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FAQ's Study in UK

May 2021

Study in UK has been an alluring prospect for international students. This can be attributed to the various specialization courses offered and the opportunity to combine them. The UK is revered to be one of the best education destinations in the world and is visualized as a pathway to a multitude of opportunities.

If you are planning to study in UK, here are answers to some of the most frequently asked questions.

During my study in UK, can I work part-time?

During courses in UK, students are permitted to work part-time. During the duration of your course, students can work 20 hours per week. Moreover, during your course break, you can work full-time which is 40 hours per week. Students yearn for these opportunities because it not only enables them to attain practical exposure, but also helps them cover the certain cost of their study in UK.

What are the stay-back opportunities like after study in UK?

With the newly brought in scheme, Indian students upon their completion of study in UK, can attain Post Study Work Rights for 2 years. This opens doors for lucrative career opportunities and thus, students are given ample avenues to enhance their scope. The new route is set to be launched in the summer of 2021, meaning eligible graduates in the summer of 2021 (Academic Year 2020-21) will be able to apply for this route. This also includes those who have already commenced their course.

What are the popular courses in UK?

Universities in UK are revered internationally for their quality of education. Their state-of-the-art infrastructure and faculty are a major pull factor for students. A plethora of well-established courses are offered to students, some of the most popular one's include Architecture Building Planning, Business Management and Mathematics, Computer Science, Creative Arts, Engineering, Law, English Literature and Media, Geography, History, Languages, Law, Medicine & Dentistry, Nursing and Health, Politics, Philosophy and Theology, Psychology, Sociology, Sciences & Biosciences, Veterinary Studies and Agriculture, Graphic Design, Animation Design, Interior Design, Fashion Design and VFX.

Can I study in UK without IELTS?

Alternatives to IELTS may include online interviews held by the university or a major in English and high school certification. Only some universities in UK offer this provision.

What are the entry requirements to study in UK?

Most ranked Universities require 80-85% for Engineering, Law and Management. Some Universities with high ranking for specific subjects might also require a minimum of 90%. IB: 38-40 points and A levels -AAA preferred. Entry requirements for Humanities, Arts, Social Science & Computer Science is 70-80%. Students who wish to study in UK from India but have scored lower than 60% in XII can choose Foundation and Diploma courses which help them get into better-ranked Universities.

Can I study in UK for free?

Most universities in UK have certain awards that are given to students based on their merit and performance during the course. Besides the ones which individual departments may offer to those pursuing their further studies, students who study in UK from India should be aware that there are special awards for Indian students. Another important source of scholarships is the British Government sponsored awards like the Chevening Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarship, DFID scholarship.

If there are any more queries that you seek answers on, get in touch with leading study in UK consultants, Edwise, today!


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