Education expenses of an international student in the UK 2018
How much does it cost to study in the UK? This must be your first question if you have decided to choose the UK for your higher education. Everywhere thousands of students came from Pakistan, India, Bangladesh, and Nigeria to the UK for the education. Before applying for the UK student visa, they need to arrange the money to support their case and get the student visa for the UK easily. To do this, one must know about the cost to study graduation program or postgraduate program in the UK university.
We all know that the UK is the land of world top and oldest universities. Due to this advantage, the tuition fees set by the UK universities are bit higher as compare to study in Canada. But still, international student prefer to choose the UK for the higher education. Why? Because getting a student visa for the UK is easier while there are more opportunities available for a UK graduate not only in the UK, home country but all around the world due to the good reputation of the UK’s education system.
Tuition fee to study in the UK:
The tuition fee of a program depends on two factors; type of program you have choices and the reputation of the university. In short, the tuition fee for the same course offered by Oxford University could not be equal to the tuition fee charged by a new private university in the UK. So, the tuition fee varies from university to university, city to city and program to program. Note: you should not count the tuition fee for the home students as it is very low as compared to the tuition fee charged to international students by the UK based universities.
The tuition fee of under graduation program in the UK:
The under graduation program can be complete as low as £10,000 in the UK if the international student chooses humanities or social science studies. For technical and medical degree this cost goes as high as £40,000 for full study (up to 4 years). Usually, the international students choose to select the business and computer-related subjects. These courses cost low as compare to the clinical degree programs. As per the statistics, the average cost to complete the undergraduate degree in the UK is about £15,000
The tuition fee for the postgraduate program in the UK:
The tuition fee for the postgraduate program in the UK is relatively low. On average it cost as low as £11,000 where it could go as high as £30,000 for a full program. Same like undergraduate programs, the fee totally depends on the group of study. Technical and medical related courses offered by universities cost a lot.
Financial aid for international students in the UK:
An international student should not stop thinking about to study in the UK after looking at the high tuition fee because there are many options available to finance it. Look for the financial aid offered by the UK government, your home country’s government and scholarships offered by the universities in the UK.