Study in the UK
Here’s a comprehensive guide for all Pakistani students who want to study in the UK
United Kingdom has long enjoyed the reputation of the seat of quality education. The advanced economy of the country and historic institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge give the country an upper hand in the global educational system. UK educational qualifications are acknowledged and valued throughout the world and are respected more than those acquired in any other country. Needless to say, British educational systems are universally trusted. Students in impressive numbers from across the world come to the United Kingdom every year to acquire quality education.
United Kingdom provides the students with the much-needed individual attention, which the educational systems in most other countries fail to deliver. This can be attributed to the fact that UK respects the individual, cultural and religious diversity of students who come here for studies.
International undergraduate and postgraduate tuition fees vary considerably, starting at around £10,000 and going up to £35,000 or more for medical degrees. At all levels, humanities and social sciences degrees tend to cost the least, while laboratory and clinical degree programs are markedly more expensive.
Combine these fees with the average cost of living in the UK, around £12,000 and the total average cost of studying in the UK comes up to at least £22,000 per year. Studying in the capital city, meanwhile, is likely to be significantly more expensive.
Under the UK immigration rules, you are legally permitted to work with the following restrictions: a maximum of 20 hours paid or unpaid work per week during term time for degree students. Hence, you can easily take care of your living expenses.
Basics: As a Tier 4 (General) Student, you will be required to show the funds for 1st year’s tuition fee and living expenses.
Dependents information: Dependents can accompany if the applicant is traveling for the post- graduate course.
Immigration on Arrival: Your passport will be checked when you arrive at a UK port or airport to make sure you’re allowed to come into the country. It must be valid for the whole of your stay.
How to Apply: AEC Experts will help you.
We make an assessment of your academic qualifications, work experience, financial status, career goals as well as life interests and aspirations.
- Standardised Tests
We evaluate the requirement of any standardised tests you may need to take or review results that has been already obtained.
- University/Course Selection
Together, we shortlist potential universities and courses that match your profile.
- Document Editing
We edit the essays, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation and Resume, which have been written by you.
- Application Review and Submission
The completed application forms are reviewed before they are submitted to your final choice of universities.
- Interview Preparation
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the chosen universities.
- Visa Counselling
We assist in preparation (including mock sessions) for the interviews that you may have with the High Commissions or Embassies, as well as the collation and review of relevant documentation for submission of the visa application.
- Pre-Departure Information
We deliver comprehensive information about the country of choice to ensure that you are completely prepared for life at an overseas university.
- Scan copies of X, XII & Graduate Degree (if applicable), Mark Sheets including Backlogs (Re-sits)
- Evidence of English Language proficiency e.g. IELTS, TOEFL, etc.
- Standardised Tests e.g. GMAT, GRE (where necessary for the programme)
- Two academic references
- Passport Scan Copy
- Statement of Purpose (SOP)
- Portfolio (for Art, Design & Architecture programme)
- Other Certificates & Achievements of Extracurricular Activities
Note: Documents required for individual universities and individual courses in the UK may vary.
The UK has an excellent reputation as a global study destination as UK education is value for money as students receive globally recognised degrees which can be tailored to your interests and often include specialised modules. UK gives the best study abroad options with umpteen high ranked universities, a large variety of specializations, more than 50,000 courses to choose from, in over 25 subject areas. Shorter and more intensive courses; easy admission and visa process; large number of scholarships and bursaries make this an ideal choice for international students. One-year Masters in UK with one-year work placements is the best opportunity a study abroad aspirant can get.
The UK offers an education system with qualifications that are internationally valued and recognised. With over 160 universities, colleges and umpteen course options for international students to study in UK, aspirants can make their UK higher education experience as unique as they wish to. There are umpteen scholarships for International students in UK and depending on the nationality, one can check for their eligibility for financial support from the UK government. International students can also check out for internships, work-placements, volunteering and dissertation placements as per the university and program they enrol into.
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- Minor Intakes: January, February, March, July & November