Education in UK

Indian students prefer education in UK mainly because a UK certificate gives the student’s resume a competitive edge. Apart from the famous Oxford and Cambridge universities, there are also a number of colleges and universities in UK, which rank among the top institutes in the world. All of these institutes offer high quality education, modern learning environment, wider choice of specialized subjects, multicultural campus life and shorter course-duration. In UK, students can complete an undergraduate program in 3 years and a postgraduate course in 1 to 1 and half year.

Requirements for International Students to Study in UK

  • School leaving certificate
  • Certificate of all other academic and professional achievements
  • GMAT score for management studies
  • TOEFL/IELTS score sheet
  • Recommendation letter from the institute applied to
  • Valid passport and Visa

Colleges In United Kingdom

Bussiness Schools In England Edinburgh Birmingham Bradford Bristol
Medical Schools In England England Glasgow Leeds Liverpool
London Manchester Scotland Sheffield Cornwal
Medical Schools

Top Colleges in UK

Some of the leading colleges in UK are -

Name of the College Stream of Education
Imperial College London For undergraduate programs:

Aeronautics
Life Sciences
Materials
Medicine
Bioengineering
Engineering
Science

For postgraduate programs:
Medicine
Science
Engineering
Life Sciences
Materials

King’s College London (KCL) School of Arts & Humanities
School of Law
Dental Institute
Institute of Psychiatry
School of Medicine
School of Natural & Mathematical Sciences
School of Social Science & Public Policy
School of Nursing and Midwifery
The London School of Economics and Political Science Accounting
Economics
Anthropology
Finance
Geography & Environment
Government
International Relations
International Development
Management
Language Centre
International History
Law
Mathematics
Media & Communications
Philosophy, Logic and Scientific Method
Statistics
Social Psychology
Sociology

Top Universities in UK

Some of the top universities in UK are as follows:

Name of the University Courses Offered
University of Cambridge Arts
Science
Natural Sciences
Languages
Veterinary Medicine
Music
Philosophy
Theology and Religious Studies
Politics, Psychology and Sociology
Law
Linguistics
Management
Education
Economics
Medicine
Engineering
University College of London (UCL) Anthropology
Archaeology
Engineering
Cardiovascular Science
Cell and Developmental Biology
Science
Women’s Health
Child Health
Computer Science
Developmental Science
Biosciences
Security and Crime Science
Earth Sciences
Dentistry
Space and Climate Physics
Economics
Arts
European Studies
Fine Arts
Languages
Law
Slavonic and East European Studies
Linguistics
Management
Medicine
University of Oxford Humanities
Medical Sciences
Mathematical, Physical & Life Sciences
Social Sciences
University of Edinburgh Arts
Science
Engineering
Management
Life Sciences
Languages
Linguistics
Law
Environmental Science
Music
Neuro-Science
Oral Health Sciences
Painting and Performing Arts
Religious Studies
Textiles
Veterinary Medicine
University of Bristol Undergraduate Programs in:

Biology
Science
Economics
Classics/Classical Studies
Psychology
Drama
Music
Languages
Law
Science GCSE

Postgraduate Programs in:

Social Sciences and Law
Arts
Science
Medicine and Dentistry
Engineering
Medical and Veterinary Science

The University of Manchester Accounting and Finance
Engineering
Science
Art History and Visual Studies
Audiology
Biological and Computing Science
Biomedical Sciences
Business and Management
Engineering and Analytical Science
Criminology
Dentistry
Development Studies
Drama
Earth, Atmospheric and Environmental Sciences
Education
Economics
Languages
Law
Medicine
Music
Pharmacology
Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work
Optometry
Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
Religions and Theology
Textiles and Paper Science
University of Glasgow Accountancy & Finance
Engineering
Science
Arts & Media Informatics
Astronomy
Biological Sciences
Business & Management
Celtic Studies
Dentistry
Earth Science
Economics
Languages
Health & Social Studies
Law
Medicine
Music
Nursing
Primary Education
Veterinary Medicine & Surgery

Scholarships in UK for International Students

  • British Chevening Scholarships
  • Commonwealth Scholarships and Fellowships Plan (CSFP)
  • The Shell Centenary Scholarships for PG studies
  • FCO/British Gas/University of Strathclyde Joint Scholarships
  • Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) Awards
  • DFID Shared Scholarships Scheme for PG studies
  • Rhodes Scholarships
  • Charles Wallace India Trust (CWIT) Awards

Educational Expenses in UK

  • For Undergraduate courses: £6,000 – £17,000
  • For Postgraduate courses: £6,000 – £25,500
  • For Management courses: £6,000 – £34,000

Students Visa

An international student has to submit the following documents for admission to UK colleges and universities:

  • Letter of acceptance from the chosen institute in UK
  • He/she needs to enroll in a full time course
  • He/she needs to provide evidences showing that he/she will not opt for full time employment in UK
  • Proof of financial resources to support tuition and living expenses in UK
  • Completed and signed visa application form
  • Passport photograph

Education System in UK

Primary education in UK consists of stages 1 and 2. It continues till a student attains 11 years of age. Then he/she goes to secondary school, which consists of stages 3 and 4. At the age of 14, students appear for GCSE- General Certificate of Secondary Education (SCE for Scotland) examination. After successful completion, students opt for higher education.

In the UK, “O” Level examination corresponds to Indian SSC (School Final Examination), and “A” Level examination corresponds to Indian Higher Secondary. One can complete bachelor’s degree in 3 years and master’s degree in 1 year. Students also get an option of Sandwich Program, where a combined master’s and PhD (1-year for Masters and 3-year for PhD) program can be done.

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