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ABOUT UK AND UK EDUCATION SYSTEM

The UK is located in the north western Europe and it comprises an area of 242,900. The official spoken language is English. The capital of United Kingdom is London and the currency is the sterling pound. Popular cities in Uk are London, Manchester, Sheffield, Cardiff, Birmingham, Edinburgh, Newcastle, Glasgow. Time taken from India to United Kingdom is 9 hours by flight.

 

WHY STUDY IN UK?

Education from United Kingdom is affordable and of high quality and it is internationally recognized. The institutions in UK are consistently ranked among the bests in the world. It also has a vast experience of hundreds of years of education. The courses offered by the universities are shorter and intensive. There are over 130+ universities from which one can choose from. Facilities provided in UK are excellent and world class academic facilities. There is a huge spectrum of subjects offered by them. It is also a popular destination for Indian students. Students can do a part time job of 20 hours per week during studies for degree courses. For diploma courses, they can do 10 hours per week of part time job during studies. And a full time job of 40 hours per week during holidays. Students are offered scholarships and bursaries. It provides discount facilities as well. Students are offered courses with paid internship. Courses are updated annually as well. Admission process in UK is very easy and process for the visa is easy as well. In UK only IELTS is required but admissions are possible without IELTS also.

UNIVERSITIES IN UK

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Middlesex University London

We boast one of the most diverse, multinational and multicultural communities of students and staff of any university in the UK, with almost 19,400 students and 1,900 staff from 140 different countries based at our modern north London campus in Hendon alone. Middlesex University London generates more than £280 million a year for the Barnet economy, supporting some 3,800 local jobs.

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Leeds Beckett University

Here at Leeds Beckett, we are a modern professional university with ambition.Based in the vibrant city of Leeds, the biggest financial district outside of London, our vision is to be acknowledged for our commitment to student success, innovation and enterprise, global reach, and strong local impact.

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The University of Sunderland

The University of Sunderland is a global institution. We offer life-changing opportunities to thousands of students across the world, in our partner colleges and in our four main sites at Sunderland, London and Hong Kong. We are research active, with ten areas of ‘world leading’ research – real-world research that is taught in your lecture halls and labs.  Sunderland will put you, our student, at the heart of everything that we do.

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Coventry University

Coventry University and Coventry University London graduation ceremonies take place in April, July and November. Each ceremony is created to ensure a truly stunning occasion and an everlasting memory.If you have a graduation query or wish to inform us of any special requirements for your graduation that cannot be answered by these web pages or by the FAQs please contact us using the details below:

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University of Wolverhampton

The roots of the University of Wolverhampton lie in the 19th century growth of Mechanics Institutes, providing vocational and general education for working men.In Wolverhampton the Free Library (1870) developed technical, scientific, commercial and general classes, while a School of Art, established in 1851, had been developed into the Municipal School for Art in new buildings by 1885. By 1903, we had courses in coach building, house painting and pattern making.

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BPP University

We are dedicated to preparing you for a professional career. We offer a strong commercial approach, within a business culture designed to help you stand out in the workplace after you graduate. Our programmes are designed in partnership with employers and respected professionals in the fields of law, business, finance and health.

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Anglia Ruskin University

Anglia Ruskin’s academic consultancy, research and innovation collaboration services can provide your organisation with the answers to your biggest challenges. Our breadth and depth of research, combined with our ability to respond quickly to client needs makes us an ideal partner for gaining competitive advantage

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University of East London

The School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering (ACE) is an award-winning School with dedicated industrial links and key strengths in vocational education. The School has a track record in producing highly employable graduates by applying design methodologies and advanced technologies to real-life scenarios in architecture, computing and engineering.

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University of West London

UWL has a reputation for high-quality education closely linked to employment. We aim to inspire our students to become innovative professionals, connecting them to exciting and rewarding careers.Based in the heart of one of the UK’s most successful business regions, the University has highly qualified staff with a wealth of experience in their respective disciplines and strong connections to their industries.

DURATION OF STUDIES IN UK

The duration of studies in UK is shorter in comparison to other educational destinations in the world.

For undergraduate, it is 3 years (4 years in Scotland), whereas, for the Postgraduate, it is 1 year.

PART TIME WORK IN UK

Type of Institute Post graduate            course Undergraduate Degree Below UG degree level i.e. Diploma       

       Dependent

Universities with Tier 4 license Can work 20 hrs. during study time and full time during holidays Can work 20 hours during study time and full time during holidays Can work 10 hours during study time and full time during holidays Allowed for course more than 12 months with NQF level 7
Publicly funded colleges of further higher education Cannot work part time Cannot work part time Cannot work part time Cannot work part time
Private funded college of further higher education which are highly education which are highly trusted Cannot work part time Cannot work part time Cannot work part time. Cannot work part time.

ENGLISH LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS FOR EDUCATION IN UK

The English language requirement as per UKVI is Common European Framework of Reference for Language (CEFR) level B2. Student need minimum 5.5 overall with 5.5 in each section in IELTS, but some of the UK universities require students with IELTS 6.0 or 6.5 overall with minimum 5.5 in each section. IELTS waiver is available in most of the universities if the student has secured more than 65% – 70% marks in 12th English. There is program called Pre-sessional English language program is also available in UK universities for the students who do not meet the IELTS requirements of the university. For pre-sessional English course, foundation course or any other course below degree level, students will require SELT, IELTS from UKVI approved test centres only. The fees for the same is Rs. 18,500. There are 30 UKVI approved test centres in India. UKVI tests and standard IELTS tests are same but the difference is the centre has improved security features, which includes CCTV, Voice sampling and independent audits. The test results will be administered electronically and verifiable online.

AVAILABLE INTAKES TO STUDY IN UK

The major intakes in UK universities are September and January. The minor intakes in UK universities are March, April and November also.

COST STRUCTURE OF 1 YEAR EDUCATION IN UK

IELTS Coaching        Academic 5,050
Exam Fees 12,650 or 18,500 (for UKVI IELTS)
Tuition Fees        12,00,000
Living Cost        6,00,000
Visa Fees        32,508
NHS Health Surcharge        20,000
Total        18,70,208
Less Part Time Earnings          5,75,000
Net Cost        12,95,208
Assistantships/scholarships            Yes
Nature of part time jobs Off campus 20 hrs. per week

During vacation 40 hrs. per week

Money to be spent by student        13,00,000

FINANCIAL SOURCES

Sources of finance must be self-funded, i.e., Parents. Loans should be taken from nationalized banks or private sector banks. A guarantor or collateral security is required. The interest rates are low so repayment begins right after the completion of the program. The employment of the student is part time jobs for 20 hours per week and during the vacation the student can work up to 40 hours a week.

EARNINGS THROUGH PART TIME WORK IN UK

Those students who are going for masters level course gets 16 months visa in which he has to attend regular college for 9 months during this period he can work only 20 hours per week and during 3 months of vacation and 4 months of extended period he can work for 40 hours per week. Minimum salary per hour is 7.05 GBP per hour so he can earn by doing part time work as per calculation shown below:

ELIGIBILTY FOR MASTERS IN UK UNIVERSITIES

Type of university                      Entry Requirements

High Ranked University     :   60% – 70% in Graduation

Middle Ranked University   :   55% – 65%

Low Ranked University       :     50% – 55% in Graduation

Course                                            IELTS Requirements

For Masters                                   6.5

For Pre-Masters, UKVI IELTS is a must for students.

ELIGIBILITY FOR BACHELORS PROGRAMME IN UK UNIVERSITIES

Type of University                        Entry Requirements

High Ranked Universities       :         70% – 85% in class 12th

Middle Ranked Universities :         60% – 70% in class 12th

Low Ranked Universities       :         55% – 60% in class 12th

IELTS REQUIREMENTS FOR UK UNIVERSITIES

IELTS requirement ranges from 6.0 – 6.5 with no band less than 5.5 depending upon the courses and the university. For foundation, student needs to have UKVI IELTS.

TEACHING EXCELLENCE FRAMEWORK – TEF

More than 130 UK universities and other higher education institutions being awarded Gold, Silver and Bronze ratings for the quality of their teaching. TEF is a government – backed assessment of undergraduate teaching quality across higher education institutions in England, which also includes some institutions in Scotland and Wales.