The United Kingdom has the 6th largest economy in the world and the 2nd largest in the Europe. The UK has one of the strongest economies in the world and, it stands out in the arena of social welfare and wellbeing of its citizens.
The United Kingdom has a long-standing reputation for having one of the best education standard in the world. With an alumni network of several millions international students UK has always been placed among the top three student destinations to foreign students for higher studies and research. UK is the home of about 130 universities many of which rank high in the world university list. Besides the quality of education & research and their recognition worldwide, British universities are also famous for comparatively lower tuition fees with higher return-of-investments.
Undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the UK tend to be shorter than in other countries which can help to keep the cost of tuition fees and living expenses down International students are allowed to work for up to 20 hours a week during term time and full-time during holidays. One of the reasons international students feel especially at home in the UK is the diversity of our universities. 30% of academic staff in the UK are from overseas, meaning you’ll be connecting with people from all over the world, no matter what you choose to study.
Tuition Fees: GBP 13,000 – 20,000 per year depending on the course
MBA £9,000 to £17,500 per year (Programs at some top UK business schools can cost up to £25,000 per year)
Cost of Living: GBP 11,385 inner London and GBP 9,135 outer London
IELTS: Overall 6.5 and no band less than 6.0
Part time – 20 hrs per week and 40 hrs during vacation
Stay Back – 2 years stay back for students graduating with Bachelors, Masters, PhD after the summer of 2021
For both types of postgraduate study (taught and research), you should budget for a 12-month academic year. Average living costs (covering accommodation, food, clothing, books, entertainment and travel) for an international student on a degree course are £800 per month in London and £700 per month elsewhere.
Living expenses are approx. 600 to 700 pounds sterling per month depending upon your lifestyle and the city of residence. Please note, however, that some universities include the cost of accommodation and food within the total fee payable to them.