Study in UK

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Official Name

United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)

Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales)

  
Type of Government Constitutional Monarchy & Parliamentary Democracy 
CurrencyPound Sterling £
Population65 million (6.5 crore)
CapitalLondon
LocationAn Island to the west of Continent Europe
Types of Education Institutions
RQF (Regulated Qualification Framework)
SCQF (Scottish Credit & Qualification Framework)

Schools: GCSE (General Certificate of Secondary Education) / O-Levels 

GCE (General Certificate of Education) / A-Levels

Further Education at Colleges: HNC, HND, Foundation Degree, PGD

Higher Education at Universities: Bachelor & Master Degree Programs

 

O-Levels(11 years education): Equivalent to Matric in Pakistan, Students study 8 subjects ( 5 main subjects are required for admission in foreign countries-English, Maths, and 3 more)

A-Levels (13 years Education): Equivalent to Intermediate in Pakistan, Students study 3 subjects. First year is called AS (Advanced Subsidiary level) , Second year is called A2-Level

HNC: Higher National Certificate-(Level 4)-one year (Studied in Colleges of Further Education)

HND: Higher National Diploma-(Level 5) -After Intermediate – In Pakistan-2 years study leading to 2nd or 3rd year of degree in the UK or PGD level 6. (At College Level)

Bachelor Degree is Level 6

Master Degree is Level 7

Ph.D is Level 8

Scottish System is Different (4 years bachelor, 1 year Master)

English Test Acceptable

 

Is IELTS must?

IELTS UKVI, PTE, TOEIC, TOEFL ibt, Cambridge test of English

No IELTS is not must for degree programs. University can assess students and may accept without IELTS or advise to take IELTS.

CEFR

Common European Framework of References for Languages A1,A2,B1,B2,C1,C2

 

Required English Level

RQF Level 3-5: CEFR B1 (IELTS 5.0)

RQF Level 6: B2 (IELTS 5.5-6)

Foundation: 5.0 (No Module less than 4.5)

Undergraduate: 6.0 (No Module less than 5.5)

Graduate: 6.0-6.5 ( No Module less than 5.5) 

O-Levels English with grade C are exempt from taking English language test

Admission Requirements

All Academic Documents ( Transcript + Diploma)

Passport Copy

2 Academic references

Proof of language test

Admission Process

Admission Application Processing 

May attend University interview

Receive Admission offer

Pay Advance tuition fee to University

CAS issued 

ScholarshipUK Universities offer £1000-3000 scholarship
InstitutionsAdmission Processing only in Universities & FE Colleges
CASAdmission letter from UK Sponsoring institutions is called CAS-Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies

Tier 4 Visa

ATAS

Two Tier 4 Levels: Tier 4 Child ( For students upto age 16-17) and Tier 4 (General) For age 18 & above

To Qualify for a Tier 4 visa, students need to score 40 points: 30 points are awarded for CAS + 10 points for meeting financial requirements

Academic Technology Approval Scheme – A special approval required for certain technology related fields – some engineering, Physics , nuclear subjects etc. 

Bank Statement Requirement

Tuition fee + Living expenses for one year

Average Tuition Fee: around £10000-12000

Living Expenses inside London: £12006 (£1334 per month for 9 months)

Living Expenses outside London: £ 9207 (£1023 per month for 9 months)

Clients are Advised to open a Pound Sterling bank account to avoid issues of currency fluctuation or put extra money in bank account.

Required funds must be in the account for 28 days on the day of applying for visa.

No savings certificates of National Savings centre  acceptable. Only bank statement from a regular bank.

Bank statement must not be more than 31 days old when applicant applies for visa.

Bank loans issued as Academic or Educational Loan Scheme are also acceptable.

Immigration DepartmentUK Border Agency https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration 
Visa Fee

Visa Fee: £ 348 (from outside UK) –   475 from inside the UK 

Health Surcharge:  £705 per year – Refundable in case of visa refusal

Visa Requirements

Academic Documents 

Proof of funds

Proof of English language

Visa Process

Apply for Visa through on UK Border Agency website. Not more than 90 days before course commencement.

Online form is filled up, appointment date and time selected and visa fee paid online with our debit card.

Visa form print is taken, required documents attached and file is handed over to client for submission at VFS Global Office.

Biometrics and interview at VFS Global.

We will prepare student for an interview.

After Interview student gets visa.(Visa process time – 3 weeks)

In case of refusal, an administrative review /appeal can be filed Students

Get 30 days visa to travel.

Upon reaching in the UK, he / she gets a card from nearest post office or university.

Student can not travel more than 30 days before course commencement (degree level students)

Visa Points

Total Points: 40

30 points for CAS + 10 points for funds

Part Time Job-Allowed for Public Universities & Colleges

Degree Level Course: 20 hours per week during term, 40 hours per week during vacations.

Below Degree level: 10 hours per week during term, 40 hour per week during vacations.  

No Job permitted for Private college students

Visa Guidelines

There are two types of visas:

Child Student Visa ( for 16 or 17 years old and seeking admission in Independent School for O /A Level) Student Visa – For 18 and above seeking admission in Bachelor or Master Degree program, or a course leading to a bachelor or Master degree program. 

A Tier 4 (General) applicant must: 

• be a genuine student

• not fall for refusal under general grounds for refusal

• score a total of 40 points by: scoring 30 points for attributes by having a valid Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS). scoring 10 points by meeting the maintenance requirements

• hold an Academic Technology Approval Scheme clearance certificate (if studying a relevant course)   

• be at least 16 years old 

Parents / 
Spouse & Children of students
 
  
Visa Rules

When to Apply visa: Can apply for visa upto 6 months prior to course commencement from outside the UK-decision in 3 weeks normally. (3 Months before course commencement from inside the UK)

Stay in the UK– Maximum Up to 5 years for a degree program & upto 2 years for a non- degree program

When to Travel on a student Visa: 1 month before course start if course is longer than 6 months, 1 week before course start if course is less than 6 months

Why Choose Euro Consultants

Internationally recognized Immigration, Foreign Education and Visa consulting firm operating in Pakistan since 2003

Team spearheaded by a a British Council Trained Agent-Selected for training in 2002, 2005, 2007

Experienced and trained team to handle your admission and visa processing.

Course selection according to future immigration and settlement demand.

Over 19 years experience is dealing Education UK and UK visas.

Authorized Representative of UK Universities

May file appeal/ Administrative review in case of visa refusal.

 

ADMISSION OPPORTUNITY IN:

  1. De MontFort University
  2. The University of Winchester

  3. University of East Anglia

  4. University of Exeter

  5. Newcastle University

  6. The University of Manchester 

  7. Queen’s University Belfast

  8. City University London

  9. Manchester Metropolitan University

  10. University of Stirling

  11. University of Aberdeen

  12. Cardiff University

  13. Coventry University London

  14. Durham University

  15. University of Huddersfield

  16. University of Huddersfield London

  17. Kingston University London

  18. Lancaster University

  19. University of Leeds

  20. Leeds Beckett University

  21. University of Lincoln

  22. Liverpool John Moores University

  23. Royal Holloway, University of London

  24. The University of Sheffield

  25. University of Strathclyde

  26. University of Surrey

  27. University of Sussex

  28.  University of Reading
  29. University of Liverpool
  30. University of Surrey
  31. University of Swansea 
  32. Royal Holloway, University of London
  33.  University of Essex
  34. University of Stirling
  35. Loughborough University
  36. Brunel University 
  37. University of West of England
  38. Middlesex University
  39. University of Strathclyde
  40. Bournemouth University 
  41. Cranfield University
  42. Leeds Beckett University
  43. University of Bradford
  44. Kingston University London
  45. University of Chester
  46. University of Greenwich 
  47. University of South Wales
  48. University of Gloucestershire
  49. Abertay University Dundee
  50. York St John University
  51. University of Buckingham
  52. University of Chichester
  53. University of Law
  54. University of the creative Arts
  55. Ravensbourne University