United Kingdom is an international, cosmopolitan place to study. The UK is fast emerging as one of the most popular study destinations for education in the world. UK has a large number of other universities which rank among the best in the world and offer a wide range of courses.
One major advantage of U.K. education is its one year Masters Degree for almost all courses saving you considerable time and money. Also globally valued degree, unlike those in other countries, most UK universities recognize the Indian education system of 3 year graduation
The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland(commonly known as the United Kingdom, the UK, or Britain) is a sovereign state located off the northwestern coast of continental Europe. It is an island country, spanning an archipelago including Great Britain, the northeastern part of Ireland, and many small islands.
The total area of the United Kingdom is approximately 245,000 square kilometres comprising of the island of Great Britain, the northeastern one sixth of the island of Ireland (Northern Ireland) and smaller islands.It lies between the North Atlantic Ocean and the North Sea, coming within 35 kilometres of the northwest coast of France, from which it is separated by the English Channel.
The UK is a developed country, with the world’s sixth largest economy by nominal GDP and the seventh largest by purchasing power parity It was the world’s first industrialised country and the world’s foremost power during the 19th and early 20th centuries, English is the main language of UK.
The United Kingdom has a temperate climate, with plentiful rainfall all year round The temperature varies with the seasons but seldom drops below 10° C (14.0° F) or rises above 35° C (95° F). Summers are warmest in the south east of England, being closest to the European mainland, and coolest in the north. Snowfall can occur in winter and early spring, though it rarely settles to great depth away from high ground.
Education in the United Kingdom is a devolved matter with each of the countries of the United Kingdom having separate systems under separate governments: the UK Government is responsible for England, and the Scottish Government, the Welsh Assembly Government and the Northern Ireland Executive are responsible for Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, respectively.
There are a number of scholarships available to international students by different institutions for various intakes based on academic performance and other criteria.
U.K. is one of the few countries that allows international students to work even outside the campus. Students can work upto 20 hours per week during the semester and full time during vacations. There is no permission required for most international students to take part time and vacation work..
Finance, law, consulting and related activities are the popular graduate employment sectors in the capital, whereas health and social work are leading in other regions of UK.