U.K Faq's

1.What kind of visa do I need?
A You will require a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa if you are applying for post – 16 education in the UK.

2.How long can I stay in the UK?
A Generally, a student can stay in the UK for the entire duration of studies for which the Visa is granted.

3.What do I need to apply for a Student Visa?
A student requires a Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from a registered education provider (sponsor) and proof of enough money to cover your course fees and living expenses (also known as maintenance). The total points awarded for the same will be 40 i.e. 30 points for CAS and 10 points for maintenance.

4.What are the part time work options available?
A During your stay for a degree course you will be allowed to work up to 20 hours per week during term time and full time during vacations. For a course lower than a degree, students will be allowed to work only up to 10 hours per week term time and full time during vacations.

5.What is the duration of a Master’s degree in the UK?
A Masters degree in UK is generally for 1 year but may extend up to 2 years if the course entails a dissertation or research.

6.What is the tuition cost in UK?
A bachelor’s degree may vary from GBP 9,000 – GBP 13,000 per annum and a masters degree may vary between GBP 11,000 – GBP 15,000 annually.

7.What are the major intake dates in UK?
A The main intake dates in UK are January and September but some colleges may have March and July intakes as well.

8.What are the living costs in UK?
A The living costs will be GBP 1,000 per month in the inner Burroughs of London & GBP 800 per month in the outer Burroughs of London, depending on the lifestyle of a student.

9.What are the popular course areas in UK?
A International business management & administration; tourism & hospitality; engineering; law; banking & finance; nursing & health care and computing are the popular courses in UK.

10.What is the Biometric test?
A  The ‘Biometric Test’ is a part of the UK Visa application whereby the applicant’s fingerprints are scanned and a facial photograph is taken by the UKBA. This biometric information is stored on a database in the UK and held strictly in conformity with the Data Protection Act, 1988.