Universities across United kingdom enjoys a proud unique tradition of education rooting back to the 12th and 13th centuries. Coming from such strong legacy, education in the UK has become a benchmark for other countries. Courses are practical and utility-based knowledge is preferred over text-book learning. In fact, There are about 50 out of the top 500 universities in the world are from the UK.
Tuition fees for UK undergraduate and graduate degrees generally range from $17,000 – $25,000 (depending on the exchange rate at the time of study). On average, students need between $1,300- $1,600 for living expenses per month of study (depending on if you decide to live inside or outside London).
Scholarships in the UK are offered to international students based on merit-based, need-based, student-specific or course-specific grants. Besides scholarships, most Universities in the UK provide concession in the tuition fee if initial deposits are submitted within a stipulated deadline. The merit-based scholarships are highly competitive and require a focused application and noteworthy statement of purpose.
The amount of university-specific UK Scholarships varies depending on the student’s profile, ranging from £ 1,000 up to £ 6,000. Doctoral degrees in the UK are generally fully funded.
The UK operates a points-based immigration system underpinned by the principle of visa sponsorship. A Tier 4 visa is issued to study in the UK. The sponsor for Tier 4 purposes is the educational institution where the student will study. The visa is issued for a particular course at the institution.
You must apply for a Tier 4 visa prior to travelling to the UK unless you are already in the UK holding a valid visa that permits you to make an application for further leave to remain under Tier 4.
The new post-study work visa rules will allow you to work in the UK after graduation. From September 2020 any student enrolling at a UK university can stay in the UK after graduation for up to two years in order to look for work related to their degree or course
You can work part time up to 20 hours per week during sessions and 40 hours per week during vacations. International students have option to move on to Tier-II category (Work Permit) after getting a job offer with a salary of 20,600GBP or more, following the completion of studies.
Your school is sure to offer career services, and they are likely to have a good deal of experience helping international students to find jobs in the US following graduation.
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