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A Complete Guide to Studying in the UK 2021 for International Student

January 2021

One of the most prominent study abroad destinations across the globe, the United Kingdom is one of the best places to attain your degree from.

If you are seeking assistance on how to commence your application procedure to study in UK, you have come to just the right place.

Popular Courses to Universities in UK

  • Management
  • Engineering
  • Law
  • English Literature
  • Media Studies
  • Hospitality
  • Psychology

Getting Ready to make your application

  • A noteworthy factor of courses in UK, is its specialized nature. Thus, students have to be weary when making a decision of selecting the course.
  • While selecting a course of application, bear in mind your inclination, aspirations and future career prospects.

Making your application

  • Students looking to pursue a Bachelor's program are required to submit their application through the UCAS application website.
  • Major universities in UK only accept applications if they come through the UCAS.
  • Registering for the same is seamless, after making an account and filling in the personal details, students are required to apply for 5 different programs at similar or different universities. Other details that are required include academic, financial, entrance test and application documents.
  • Students looking to pursue a Master's program can apply directly to the concerned university. Applications though accepted through the year may in some cases have a deadline.

Application Documentation for universities in UK

  • Statement of Purpose.
  • Curriculum Vitae / Resume.
  • Photocopied score reports of GMAT/IELTS/TOEFL/PTE if available/required.
  • Portfolio (in case of students applying for Art and Design courses & Architecture programs).
  • Others (certificates/achievements at the State and National Level and extra-curricular activities).

Application Deadlines

UCAS Deadlines:

  • Art and Design - 24th March
  • Oxford / Cambridge -15th October
  • Other Programs - 1st Deadline - 15th Jan: 2nd & Final Deadline - 30th June
  • Applying for Post Graduate Programs one can apply to numerous Universities. Since very few Universities charge an application process fee.
  • As UK education consultants we advise that although most Universities in UK do not have deadlines, students should apply at least 6/8 months in advance (especially if applying to a popular university).

Financial Considerations

  • One of the most determining factors of a student's study in UK prospects is the financial aspects. Students must undertake thorough research on the tuition fee component and draw comparisons when selecting between multiple universities.
  • Moreover, many universities in UK also offer scholarship facilities to students which also need to be taken into consideration.

Entry Requirements

  • Apart from the academic requirements, which differ according to the course application, students are required to appear for English language proficiency exams.
  • These include the likes of IELTS/TOEFL. Thus, students must research on the scores required for the said course of application.

Assistance of Edwise

  • As study in UK consultants, we understand how daunting this process can be for you. Thus, our expert counsellors will walk you through the whole process and make your journey as easy as possible.

To start your study in UK journey, get in touch with Edwise today!


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