Benefits of studying in the UK
The UK is a welcoming, diverse and popular destination for international students. Coming to a university or college here will give you world-class teaching and help you develop great skills for success in the global workforce.
High Quality Education
UK education is recognised by employers, universities and governments worldwide.
- Four of the top six universities on the planet are in the UK
- UK research is ‘world leading’ and ‘internationally excellent’ , which produces quality profiles for universities and colleges by assessing research activity against agreed quality standards.
An interesting Place to Live
The UK is full of different cultures, historical landmarks and amazing events to keep you entertained.
- There’s a mix of cosmopolitan cities and countryside villages all over the four regions of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland.
- You’ll find widely varied cuisine, strong transport links, famous music festivals and international sporting championships.
Selecting your level of Education for UK
Qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland are grouped into levels, starting from entry level to level 8. SYEDS have experience of comparing different qualification from different countries , which helps us selecting your right level according to UK Education system.
UK universities and colleges offer thousands of excellent courses, leading to qualifications that are respected by employers and academics worldwide. When you think of UK higher education qualifications, you might think of bachelor’s and master’s degrees, MBAs and PhDs. There are, however, many other types. At undergraduate level the main qualifications offered are:
In the UK, the standard academic year starts in September or October and runs until June or July. Some courses are more flexible, however, and offer a range of start dates.
Average Tuition Fees
Tuition fees vary depending on the type of course (arts or science; undergraduate or postgraduate) and the duration of the course. An indication of the average international students fees are listed below.
- Undergraduate Arts- £7000 to £10,500 per year
- Undergraduate Science- £7000 to £10,500 per year
- Postgraduate Arts(taught)- £7000 to £10,500 per year
- Postgraduate Science(taught)- £7000 to £12,500 per year
- MBA £7,500 to -£15,100 per year
Cost of living
Living costs include accommodation, food and personal expenses. According to the Home Office UK Border Agency, in addition to the full course fees, the monthly living costs needed (depending on where you are studying) are:
Working as a Student
If you are enrolled in a university, you can work for up to 20 hours a week, and full time in the holidays. You can also undertake work placement if it is a course requirement, providing the work component comprises no more than 50% of the total course.