Study In UK



Why Study in UK?

Why Study in UK?

World Renowned Education Centre

The United Kingdom (UK) is one of the main economic hubs of Europe. It also holds the same reputation regarding quality education offered in its four state countries including Wales, Scotland, Britain and Northern Ireland. The UK is one of the most exciting places that an international student may choose to further their education qualifications.

Plenty of Courses

There are over 38,000 courses on offer that international students may apply to be enrolled for. This varies from information technology, medicine, economics, and zoology to archeology. The system is well tailored to ensure for student participations which guarantee for the full development of their potential. UK universities are among the best ranked in the world with four from the list of the best 6 in the world being UK universities. With the emphasis and investment in research studies in the UK, students are set to benefit from high-quality education in the UK than anywhere else in the world. International students, mostly those coming from countries that do not speak English will greatly enhance their skills in the language, which is quite important in today’s global jobs ring.

History of Cultural Diversity

UK universities were among the first in the world to admit international students. The trend continues to increase with more than 100,000 international students being admitted in British universities alone. The welcoming, diverse cultural setting and easy adaptability of life make it easy for international students to fit in quickly. The UK is defined as a place of contrast with some top, highly advanced cosmopolitan cities such as London and Cardiff to historic country side cities such as Yorkshire. Undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate curriculums tend to be shorter as compared to what is offered in other countries. Most undergraduate programs, for instance, take a maximum of three years as opposed to the four years other countries offer. This significantly reduces the costs and also opens up students to the job market earlier which can only mean more experience added.

Work and Study

Foreign students in the UK are allowed to find jobs and get hired within the course of their education. When the term is on, the maximum time allowed for working is 20hours for each week. When institutions have closed for holidays, international students are allowed to work full time. Students with a humble background may apply for financial assistance with their tuition fees. All these factors put together to make the UK one of the best destinations for international students who are particularly keen on the quality of education as they are of its cost.

  • Qualification which has a world-wide recognition with a competitive edge.
  • State-of-the art laboratories, ultramodern computer facilities and extensive research resources, best libraries will assist in gaining better knowledge and exposure to the subject.
  • Short term duration of courses like 1 year

You'll Gain Recognised & Respected Qualification:

Like all levels of UK education; UK postgraduate qualifications are respected and valued all over the world. A master's degree, PhD or MBA from a UK university will give you a competitive edge over others.

Secured Future:

UK postgraduate study offer   fantastic libraries, state-of-the art laboratories, ultramodern computer facilities and extensive research resources are to name some when it comes to why one should opt for UK apart from the unmatched academic curriculum.

It makes the best use of your time:

Full-time postgraduate courses in the UK vary from one year to four years depending on the type of course you choose. The following will give you a general idea of how long each type of course will take to complete:

One year courses

Postgraduate Certificate/Diploma, Master's degrees, MBAs

Two year courses: Some master's degrees

Three to four year courses: PhDs, New Route PhDs

Three to four year courses

PhDs, New Route PhDs


AN array of postgraduate courses gives you more flexibility than you're likely to find in another country's education system. You can start by enrolling in a master's degree, then transfer or start by taking an M.Res - Master of Research - which could lead on to a PhD. It's up to you!

Be work ready

UK postgraduate qualifications let employers know at a glance that you've got the skills they're looking for, putting you on the right tracks for a great job and a great salary. It's estimated that female postgraduates earn as much as 34 per cent more than female colleagues who have only a first degree and male postgraduates earn as much as 20 per cent more than male first degree graduates. Almost 90% of the UK post graduates are qualified for employment .The latest figures available shows that one year after finishing their course, less than three per cent of UK postgraduate qualifiers are unemployed.

Rich Cultural Experience

At a UK university you'll be meeting with people from all over the world, whose different backgrounds and new perspectives will add to your rich cultural experience. There are around 500,000 postgraduate students in the UK and at many universities and colleges more than 30 per cent of these are international. You'll meet students from Asia, Africa, Europe, the Americas and Australasia, and will gain an insight into their customs and culture that will shape your view of the global economy in which you'll soon be looking to make your career


Education System

Education Chart

Education System

Education Chart

There are more than 3000 educational institutions that welcome international students in the UK. You can choose from a vast choice of education and training system, combining different types of course according to your needs and abilities. Many courses can also be taken through distance learning in your home country.

There are currently more than 10,000 Indian students studying in UK universities and colleges.

The sheer variety of specializations means you will be able to find a course that suits your real interests, your ambitions and passions. For example, in the UK, you could specialize in anything from computer games programming, ocean engineering, music technology, meteorology or underwater photography to multimedia design, anthropology, women's studies, hotel management or dance.

Application Procedure

Application Procedure


UK Universities have 3 intakes

1. Spring: January

2. Summer: May

3. Fall: September

Major intake is the Fall intake, but most of the universities are open for Spring and few of them for summer intake too. However all subjects commence in Fall.

English Language Requirements:

All the students must have the required English Language Proficiency with regards to the course. TOEFL score of 80 or above for Postgraduate and Undergraduate studies is a decent score. IELTS score of 6.0 or above for Postgraduates and Undergraduates degree is required.However recently introduced with IELTS UKVI exam, which has to be taken as the English Language Requirement test.

Entry Requirement and Eligibility:

Graduate: 10+2

Post-Graduate:16 years of education required(10+2+4)

Some institutions accept 15 years of education for masters.

Good and Strong Academic background.

Good scores in the Entrance Exam like IELTS,TOEFL,GMAT etc.

Strong Recommendation Letters.

To the point Statement of Purpose & Resume.

Certificates of achievement & extra-curricular activity participation(if available).

Strong Financial background.


Passport,SSC,intermediate,Bachelors(Individual memos,Provisional,Consolidated Memo) markslist,

Statement of Purpose,Resume,2 Recommendation Letters, Work Experience(if applicable),Bank Statement,

Affadavit of Financial Statement, English Language Test Score Report..


Cost of Education

For international students, universities set their own fees and they vary by subject and by institution. The average costs of tuition in various fields are:

Undergraduate Courses:

Foundation courses

£4,000 to £14,000

Arts courses

£7,000 to £9,000

Science courses

£7,500 to £22,000

Clinical courses

£10,000 to £25,000

Postgraduate Courses:

Arts & Humanities courses

£7,000 to £12,000

Science courses

£7,500 to £25,000

Clinical courses

£10,000 to £33,000

MBA course

£4,000 to more than 34,000

For both types of postgraduate study (taught and research), you should budget for a 12-month academic year. Average living costs (covering accommodation, food, clothing, books, entertainment and travel) for an international student on a degree course are £1000 per month in London and £800 per month elsewhere.

Living expenses vary greatly depending upon your lifestyle and the city of residence. Please note, however, that some universities include the cost of accommodation and food within the total fee payable to them.

Students Visas

Students Visas

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UK has always been the center of excellence in quality education. The majority of Uk people derive most part of their income from occupational earnings. The highest occupational groups are professionals including physicians, mathematicians, financial managers, software publishers, computer engineers, hospitality, telecoms, medicine, health care and genetics.

International students can take up on campus jobs depending on the level of course they choose. They are allowed to work 20 hrs per week. On campus jobs may include teaching assistantships, research assistantship where a student is paid an average of 8 to 10 pounds per hour thus student earns approximately 500-800 pounds AUD per month or get waiver in their tuition fee. With this, student can do internship in the related field which may be paid.

During vacation the student is allowed to work for 40 hrs per week. Some Universities are providing internship programs aftr the course which can be a paid or unpaid. The internship program courses will be helpful to students in the getting lengther visa to stay.



Are there any benefits offered to International students whilst studying in UK?

2 sources of benefit are :

  • NHS : All international students staying in UK for the purpose of education for 6 months or more qualify for free health care through the National Health Service.
  • NATIONAL UNION OF STUDENTS: Loads of discounts are negotiated on behalf of their student members on things like books, stationery, food, clothes, travel and entertainment. All students are entitled to free NUS membership. 

Will I get refund if my visa is refused

If your visa is refused and you have paid a deposit to your institution for tuition fees then you will receive a refund of the deposit when you send the institution a copy of your visa refusal letter from the High Commission. A few institutions deduct a small amount usually no more than £ 100 for processing the refund payment. 

How can I finance my studies?

As compared to the cost of studying in India only, going abroad can seem to be steeply expensive. However one must keep the possible returns in mind which are in the form of quality of education, international exposure and boost to ones career when evaluating the costs of studying abroad. A student can rely on sources like family funds, bank loans, scholarships, bursaries, sponsorships etc to provide for funds required by him.

  • Bank Loans 
    Most nationalized banks offer students loans at competitive rates for considerable time periods which may enable a larger section of students to go and study abroad. They will ask for a collateral security to be pledged. You can even consider the possibility of an international bank loan. Kindly ask your Sowrya counsellor for further details.
  • Educational Trusts / Institutes
    Such organizations may also be able to help the student to fund his studies abroad.
  • Sponsorships
    A blood relative is always preferred but other sponsors can also help to fund your education in the UK provided a logical explanation is given as to why he is willing to sponsor you.

Should I pay a Deposit?
Some universities require the students to pay part of the tuition fees in advance in order to reserve a place for them in the university. In any case we recommend that all students should make a deposit payment as it facilitates in getting a student visa.

How are the Universities rated?
British Universities do not have a formal ranking system but the government does take the responsibility to monitor and control the quality of education provided by each university



Name: Madireddy Anil

Country: UK

University: Staffordshire University

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