Study in UK

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:


Academic Year

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:

Inner London
  • If you will be studying in inner London* you will need £1,020 for each month of your course, up to a maximum of nine months. This means that if you will be studying in inner London for a course that lasts one month only, the minimum amount that you will need is £1,020. If you will be studying in inner London for a course lasting nine months or more, the maximum amount that you will need is £9,180.

Outer London

  • Note: if you make your Tier 4 application on or after 12 November 2015 this amount will increase to £1,265 per month. Therefore if your course lasts for nine months or more you will have to show £11,385.

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.

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