Why Study in the UK
- Made up of four countries- England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, the United Kingdom is a very popular study destination for Indian students.
- The 2nd most popular destination to study after USA.
- Has some of the oldest universities in the modern world
- Highly ranked and globally recognised universities
- Taught Master courses are only for 1 year. You do not need 16 years of education to pursue a Masters degree in most subjects.
- Most undergraduate (bachelors) degrees are for 3 years in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- Scotland has some excellent universities, a different education system than the rest of the UK and a 4 year undergraduate degree.
- Free health care possible under NHS for international students
- Part time work possible outside or with in the campus.
Application Process and Deadlines
Undergraduate ApplicationsApplications for Bachelor’s degree courses are generally made through the Universities Colleges Admissions Service (UCAS) that is a centralized application system. There is an application fee associates with this on line application.
Students can apply to a maximum of 5 institutions/courses only. International foundation programme admissions do not go through the UCAS system and students need to apply directly to the institution
- 15 October- for medicine, dentistry and veterinary courses and all courses at the Universities of Oxford and Cambridge.
- 15 January- for all other courses except certain art and design courses that have a 24 March deadline.
- 30 June- is the final deadline for international students and after this all applications go into Clearing.
Postgraduate ApplicationsThe main intake for universities is September/October. Some universities have an additional intake in January/February. There is no single centralized system for postgraduate applications and students have to make applications individually to each institution. Most universities do not have an application fee
Deadlines vary from course to course and institution to institution. Our counseling staff can help you with identifying these deadlines.
Cost of Studying
The costs incurred by a student can be divided into
- Tuition fee of the course and
- Living cost.
The living cost in the UK is higher in big cities such as London and lower in smaller towns and cities. The UKBA has defined the living cost for the purpose of obtaining a student visa. This is as follows-
- GBP 1000 per month in Central London
- GBP 800 for outer London and the rest of the UK
Broadly there are three types of scholarships for studying in the UK available to Indian students-
- Scholarships offered by UK institutions
- UK Government sponsored
- Private Trusts and funds
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