After High School, students will face the reality to get into higher education. That is why as a student you should be already to know where you want to go. Which university do you want to apply?
Here, some universities in UK thatcould be the right choice for you!
Material resources are taken from British Council.
ANGLIA RUSKIN UNIVERSITY
In 1858, John Ruskin opened a School of Art in Sydney Street, Cambridge, laying the foundation for the institution which grew to become the modern Anglia Ruskin University.
Today, Anglia Ruskin University is one of the largest university in the east of England with a student population of 31,000. Our main campuses are located in Cambridge and Chelmsford, both within an hour from Central London by train.
Choosing to study in Cambridge will give you the chance to experience student life in a beautiful and culturally diverse city unlike any other.
Almost 20% of our full-time students are international and hail from nearly 100 different countries! Anglia Ruskin is committed to offering the best possible support to our international students, and is ranked in the Top 3 in the UK for our Welcome, Arrival and Orientation Programme for new international students.
Our degree course are designed to be not only vocational and relevant to the needs of industry and the professions, but also engaging stimulating with the emphasis on the acquisition of practical skill.
We have more than 200 undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses to choose from. International tuition fee for all courses starts from £9,800 per academic year.
There are a range of scholarship for international students, including the International Merit Scholarship Scheme for £500 and £1,000 per year, for which all applicants are automatically considered.
Nine of our subject – Allied Health Professions (Occupational Therapy, Physiotherapy, Radiography); Applied Social Work; English; Music; Nursing and Midwifery; Philosophy; Psychology; Teacher Training; Theology and Religious Studies – were rated “Excellent” by the Sunday Times University Guide 2008.
Our Lord Ashcroft International Business School has developed a course with Barclays Bank Plc. The Department of Optometry and Ophthalmic Dispensing has a long-established relationship with some of the UK’s largest retail opticians, including Specsavers, Boots and Vision Express. Finally our Biomedical Science and Applied Biomedical Science course are both accredited by the Institute of Biomedical Science.
As well as the traditional three year undergraduate Bachelor’s degree, we also offer a 2 Year “fast-track” BA (Hons) International Business Strategy.
Our Sociology and Philosophy studies ranked 16th and 18th in the UK respectively. Anglia Law School is now the Top 30% of all the Law Schools throughout the UK.
British Education is renowned for being the most outstanding in the world. You can be assured that your studies at Bath Spa University will give you a high-quality qualification, a rewarding experience and wonderful memories.
Bath Spa University is an excellent choice for students from across the world, with more than 7,400 students from over 40 countries. Our mission is to provide an excellent higher education for students, supported by scholarship, research, professional development and collaborative partnership.
Bath is England’s only UNESCO World Heritage City and boast stunning architectural and historical sites, such as the Roman Baths and the Royal Crescent. Throughout the year, Bath Spa University students play a key role in many of Bath’s cultural activities, including The Independent Bath Literature Festival, the Music Festival and the world famous Jane Austen Festival.
We are the UK university of choice for creativity, culture and enterprise, and offer a safe and friendly environment to foster your talents. Our teams is here to support you every step of the way!
BIRMINGHAM CITY UNIVERSITY
Birmingham City University (BCU) is proud of its 150 years of experience in the education industry and has an enrollment of approximately 25,000 students. BCU, as the name suggests, is situated in Birmingham, the UK’s second largest city. BCU offers over 350 courses from foundation, undergraduate, postgraduate to research level.
As a student at BCU, you start your career path the minute you join the university. A combination of industry-standard facilities and lecturers with real-life experience means that BCU graduates are among the most employable around. The approach has been taken to emphasize employability skills as a key element of the curriculum, and employability and employer engagement are seen as essential factors in the validation or revalidation of every course.
So what is it that makes BCU so overwhelmingly popular?
BCU students move into great job – the Sunday Times University Guide 2012 ranked BCU 29th out of 123 universities in the UK for the most students in graduate level roles.
We are known for our teaching excellence, especially in creative and professional practice – and our groundbreaking industry collaborations are renowned, with over 50 professional accreditations for the courses at the last count.
Our strong industry and professional partnership – with firms including Apple, Cartier, Cisco, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe, software company SAP and Rolls-Royce – ensure that graduates will leave with the skills and knowledge employers value most.
BCU’s world-leading research, which was judged as ‘world class’ and in some areas as ‘world leading’ in the most recent Research Assessment Exercise audit, ensures the latest insights are incorporated into teaching.
Students are at the heart of everything; BCU’s award winning Student Academic Partners scheme teams up staff and students to find ways to make their teaching even better. BCU has been constantly investing – in new student accommodation, an £8.5 million sport center at the City North Campus and construction currently underway on a new £61 million extension to the City Center Campus – all of which places BCU in the top 10 universities for spending on facilities, according to the Complete University Guide 2012.
We received an “Outstanding” rating from the Office for Standards in Education, Children’s Service and Skills (Ofsted) for our primary and secondary teacher training courses.
BRUNEL UNIVERSITY LONDON
Founded in 1966, Brunel is a campus-based university situated in Uxbridge, West London, and is home to nearly 15,000 students from over 110 countries worldwide.
Brunel University’s distinctive mission is to combine teaching and research excellence with the practical and entrepreneurial approach pioneered by its namesake, the famous engineer, Isambard Kingdom Brunel. Consistently Brunel is rated among the top 50 best universities in the UK.
Brunel graduates have among the highest starting salaries in the UK. Brunel Business School has won the Times Higher Education Award for the Business School of the Year.Brunel University is ranked 46th in the Times Good University Guide 2014. This substantial improvement is due in large part to the university’s performance in the latest National Student Survey, alongside improvements in student employability and a continued low-dropout rate. Brunel University is synonymous with the provision high quality academic programmes that meet the needs of the real world and contribute in a very practical way to progress in all walks of life. The variety of subjects on offer at Brunel includes Engineering, Business, Design, Computing, Mathematics, Education, Social Sciences, Law, Economics, Humanities, Arts, Sport Sciences, Environment, Health and Social Care.
Quality teaching, employable graduates, strong links with industry and an innovative and dynamic approach to learning are just a few highlights of studying at Coventry University. Over 20,000 students, including 5,000 international students from more than 130 countries, study on our diverse and vibrant campus. Our curriculum is reinforced with modules specifically tailored to provide all students with essential employability skills. With a wide range of courses across two campuses, in Coventry and London, Coventry University is the first step toward your future career.
Why study at Coventry University?
- Preparing you for a successful career
We are the No. 1 UK University for European placements. We focus on the employability of our students and the majority of our courses offer the opportunity for work experience.
- Excellent teaching
Ranked in the Top 20 UK Universities for Teaching Excellence. You will experience teaching that is designed to be interactive, stimulating and brings your subject alive.
- Academic experience
A full 90% of students are satisfied with their experience. We make sure you get the opportunity to apply the knowledge you are learning to real problems drawn from working life.
- Become a global graduate
No. 1 UK universityfor working with business. Our International Experience and Mobility Service offers you the opportunity to study or work abroad. You can gain experience, skills and attributes to become globally employable.
- Develop your entrepreneurial skills
Crowned Entrepreneurial University of the Year, we are leaders in enterprise; we have an award winning Technology Park which focuses on the development of innovation-led businesses.
DE MONTFORT UNIVERSITY
De Montfort University (DMU) is a popular choice for international students. Based in multicultural Leicester, in the heart of the UK, DMU offers a wide range of courses, state-of-the-art facilities and excellent English language support, which is included in your fees.
At DMU we pride ourselves on our academic excellence and world-renowned research. Our close links with industry mean our course give you the skills top employers are looking for.
De Montfort University (DMU) offers first class teaching from expert tutors, world leading research and the latest facilities. Our wide range of courses are targeted to meet the needs of today’s employers and 95% of our graduates are in full-time employment or further study within six months of completing their course.
International students make up around 10% of our student population. We offer English language courses, early payment discounts, a range of scholarships and practical support.
Lancaster University is ranked in the top 1% of universities in the world, listed at 145 in the Times Higher Education International Table and 163 in the QS World University Rankings. We have teaching and research partnerships with universities worldwide, located in China, India, Malaysia, Pakistan and Middle East.
We are focused on research, with more than 90% of this being world-leading. We also have a strong reputation in teaching. There are a large range of courses from Business Studies and Economics to Linguistics and Arts.
Lancaster university has strong links with business. Our career-focused courses ensure you get the skills for successful employment. Work and research placements are offered as part of most of our programmes and include work with international companies, including Ernst & Young, Microsoft, Accenture, Nokia and software company SAP.
Our campus is one of the safest in the UK. We have a large international community. There are nearly 2,500 international students from more than 130 countries and staff from 60 countries around the world. International students are guaranteed on-campus accommodation.
Located three miles outside the historic city of Lancaster, the campus provides a welcoming student experience. Major cities such as Liverpool, Manchester, Edinburg and London are also easy to reach by train or car.
Located in the heart of London, the London School of Commerce (LSC) is the Associate College of Cardiff Metropolitan University. LSC offers a portfolio of graduate, postgraduate and PhD courses in subjects such as Finance, Management, information Technology and Business, leading to Internationally recognized qualifications including BA (Hons), BSc (Hons), MBA, MSc and PhD.
LSC’s accelerated courses allow our students to complete a typical undergraduate honours degree in two years. Flexible programme entry and exit points throughout the year, with six intakes annually, enable students to proceed to the next level of education smoothly.
The fees charged on all our courses are extremely competitive. LSC provides partial scholarships to applicants from Indonesia on its graduate and postgraduate programmes. LSC is one of the largest MBA providers in Europe. We have a diverse student population with more than 15,000 students from over 130 countries enrolled at our London and overseas campuses such as a Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Our Malaysia campus allows students to transfer credit to London campus, giving students opportunities to take courses in different countries. Students can also complete the entire undergraduate or postgraduate studies programme in Malaysia and the final degree is awarded by Cardiff Metropolitan University.
MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY LONDON
We teach 40,000 students on Middlesex course at our campuses in London, Dubai, Mauritius and Malta and with prestigious academic partners across the world.
We have a reputation for high-quality teaching, research that makes a difference to people’s lives and a practical, innovative approach to working with businesses to develop staff potential and provide solutions to business issues.
Our expertise is wide ranging, from art and design, business and health and education to law, media and performing arts and science and technology.
Our facilities are among the best anywhere, with more than £200 million invested in creating one of London’s biggest and best campuses-part of our commitment to providing an excellent student experience.
We have created outstanding learning environments for teaching and research, including state-of-the-art-laboratories, workshops and modern lecture theatres, we’ve also added brand new spaces where you can relax, drink and eat with friends.
Our state-of-the-art campus has been shortlisted for the University Facilities Award in the annual Guardian University Awards.
Northumbria University, in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, is an expanding multicultural learning community with excellent links to further and higher education, industry and commerce throughout the UK, Europe and beyond.
Renowned for the excellence of its teaching and for preparing its student for the world of work, Northumbria provides research opportunities for professional reflective practice.
Northumbria is the largest university in northeast England with a broad portfolio of courses and a rich cultural diversity in student population. The university has a student population around 32,000 with 3,300 overseas students on its Newcastle campuses and a further 3,000 studying on university programs in their own country.
Growth in recent years has been impressive with the university currently offering programmes in all of the UK’s 30 most popular subjects. Northumbria is the leading provider of high-caliber graduates to business, industry and the professions in northeast England and also one of the highest nationally.
Teaching and research activities are managed under four facilities: Arts, Design and Social Sciences, Engineering and Environment; Business and Law; and Health and Life Sciences. Learning and teaching process is supported by an award-winning library, a world-class IT infrastructure providing wireless coverage throughout the campus, and innovative programs based on traditional values and social and cultural diversity.
Plymouth University is set in the beautiful coastal country of Devon in the South West of England – an ideal location for both learning and leisure. The county enjoys a wealth of beautiful scenery and recreational opportunities and provides a combination of rural charm and modern city living.
Travel to and from Devon is easy with regular train and coach services to all parts of the UK and ferries to mainland Europe. Plymouth is a dynamic and friendly place to study with a commitment to delivering an outstanding student experience. With over 30,000 students and 3,000 staffs, we are the largest university in the South West and continuously strive to provide the best possible study and research facilities for our students.
Plymouth students benefit from extremely high standards in teaching and world-class research, with 80% of our research judged to be either world class or of international repute. Fifteen of our subject areas have been ranked excellent or equivalent by the higher education quality assessment agency and we have been awarded 14 National Teaching Fellowships.
The university has recently invested over £100 million in new buildings and facilities including a modern library, extra computing and learning resources facilities, fitness/sport centre and teaching space. A range of accommodation is available either in halls of residence on campus or in privately-owned accommodation.
Royal Holloway University of London
Royal Holloway is one of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities, with 19 academic departments spanning the arts and humanities, sciences, social sciences, management and economics.
The University of London degree is highly regarded worldwide. At Royal Holloway, we bring together talented students in departments where academic staff are working at the frontiers of their subjects.
Through top-class research, international networks and conferences, we are advancing knowledge and serving society in many different ways.
Royal Holloway is a powerful force in region, building partnerships with the business community and playing a major role in economic success. We also take pride in our cultural influence, and welcome visitors to share in the life of the college through public lectures, concerts and open days.
Royal Holloway is an innovative and forward looking place. Today, we maintain the pioneering spirit of our founders in a fast-moving world, and our global network of alumni is a legacy of the wealth of opportunities we continue to provide.
SHEFFIELD HALLAM UNIVERSITY
Sheffield Hallam University is one of the UK’s largest universities with over 37,000 students. The University welcomes more than 4000 international students from over 100 different countries.
Sheffield Hallam is popular among students because it offers excellent facilities, an unforgettable students experience and great choice of over 740 undergraduate and postgraduate courses that will help transform your future and career.
The courses are designed in consultation with industry experts, and offer opportunities to undertake work placements and consultancy projects.
The Sheffield Business School is re-launching the full time MBA for September 2014 with the opportunity to undertake one year work placement as part of the course.
Sheffield Hallam is known for the quality of its laboratories, learning technology, learning spaces, online library facilities and student support.
The university also offers a generous package of discounts and scholarships for undergraduate and postgraduate students.
Sheffield has a low cost of living and is centrally-located in the UK with frequent rail and bus services – and is just over two hours from London by train. Sheffield is also England’s safest major city according to recent government figures.