United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

England, Scotland, Wales, Great Britain refer to different 'parts of the UK. The British Isles includes many islands not even part of the UK.

England Scotland Wales
Great Britain UK British Isles
The name United Kingdom refers to the union of what were once four separate countries: England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland (though most of Ireland is now independent, only Northern Ireland remains part of the UK).

Distance from India:
9 hours by Flight

  • London is the largest financial centre in the world alongside New York.
  • UK is today the sixth largest economy in the world and the third largest in Europe after Germany and France.
  • The Scottish capital, Edinburgh, has one of the large financial centres of Europe and is the headquarters of the Royal Bank of Scotland Group, one of the world's largest banks.
  • 1 GBP = INR 100
Benefits of studying in UK
  • The UK is one of the most sought after countries for higher studies.
  • The country offers a vibrant and multi-ethnic culture, and is considered as the best multi-lingual and cosmopolitan with no racial discrimination.
  • The UK Degrees are recognized and respected all over the world. It’s the oldest established educational system which is still succeeding in a global competition.
  • The UK also gives many opportunities to explore various industries to start a career with.
  • Study in the UK is affordable as compare to USA and Canada
  • Prepares students to start earning early with shorter duration programs
  • Vast choices of Institutions and subjects with flexible programs
  • A lot of scholarship and Bursaries are offered by the UK institutions
  • National Health Service is Free for students going for higher studies for more than 6 months of studies
  • Diverse, tolerant and stable social environment
Know more about UK

About Country
Location: Northwestern coast of mainland Europe
Countries: England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales
Immigrants: 10% of the total population
  • English
  • French (spoken by 2.3% of the country’s population)
  • Polish (1.0%)
  • German (0.9%)
  • Spanish (0.8
Education System

Higher Studies System:
  • 12 years of Schooling
  • 3 year Bachelor Degree / 4 years of Engineering
  • 1 year Master Degree
  • 3 years PhD
Admission Timings:

University Intakes
  • Major Intake(major intake) : September
  • Second Intake(minor intake) : January
  • Part time work during studies
Visa Requirement

A points-based scheme is being introduced covering migration to work and study in the UK.
  • From March 2009, all students coming to the UK on programs of longer than 6 months in duration will be assessed under the new system – as “Tier 4” applicants i.e. the student category
  • Students will need to show that they are “sponsored” i.e. have an offer from a licensed institution to study full-time on a program which leads to a minimum qualification within the UK’s National Qualification Framework
  • Once applicants have met all the conditions of their offer we will issue a Certificate of Acceptance of Sponsorship (CAS) to enable them to apply for a student visa. Please note that this will be in the form of a unique ID number.
English Requirement

As described by the UKBA, the popular SELTS that are acceptable in the UK are:
  • PTE
The level of SELT required to gain entry into UK on study visa are:
Foundation course/Pre Diploma/Diploma/ Advanced Diploma 4 to 5 B1 4.0 in each module Listening-13
43 in each module
Bachelors/ Graduate Diploma/ PG Diploma/ Masters/ Research 6 to 7 B2 5.5 in each module Listening-21
59 in each module
Fee Structure

Under Graduate Studies

Universities: 8,000 – 9,000.00 GBP per year
Colleges Bt. 3,500 – 6,000 GBP per year
Post Graduate Studies

Universities: 8,000 – 10, 000.00 GBP per year
Colleges Bt. 6,000 – 7,500.00 GBP per year
Living Expenses

IN LONDON: 7,200.00 GBP per year
OUTSIDE LONDON : 5,400.00 per year

Academic Requirement

Undergraduate courses

Most universities and colleges in the UK consider the results in the High School for admission into undergraduate degree program.
Students are required to have gained first division or second higher division in their high school or appropriate results in A levels or the IB.
Lower grades are acceptable if additional professional qualifications or work experience.

Bridging or foundation programs:

Duration: approximately one year
Purpose: prepare students with lower grades for admission in universities for higher studies

Higher National Diploma program:

Duration: 2 years
Purpose: Roughly equivalent to the first two years of a degree program. On successful complete of the program you may be able to enter the second or third year of a relevant degree program in the UK.

Postgraduate courses

  • Higher second or first division bachelor degree program
  • Some universities will accept students with lower marks for students with professional qualifications or good relevant work experience.
  • There are some select courses that might require relevant work experience for a couple of years in a relevant field.

Most of the MBA degrees require to have some work experience in either a related field or at an appropriate managerial capacity along with good undergraduate degree.
Experience can vary from 1 to 7 years, some programs requiring at least 2 to 3 years of full time work experience after completion of undergraduate degree.
Some universities in the UK that have designed their MBA program to ensure that they are suitable for students who do not have any work experience.

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