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.

Top Courses

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. 

Top Courses
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. 

Computer Science
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.

Creative Arts:
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. 

Education Cost

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


Tuition Fees (Per Year)

Tuition Fees in Indian Rupees (Rs)

Arts, Humanities

£ 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 Expenses


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

Place NearLondon

£ 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. 

Education System

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 
Open University 
College and Institution of Higher Education 
Open College 
College of Technology
Teacher Training College 

Grading System
Usual Grading system in Secondary school
In UK Alphabetical system of grading is followed i.e. From A to E

A: excellent/outstanding
B: above average
C: average
D: below average

E: failing.

Main Grading System Used By Higher Education Institutions:
In UK alphabetical system of grading is followed i.e. From A to E.

A: excellent/outstanding
B: above average
C: average
D: below average
E: failing.
1De Montfort University
2University of West of Scotland
3University of Central Lancashire
4Edinburgh Napier University
5University of Leicester 
6University of Sunderland
7University of Teesside
8Abertay University, Dundee
9Aberystwyth University, Wales
10Anglia Ruskin University
11Arts University Bournmouth
12Canterbury Christchurch University
13Coventry University
14Edge Hill University
15Holmes Education Group (HEG)
16Leeds Beckett University, Leeds
17Liverpool John Moores University
18Plymouth University
19Ravensbourne University London
20Solent University, Southampton 
21Swansea University 
22University of Bedfordshire
23University of Bolton
24University of Brighton
25University of Chester
26University of East London
27University of Greenwich
28University of Hertfordshire
29University of West London
30University of Wolverhampton
31Birmingham City University
32Glasgow Caledonian University
33Heriot Watt University, Edinburgh
34London South Bank University
35Cranfield University
36Middlesex University, London
37Roehampton University, London
38Sheffield Hallam University, Sheffield
39University of Derby
40University of Dundee
41University of Northampton
42University of Northumbria,  London
43University of Northumbria, New Castle 
44University of Portsmouth
45University of South Wales
46University of Ulster, London & Birmingham
47University of Wales Bangor
48University of West of England
49Cardiff Metropolitan University
50Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen
51Aston University, Birmingham
52Bath Spa University, Bath
53Cambridge Education Group (CEG)
54Kingston University, London
55London Metropolitan University
56Nottingham Trent University
57Oxford Brookes University
58Oxford International Education Group (OIEG)
59Queens University Belfast
60Royal Holloway, University of London 
61University of Law
62St. Mary University, London
63Study Group
64University of Bradford
65University of Creative Arts
66University of Liverpool
67University of Salford
68University of Sussex
69University of Westminster, London
70University of Worcester
71York St John University, York Campus
72BPP University
73Brunel University London
74City University London
75Durham University
76Goldsmiths, University of London
77INTO Group
78Navitas Group
79University College Birmingham
80University of East Anglia
81University of Exeter
82Hult Business School (London)
83Queen Mary University, London
84University of Leeds
85Kings College London
86Manchester Metropolitan University
87Newcastle University, Newcastle
88University of Aberdeen
89University of Essex
90University of Sheffield
91University of Stirling
92University of Strathclyde
93University of York
94University of Surrey
94Regents University London
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