Internationally recognised universities and qualification
United Kingdom is known as the most popular country for pursuing higher studies for students around the world and basically is home to three of the top 10 Universities in the world. A degree that you can gain from United Kingdom’s Universities in any subject you have chosen will be recognised internationally by Universities, employers and government bodies.
The top 5 Universities in United Kingdom is given as:
University of Oxford- where two of India’s prime minister have studied and those are Indira Gandhi and Dr. Manmohan singh
University of Cambridge- India’s first PM JawaharLal Nehru and famous economist & Nobel Laureate, Amartya Sen ae both alumni of trinity college part of Cambridge University.
Imperial college London- this college is known for its best education in science, this college has produced some Nobel Laureate including the inventors of penicillin, Sir Alexander Fleming.
University college London- the father of nation Mahatma Gandhi studied Law here.
University of Edinburgh
Quality of education
The United Kingdom has grabbed its position as a popular destination among international students owing to its long standing tradition of providing quality education with best facilities. The standard of teaching and research at United Kingdom’s Universities and colleges is routinely assessed and graded by official organisations to ensure that set benchmarks are met. Although United Kingdom’s institute undertake the responsibility of ensuring standard and quality of different programmes themselves, independent audits are carried out by the quality assurance agency for higher education. Professional bodies may also guide the curriculum and performance reviews on individual departments in an institute. Colleges in Scotland my undergo reviews by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of education.
Opportunities offered by UK’s Education system
among all the benefits of studying in United Kingdom is a wide choice of picking your field of study and institution you can choose from 150,000 courses at Universities and colleges across, England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and wales and directly contact the institute to the institute to order prospectuses.
If you are looking to start masters course in United Kingdom you may find one year duration for all Master’s programme to be a big advantage alternatively you may opt for Master’s programme in combination with PhD, which will save your additional year. Shorter duration of courses in United Kingdom helps to reduce tuition and accommodation cost. The United Kingdom’s education system promotes close interaction between students and lecturers and provides the freedom to combine different subjects into a single course of study.
Strong research infrastructure
as a research student evaluating the benefit of studying in United Kingdom, it will be interesting for you to note that the country puts across 6.4% of global general articles, 11.6 of citation and 15.9% of world most highly cited articles even though it constitutes just 0.9% of worlds total population. The latest research excellence framework which checks the quality of research conducted by more than 154 leading Universities and colleges in United Kingdom, classified 30% of the research as world’s leading and 46% as internationally excellent.
Work while you study
there are many Indian students in United Kingdom who gain work experience while study. A part- time job internship or placement during vacation and volunteering are some ways to develop valuable skills that you can add to your CV. A work placement is the part of study course for some colleges and your University or college may assist in providing placement.
Work permit after study
there must be some changes on past study work visa since past few years. You can now stay in United Kingdom also after completing your graduation, if you hold a job offer with an annual salary of at least 20,800 pounds (18.3 lakh). There is no limit on the number of international students who can stay in United Kingdom upon completion of their courses. In order to work in the United Kingdom after completing your studies you need to switch from a tier 4 visa to a tier 2 general visa you will be required to apply for a work visa from the UK border agency and you can opt from the following depending on your employment status post study.
Tier 2 general visa- open to recent graduated holding a United Kingdom recognised bachelor’s, master’s or PhD degree with a job offer from a licence employer paying a salary of at least 20,800 pounds
Tier 1 entrepreneurial visa- open to students who are in process of developing a world class innovative idea and are sponsored by their University
Scholarship and financial support
the students from India who are worried about expensive tuition fee need not lose sleep either, for there are many scholarships that you can apply to specially at postgraduate and research level to support your study and cost of living cost.
Indian students in United Kingdom are eligible to receive free medical treatment by the National health services if enrolled in a full time course. Your partnership and department children will also be exempt from payment if they resides with you during the course of you study programme. Your college or University may have a special health for students too. Some students face several benefits and some not
So there are more benefits except these benefits for international students. So students who are willing to be a part of international Universities they all can apply for their admission.
by mohita saxena
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