Study In UK

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Why Study in UK

Degrees from universities in UK are important as these universities lay lot of emphasis on the gaining practical knowledge and experience while studying. The universities in UK offer special programs to students which include mandatory work during the course of study. These programs being called as Co-op or Sandwich programs are quite famous among students.

Like any world class university, admission to UK universities is also tough because of the small class size and personalized attention on which the professors lay emphasis. Some of world’s best know universities like Oxford University, Cambridge University, Manchester University are all based in UK.

Popular Programs

  • Arts
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Health Care Sciences
  • Hotel Management
  • Law

Education System

Britain has been a popular destination for Indian students. Unlike USA, undergraduate degrees in UK take three years to complete while some courses being 4 years (with work opportunity in between).

Academic Year

All UK universities accept applications for one term a year beginning mid September – mid October.

Maximum universities at undergraduate level accept applications through common portal. Deadlines vary according to the program selected, October 15 being the earliest deadline for the medical students followed by sciences, arts and so on. All graduate programs have different deadline as set by the university. The applications for graduate program are submitted through individual university websites.

MBA applications are usually specific to the schools. Each university has a business school which offers an application other than the graduate study for the MBA applicants. MBA applications are accepted in different rounds, which set dates for application submission, interview call and admission decision. Usually 2 round of deadlines are followed for MBA application

Required Tests

  • Graduate Management Aptitude Test (GMAT)
  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS)
  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL)

Though GRE and SAT are not required but some universities might recommend the same depending on the program requirement.

Depending on the undergraduate program selection universities might ask for UKCAT (for medical students), LNAT (for law students) in addition to the English proficiency test.

Work Prospects

International students in the UK can now work up to twenty hours a week when studying and full time during vacations. After completion of education, students are allowed to stay back for up to two years.