United Kingdom is one of the leading study destinations in the world. With around 485.000 international students every year UK is the second most popular destination in the world. UK has around 395 institutions of higher education with more than 50.000 study programs in all study fields thought in English language. Diplomas and qualifications earned in the UK are highly respected around the world and open the doors for a successful career.
Academic year, as in most other European countries, is divided in two semesters and starts in September. It is possible to start your studies in the beginning of both semesters, however the offer of programs is bigger in September intake.
UK has some of the most prestigious and best ranked education institutions in the world. British education system has global reputation due to quality education, respected diplomas and experienced lecturers. UK offers traditional teaching in combination with innovative methods which develop analytical and critical thinking and also offers practical learning in the modern conditions.
International students are allowed to work during their studies in UK, students with Tier 4 visa, enrolled in eligible institution can work up to 20 hours per week during semesters and full time during study breaks. Upon graduation students who completed higher education degree can apply for Post Study Work visa and stay and work for 2 years.
Tuition fees across the country vary depending on students’ citizenship, level of studies, location as well as study field and program. International student have the opportunity to get full and partial scholarships in order to ease study and living costs in the UK. The most popular is the public Chevening scholarship. Also most educational institutions offer scholarships for their students.
UK stands out internationally as one of the leading research centers, England and London are leading development and innovation hubs, as well as Scotland and its universities which are world renowned for the quality of research, results and valuable discoveries. Reputation of the United Kingdom regarding modern technologies, cooperation with industry and implementation of conducted research is unparalleled.