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Study in London

October 2015

In London qualifications are both recognized and respected throughout the world and by studying in London you will have the opportunity to build a strong foundation for your future. London colleges and universities provide a vibrant, creative and challenging environment which helps to learn and develop potential and their quality standards are among the best in the world. London institutions continually have to prove that their courses meet strict criteria and many other countries are now trying to follow the standards set by the London. Many of the world’s outstanding scientists, engineers, artists, writers, thinkers, politicians and business people have benefited such an education, including Bill Clinton, former President of the USA; Thabo Mbeki, President of South Africa; Desmond Tutu, Archbishop and human rights campaigner; RifatOzbek, fashion designer; Wole Soyinka, Nobel prize-winning author; Stelios Haji-Iaonnu, founder of the easy Group of businesses and Imran Khan, cricket legend and politician.

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A Bachelor's degree, HND or Foundation Degree from a London college or university will provide you with an edge when you are competing for a job or a place on a postgraduate course. It will prove to employers that you are capable of independent thought and self-discipline, used to conduct and analyze your own research and will let them know that you can make a factual contribution to their company or organization. If you've got your sights set on academia for a while yet, the research skills you'll gain provide the perfect introduction to future postgraduate study.

London undergraduate qualifications let employers know at a glance that you've got the skills they're looking for, putting you on the right track for a great job and a great salary: a year after graduating, more than ninety-five per cent of London undergraduates have gained employment. If you want to pursue a doctorate or a law degree, you will need to have the appropriate qualifications, but a degree is often considered just as necessary for many other careers, such as working in government, publishing, public relations or marketing. A degree will let employers know that you are capable of independent thought, able to undertake research and analysis and that you are prepared to work hard.

Which Entrance Exam to give?



    • The IELTS-Academic is required for those pursuing post graduate and undergraduate courses
    • The IELTS-UKVI is required for foundation and pre-degree courses
    • GMAT is required by Universities for a MBA and MSC program in finance
    • UKCAT is required as a Medical / Dentistry Entrance Exam
    • LNAT is required as an entrance exam for Law in select Universities


Intakes



University Intakes are mainly in September and January. However some Universities offer intakes in November, April, June, July and August

Most Popular Programs in London



    • Business & management
    • Finance
    • Marketing
    • MBA
    • Fashion design
    • Media
    • Journalism
    • Architecture


Time duration for UG & PG course



    • Undergraduate course is for a duration of 3 years
    • Undergraduate course is a 4 year course which includes placement (Sandwich Course)
    • Undergraduate course is a 4 year program with one additional year of study such as Meng
    • Undergraduate course is a 4 year program which includes one year of foundation.


Top 3 Universities in London


University of London



The University of London is a federal University and is one of the oldest, largest and most diverse universities in the UK. The teaching is carried out by the 17 Colleges and Institutes that comprise the University. When studying with the University you belong to a particular College as well as the University of London itself. This allows students to have access to a wide range of facilities and services.

Some of the major Colleges under The University of London are as below

. Kings College London
. London Business School
. London School of Economics and Political Sc.
. Queen Mary University of London
. University College London
. Birbeck , University of London
. Soas , University of London

City University London


Highly ranked University with excellent teaching and Research facilities. City ranked number 1 university in London for student satisfaction in the 2015 National Student Survey. Famous Departments include Business and Law. City currently has over 18,000 students (46% at postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. City has been educating students in London since 1894 and is in the top 5% of world universities according to the Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2015

Imperial College London


Imperial is a science-based institution, consistently rated amongst the world's best universities. Imperial is home to 14,700 students and 8,000staff.Over6100degrees are awarded by Imperial College London every year. An international community, attracting undergraduates from more than 125countries.The College focuses on the four main disciplines of science, engineering, medicine and business and is renowned for its application of these skills to industry and enterprise. Imperial holds a Silver Athena Swan award, which recognizes advancing women's careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in academia. Distinguished members of the College include 14 Nobel laureates and two Fields Medalists.

Visa process - 40 points


30 points are awarded for Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies
10 points are awarded for funds

Scholarships


Universities in London offer thousands of scholarships for international students, which can help pay your tuition fees and also support you throughout your studies. The majority of UK universities offer postgraduate scholarships for Masters Degrees and PhD courses but some also offer undergraduate scholarships for Bachelor degrees.

There are also external scholarship options which you can consider. Some governments and local organizations sponsor students from their countries or provide student loan options to study overseas.

What Edwise Students says.

"Hi, I am Pooja Das and I will be pursuing my Masters in Fashion Retail Management at University of Arts London (LCF) this year. This is the biggest opportunity for me and would not have been possible without EDWISE. When they say "Edwise is one stop solution for all international study needs" they are 101% correct. I decided to go for my masters while I was working with an organization. It was quite challenging for me to manage my MA applications and my official work. I heard about EDWISE from one of my faculties at NIFT and went to their office for assistance. My counselor has been a great adviser and mentor to me; she helped me to apply for all the universities, informed me about the events related to my chosen universities and updated me with the interview dates and their results. She also assisted me in applying for my visa and was always there to answer my queries promptly. The counselors are very professional, friendly and helpful. The relation with EDWISE however doesn't end here; you are always welcome to seek advise even after you get selected by your desired university. My experience with EDWISE has been wonderful. Thank you Team Edwise. "

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University: University of Arts London

 

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Education Consultant

We at Edwise streamline and personalize the process for each student irrespective of the destination, institution, course or any level of study. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you individual attention and exceptional guidance throughout your process of application. We provide assistance related to course selections, admission, visa, bank-loan and scholarships. We also host University delegates for direct student interaction and all these services are provided free of cost. We have established since 1991 and have been maintaining strong networks with over 575 universities in 16 countries, hence giving us a unique insight into the finest educational establishments worldwide.

Start your education in London with valuable information on everything you need to know about studying abroad from study permits, temporary resident visas and how much it costs, to finding a program.

Do visit your nearest Edwise branch & choose your university carefully under our expert guidance and ensure that you have all your paperwork in order. Once you apply, and the wait is over, you can really begin to look forward to not only studying in a beautiful and vibrant country, but also to a life experience quite like no other.


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