Study in UK
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern
the Island of Great Britain, Northern Ireland and many small islands. it
is separated from the coast of western Europe by the English channel
to the south and by the north sea to the east .the northern and the
western shores are washed by the Atlantic ocean.
great Britain is the largest of the islands forming the united kingdom .
it comprises England, Scotland, Wales, the isle of man and the channel
islands St.George's channel and the Irish sea lie between the UK and
Ireland. Britain is much less than half the size of francs or
would forty times into the united states of America. yet, for hundreds
of years this island has been a world power.
Education system in the UK is compulsory for
everyone between the ages of five and sixteen every year more
than 100,000 international students join British colleges and
universities. course some are accountancy, business studies,
management studies, art & design , architecture, tourism, hotel
management, engineering, medicine etc. information about access
course in the UK, visit the UCAS website at www.ucas.co.uk
Foundation course are organized by individual universities and
colleges. Gce a- levels, Scottish higher a-levels can be studies
at any boarding school or college in England, Wales or
northern Ireland and some in Scotland, while higher can be
studies at my Scottish school or college.
Postgraduate Foundation Programmes: These programmes are
basically aimed at international students. a master's degree,
which takes a year to complete and most often takes the
form of instruction and examination , includes course work,
spoken and written exams, and preparation of a research thesis.
taught masters' course normally consist of lectures, seminars
and classes with students submitting a dissertation of
15,000-20,000 words at the end of the course to receive a
Research Masters programme culminates in a thesis or
dissertation of 30,000- 70,000 words. the thesis must present
original findings. programmes include the MPhil and the ma/Msc
the PhD is a research programme extending over three or more
years, usually collating with a dissertation or thesis of
approximately 70,000-100,000 words. colleges and institutes of
higher education offer a variety of courses leading to degree
level and professional qualification. they can be either full
time or part time.
the academic year runs from late September or early October to
June. academic year is split into three terms-autumn late
September/early October to mid December), spring (January to
late march /early April) and summer April to mid July).
Coast of Study
the cost varies from one Institution to another and from one
part of the country to another.
can very from one institution to another. cost of living will
depend on the place you live and on your personal life style.
most British undergraduate courses take three years and
postgraduate programmers generally take one year. the average
tuition fee for undergraduate course such as arts, business,
science ranges between$6200 to $7500 per year. for vocational
courses it comes to around &3700.for postgraduate course in
arts, business and science the fees is around $ 6450 to 7650 per
year approx. for English language courses the fee ranges between
$100 to $500 per week living costs generally very
according to the location but on average it my cost around &6500
to &8000 approx.
There are two types of university accommodation-halls of
residence and self-catering halls.
UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES IN
undergraduate degrees are offered by 3 kinds of institutions in
(2) colleges and institutions of higher education
(3) degree awarding colleges
there is also a wide choice of courses:
(a) single honours- one subject studies within which specialist
(b) joint honours- involves the study of two separate but equal
which may be related or even unrelated (e.g. business management
(c) combined honors:
(d) major or minor:
(e) sandwich course:
English language skills
Students from overseas who wish to study a degree course
in the UK need a good level of written and spoken English. this
could be in the form of an accepted test score result such as an
IELTS or TOFEL. you can get general information about IELTS, how
to register for IELTS, the application form, the IELTS
handbook, dates of British council IELTS exams in India,
information on IELTS preparation course at the British council
Undergraduate Studies in Britain
Postgraduate Studies in Britain
MBA by distance learning
Engineering Courses in UK