Study in United Kingdom

  • Full Name: United Kingdom
  • Population: 63.106 million (UN, 2013)
  • Capital: London
  • Largest Cities: London, Liverpool, Birmingham, Manchester, Belfast, Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen, Cardiff
  • Area: 243,610 sq km
  • Major language: English
  • International dialing code: +44 (0044)
  • Currency: British Pound Sterling (£) (GBP)


Why Study in the United Kingdom (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 UK has more than 100 universities and around 165 higher education institutions including universities and colleges.
  • With ancient and traditional universities such as Oxford, Cambridge, Imperial, University College London to modern universities, the UK offers something for every students in a variety of subject areas.
  • 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.

POST -STUDY WORK

  • The current Post-Study Work route has closed from April 2012.
  • Those graduating from a UK university with a recognised degree, PGCE, or PGDE will be able to switch into Tier 2.
  • There will not be a limit on these switchers.
  • They will only be able to switch if they are in the UK, before their student visa expires.
  • The normal Tier 2 requirements will apply, except for the Resident Labour Market Test.
  • We will ensure that genuine student entrepreneurs with a great idea are able to stay on in the UK to develop their business proposition.