Why study in UK?
- UK is headquarter to most number of multinational corporations outside of US and they all hold UK degrees in very high esteem
- Degrees are globally recognized & highly respected
- Universities are known for being research focused & technology driven
- Students gain world-class qualification and unforgettable student experience.
- Education costs is lower in comparison with USA
- Friendly & co-operative people
- Post Qualification work & settlement options
- Can work while studying
What is the application procedure for UK?
For UG programs, the student has to fill out a UCAS form. However there are few exceptions as some of the universities can accept direct applications also.
For PG programs, the student has to fill out the University/college form meant for international student.
What are the entry criteria for Postgraduate, Undergraduate and MBA course?
Different courses at different universities have different entry requirements and some of the courses need prior work experience. The student must also fulfill the requirement for English language by either giving IELTS or TOEFL if asked by the university. Your nearest SIEC office will be able to provide you with details on entry criteria.
Can I work whilst studying in UK?
Yes, you are allowed to work part time for 20 hrs per week as an International Student only if you are studying for a bachelor degree and Postgraduate course only. If you are studying for a Diploma course, you will be allowed to work for 10 hrs per week
How much cost I have to incur for UK Education?
- Average undergraduate UK course fees per year:
ü Foundation courses: £4,000 to £12,000
ü Arts courses: £7,000 to £9,000
ü Science courses: £7,500 to £22,000
ü Clinical courses: £10,000 to £25,000
- Average postgraduate UK course fees per year:
ü Arts and humanities courses: £7,000 to £12,000
ü Science courses: £7,500 to £25,000
ü Clinical courses: £10,000 to £33,000
ü MBA: £4,000 to more than £34,000
How much are the living expenses for International Student?
Cost of living will depend on the location you choose to live.
London- 7200 £ per year.
Other areas- 5400 £ per year.
Are there any scholarships or awards available?
Scholarships are mostly available at the post-graduate level and some of these are offered by the British Government and other UK organizations; e.g. British Chevening Scholarships. Some Universities provide scholarships for specific programs only. All the scholarships are very competitive in nature and are based on merit.
Can an International Student opt to stay for work after studying in UK?
Yes, you can stay and work after completing your studies provided you meet all the requirements of UK Border Agency.
What are the student accommodation options for International Student in UK?
There are two main choices- Halls of residence or private flats and houses. Halls of residence are University/College owned international student accommodation (full board or self-catering). Or a student can stay in a renting private accommodation; which is typically a room in a house or a flat shared with students.