Indian students, who opt study in UK, prefer Master’s Programs as it is among the few places where a world-class Masters’ program can be completed in 1 year. The UK education system offers sandwich programs which are study–work programs at the Bachelor’s level and which are very popular among candidates who come for an abroad education to the country.

UK has some of the world’s oldest and most reputed educational institutions. The education in UK predominantly has 2 types of educational institutions. The traditional institutions (many centuries old) and the modern institutions (developed in the last 200 years or less). The education in UK has a very high density of educational institutions which are known for their shorter duration courses (1 year masters and 3 year Bachelors’) and comprises of both universities and colleges that offer degree and diploma courses.


Academic requirement – Candidates aiming to study in UK for a Bachelor’s degree require 10+2 or equivalent educational qualification. Application for a Bachelor’s program has to be filed through UKAS. Candidates intending to study in UK for a master’s degree, require a bachelor’s degree in any field. Past academic record in the same field is desirable though not mandatory under the education in UK. Admission into management fields is open to all students who study in UK. However, some universities also require GMAT score and/or past work experience for admission into MBA programs. Students who intend to study in UK and possess strong academic profiles can obtain admission into high-demand traditional universities. Students, who come to study in UK but possess an average profile can also get admission into some modern universities and colleges that offer good quality education.

Doctoral programs are also available for many fields and the profile can be evaluated on a case to case basis.