Why Study in United Kingdom

  • Gain a world-class education, four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK and qualifications are internationally valued and recognised.
  • UK is one of the most exciting and productive places in the world for research, creativity and innovation. If a student has a passion for learning and wants to be at the forefront of his subject, this is the place to be
  • Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK tend to be shorter than in other countries which can help to keep the cost of tuition fees and living expenses down
  • International students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours a week during term time and full-time during holiday
  • UK institutions offer flexibility of choice and enable a student to blend academic and vocational courses of choice.
  • A student can develop a range of skills needed in today’s global workforce, including refining English language skills.
  • UK is such a popular destination for international students, they are sure to meet people from all over the world during their time in the UK

Education System

Education in the United Kingdom is regionalised with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments. The UK education system consists of two distinct systems of courses and qualifications which are compatible with each other. One system is followed by England, Wales and Northern Ireland and the other is adopted by Scotland.

Higher education often begins with

Undergraduate degrees : Higher National Certificates/Diplomas and Foundation degrees These qualifications allow students to progress to the 2nd or 3rd year of an undergraduate degree based on their results.

Bachelor’s : 3 years degree in except for Scotland where the degrees are 4 years.

Postgraduate degrees: Postgraduate certificate and Postgraduate diploma range between 9-12 months Master’s : 1 year either taught or by research, Doctorate, a research degree that usually takes at least three years.