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Study in UK- A Dream Destination

July 2019

The United Kingdom is one of the leading study abroad destinations. Universities in UK are respected and recognized all over the world not only because they are one of the oldest established educational systems but also because many of the world’s formidable artists, business tycoons, engineers, politicians, thinkers and writers have graduated from here.

A degree from UK, provides students with a competitive edge by invoking values of independence, self-discipline, analytical skills, research skills, factual contributions and much more. These skills invariably make it easier for students to attain lucrative job offers.

Study in UK- A Dream Destination

Benefits of studying in UK:

• Multicultural experience
• Shorter course duration
• Quality education
• Health benefits
• Research facilities

Top 3 Universities in UK:

The University of Edinburgh:

The University has five campuses in the city of Edinburgh. Furthermore, the 2020 QS World University Rankings places the University 20th in the world. The environment in the university is conducive to learning. Host to more than 39,000 students, the University of Edinburgh continues to attract the world’s greatest minds.

The University of Warwick

Warwick is one of the UK's leading universities, with reputation in many areas such as those of teaching and research. It also has links with business and industry. The university welcomes over 26,500 students from over 150 countries. They have made a mark in the rankings of the UK's and the world’s greatest universities, and the 2014 Research Excellence Framework placed them 7th in UK research universities. The Guardian 2020 League Table places the University of Warwick 9th in the UK.

The University of Manchester

The university offers over 1,000 degree programmes across various fields. In 2016/17, the university had over 40,490 students and 10,400 staff, making it the second largest university in the UK. The 2020 QS World University Rankings places the University 27th in the world. It is also a member of the Russell Group which is a select network of leading research-intensive universities in UK.


The main intake offered by universities is September and October whereas a few universities also offer January and February intake. Some may have April and May intake too.

Time duration of courses

• Duration of undergraduate courses is 3 years
• Duration of postgraduate courses is 1 year
• Duration of undergraduate courses with one year of foundation,
additional year of study or sandwich course is 4 years

Which Entrance Exams to give?

• IELTS if student is looking to pursue an undergraduate or postgraduate course.
• GMAT if pursuing an MBA and MSC program in Finance in select universities
• LNAT for select law programs
• UCAT for medicine or dentistry programs

Popular courses to Study in UK

• Actuarial science • Architecture building planning
• Business Management
• Creative Arts
• Computer Science
• Engineering
• Law
• Medicine
• Physiotherapy
• Sports Management
• Surgery
• And many more

Costs to study in UK:

Tuition fee varies depending upon the courses. The tuition fees in United kingdom approximately ranges from Rs. 8,00,000 to Rs. 14,00,000 for an undergraduate programme for a year however for a master’s program the tuition fees ranges approximately between Rs. 9,00,000 to Rs. 24,00,000 per year depending upon the university and course. The living cost per year is approximately between Rs 8,00,000 to Rs 12,00,000.


Certain awards are given to the students based on their performance during the course. There are certain research programmes that provide scholarships up to 100%. There are various sources of scholarships to international students offered by the university itself. Other sources through which scholarships are given are the British Government or by local organizations from the student’s home country.


The student must apply 3 months in advance for the visa. Students wishing to Study in UK will get Tier 4 (general) student visa. The visa process has been simplified by introducing PBS (Point Based System) where one must achieve 40 points to get a student visa. Normal length of visa is full length of course plus 1 to 4 months extra depending on the program.

Work opportunities::

A student can work for 20 hours a week during the course or full time during vacations. Students can expect to earn approximately around £5 to £7 per hour which is approximately £375 to £575 per month.

Study in UK- A Dream Destination

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