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Frequently Asked Questions for Study in UK

Got a query related to studies in the UK? Browse through this FAQ section to get your answer at the earliest!

Who can study in the UK?

The candidate should have completed at least 13 years of education in the home country or the UK and have taken pre-university qualifications equivalent to UK A-levels or equivalents. Even if you don’t have these qualifications, you can study in UK. Connect with our counselors to know in what circumstances one can opt to study in the UK without having these defined qualifications.

Can a student work during studies in the UK?

Yes, students having Tier 4 visas are permitted to work 20 hours in their ongoing sessions and full time during vacations. If you are pursuing a doctorate, you may work full-time year-round.

What are the requirements for under 18 students wishing to study in the UK?

If you are 16 or 17 years old and applying for the Tier 4 (General) student visa, you would need written consent from your parents or legal guardian (along with the details of your guardian in the UK) that you can live and travel independently.

How much will it cost for International students to study in the UK?

Studying in the UK is generally cheaper than in other equally qualified countries. The tuition fee for undergraduate and graduate degrees here is approx $17,000- $25,000/year. And living expenses accounts between $1,300- $1,600 per month.

If my grades are not good, can I still study in the UK?

You may find some universities in the UK that do not look into the grades and accept students based on their talent & achievements. Do check the qualification requirements on the university website before applying for any course. It will help you understand what grades are required for the same.

Are there any scholarships offered in UK universities?

Universities around the UK offer scholarships to international students. You also get scholarships through the British Government or local organizations. Scholarships have certain criteria, and students need to have a convincing profile to avail these grants.

Can I extend my stay in the UK post studies?

If you want to stay in the UK post studies, you will be required to apply for a visa extension or work visa based on the type of employment you are seeking, duration of stay, and your current visa status.

Do I need medical insurance in the UK?

No, it is not necessary. You can access the NHS facilities instead with just £150 per year that you need to pay during your visa application.

Can I study in the UK without appearing in IELTS?

Absolutely. You can get admission to any university in the UK based on English marks you scored in the 12th standard. Some universities also give entry to students based on MOI.

How much time does a student visa process take?

In usual conditions, it takes 4-8 weeks to process a student visa, starting from the date of your application submission. However, it largely depends on the individuals and can vary case by case.

Is the Study gap acceptable in the UK?

The gap is not allowed in most UK universities (unless you have a valid reason for it).

Which English tests are accepted by universities in the UK?

The IELTS is the commonly preferred English language proficiency test by most of the institutions in the UK. You may also get asked for an IELTS score during the visa application process. However, at the global level, UK institutions accept other proficiency tests as well. Make sure you check the official website of the university to get deets about the test.

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