Why Study in UK?
- Attracting different nationalities.
- Vast experience of hundred’s of years.
- Value for money.
- Shorter & more intensive courses.
- Popular destination for Indian students.
- More than 150 Universities to choose from.
- Offer broad spectrum of subjects.
- Easy Admission Procedure & Visa
- Intakes in Sept & Jan.
- World class qualification
- Large areas of Specialization
- Full time job during holidays.
- Scholarships and Bursaries.
- Free Health care by NHS.
- Student discount facilities.
- Few Universities can offering Intake in April and November.
- Cost of Education & Living: The cost of education in U.K is between £10000-12000 per year for Undergraduate Courses and between £9000-13000 for Post-Graduate Courses. The cost of living is approximately £6000–7500 per year, this covers all the living expenses; including accommodation, food, travel, books, clothes and entertainment.
Some Salient Features:
- British Education is famous for its academic excellence.
- British Standards are among the highest in the World. It is distinctive, diverse and flexible.
- Students are legally allowed to work part-time during the studies.
- Indian 3-year degree is acceptable directly for Masters programs.
- No GRE/GMAT/ SAT required.
- Admission is possible in some institutions without TOEFL/ IELTS also.
- In UK all Masters courses are of 1 year and all Bachelors courses are of 3 years, unlike other Countries where Masters are of 2 years and Bachelors of 4 years.
- Excellent post qualification prospects.
English Language requirements for UK Universities
In general the English Language requirement as per UKVI is CEFR (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) Level B2 which is as mentioned below :-
Minimum 5.5overall with 5.5 in each section in IELTS
NOTE: Although UKVI requirement is IELTS 5.5 overall but most of the UK Universities require students with IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 overall with minimum 5.5 in each section
IELTS waiver is available in most of the universities if the student has secured more than 65% -70%marks in 12th English.
Pre-sessional English Language Program is also available in UK Universities for the students who do not meet the IELTS requirements of the University.
•W.E.F 6thApril 2015, for Pre-sessional English course, Foundation course or any other course below degree level, students will require SELT, IELTS from UKVI approved test centers only. The fees for same is Rs.18,600
•There are only 30 UKVI approved Test centers in India.
•The UKVI IELTS test is the same as standard IETLS test, but the center has improved security features, including CCTV, Voice sampling and independent audits. The test results will be administered electronically and verifiable online.
UK Universities have two major intakes:
However, some universities have intakes in March, April and November also.
Entry Criteria for Masters Programme
For High ranked universities, student need to have 60%-70%in Graduation.
For Middle ranked universities, student need to have 55-65%in Graduation.
Very few universities accepts the students having 50%and above in Graduation
Students who do not meet academic criteria can apply for Masters through various pathways by applying Pre-Masters leading to Masters.
IELTS requirement for Masters programmes ranges from 6.0-6.5with no band less than 5.5 depending upon the course and the University.
Entry criteria’s for Undergraduate Programmes
For High ranked Universities, student need to have 70-80%in 12th.
For Middle ranked Universities, student need to have 60-70% in 12th.
Very few universities accepts the students having 50% to 55 % in 12th.
Students who do not meet academic criteria can apply for graduation programmes through various Pathways by applying for Diploma leading to second year of bachelors or Foundation course leading to first year of bachelors.
IELTS requirement ranges from 6.0-6.5 with no band less than 5.5 depending upon the course and the University.
- University of Glasgow, Glasgow
- University of Birmingham, Birmingham
- Cranfield University, England
- Queen Mary University of London,London
- University of Liverpool, Liverpool and London
- Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne
- Queen`s University Belfast,Belfast
- University of Leicester, Leicester
- University of Surrey, Guildford, Surrey
- University of Strathclyde, Glasgow