Top Ranked Universities in the United Kingdom | GyanDhan

Published date: 17 Apr 2019 Updated on: 06 Apr 2020 “Over 4 lakh students are benefitting from the Transnational Education provided by the Universities in the UK.” We humans are slaves to our immediate emotions, needs and wants. Our aspirations understand no limit. You may have a strong urge to change the world, the lives of people around you or you want to alter your career trajectory. So, how do you plan to work on that? College degrees can help. They make your dreams come true by helping you achieve the privileged position of influence. And a degree from a UK university boosts your career in Toto. Imagine Hogwarts in your mind, and now take a careful look at the architecture of Oxford University. You will find a lot of similarities. So, the top ranked Universities in the United Kingdom not only have the beautiful & magnificent infrastructure but makes the UK the second most popular destination in the world in higher education for international students. In recent years, the Indian students’ interest in the UK declined mainly because of shutting down of the post-study work visa in 2012. However, 2017-18 saw an upswing in the numbers from 16,550 in 2016-17 to 19,750. Need Help In Abroad Admissions ? Fill this form and get a free counselling call STEM (Science, Technology, and Engineering & Mathematics) courses offered by UK universities are very popular among students. Below are a few reasons that may encourage you to opt for a university in the UK:- In many UK Universities, the duration of a master’s course is of one year which makes the curriculum very challenging and intensive. They promote such approaches that enable students to pursue the subject of their own interest. No doubt that the student satisfaction rates for international students are around 90% The top universities in the United Kingdom are the epitome of international diversity which makes them a preferred choice for international students. The native population is friendly to foreigners when compared with other European countries The public funding share in UK universities is high. Hence, international students have to bear meager tuition fees. Various scholarships and financial aid reduce the student’s financial burden Addition of Channel tunnel and the availability of low- cost airlines make it easier to travel to any place in Europe at reasonable costs. The UK acts as a gateway to Europe. However, whether these amenities would still continue depends upon the Brexit aftermath. The Universities in the UK put across in 6.4% of global journals, 11.6% citations and 15.9% of the world’s highly-cited articles and the country constitutes only 0.9% of total world population. The research and institutional Infrastructure of the top Universities of the United Kingdom is exceptional The National Health Service (NHS) provides Indian students free medical treatment if they are enrolled in a full-time course with nominal immigration health surcharge from £150 to 300 per year. The charges depend upon the duration the visa is granted UK Universities have been a terrain of the workplace to at least one in seven world leaders and have collectively produced more than 100 Nobel Laureates International students can work up to 20 hours a week during school term and full time when school is out of term And now, another ray of hope - anti-globalization steps by the UK are proving a boon to the International students. In post-Brexit Immigration strategy, a new ‘International Education Strategy’ for an improved post-study visa regime will benefit a lot of Indian students. The UK wants to increase its international student population from the current level of 460,000 to 600,000 each year by 2030 The UK is also planning to extend post-study work visa tenure as well for all courses. However, these provisions depend a lot on the Brexit deliberations. The UK expects to generate 35 billion pounds with the proposed annual 30% hike of international students. What does this say? The United Kingdom wants to you there, badly. The United Kingdom’ hitherto success story of development is not confined to traditional fields. According to the Independent, the creative industries such as Fashion, Films, TV, Publishing, etc. alone generated £84 billion for the UK economy, and the industry is growing at twice the rate of the UK economy. Aren’t these prospects tantalizing enough to generate curiosity? According to the statistics (2016-17) related to the presence of International students, around 19 % of the total student population is the non-UK students that are currently pursuing higher education courses. Among them, 6% are from the European Union, and 13% are from the rest of the world. China, India, USA, Hong Kong, and Malaysia are the five major countries that send their students to the UK for higher education. The world-class education offered in the Universities of the UK is not limited to Russell group Institutions (the UK equivalent of Ivy League institutes), universities other than this prestigious group are doing exceptionally well. Here is the list of the ranks of top universities in the United Kingdom in relation to enrollment of international students in 2016-17:- Institution name QS World Rankings Domestic Ranking International Students’ Strength University College London 10 3 15,735 The University of Mancheste 29 7 13,505 The University of Edinburgh 18 5 11,490 Coventry University 571-580 53 10,705 Kings College London 31 5 9,990 Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine 8 4 8,990 The University of Warwick 54 10 8,550 The University of Oxford 5 2 8,255 The University of Glasgow 69 11 8,235 The University of Sheffield 75 13 8,225 Here are the details of the fee structure, average compensation, and main employers for different courses of the top five UK universities (according to the number of international students):- The criteria for securing an admit to a UK varsity depend on the respective university. However, there are some common norms applicable to all. English eligibility tests (TOEFL, IELTS, or UCLES) are mandatory. First (70% and above) or an upper second class (60 to 70%) undergraduate degree in addition to a minimum IELTS score of 7.0 for a Master’s degree. For postgraduate degrees in management, a first-class undergraduate degree with 2-3 years’ work experience is mandatory. 1. The University of Oxford The avg. remuneration: £42,000 Master of Science: £40,748 Master of Engg: £36,495 Living Costs: £1014 to £1556 per month Top Employers: The NHS, Oxford University Press, Hudl 2. University College London Avg. Salary: £ 36,000 Master of Science: £36,135 Master of Engg: £39.945 Living Costs: £1544 per month Top Employers: Aecom Corporation, Accenture, EY ( Ernst & Young) 3. Imperial College of Science, Technology, and Medicine The avg. salary: £41,000 Master’s in Science: £37,133 Master of Engg: £ 45,460 Top Employers: Cobham PLC, AmTrust Financial, Jacobs Engineering Group Inc Living Costs: £1000 to £1500 per month 4. The University of Edinburgh Average salary: £35,000 Master in Science: £34,432 Master of Engg: £33,964. Living costs: £700 to £1400 per month Top Employers: University of Edinburgh, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Royal Bank of Scotland 5. Kings College London Average Salary: £35, 000v Master of Science: £34,017 Master of Computer Science: £55,000 Top Employers: The National Health Service (NHS), Capgemini, GE (Healthcare) Living Cost: minimum of £ 1,265 per month One of the most feasible ways to study in the top universities in the UK is to take education loans. Check out our Admit Predictor tool to make a list of target universities. Take a look at our Education Loan EMI Calculator to calculate the actual cost and plan your EMIs while planning your journey to a University in the UK. Also, visit GyanDhan’s page to avail more information about education loans and complete your dream to study in the universities in the UK. Apply Education Loan for UK Study

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