The UK is one of the world’s leaders in many field of education which includes engineering, science, arts and designs, business and management. The UK has their own kind of reputation and legacy for scientific researches making them a home for legendary scientists and researchers. They offer a variety of education across the world homing more than 500,000 international students each year for courses ranging from English language courses to PhD and more than 90 % of the educational system in the UK are public or government funded.
Why Study in UK ?
One of the top reasons for international students to choose to study in the UK than other countries is its quality of education and low fees. Next, a great number of world’s top ranking universities lie within more than 395 universities and colleges and these educational institutions are known for value for time and money. They offer over 50,000 undergraduate-level higher education courses across the UK. Their courses are known for being shorter in duration but very intensive in nature.
The UK is known for being highly affordable and not less known for the scholarship opportunities they offer.
Students are eligible to work for 20 hours per week (10 hours for students enrolled in diploma courses), but full time during holidays.
Another advantage is that students can take their dependants along. Such dependants are allowed to work full time as long as the primary student is enrolled in a degree related course with visa for more than 6 months.
ABOVE ALL, THE UK IS BRINGING THE POST STUDY WORK PERMIT BACK AND THIS IS A GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS TO LEARN SO MUCH MORE THAN JUST FROM THE BOOKS AND THE TEACHERS. Check out to find more @ https://www.ukcisa.org.uk/studentnews/1387/Return-of-Post-Study-Work
Cost of Studying in UK
Tuition and fees
Tuition fees and application fees are varies in different location and different universities; however, a general idea is as following:
Undergraduate (bachelor Degree) – £10,000 to £30,000
Graduate (Master’s degree) – (£14,000)
Cost of living varies, depending upon the city where you live. UK visa and immigration requires students to have a budget of about £12,65 per month to stay in London and £1,015 per month outside.
There are majorly two intakes available in the UK institutes – January/February intake and September/October intake; however, although only few universities have the option of, May intake can sometimes come in handy.
Language Proficiency Requirements
The English language proficiency requirement varies with universities and the programs you intend to study; however, following scores are generally the case to be eligible to apply.
Foundation courses – 5.5 (or TOEFL/PTE with equivalent score)
Bachelor’s degree – Min. 6 with band score no less than 5.5 (79 for TOEFL or PTE with equivalent score)
Master’s degree – Min. 6.5 with band score no less than 6 (91 for TOEFL or PTE with equivalent score)
Typically Nepalese students go to UK with Tier 4 (General) visa; however, there are more.
Tier 4 (General) student visa
Tier 4 (General) student visa : Students aged 16 or over who have been offered a place in a course at a UK educational institution.Three months before the start of your course.Up to one week before if your course lasts six months or fewer. Up to one month before if your course lasts more than six months.
*For detailed information, please visit the Gov.UK website
When can you apply for visa?
Mostly students can apply for visa with earliest of 3 months before the class start date and generally visa application takes about 3 weeks for decision.
It costs £348 to apply for this visa from outside the UK. You must pay £348 per person for any dependants.
You can arrive in the UK before your course starts:
up to 1 week before, if your course lasts 6 months or less
up to 1 month before, if your course lasts more than 6 months
How long you can stay depends on the kind of course you’re doing and what study you’ve already completed.