STUDY IN UNITED KINGDOM

 
 
 

SNAPSHOT

  • Capital – London

  • 22nd most populous country

  • Economy – Ranked 14th in Human Development Index

  • 12th Longest Coastline in the world

  • Most diverse Country

  • Four Constituent Countries: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland

  • Official Language – English

  • National Cuisine – English, Scottish, Welsh, Cornish, Northern Irish

  • National Sport – Cricket

WHY STUDY IN UNITED KINGDOM?

The country offers well recognized education system which is acknowledged across the world.  UK is culturally one of the most diverse countries in the world. Britain is multi-cultural, multi-faith, and multi-lingual, and has a long and successful history of attracting and welcoming visitors, especially students, from all parts of the world. UK has a temperate climate, with rainfall all year around.

UK EDUCATION

The UK education system is of high standards and is being recognized all across the world. It is acknowledged for hits high standards and quality. The UK education system is divided into five stages; it consists of early stage education, primary stage education, secondary stage education, further education and higher education. Children in the UK have to legally attend early, primary and secondary education which starts at the age of about 3 years until 16 years of age.

INSTITUTIONS

There are approximately 168 educational institutes across UK; out of which 89 are the universities, colleges and 54 are higher educational institutes. one of the chief advantages for international students to choose UK institutions is the afford ability. Besides that quality education is the forte of UK's education system which is recognized globally.

ADMISSIONS

The academic year for many universities in the United Kingdom begin from mid-September or in January. The universities have 2 semesters, and there are holidays of 6 weeks in July-August. For applying to under graduate program or post graduate program student must score at least 60% in their previous studies.

ADMISSION DOCUMENTS

  •  All the academic documents (Xth, XIIth and Bachelor Degree marksheets should be attested.

  • Two Letter of Recommendations

  • Statement of Purpose

  • Work Experience Documents

  • Resume

  • IELTS TRF

  • Any certificates and achievement documents.

  • Birth Certificates

City Makes a Difference - 5 Popular Cities

London is Capital and the largest city of both England and the United Kingdom. London is considered to be the world’s most important global cities and has been termed as World’s most powerful country. London has diverse range of people and culture and almost 300 languages are being spoken here. Some of the most famous education institutes are University College London, Imperial College of London, London School of Economics.

Birmingham is the 2nd most populous city after London. The city is dominated by the service sector and is a major international commercial centre, ranked as a beta- world city by the Globalization and World Cities Research Network. Birmingham has become a thriving commercial and financial centre. It’s also the UK’s largest centre of higher education outside London home to universities like Aston University, Birmingham University, Birmingham City University.

Manchester is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater ManchesterEngland. It is a 2nd most populous built arear. People can connect to Manchester because of its famous Manchester United Football Club which is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester. Manchester was the first city to industrialise, because of the Industrial Revolution it became the main place for making cloth and fabric. The city has universities like Manchester Metropolitan University, University of Manchester

Leeds is the city in West Yorkshire, England and has most diverse economies of all the UK's employment centres. It has also seen the fastest rate of private-sector jobs growing in any of the UK city. Leeds has also become the largest legal and financial centre, outside London with the insurance and financial industry of worth 13 billion pounds to the city’s economy. The city is known to have fourth largest population of students. There are universities like University of Leeds, Leeds Beckett University, Leeds Arts University.

Edinburgh is capital city of Scotland.  It is 2nd most populous city of Scotland and 7th most populous city of the United Kingdom. The city is famous for the Edinburgh International Festival and the Fringe, the latter being the world's largest annual international arts festival. In the 19th century the city was known for brewing, banking and publishing. The city has universities like Queen Margaret University, University of Edinburgh.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS

International students from Non-English speaking countries will need to prove their efficiency of English Language. They need a minimum score of 6.0 in IELTS at the first-year level. Each of the New Zealand University has its own specific requirements.

IELTS score of 6.0/5.5 for undergraduate and IELTS score 6.5 / 6.0 for postgraduate courses, is considered desirable.

Students can even get admission without IELTS if they have scored above 70% in their class XIIth.

WORK PERMIT

The UK university system is similar to the universities in other countries, and offers the international students part time job opportunities, during the course of their studies. The maximum permissible work limit for each week is 20 hours, and for carrying out these work hours, an international student has to apply for the work permit. Working in the UK's university culture help the students to not only earn, but also provides them the opportunity to become self-dependent in their lives.

VISA REQUIREMENTS

There is visa fees of 348 Pounds. A student needs to show enough funds available to support their education while studying in the UK. The Home Office (UKVI) has set the amount of maintenance funds you need to have available. You must show that you have:

 

  • £1,015 per month for living costs if you are studying outside London or anywhere else in the UK for the majority of your study (more than 50% of your study time) or

  • £1,265 per month for living costs if you are studying in London for the majority of your study (more than 50% if your study time)

Student needs to show living costs for up to a maximum of 9 months. The start and end dates on CAS is calculated the number of months’ student needs to provide evidence for.