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.
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.