Selecting the Right Program in the UK
Planning for higher education is a big thing and taking first is even bigger. When you plan to study in the UK its important that you should chose a right programme too. The decisions that you take towards study in the UK shall greatly influence your's future career path.
Explore and Decide
Whether you planning to study a college programme in the UK or masters, MBA, research or any other do not go by stories, first know what a college or university offers. Every institution has its own website with details, go through everything, sort out couple of programes in those you might be interested, know where this programme will take you in future. Speak to career advisors and career professionals. Talk to your family. Attend open day. Ask questions, before you apply know every minute details that will shape your career.
Choose your Study Options
Select your course of study, location and study mode (full time or part-time). Check the entry requirements for the course you want to apply for.
Generally the Under Graduate (UG) programme in the UK includes foundation degree courses, diploma of higher education degree courses and Bachelor’s degree. For undergraduate courses of study you need to have achieved further education qualifications such as A-levels, International Baccalaureate (IB), Scottish Highers, or equivalent qualifications from your country in related subjects.
The Post Graduate (PG) programme in the UK includes Master’s, MBA, PhD/doctorates. The basic entry criterion for postgraduate courses is you will need to have a first or Bachelor's degree of a good standard. For doctoral, you need to hold a Master’s degree in addition to the Bachelor’s degree.
English Language Requirements
Students whose first language is English or are nationals of a majority English-speaking country are admitted without an English qualification.
If English is not your first language, it is indispensable that your English language skills (reading, writing, speaking and listening) are good enough for you to take on an intensive academic course that is taught and examined in English. Therefore, you may be required to submit the scores of one of the formal qualifications, i.e. IELTS or TOEFL IBT. Different universities require different test scores. For details see standardized tests
Apply to Accredited Universities and Colleges
Visit their respective websites and know more about the accreditation-whether they are ‘recognised body’ or ‘listed body’. See details about Universities in the UK
Apply for Student Finance and Visa
Check if you’re eligible for credit and accordingly apply for funds. Read the visa details carefully. Apply on time and maintain your documents beforehand only.