To study in UK, an international student has to be 18 or older (usually) for higher education. These courses generally are taught in:
- Specialist institutions like art schools or agricultural colleges
Here are few facts about studying in the UK for international students:
- There are 106 universities in England, and 5 university colleges out of a total of 130 in the UK.
- Foundation courses, diplomas and postgraduate courses are usually a year long.
- Bachelor courses last for 3-4 years.
- Most studied programs in the UK-Business and Computer science.
- Other famous programs-Engineering, Pharmacy, management, IT and software.
Courses to Choose From
Higher education qualifications include:
- Foundation degrees
- Bachelor degrees
- Post-graduate degrees
- Doctorate degrees
How to Find the Best University in the UK?
- Explore the UK universities rankings
- Learn in detail about the universities individually.
- You can compare the rankings of the universities by each other by using Times Higher Education World University Rankings and subject rankings.
- You can compare the universities by considering the rankings of the best courses to study at university
- Research funding opportunities
- Learn about the eligibility criteria for various scholarships in the UK
- Research about the application deadlines in advance
- Find scholarships based on your intended course of study from the British Council’s Education UK website.
- Choose a location
- Select a university by considering the location of living, living costs, culture, weather etc.
- Nottingham is one of the most affordable cities in the UK with student-friendly cafes.
- In London, you will experience the hustle bustle of the huge metropolis but will have to pay high rents.
- Live in Brighton, Bournemouth or Cardiff or Southampton if you wish to live by the sea.
- Contact and visit universities
- Bring your choices down to at least 10 universities and start contacting them.
- Gather more and more information about fees, courses, funding etc. from the university.
- Contact the admissions department and try to get in touch with current students.
- Learn about student life
- Universities in the UK cater to all types of extra-curricular activities for international students.
- Societies and recreational activities can be last but not the least option to decide the best one out of the shortlisted universities to study in UK.