The United Kingdom is the largest Island in Europe. It consist of four countries i.e. England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Island along with several other islands in the world. Along with the diverse community, the UK has an exceptional culture due to its great history. There you will find many interesting foods, different traditions, amazing nature views, folk music and many more.
Why Study in UK
The UK is multicultural and is immensely popular with international students. The UK is the second most popular destination for international students in the world. This diversity of its campuses is alive with different cultures. You can mix with people from around the world and learn much more than just what you are studying for your degree. The UK is the home of world’s oldest universities and colleges that have their roots in the 12th and 13th centuries. Coming from such a strong legacy, education in the UK has become a benchmark for other countries.
Four of the top 10 Universities in the world are from the UK including Oxford and Cambridge with the focus over practical and utility based knowledge over text book learning that helps students acquire critical thinking, analytical skills along with the creative ability. The Independent body in the UK i.e. The Quality Assurance Agency (QAA) is responsible to regularly assess the education standards of all the Universities and colleges which help the students to access the best quality of learning, research and teaching irrespective of the course you pursue.
What skill do you require the most to succeed in your field? An employer looks for high-quality employees with a skill set including effectiveness, critical as well as creative thinking. Also, they look for employees with a grasp on english, and what is better than learning english language from its place of origin. Studying from the UK will provide you with all the skills that you require. They encourage their students to read, think independently, and analyze themselves.
Finance plays an important role for the students making decisions for their studies abroad. They offer better options in terms of less time for completing their degrees, availability of scholarships, and part time work permit. It takes less time for the students to complete their Degree, as compared to other countries. UK offers 3 Years duration for Bachelor program and 1 year for Master program (if you are not in research field). British Universities provide a wide range of scholarship opportunities to its students and also International students along with their studies are allowed to work part-time i.e. 20 hours per week.
Do you want to travel to Europe? The UK is the right place for you. If you are in UK, then you can easily travel to other European countries i.e. Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and know their cultural backgrounds. No matter whether you travel by plane or train, travelling to Europe is a matter of a few hours.
FACTS ABOUT The UK
- CAPITAL – LONDON
- LARGEST CITY – LONDON
- OFFICIAL LANGUAGE – ENGLISH
- CURRENCY – POUND STERLING
- FAMOUS TOURIST SPOTS – THE BRITISH MUSEUM, TOWER OF LONDON, VICTORIA AND ALBERT MUSEUM, THE NATIONAL GALLERY, STONEHENGE, St. PAUL’S CATHEDRAL
- STUDENT CITIES – LONDON, EDINBURGH, MANCHESTER, GLASGOW, COVENTRY AND BIRMINGHAM
- MAJOR PROGRAMS – ARCHEOLOGY, ARCHITECTURE, SOCIAL SCIENCES, ENGLISH, COMPUTER SCIENCE, LAW, MEDICAL FIELDS, CLASSICAL HISTORY
- AVERAGE COST OF LIVING - 1015 POUND PER MONTH
- MINIMUM WAGE - 6.15 POUND PER HOUR FOR PART TIME UNDER 20 & 7.70 POUND PER HOUR FOR PART TIME ABOVE 20
- AVERAGE TUITION FEE FOR BACHELOR - 10000 POUND - 38000 POUND PER ANNUM
- AVERAGE TUITION FEE FOR MASTERS - 13000 POUND - 40000 POUND PER ANNUM
So, you can see and experience several interesting facts about The UK by coming down and experiencing the Country by yourself !!