United kingdom that routinely evaluates the standards of education of all higher education institutions in the UK.

 

  1. Shorter duration of the course

 

UK education courses are significantly shorter and much more strenuous than many other countries, which means that you will graduate earlier without altering on quality.

 

  1. Work and earn together

 

In order to manage your daily living expenditures together with your studies, you can work part- time for up to 20 hours a week. This helps you to continue to pay for your bills and gain experience in the industry in your own field of study.

 

  1. Explore Europe while studying

 

The United Kingdom is well connected with major European countries such as France, the Netherlands and Belgium, the closest of which is 300– 1000 miles away. With the airport working 24 hours a day, you can explore various places while studying in the country.

 

  1. Health benefits for students

 

As an international student, you will have free medical treatment through the National Health Service (NHS) during your studies in the UK. You will need to pay a small International Health Surcharge (IHS) to avail this benefit. This is what your Global Campus consultant can advise you about.

 

Fun facts about the United Kingdom

 

1London has the largest library in the world.
2The first billionaire author is from the UK– JK Rowling.
3The Queen does not have a passport.
4Over 11.5 billion sandwiches are consumed by the British every year.
5Being dead in the Houses of Parliament is illegal in England.
6Love Chicken tikka? So do the British – it has been voted as the country’s national dish by its citizens.
7Buckingham Palace has its own police station.
8The UK houses over a 100 universities.
9What’s life without tea? The British consume 165 million cups of tea every day.
10Over 300 other languages are spoken in London.

Education System In U.K.

The most reputed country the UK has maintained its reputation for years by offering the excellent quality of education, interactive teaching methodology, high ranked universities and student satisfaction. The universiies in UK have consistently achieved higher positions in the world university rankings such as the QS World Rankings, Times Higher Education Ranking, and Academic Ranking of World Universities. The degrees earned from the UK have great global value and preferred all over the world.

 

The UK offers students a wide range of opportunities for critical and analytical thinking at the height of research and development. Here’s why an overview of the system of education in the UK.

 

Uk education system

 

Eduction is delegated to four jurisdictions in the United Kingdom-England, Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. All these regions have different forms of education systems, qualifications and laws. There are major differences in general and secondary education, which means that each region has its own credit frameworks and qualifications.

 

Study levels

 

The education system in the UK consists of four stages:

 

  • – Primary education
  • – Secondary education
  • – Further education
  • – Higher education

 

Higher education

 

Higher education in United Kingdom mostly includes degrees in bachelor, master, and doctor. You may also transition to university level studies if are an international student through pathway programs that generally includes English language courses and foundation course.

 

Undergraduate courses

 

In order to get the student to achieve their exposure to a whole new world, undergraduate courses are designed to help students for their exposure by providing a thorough understanding of the interested subject. The UK offers many courses in humanities, social science, art, design, business, technology, science and more!

 

Program

Duration

Higher National Certificate (HNC) or Diploma (HND)

1 to 2 years

Certificates or Diplomas of Higher Education (Cert HE/Dip HE)

1 to 2 years

Foundation degrees (Fd A/Fd Sc)

6 months to 2 years

Degrees (such as BA, B.Sc, BEng)

3 years in England, Wales and Northern Ireland

4 years in Scotland

Sandwich degrees

4 years with a year in industry

Integrated courses (where masters is awarded as the first degree such as MEng)

4 years

 

Postgraduate Courses

 

Most of the postgraduate Courses have a duration of 1 year. The Postgraduate Courses are more specific and cover an in-depth study of the subject. There are a variety of courses to choose from that are highly valued in the industry.

Cost of Study In UK.

How much will study in the United Kingdom cost? You wonder how to manage your spending in the UK? Here’s our estimates list to help! Studying abroad may be a costly business for students studying in the UK. An efficient budget plan can, however, help you manage your living costs more efficiently. Before leaving India, be sure to consider accommodation, food, health coverage and travel expenses along with your tuition fee when calculating the estimated study costs in the UK.

 

 

S.No.Study ProgramAverage fee (in Euros*)
1Undergraduate bachelor degree£6,000 to £9,000 per year
2Postgraduate master’s degree£10,000 to £16,000 per year
3Doctoral degree£13,000 to £29,000 per year

 

  • This is an approximate figure.

 

Your tuition fee expenditure depends on the type of qualification and university or school you choose. There are many high schools and colleges in the United Kingdom with their own charging structures. In addition, the fee depends on where you study in the United Kingdom (there are different rules for England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales) and your level of study.

 

Indian students in the United Kingdom can work 20 hours a week during academic sessions and on vacation in full time. If you choose to work with your studies, your first £ 11,500 is tax-free; however, anything earned in excess of that amount is taxable. Remember, changing the exchange rate can also affect your budgeting. We also suggest that you look for a part-time job while studying in the UK or applying for a scholarship at the universities you apply for. This can greatly reduce your study costs abroad.

Visa Process to Study In U.K.

The United Kingdom’s government gives all Indian students an opportunity to study in the UK but for this, you first have to issue a student visa.

 

The visa will depend upon your age and type of education you want to study in the UK. Here’s an overview of types of visa:

 

Type of student visaWho it’s forWhen to applyArrival in the UK
Tier 4 (General)
student visa
Students aged 16 or over who have been offered a place in a course at a UK educational institutionThree months before the start of your courseUp to one week before if your course lasts six months or fewer.
Up to one month before if your course lasts more than six months
Tier 4 (Child)
student visa
Students aged between four and 17 who have been offered a place in a course at a UK educational institution with a valid Tier 4 sponsor, such as an independent fee-paying schoolThree months before the start of your courseUp to one week before if your course lasts six months or fewer.
Up to one month before if your course lasts more than six months
Short-term study visaStudents who have offered a place in a short-term course in the UK, such as an English language course or training courseThree months before your date of travel to the UKDepends on your nominated travel dates
Tier 4 (General)
student visa
Students who have been offered a place in a course at a UK educational institution with a valid Tier 4 sponsorThree months before the start of your courseUp to one month before if your course lasts more than six months

 

*For detailed information, please visit the Gov.UK website

 

To be eligible for a Tier 4 student visa, you must:

 

  • Have an unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor
  • Be able to speak, read, write and understand English
  • Have enough money to support yourself and pay for your course.

 

Documents required for Tier 4 student visa

 

When applying for your Tier 4 visa, you will generally need:

 

  • – A current passport or other valid travel documentation
  • – Evidence of funds to provide your living expenses for the duration of your course
  • – Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) reference number and documents used to obtain CAS
  • – Passport-sized colour photographs
  • – Tuberculosis screening (if required)
  • – Assessment documentation
  • – Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance certificate (if required)

 

Additional documents may also be needed if you are:

 

  • – Not a citizen of the country you are applying from
  • – Under 18 years of age
  • – Have family (dependents)

 

*Please note that these are the basic requirements, speak with your IDP counsellor for a detailed list of documents required for visa processing

 

If any of your supporting documents is not in English, you will need to have it translated. Each translated document must be dated, and include the translator’s name and signature and confirmation that it is an accurate translation of the original document.

 

Applying for visa online

 

You can use British government’s official website to apply for online student visa. You can apply up to 3 months before you decided to go to the UK and note that you have to pay your pay your application fees on your application date.

 

English Language Requirement

 

In order to get your visa, you have to qualify an English exam is able to provide evidence that you have good communication skills in the English language.

IELTS for UKVI (link to IELTS for UKVI) is an IELTS test approved for UK Visa and Immigration (UKVI) purposes. This test is for everyone who came from a non-English speaking country. There is no change in difficulty, scoring, and content, IELTS for UKVI follows some security protocols to ensure the authenticity of the test taker.

Our Partner Universities

Sr No.NameWebsite
1University of Bristol, Bristolwww.bristol.ac.uk
2University of Glasgow, Glasgowwww.gla.ac.uk
3University of Birmingham, Birminghamwww.birmingham.ac.uk
4Cranfield University, Cranfield (Pathway and Direct Entry)www.cranfield.ac.uk
5Queen Mary University of London, Londonwww.qmul.ac.uk
6University of Liverpool, Liverpool and Londonwww.liv.ac.uk
7Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tynewww.ncl.ac.uk
8Queen`s University Belfast, Belfastwww.qub.ac.uk
9University of Leicester, Leicesterwww.le.ac.uk
10University of Surrey, Guildford, Surreywww.surrey.ac.uk
11University of Dundee, Dundeewww.dundee.ac.uk
12University of Strathclyde, Glasgowwww.strath.ac.uk
13City University London ( INTO )www.intohigher.com/city
14Heriot Watt University, Edinburghwww.hw.ac.uk
15University of Essex, Colchesterwww.essex.ac.uk/about/colchester/
16Oxford Brookes University, Oxfordwww.brookes.ac.uk
17University of the West of England, Bristolwww.uwe.ac.uk
18University of Stirling, Stirling & Londonwww.stir.ac.uk
19Bangor University, Bangorwww.bangor.ac.uk
20Nottingham Trent University, Nottinghamwww.ntu.ac.uk
21Aberystwyth University, Aberystwythwww.aber.ac.uk/en/
22University of Bradford, Bradfordwww.bradford.ac.uk
23Middlesex University, Londonwww.mdx.ac.uk
24Coventry University, Coventry & Londonwww.coventry.ac.uk
25London Metropolitan University, Londonwww.londonmet.ac.uk
26Plymouth University, Plymouthwww.plymouth.ac.uk
27Teesside University, Middlesbrough, Englandwww.tees.ac.uk
28Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester (Direct as well as Pathway)www2.mmu.ac.uk
29Northumbria University,Newcastle & Londonwww.northumbria.ac.uk
30University of Central Lancashire, Prestonwww.uclan.ac.uk
31University of East London, Londonwww.uel.ac.uk
32University of Greenwich, Londonwww.gre.ac.uk
33University of Hertfordshire, Hatfieldwww.herts.ac.uk
34The University of Huddersfield, Huddersfieldwww.hud.ac.uk
35University of Salford, Manchesterwww.salford.ac.uk
36De MontFort University, Leicesterwww.dmu.ac.uk
37University of Chester, Chesterwww.chester.ac.uk
38Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge and Chelmsfordwww.anglia.ac.uk/
39Staffordshire University, Stroke on Trentwww.staffs.ac.uk
40Edinburgh Napier University, Edinburghwww.napier.ac.uk
41INTO University of Gloucestershire,Gloucestershireinsight.glos.ac.uk
42The University of Northampton, Northamptonwww.northampton.ac.uk
43Liverpool Hope University, Liverpoolwww.hope.ac.uk
44University of Sunderland,Sunderland & Londonwww.sunderland.ac.uk
45Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffieldwww.shu.ac.uk
46University of Roehampton, Londonwww.roehampton.ac.uk
47Cardiff Metropolitan University, Cardiffwww.cardiffmet.ac.uk
48University of West London, Londonwww.uwl.ac.uk/
49Glasgow Caledonian University, Glasgowwww.gcu.ac.uk
50Birmingham City University, Birminghamwww.bcu.ac.uk
51London South Bank University, Londonwww.lsbu.ac.uk
52University of South Wales, Cardiffwww.southwales.ac.uk
53University of Westminster, Londonwww.westminster.ac.uk
54University of Bedfordshire, Lutonwww.beds.ac.uk
55Leeds Beckett University, Leedswww.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
56University of Wolverhampton, Wolverhamptonwww.wlv.ac.uk
57Hult International Business School, Londonwww.hult.edu
58University College Birmingham, Birminghamwww.ucb.ac.uk
59BPP University, Londonwww.bpp.com
60Le - Cordon Bleu,Londonwww.lcblondon.com
61Instituto Marangoni, Londonwww.istitutomarangoni.com/en/campuses/london
62Ulster University, Birmingham and London Campuswww.qabs.ulster.ac.uk
63University of Portsmouth - Direct as well as Pathwaywww.port.ac.uk
64Solent University, Southamptonwww.qahighereducation.com/solent-university-pathway
65Navitas- Brunel Universitywww.lbic.navitas.com
66Navitas- Robert Gordon Universitywww.icrgu.navitas.com
67INTO University of Manchesterwww.manchester.ac.uk/
68INTO University of East of Angliawww.intohigher.com/uk/en-gb/our-centres/into-university-of-east-anglia.aspx
69Study Group- Durham University, Durhamwww.dur.ac.uk
70Study Group- University of Huddersfield, Huddersfieldwww.hud.ac.uk
71Study Group- Keele University, Staffordshire, West Midlandswww.gold.ac.uk
72Study Group- Istituto Marangoni, Londonwww.iscistitutomarangoni.com
73Study Group- Kingston University, Londonwww.kingstonisc.com
74Study Group- Lancaster University, Lancasterwww.lancasterisc.com
75Study Group- Leeds Beckett University, Leedswww.isc.leedsbeckett.ac.uk
76Study Group- University of Leeds, Leedswww.leedsisc.com
77Study Group- University of Leicester, Leicesterwww.leicesterisc.com
78Study Group- University of Lincoln, Lincolnwww.lincolnisc.com
79Study Group- Liverpool John Moores University, Liverpoolwww.ljmuisc.com
80Study Group- Royal Holloway, Eghamwww.rhulisc.com
81Kaplan- Bournemouth Universitywww.kic.org.uk/bournemouth
82Kaplan- The University of Nottingham- UG Pathway Programswww.kic.org.uk/pathways/blog/the-university-of-nottingham
83Oxford International Group- The University of Dundeewww.oxfordinternational.com/academic-studies/university-pathways/the-university-of-dundee/
84On Campus Birkbeck, University of London (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-london/birkbeck/about.htm
85On Campus The Courtauld University of Art (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-london/the-courtauld/about.htm
86On Campus Queen Mary, University of London (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-london/queen-mary/about.htm
87On Campus Royal Veterinary College, University of London (UG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-london/royal-veterinary-college/about.htm
88On Campus Goldsmiths, University of London (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-london/goldsmiths/about.htm
89On Campus Coventry University (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/coventry-university/welcome.htm
90On Campus University of Sunderland (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/university-of-sunderland/welcome.htm
91On Campus London South Bank University (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/london-south-bank-university/welcome.htm
92On Campus University of Central Lancashire (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/university-of-central-lancashire/welcome.htm
93On Campus University of Reading (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-reading/welcome.htm
94On Campus University of Hull (UG and PG Transfer Programs)www.oncampus.global/uk/campuses/oncampus-hull/welcome.htm
95Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts - CSVPAwww.csvpa.com