The United Kingdom has proudly reserved its position of being the most popular study destinations in the world. The very famous thing about UK is the high quality of the education being provided at the Universities. The Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) frequently conducts independent audits to make sure that set benchmarks for the standard of teaching and research are chanced.
The degrees provided by the institutions in the UK are globally recognized. UK is home for some of the most prestigious universities around the globe like University of Oxford, University of Cambridge and Imperial College, London. The multicultural environment at the universities lets the international students adjust easily making them less homesick. All the universities in the UK offers various range of courses in Business, Engineering and Technology, Healthcare and Medicine, Law etc. which helps students to choose their desired field of study.
The education system in the UK encourages convivial interaction between students and lecturers. The UK has over 150 universities which offers a wide range of courses to choose from. They also provide the liberty to combine different subjects into a single course of study which is not the case in many other countries.
The duration of the under graduate degrees are for three-four years and the duration for Masters degrees are just for a year in the UK which helps in cutting down the expenses of study.
English language support is being offered at many universities in the UK to support international students develop their language skills which further helps them to complete their course successfully.
Cost of Study/Scholarship:
The average cost of International undergraduate studies varies between £10,000 to £35,000 per year (depending upon the university and location) and the cost for a master degree will vary from £12,000 to £30,000 total as master degree in the UK is for just a year. The humanities and social sciences degrees are inclined to cost the lowest in the UK, whereas laboratory and clinical degree programs are distinctly more expensive.
The average cost of living in the UK is around £12,000 and the total average cost of studying in the UK (Combining the fees) comes up to approx. £22,000 per year. Thing to notice here is that studying in the capital city will be a little more expensive than the rest part of the country.
The Universities in the UK offers many scholarships specially on a Masters/Research level, for which international students can apply to support their study and cost of living. All you need is the offer letter from a university and you become eligible to apply for scholarships. In order to have the offer letter in hand timely we advise that students should initiate the application process 8-12 months prior to the commencement of the course. Also, one need to keep in mind that the Scholarship deadlines varies from institution to institution.