Studying in UK
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UK qualifications are recognized and respected throughout the world. Your UK qualification will be a solid foundation for building your future, boosting your career and prospects for a higher salary. UK universities, colleges and schools will provide a vibrant, creative and challenging environment in which to develop your potential. Quality standards for UK institutions are among the best in the world. Universities, colleges and schools continually have to prove that their courses meet strict criteria. Many other countries are now trying to follow the example of the UK
Globally Accepted Qualifications
In an increasingly globalized world economy; people need special skills and qualities to succeed. Employers want employees who can think effectively, creatively and for themselves. This is an essential part of the UK learning experience. Institutions use a variety of teaching and assessment methods to encourage independence, as well as mastery of the subject.
At degree and postgraduate level in particular, students are encouraged to read widely, to question and analyze what they have read, and to discuss openly their own ideas in seminars and tutorials. Career based courses are designed to equip you for specific roles in the modern world of work.
Some of the Universities and Colleges in the UK offer up to Pounds 2000 Scholarships to the International Students. The scholarships are based on merits and sometimes IELTS score is considered while awarding scholarship to the International Students. Some of the Universities in the UK have departmental scholarships which are awarded to the students for particular courses only.
For scholarships related to Undergraduate / Postgraduate courses at Universities & Colleges represented by Pyramid, kindly meet us personally or email us.
Top five programs
- Hotel Management
- Health Care Sciences
For English Language proficiency IELTS or TOEFL are required before the Institutions confirm the admissions. The IELTS is organized by the British Council and results take 2-3 weeks. The minimum scores usually required are 5.5 to 7.0 for IELTS and 200 to 250 (CBT) for TOEFL.
Most of the Universities do not require a GMAT score for MBA programs. However some exceptional Business schools like the London Business School and Warwick Business school do ask for a good GMAT score, in addition to IELTS or TOEFL scores and work experience of 3-5 years at a Management level, in addition to decent academic performance at the Bachelor's level.
Working rights for Students:
The UK allows the international students to work part time depending on the kind of course they have chosen as well as the type Institution they are studying with. The following table will give you a fair idea as to which students are allowed to work and for how many hours.
|Type of Institution||Level of Course||Work rights||Working Hours|
|Private College||Any Course||No||0|
|Diploma/PG Diploma||Yes||10 hrs.|
|University College||Diploma / PG Diploma||Yes||10 hrs.|
|University||Bachelors/Masters Degree||Yes||20 hrs.|
|London Premier college|
|British Institute of Technology and E Commerce|
|Birmingham Graduate School|
|College of North West London|
|London College of Accountancy|
|The Manchester College|
|Metro College of Management Sciences|
|Leicester Commercial College|
|Ealing Hammersmith and West London College|
|Manchester International College|
|South Thames College|
|Belfast Metropolitan College|
|Askham Bryan College|
|Manchester College of Higher Education & Media Technology|
Documents for Admission
- 10th and 12th Mark sheets - Recommendation Letters
- IELTS / TOEFL Scores
- Degree Certificate, if Not then Provisional
- Transcript issued by the University Bank Statement (Original)
- Statement of Purpose
- Passport Copy
Cost of Studying and Living Expenses
A UK Bachelors degree can take only 3 years to complete while a postgraduate Master's courses takes only 1 year - compared with four years for a Bachelors and 2 years for a Masters in most of the other countries. This means you will save a great deal on both tuition fees and living costs - and you will be able to start working and earning earlier than you expect. UK degree courses are shorter because they are more intensive, and therefore more efficient in terms of your time and money. All Institutions have a different fee structure for local and International students. If you were a British National you tend to pay of the tuition fees compared to the International students.
An approximate fee structure for International Students:1(Pound) = INR 85 Approx.
|A Certificate or A Diploma|
awarded by the Edexel / ABE
|1 Year||3,500 - 4,500|
awarded by Edexel / ABE
|1 Year||4,000 - 5,5000|
from a University College
|2 /3 Years||4,000 - 8,000 Per Year|
|3/4 Years||7,000 - 10,000|
|Post Graduate Diplomas awarded by ABE / Edexcel||1/1.5 years||5,000 - 9,000|
|1 Year||8,000 - 14,000|
|PHD||3 Years||12,000 Per Year|
[Various Universities offer
50-100% Scholarships to deserving students]
All the international students studying Undergraduate / Post Graduate courses are normally guaranteed accommodation for the first year in University / College halls of residence. The charges would vary from 60 pounds per week to 130 pounds per week, depending on the University / College in the UK. The Universities / Colleges have their own deadlines for accommodation booking which students must meet if they require the accommodation to be arranged by them.
A student needs to convert their student visas into a Tier 2 Work Permit. This is possible only if the student is able to get a confirmed job with an employer in the UK. Moreover the Employer would have to apply for the students work permit.Usually the work permits are issued for duration of 60 months.
Once you have legally stayed in the UK on a work permit for duration of 60 months or more, you would be able to convert your visa into an indefinite leave or a permanent residency visa.
January, April, June and September
January and September
(Some Institutions have an Intake in February & October)