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UK Overseas Education Students FAQ'S

--> Why study in UK?
--> What is the application procedure for UK?
--> What are the entry criteria for Postgraduate, Undergraduate and MBA course?
--> Can I work whilst studying in UK?
--> How much cost I have to incur for UK Education?
--> How much are the living expenses for International Student?
--> Are there any scholarships or awards available?
--> Can an International Student opt to stay for work after studying in UK?
--> What are the student accommodation options for International Student in UK?

Why study in UK?
The UK has numerous Universities offering a number of courses at undergraduate and postgraduate level. Universities accept 15 yrs (12+3) of education for entering into their PG programs. The duration of most of the undergraduate degrees is for three years and, Master degrees for one yr hence saving you cost and time! Many degrees provide good links with business and professional organizations. You will gain world-class qualifications, a brighter future and unforgettable student experience.

What is the application procedure for UK?
For UG programs, the student has to fill out a UCAS form. However there are few exceptions as some of the universities can accept direct applications also.

For PG programs, the student has to fill out the University/college form meant for international student.

What are the entry criteria for Postgraduate, Undergraduate and MBA course?
Different courses at different universities have different entry requirements and some of the courses need prior work experience. The student must also fulfill the requirement for English language by either giving IELTS or TOEFL if asked by the university. Your nearest SIEC office will be able to provide you with details on entry criteria.

Can I work whilst studying in UK?
Yes, you are allowed to work part time for 20 hrs per week as an International Student only if you are studying for a bachelor degree and Postgraduate course only. If you are studying for a Diploma course, you will be allowed to work for 10 hrs per week

How much cost I have to incur for UK Education?
Average undergraduate UK course fees per year:
Foundation courses: £4,000 to £12,000
Arts courses: £7,000 to £9,000
Science courses: £7,500 to £22,000
Clinical courses: £10,000 to £25,000

Average postgraduate UK course fees per year:
Arts and humanities courses: £7,000 to £12,000
Science courses: £7,500 to £25,000
Clinical courses: £10,000 to £33,000
MBA: £4,000 to more than £34,000

How much are the living expenses for International Student?
Cost of living will depend on the location you choose to live.
London- 7200 £ per year.
Other areas- 5400 £ per year.

Are there any scholarships or awards available?
Scholarships are mostly available at the post-graduate level and some of these are offered by the British Government and other UK organizations; e.g. British Chevening Scholarships. Some Universities provide scholarships for specific programs only. All the scholarships are very competitive in nature and are based on merit.

Can an International Student opt to stay for work after studying in UK?
Yes, you can stay and work after completing your studies provided you meet all the requirements of UK Border Agency.

What are the student accommodation options for International Student in UK?
There are two main choices- Halls of residence or private flats and houses. Halls of residence are University/College owned international student accommodation (full board or self catering). Or a student can stay in a renting private accommodation; which is typically a room in a house or a flat shared with students.