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United Kingdom (England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland)
Great Britain (England, Scotland, Wales)
|Type of Government||Constitutional Monarchy & Parliamentary Democracy|
|Currency||Pound Sterling £|
|Population||65 million (6.5 crore)|
|Location||An 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.
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
All Academic Documents ( Transcript + Diploma)
2 Academic references
Proof of language test
Admission Application Processing
May attend University interview
Receive Admission offer
Pay Advance tuition fee to University
|Scholarship||UK Universities offer £1000-3000 scholarship|
|Institutions||Admission Processing only in Universities & FE Colleges|
|CAS||Admission letter from UK Sponsoring institutions is called CAS-Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies|
Tier 4 Visa
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 Department||UK Border Agency https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-visas-and-immigration|
Visa Fee: £ 348 (from outside UK) – 475 from inside the UK
Health Surcharge: £705 per year – Refundable in case of visa refusal
Proof of funds
Proof of English language
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)
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
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
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.
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