Why study in UK...
The UK is eminent for its strong research infrastructure. It undertakes 5 per cent of the world’s scientific research. The teaching and study methodology in UK provides the freedom of being creative and developing the necessary skill set. UK universities rank among the best in the world and offer recognized degrees. It is an ideal place for developing English language skills and enhancing employment prospects. It also offers a flexible education system that suits the student’s lifestyle and career aspirations. The UK has a lot to offer to international students as compared to other English-speaking countries.
UK offers degrees that are recognized by employers, governments, and universities. Earning a degree from UK’s highly regarded universities will aid your career progression. The master’s degree usually lasts for one year which is shorter than the duration in other countries. UK has produced many of the world’s greatest thinkers and leaders. It is known for its multicultural diversity. Historic monuments, castles and countless sites of historical interest can be visited while studying in the UK. The UK is rich in art and entertainment having several internationally-acclaimed creative industries.
There are over 37,000 undergraduate courses at over 370 providers in the UK. Most applicants choose up to five similar courses to increase their chances of getting a place.
Architecture Building Planning:
It’s all about planning and designing structures, then putting those plans into effect. Architecture deals with the design stage – using a blend of creativity and scientific knowledge to develop structures of all shapes and sizes.
Business Management And Maths:
University courses in the fields of Business and Management are among the most popular worldwide, at both undergraduate and graduate levels of study. At graduate level, the MBA, aimed at those who have already gained significant professional experience in a business and management role, remains a very popular option, and one that continues to promise high returns in terms of career progression.
In a nutshell, Computer Science degrees deal with the theoretical foundations of information and computation, taking a scientific and practical approach to computation and its applications.
The Bachelor of Creative Arts provides students with exciting opportunities for a future in the creative arts. Students will become experts in creative theory and its cultural context.
Engineering courses of all kinds tend to place the emphasis on mathematical and scientific knowledge, on putting that knowledge into practice through design projects, on links with industry and often on building background skills that will be useful in the workplace, such as teamwork and management capability.
The cost to study in the UK is dependent on many factors, including institution, course, location and funding opportunities. The most apparent cost advantage of studying in the UK is the lesser duration of the programs : 3yrs for UG degree and only 1 year for Masters degree.
Tuition Fees (Per Year)
Tuition Fees in Indian Rupees (Rs)
£ 8,000 to £ 10,000
7,44,000 to 9,30,000
Engineering / Science
£ 10,000 to £ 13,000
9,30,000 to 12,09,000
£ 12,000 to £ 16,000
11,16,000 to 14,88,000
£ 10,000 to £ 25,000
9,30,000 to 23,25,000
Living Costs (Per Year)
Living Costs in Indian Rupees (Rs)
Places Other than London
£ 9,135 to £ 10,000
8,49,555 to 9,30,000
£ 11,385 to £ 12,000
10,58,805 to 11,16,000
(The above conversion has been done at Rs 93=£ 1. Subject to change*)
The cost of courses in the UK compares favourably with other major education destinations. The rate of international undergraduate student satisfaction with the cost of living in the UK is also higher than that of other top countries for studying abroad.
In higher education, UK courses are generally shorter than in other countries. Most full-time undergraduate courses take three years to complete, while full-time postgraduate courses take one year or more. This helps to keep tuition fees and living expenses down.
Types Of Accommodation
Both Undergraduate and Postgraduate Students are guaranteed accommodation by many universities in their Halls of Residence, for at least their first year at the university provided they inform the university within the given deadlines.
- On Campus : College hostels (self catered or fully catered)
- Off Campus : Renting a flat / apartment
- Home stay : With the Families near the institution.
The overall cost to study in the UK is dependent on many factors, including institution, course, location and funding opportunities. On an average, an undergraduate student pursuing a 40 weeks long course may spend up to Rs. 8 – 9 lakhs, while a postgraduate student (one year) may spend nearly Rs. 10 – 11 lakhs. Many UK shops and restaurants offer a student discount and you can also get great deals on travel passes to help make life more affordable. Private accommodation can be more expensive than most university accommodations. Monthly expenses in UK will vary according to the location of your university.
The UK education system gives students the freedom to combine courses and subjects from different areas of studies, so you can tailor your degree to your own needs and interest.
The Education System in the UK is divided into four main parts, primary education, secondary education, further education and higher education. Children in the UK have to legally attend primary and secondary education which runs from about 5 years old until the student is 16 years old.
Education Chart / Information
In UK “O” level is equivalent to SSC, “A” levels (2 years) is equivalent to HSC, Bachelors is for 3 years, 4 years are Sandwich program, masters for 1 year and PH.D for 3 years.
Types Of Certification
College and Institution of Higher Education
College of Technology
Teacher Training College
Usual Grading system in Secondary school
In UK Alphabetical system of grading is followed i.e. From A to E
Main Grading System Used By Higher Education Institutions:
In UK alphabetical system of grading is followed i.e. From A to E.
|1||De Montfort University|
|2||University of West of Scotland|
|3||University of Central Lancashire|
|4||Edinburgh Napier University|
|5||University of Leicester|
|6||University of Sunderland|
|7||University of Teesside|
|8||Abertay University, Dundee|
|9||Aberystwyth University, Wales|
|10||Anglia Ruskin University|
|11||Arts University Bournmouth|
|12||Canterbury Christchurch University|
|14||Edge Hill University|
|15||Holmes Education Group (HEG)|
|16||Leeds Beckett University, Leeds|
|17||Liverpool John Moores University|
|19||Ravensbourne University London|
|20||Solent University, Southampton|
|22||University of Bedfordshire|
|23||University of Bolton|
|24||University of Brighton|
|25||University of Chester|
|26||University of East London|
|27||University of Greenwich|
|28||University of Hertfordshire|
|29||University of West London|
|30||University of Wolverhampton|
|31||Birmingham City University|
|32||Glasgow Caledonian University|
|33||Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh|
|34||London South Bank University|
|36||Middlesex University, London|
|37||Roehampton University, London|
|38||Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield|
|39||University of Derby|
|40||University of Dundee|
|41||University of Northampton|
|42||University of Northumbria, London|
|43||University of Northumbria, New Castle|
|44||University of Portsmouth|
|45||University of South Wales|
|46||University of Ulster, London & Birmingham|
|47||University of Wales Bangor|
|48||University of West of England|
|49||Cardiff Metropolitan University|
|50||Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen|
|51||Aston University, Birmingham|
|52||Bath Spa University, Bath|
|53||Cambridge Education Group (CEG)|
|54||Kingston University, London|
|55||London Metropolitan University|
|56||Nottingham Trent University|
|57||Oxford Brookes University|
|58||Oxford International Education Group (OIEG)|
|59||Queens University Belfast|
|60||Royal Holloway, University of London|
|61||University of Law|
|62||St. Mary University, London|
|64||University of Bradford|
|65||University of Creative Arts|
|66||University of Liverpool|
|67||University of Salford|
|68||University of Sussex|
|69||University of Westminster, London|
|70||University of Worcester|
|71||York St John University, York Campus|
|73||Brunel University London|
|74||City University London|
|76||Goldsmiths, University of London|
|79||University College Birmingham|
|80||University of East Anglia|
|81||University of Exeter|
|82||Hult Business School (London)|
|83||Queen Mary University, London|
|84||University of Leeds|
|85||Kings College London|
|86||Manchester Metropolitan University|
|87||Newcastle University, Newcastle|
|88||University of Aberdeen|
|89||University of Essex|
|90||University of Sheffield|
|91||University of Stirling|
|92||University of Strathclyde|
|93||University of York|
|94||University of Surrey|
|94||Regents University London|