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STUDY IN UK : Students Most Preferable Destination of All Time

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Why Study in UK: The Only Education You Need

What would it mean to have an UK university listed on your resume? Why would potential employers pause and take notice of your education credentials from the UK?

Education in UK dates back to hundreds of years, being one of the oldest countries to offer excellent, high quality education. The universities in UK are known for its academic excellence and it is accepted and recognized all over the world. UK has become the most popular destinations among the international students apart from USA, mainly because of the hundreds of universities to choose form with excellent course work.

The United Kingdom (termed as UK) comprises of the England, Scotland , Wales and Northern Ireland. The British Empire was once the world most powerful force which controlled countries like India, Canada , south America etc for hundreds of years. The days of colonialism is over, but still the influence of the UK education system and life styles do exist in many of the colonized countries. The united kingdom is still a prominent and supreme country and the economy of UK is the fifth largest in the world and second largest in Europe.

Incredible Education System

The education system in UK is more or less like the Indian education system , where the primary school or the grade 1 starts at the age of 5,and continues till age 11, then the secondary school, where the study till age 16.The students in UK has to complete the  primary and the secondary school  education, which is s mandatory in UK, and the student can choose to study further beyond that. Beyond the secondary stage , the student needs to take up the A level , in order to pursue the university education.

The university education  further deals with the bachelors degree and then the masters which will further lead to a doctorate degree. Almost one third of the younger generation in UK take up the university degree and almost 50% of the student population in Scotland takes up higher education.

The UK universities rank consistently on top in the list of world ranking universities and almost 5 % of the scientific researches in the world are form UK .UK offers specialized programs of study, both at the bachelor and masters levels which is tailored made to suit the interest of students.

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MS IN UK

The post graduation studies in UK, either the masters or the doctorate programs, there are hundreds of universities to choose from. The universities in UK are classified as traditional or old universities and modern universities which can be red brick or plate glass universities. The old and traditional universities came into existence hundreds of years ago. The university of Oxford, 1167, the university of Cambridge,1209,University of Glasgow , 1451 , to name a few. Few others like the university of Durham, 1832, and the university of wales in 1893, were established after that.

The red brick universities, as the name itself indicates, that the building was constructed with red bricks, was established in the early 19th century, like the university of Leeds, university of Birmingham etc, in the 1900 to 1950. The plate glass universities, which came into existence in the after 1960’s ,  are University of Salford, university of Dundee , or university of sterling which was established in the year 1967.

Top Universities for MS

S NO UNIVERSITY COURSES COUNTRY
1 University of Cambridge Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing UK
2 University of Oxford Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing UK
3 University of Edinburgh Computer Science & Information Systems UK
4 Imperial College London Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic UK
5 UCL (University College London) Computer Science & Information Systems, Chemical, Civil & Structural, Electrical & Electronic UK
6 The University of Manchester Chemical, Electrical & Electronic, Aeronautical & Manufacturing UK
7 The University of Sheffield Civil & Structural UK
8 Cranfield University Civil & Structural UK
9 University of Reading Electrical & Electronic UK
10 The University of Nottingham Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing UK
The Msc in UK, which is similar to MS in UK , is  a post graduate program, for a duration of 1 yr, involving lecture hours, examination and then project. Generally the full time 1 yr program will not extend beyond a tear, but, in case of certain MS program, it can be completed in  2yrs , with a prolonged project or internship

The programs in masters’ level are specialized in nature, as in, doing masters in electrical engineering in UK, where, all areas under electrical engineering ,  like VLSI, microprocessors , embedded systems, etc will be taught as specialization under the masters degree,  But in UK, students can take up specialized programs like MS in embedded systems, in university of Greenwich , University of Birmingham  or MS in VLSI in university of York to name a few.

UK also has  specialized programs under biological science like Msc in Microbiology in the university of Manchester ,  or Msc in molecular biology in University of Hertfordshire to name a few

The post graduation in UK , will either be awarded with the masters in course work or a masters in research work. As the name itself signifies, that, the research work will normally lead to a doctorate degree , where as the course work to a project or an internship.

A post graduation degree in a traditional school has its own advantages when compared to a modern university in UK.The traditional school pride themselves for their global recognition, Nobel prize winners as faculty, unmatched libraries , laboratories with latest equipment, excellent infrastructure and the tag of a traditional university to be placed immediately after graduation. Whereas, students enrolled in a modern university , might not have the same advantage.

The advantages of doing a masters  in UK is that, its programs are all , only for a year, when compared to countries like USA and Australia, The students are able to get into the job market ahead of the ones with a 2 yr  programs. The quality of higher education in UK is maintained by the British Government quality assurance agencies, which makes UK one of the most trusted places to pursue higher education

The entry requirement for the masters in UK is the same through UK, the modern universities will accept a student with a mere 1st class degree in the under graduation, where as the traditional once will expect a percentage higher than 80.

The masters in UK can be categorized as masters of sciences, masters n arts, masters of letters, masters of engineering , masters in research to name a few.

 The masters of science ( Msc), has almost 5626 programs under that heading. Since the program duration is one year to complete the masters, the student typically requires 60 credit points, where as a two year program will require 120 credit points. The master of sciences will be awarded for areas like natural sciences, social sciences, business sciences and engineering sciences. To name a few, Msc in financial management, University of Edinburgh, Msc in supply chain management , university of warwick, etc.

The masters in research in UK has around 248 programs under it. Its an advanced post grad program , which is gaining popularity in recent times, and the program focuses mainly on preparing students for research. To site a few examples, MRes in electronics, university of westminster, MRes in business and management in university of Nottingham, etc.

The masters of letters are normally offered by the traditional universities, is a post graduate research degree, more like the master of arts and the master of science. To name a few, M Litt film and television studies, university of Glasgow, M Litt  creative writing , university of Aberdeen

  • The universities in UK are classified as traditional or old universities and modern universities which can be red brick or plate glass universities
  • The post graduation in UK , will either be awarded with the masters in course work or a masters in research work.
  • A post graduation degree in a traditional school has its own advantages when compared to a modern university in UK.
  • The advantages of doing a masters in Uk is that, its programs are all , only for a year, when compared to countries like USA and Australia
  • The quality of higher education in UK is maintained by the British Government quality assurance agencies, which makes UK one of the most trusted places to pursue higher education
  • The masters of science ( Msc), has almost 5626 programs under that heading. Since the program duration is one year to complete the masters, the student typically requires 60 credit points, where as a two year program will require 120 credit points.

MBA IN UK

MANAGEMENT IN UK

UK offers a number of management courses for international students, both in their business and engineering schools. The advantage of students enrolling in a management program is that he /she can specialize in a particular area of study chosen for their career path. It is different from the MBA because, the MBA offers general management programs under all areas of management studies, unless and until students take up MBA in IT or MBA in law etc.The specialized programs for management studies  are organizational management, transportation management, public sector management  etc, other than the normal degrees like the masters in finance, masters in HR or masters in marketing to name a few

The engineering schools also offer management programs in combination with the engineering degree , like the masters in  engineering management or masters in  industrial engineering etc. Certain programs like the operations and logistics , entrepreneurship, financial reporting are a few areas of specialized studies which make up the masters in management degree in UK

A few universities for eg are , MRes in international crisis management in Loughborough university, masters in leadership practice and responsibility in University of Lancaster, Msc in corporate strategy and governance in University of Nottingham , Msc in Design management in Robert Gordon University a to name a few

MBA in UK

The United Kingdom has some of the most prestigious business schools in the world. Most of the MBA’s in UK are AMBA accredited. AMBA is the only specific business accreditation organization, whereby , their main aim is to advice , connect and support all business schools. In order to be AMBA accredited, the B schools have to follow certain rules and regulations. The AMBA accredited schools only admit students with a min 3 yrs work experience, have a class room strength of not more than 20 students and ensures that 50 % of the faculties are Phd’s in Buisness.

If the school is accredited by AMBA, it is but obvious that , the MBA programs will; require that the students take up the GMAT and also have a few years of work experience to be eligible. Most of the tradition schools in UK are AMBA accredited . Whether modern or traditional university in UK, almost 90% of the universities in UK offer MBA program which requires work ex. A few universities like Demontford University, university of Staffordshire, university of Greenwich and University of west London offer fresher MBA’s for a 1 year duration. They do not expect work ex as an entry requirement
Almost all universities in UK offer programs like masters in international business , masters in management or any other management programs without any work ex as a criteria for admission
A few universities which ranks top in the ranking list in UK are London Business school, Manchester Buisness school, Imperial college London Buisnesss school etc
Almost all general management programs will normally have accounting, finance and statistics, marketing and communications, macro and micro economics, ethics and leadership as part of their curriculum

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COST OF STUDYING IN UK

The cost education in UK is low since the duration of the program is lower than most of the other countries. The UK under graduation is only for 3 years and the masters is for only 1 yr when compared to US or Canada, where the tuition and living expenses will be double.

The cost of the tuition fees would vary between colleges and the courses taken. The traditional universities are more expensive than the modern schools, similarly, MBA, and medical related programs will be costlier than the other areas of study

In case of under graduation, the average tution fees for a medical related program will between 10,0000 pound to 21000 pounds. Whereas, the general science courses will be between 7500 pounds to 12500 pounds. The fees structure will also change for students from the European union and non European students, since, the cost of education of students from the European union will be much lower than the others.

In case of the post grad courses, MBA programs will cost you somewhere between 10,000 poind to 30,000 pounds, and general science programs between 7500 pound to 12500 pounds.

For an international student, the cost of living expenses will be around 8000 pounds in case of attending a university outside London and in case of university in London, the expence will be around 9000 pounds per annum.

Basically, if a student is expecting to live the same life style he had back home, it will be a little difficult to meet the expenses, since , the cost of living will greatly depend on your living life style

In total, the approximate cost to attend a university in UK , per annum will be somewhere between 18 to 25 lakhs on an average

  • The cost education in UK is low since the duration of the program is lower than most of the other countries.
  • In case of under graduation, the average tution fees for a medical related program will between 10,0000 pound to 21000 pounds. Whereas, the general science courses will be between 7500 pounds to 12500 pounds.
  • In case of the post grad courses, MBA programs will cost you somewhere between 10,000 poind to 30,000 pounds, and general science programs between 7500 pound to 12500 pounds.
  • For an international student, the cost of living expenses will be around 8000 pounds in case of attending a university outside London and in case of university in London, the expence will be around 9000 pounds per annum.
  • In total, the approximate cost to attend a university in UK , per annum will be somewhere between 18 to 25 lakhs on an average

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Job Opportunities

The UK temporary work visa legislation allows international students to stay back in UK for a period of 4 months after their graduation to look for a job ,  related to their subject of study. Some universities offer an internship program from 6 to 1 yr which is part of the curriculum, eg University of Greewich

The students who travel to the UK , travel on tier 4 visa. Inorder to convert it into a tier 2 visa, the student must find an employment with the 4 months, and must  be paid a salary of at least 20,000 pounds by the employer per annum

During the study, the students are also allowed to work part time, this would help them reduce their living  expenses to a great extend

The service industry  dominates the UK economy, apart for that ,  London is the worlds largest financial center, , the British aerospace industry ranks 3 rd in UK, the automobile and the pharmaceutical industry also play a very important role in UK, all these industries create a lot of job opportunities for deserving students

Applications & Visa Process

The application process for UK requires a lot of planning and diligence

The under graduate application is done through the common application portal, UCAS, This common web site is used by both international and domestic students. The UCAS web site allows an under graduate student to apply to 5 universites at one time. All 5 applications are confidential, one university does not know about the other application. It is idela that the application should be completed by January for the same years intake.

There is no common application system for the post graduate applications. The student has to choose the course and university from among the innumerable number of universities in UK.Every university will have an online application portal, and the application procedure differs form university to university

The application process starts with identifying the right university, in case you are not sure if your academic credentials meet the course requirements, then the  national academic recognition  information center will evaluate your credentials to check if you are in par with the UK universities.  If your language of instruction is not in English in your home country, then the university will expect you to take up the English language proficiency test, preferably the IELTS.

Most of the universities will want the students to send the academic transcripts, right from the 10th till the under graduation level,  in case of the masters degree. The letter of recommendation, from the faculty or professional will also be expected, 2 per university, statement of purpose will also increase your chance of getting an admit in a top school in UK, since this gives a clear idea about your academic and other areas of interest.

The application to the university can be either done online, or download a copy of the application from the university web site or even contact the university representative who have their office in the country of residence , since most of the universities have international representatives.

An international student can apply for the tier 4 visa, if he or she is offered an unconditional admission offer from the university in UK, has cleared the IELTS test, and has sufficient finances to support themselves for their education

The student visa can be applied 120 days before the start of the program, and it generally takes maximum 3 weeks to get the visa . The visa fees is 310 pounds, and you can travel to UK up to  one month before the course starts

  • Documents required for the visaCurrent passport1 passport size color photographAcademic credentialsProof of funding- the total finances needed for the stay will have to be shown either as a bank statement or a loan sanction letter. The bank statement should indicate that the amount has been in the bank for a period of 28 daysTuber clauses test taken from a registered medical fractionedThe UK visa application is done online and the biometrics done in the visa application center, where the visa interview is also conducted

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Top Universities in UK

    Architectural Association School of Architecture

   University of Aberdeen

  University of Abertay Dundee

  Aberystwyth University

  Anglia Ruskin University

  Ashridge Business School

  Aston University

  Arts University Bournemouth

  Bangor University

  University of Bath

  Bath Spa University

  University of Bedfordshire

  Birkbeck, University of London

  University of Birmingham

  Birmingham City University

  Bournemouth University

  BPP University

  University of Bradford

  University of Brighton

  University of Bristol

  Brunel University

  University of Buckingham

  Buckinghamshire New University

  University of Cambridge

  Cambridge Education Group

  Canterbury Christ Church University

  Cardiff University

  Cardiff University English Language Centre

  Cardiff Metropolitan University

  University of Chichester

  Chippendale School of Furniture

  City University London

  Le Cordon Bleu

  Coventry University

  Cranfield University

  University of Cumbria

  De Montfort University

  University of Derby

  University of Dundee

  University of Durham

  University of East Anglia

  University of East London

  Edge Hill University

  University of Edinburgh

  University of Edinburgh English Language Centre

  Edinburgh Napier University

  European School of Economics

  University of Essex

  University of Exeter

  University of Exeter Foreign Language Centre

  Falmouth University

  University of Glasgow

  Glasgow Caledonian University

  University of Gloucestershire

  Glyndwr University

  Goldsmiths, University of London

  University of Greenwich

  Heriot-Watt University

  University of Hertfordshire

  University of Huddersfield

  University of Hull

  Hult International Business School

  Imperial College London

  Institute of Contemporary Music Performance

  INTO Group

  Institute of Education

  KAPLAN International Colleges

  Keele University

  University of Kent

  King’s College London

  Kingston University

  Lancaster University

  LCA Business School

  London College of International Business Studies

  University of Leeds

  Leeds Trinity University

  Leeds Metropolitan University

  University of Leicester

  Leicester English Language Centre

  University of Lincoln

  University of Liverpool

  Liverpool Hope University

  Liverpool John Moores University

  London Business School

  London Metropolitan University

  University of the Arts London

  University of the Arts London Language Centre

  Loughborough University

  London School of Business and Finance

  London School of Business and Management (LSBM)

  London South Bank University

  London School of Economics

  University of Manchester

  University of Manchester Language Centre

  Manchester Metropolitan English Language

  Manchester Metroplitan University

  Medipathways

  Middlesex University

  National University of Ireland Galway

  National University of Ireland Maynooth

  Navitas

  Newcastle University

  University of Northampton

  University of Northumbria

  University of Nottingham

  University of Nottingham ELC

  Nottingham Trent University

  Nottingham Trent Language Centre

  University of Oxford

  Oxford Brookes University

  University of Oxford Language Centre

  University of Oxford Department for Continuing Education

  Plymouth University

  Plymouth University

  University of Portsmouth

  Queen Margaret University

  Queen’s University, Belfast

  Queen Mary, University of London

  Queen Mary, University of London ELC

  University of Reading

  Regent’s University London

  Robert Gordon University

  Roehampton University

  Royal Holloway, University of London

  Royal Holloway, University of London

  University of Salford

  University of Sheffield

  University of Sheffield Language Centre

  Sheffield Hallam University

  Sheffield Hallam English Language Centre

  SOAS, University of London

  SOAS Language Centre

  Sotheby’s Institute of Art

  University of South Wales

  University of Southampton

  University of Southampton English Language Centre

  Southampton Solent University

  University of St Andrews

  St Andrews Language Centre

  St George’s University of London

  St Mary’s University, London

  Staffordshire University

  University of Stirling

  University of Stirling Language Centre

  University of Strathclyde

  Study Group

  University of Sunderland

  University of Surrey

  University of Sussex

  University of Swansea

  Teesside University

  The London Film School

  Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance

  University of Wales, Trinity Saint David

  University for the Creative Arts

  UCFB Wembley

  University College London

  UCL (Language Centre)

  University of Central Lancashire

  University of East Anglia Language Centre

  University of Ulster

  University of Ulster and QA Business School

  University Campus Suffolk

  University of Law

  University of West London

  University of Warwick

  WMG University of Warwick

  University of the West of England, Bristol

  University of the West of Scotland

  University of Westminster

  University of Westminster English Language Centre

  University of Winchester

  University of Wolverhampton

  University of York

  York St John University

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