Millions of international students, including aspiring Nepalese, visit educational fairs and websites to find the right colleges for higher studies every year. Nevertheless, the answer is often simple; choosing a reputable, recognized, and diverse institution located in a respectable country will always pay off.
The UK is one of the most sought-after international destinations for higher studies because it’s home to globally recognized and reputed colleges and universities. The degree gained from any British University is respected around the world. Moreover, the choice of subjects you want to study is diverse and more prosperous. – So, why not study in the UK?
Expert Education Visa and Services is the top educational consultancy for the UK in Nepal that brings you all the information regarding studying in the UK, choosing the right college/Uni and course, and applying for different scholarships and grants.
Why study in the UK?
Graduating from a reputable institution isn’t the only advantage of studying in the UK but also other significant factors that shape you are a professional. UK colleges foster creativity and a challenging environment that helps push students to their best.
Being a graduate is great, but also being able to achieve creative excellence, extensive knowledge from the experts, and a real-life working environment is more than essential. This is why you need to choose the UK for higher studies.
Here are some telltale benefits of studying in the UK.
Internationally recognized Universities
The UK is home to three of the top ten universities in the world, and the top five universities in the UK are recognized over 150 countries;
- University of Oxford
- University of Cambridge
- Imperial College, London
- University College London (UCL)
- University of Edinburgh
A top university degree guarantees the best employment in any part of the world.
The UK has a long-standing tradition of providing quality education. Most students from South Asia traveled miles to study in the UK; today, it attracts students from all parts of the world. The audits by Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education (QAA) ensures standards and quality are maintained.
Strong research infrastructure
The UK puts across 6.4% of global journal articles, 11.6% of citations, and 15.9% of the world’s most highly-cited articles. In addition, an impressive number of 95,184 research doctoral degrees were awarded in the country from 2008-09 to 2012-13.
Work during study
Gain work experience along with studying to strengthen your academic year. Develop valuable skills that you can add to your CV. Your college and university may assist in providing placements.
Work permit after study
The post-study work visa (Tier 1 Entrepreneur Visa and Tier 2 General Visa) updated in November 2015 guarantees that you can stay in the country after graduation if you hold a job offer with an annual salary of at least 20,800 pounds.
Scholarship and financial support
Apply for readily available scholarships, grants, and bursaries, so you needn’t worry about expensive tuition fees. Most postgraduate and research level students can apply for scholarships to support their study and cost of living costs.
Types of Higher Courses You Can Enroll
If you’re wondering, you can enrol in three different university courses for higher education.
- Preparation courses or Pre University
The preparation courses aren’t exactly a degree, but they’re designed to prepare students for higher studies in the UK. It includes Pre-GCSE/1-Yera GCSE, International foundation year, A-Level, and Pre-Master or Pre-PhD program.
Not every international student has the formal qualifications required for entry to a British university, so the preparation course helps them bridge this gap by taking a preparatory curriculum. Depending on the preparation course level, you will spend a few months to a year.
Undergraduate or Bachelor’s degree is the most undertaken course by international students, including Nepalese. It usually takes three to four years to complete full-time. However, some degrees like medical courses can take longer.
You can choose from a wide range of subjects, but you must meet the qualification required for entrance requirements. For example, most bachelor’s degrees ask for at least two A-levels at grade E or above. In addition, the ‘UCAS Tariff’ earns you points to help you get a place on a particular higher education course.
Postgraduate courses or diplomas are designed for students looking to achieve a Master’s Degree or Ph.D. It usually takes 3 to 6 months to complete Pre-Masters, 1 to 2 years to complete a Master’s full-time, 9 to 12 months for Pre-PhD, and at least three years to complete a Ph.D. full-time.
What type of courses can you choose?
UK colleges and universities offer over 50,000 diverse ranges of courses for Undergrad and Post-grad levels. Some of the most popular courses you can choose from are the following;
- Accounting and Finance
- Aeronautical and Manufacturing Engineering
- Agriculture and Forestry
- Anatomy and Physiology
- Art and Design
- Biological Sciences
- Business and Management Studies
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Classics and Ancient History
- Communication and Media Studies
- Complementary Medicine
- Computer Science
- Creative Writing
- Drama Dance and Cinematics
- Electrical and Electronic Engineering
- Film Making
- Food Science
- Forensic Science
- General Engineering
- Geography and Environmental Sciences
- Health And Social Care
- History of Art Architecture and Design
- Hospitality Leisure Recreation and Tourism
- Information Technology
- Land and Property Management
- Materials Technology
- Mechanical Engineering
- Medical Technology
- Occupational Therapy
- Pharmacology and Pharmacy
- Physics and Astronomy
- Social Policy
- Social Work
- Sports Science
- Veterinary Medicine
So, how do you decide what to study and how to enrol? This is where Nepal’s best abroad education consultancy can help you!
Why consult with Expert Education and Visa Services Consultancy?
Although studying in the UK can be enriching, applying for the right institution and meeting the entire requirement is often complicated and full of confusion.
Did you know there are more than 395 Uni/colleges offering over 50,000 courses across the UK? Moreover, International students must apply for a student visa, and there are work permit restrictions and English language qualifications you will need.
Decoding all these by yourself can be tricky; hence, an experienced and reliable Nepal’s best abroad education consultancy can help you process all the information while preparing the necessary qualifications and certificates for visa approval.
Get in touch with our experts from the best consultancy for the UK in Nepal to learn more about studying in the UK.