Study in UK for international students: Education System

by Kavya Tripathi Education Overseas Consultant

The UK holds a global significance

The United Kingdom stands significant for higher education since abroad education was encouraged before independence in countries that were colonized by the English like India. Hence, the English language is also recommended that has driven to English proficiency and its requirements for studies abroad and at work as well. Talking of this, students look for work opportunities instantaneously once completed with their academics; hence universities take profound interest to provide corporate placements as well. The United Kingdom holds four countries England, Wales, Scotland and North Ireland, which makes it a huge land of opportunities for all the aspiring students who wish to Study in UK due to its QS World Rankings, as well as Times Higher Education Ranking and Academic Ranking of World Universities.

Top Ranking Countries for Higher Education

Aspiring learners include UK in their lists to study overseas among the top nations. The most popular among international students are the Higher Education and Further Education courses depending on their academic progression and needs for specializations, work or interest in studying a particular subject.

Sharing Higher Education Insights

Studying abroad is common for international students after completion of their 10+2 qualification or any equivalent course and take up undergraduate or bachelor’s degree courses. There are more than 50,000 courses to be offered under a variety of specialized subjects and 100+ universities to choose from. Likewise, students with graduate qualification, look forward to master courses, termed as Graduate and Post Graduate degree or diploma courses. The candidates applying for the undergraduate and graduate courses are larger in number than for research-based master courses like M.Phil. and other doctorate programs like PhDs.

The academic year generally begins by September to October

There are two more intakes that commence in the months of January and April; hence it is suggested to begin your applications almost 5 to 9 months in advance to the intake you are planning.  The course durations depend on your selection of country and type of course. Diplomas for undergraduates are mostly of 2 years while for postgraduates it is for a year. Similarly, the bachelor’s degree courses are for 3 years usually but in Scotland, it may vary upto 4 years. Depending on your chosen course, the other master classes have diverse structures.

Expense of

Many learners are concerned about the price of studying in the UK for global learners. The general cost for education ranges from £8,000 to £12,000 annually on an average depending on the specialization of the course. The UK education bodies have been considerate for merit students and underprivileged students, by awarding financial awards as scholarships for students with extraordinary merits in academics and extracurricular fields of sports or music and more. Scholarships usually are used for tuition fees waivers or discounts, and sometimes they also include living expenses, accommodation, fellowship, airfares for traveling from the home country and return apart from tuition fees. These scholarships for international students in UK create a larger impact for extraordinary merit students who believe to drive a wave of change.

Funds required for visa application

The calculation is based on your CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies). The CAS shows the fees you have paid for acceptance or/and any portion that is pending, and the cost of living per month. The amount to be shown is: Any part of the fees yet to be paid + max 9 months of your living expenses. If you have paid your tuition fees completely, then you ought to show 9 times the cost of living/month, i.e. approximately 9 x £ 1015 = £9,135. Any pending tuition fees as per the CAS must be added based on discussion with your study abroad consultants.


UK Student Visa requirements termed as Tier 4; mostly include your current academic certificates, CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies), Valid Passport, two passport size photographs and evidence of funds to suffice your living expenses. You can check for details with your educational consultant for any specific documentation required.

For complete information & enrolment on UK Study Visa and Tourist Visa, Contact Transglobal Overseas Education Consultants on 011-46504949, +91-9711116876

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About Kavya Tripathi Advanced   Education Overseas Consultant

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