Universities in UK


University of Cambridge

It is a public, research university located in Cambridge, United Kingdom. It is the second-oldest university in both England and the English-speaking world and the seventh-oldest globally. At Cambridge, they provide world leading high-quality university education for the brightest and best, regardless of background. Its reputation for outstanding academic achievement is known world-wide and reflects the intellectual achievement of its students, as well as the world-class original research carried out by the staff of the University and the Colleges.

Cambridge University Press publishes the finest academic and educational writing from around the world and is dedicated to advancing knowledge, education, learning and research.Cambridge Assessment is Europe’s largest assessment agency and plays a highly influential role in the research and development of school examinations in the UK and around the world.

Notable alumni include Sir Isaac Newton, 88 Noble laureates including biologists Francis Crick and James D. Watson, X-ray crystallographer Rosalind Franklin, Father of nuclear physics Ernest Rutherford, Composer William Sterndale Bennett, Poet Lord Byron; to name a few.

Judge Business School: Ranked 2nd in the UK and 7th one year MBA program in the 2011 FT Global MBA ranking, 4th in the 2009 Forbes Global ranking

A world-class MBA at the Judge Business School offers one of the most popular and sought-after international MBAs in the world. The world-class faculty of the School comprises around 55 members. They represent all continents and likewise their research interests span the globe and the full spectrum of business issues. The school is partners with some of the world’s top industries who have set up centers, institutes or embedded research laboratories at Cambridge including BP, Microsoft, Rolls-Royce, Unilever and Astrazeneca

The school is also partner in a collaborative alliance between the University of Cambridge and The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
GMAT-690,TOEFLS-100,IELTS-7
May’16
Tution- £36,000 Living-£ 6500
1yr

Department of Engineering: Ranked 6th by Times higher education and 14th by Financial times for the World Universities in Engineering, 2011

The Department of Engineering is the largest department in the University of Cambridge, representing approximately 10% of the University’s activities by the majority of common metrics, and is one of Europe’s largest integrated engineering departments. It achieves the highest standards in both research and teaching. Its international reputation attracts the best students, academics, sponsors and partners from around the world

The undergraduate course has proved to be extremely popular and successful attracting students from all around the world with an annual intake of over 300. Since the 1970s, the Department has played a significant role in the creation of new companies in and around Cambridge. It is at the centre of many University initiatives to provide inspiration, training and support. One third of the department’s contract value comes from collaboration with industry; generating knowledge for companies that can be translated into new and improved products and services.

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application deadlines
Duration
IELTS-7
Tution- £14,073 Living-$8060
October’15
4yrs

Faculty of Law: Ranked 2nd by Times Higher Education for the World Universities in Law, 2011

Five degrees are available in Law, the B.A., LL.M., M.Litt, Ph.D. and LL.D. There are, in addition, the MPhil in Criminology, the MPhil in Criminological Research, the Diploma in Legal Studies, and the Diploma in International Law. The student body, which is one of the largest of any law school in the United Kingdom, comprises nearly 740 undergraduate and 250 graduate students. Graduates from the Faculty are prominent in academic life, in the judiciary, and in both branches of the legal profession.

The Cambridge University has a Society for Women Lawyers which aims to provide a law society which is a forum for all – law students and non-law students – who want the chance to make their voices heard in the changing legal profession. The Cambridge Law Journal is the longest established university law journal in the country and has earned an international reputation as one of the foremost legal periodicals in the world.

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application deadlines
Duration
TOEFL-110,IELTS-7.5
£ 28,850
December1
Depends on the program
University of St. Andrews

Academically St. Andrews is considered as one of the United Kingdom’s best University. Times Higher Education (THE) currently rank it as one of the top 20 Arts and Humanities Universities in the World. It has a diverse student body due to a high intake of international students.

The University is divided into four academic Faculties:

Each is governed by a Faculty Council and administered by a Dean. Students apply to become members of a particular faculty, rather than applying to any particular school or department.

Notable alumni include novelist Timothy Williams, Rolls Royce plc CEO Sir John Rose, Nobel prize winner in Chemistry Walter Haworth to name some.

Academic Schools and Departments:

Undergraduate Program in Chemistry: One of the topmost in UK

University of St Andrews offers an undergraduate program in Chemistry which consists of covering six modules in first year. Second year has four modules in total. After completing these modules in first two years students are supposed to choose a final degree with a choice of MChem and BSc. The program can last 4-5 years.

MChem degree program is aimed at taking the knowledge in Chemistry higher than the usual BSc. This degree also provides with the best possible training to either enter into the job market or to go for higher degrees such as PhD. School of chemistry has tie ups with organizations such as Proctor and Gamble, Novartis, GlaxoSmithKline to name some which benefits graduating students.

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Tuition fee
  • Financial aid options
  • IELTS
  • 13,500 pounds
  • available

Application deadlines

  • Intake
  • Fall
  • Deadline
  • June 30

Undergraduate Program in Sustainable Development: Ranked 3rd by the Times Higher Education

The Sustainable Development (SD) undergraduate program at the University of St. Andrews is a unique, interdisciplinary, award winning program. The SD program is Scotland’s flagship higher education degree program related to sustainability and in 2009 received the prestigious Green Gown Award for excellence in promoting sustainability. The overall goal of the SD Program is to enable students to critically interrogate the principles, practice and plurality of sustainable development and so to contribute to the evolution of innovative, interdisciplinary thinking and action in this area.

Flexible degree pathways include Climate Change, Environmental Management, Business and Corporate Social Responsibility, Sustainable Technologies, Social Justice, International Development, Policy and Implementation, and Knowledge and Education for Sustainability.

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Tuition fee
  • Financial aid options
  • IELTS
  • 13,500 pounds
  • available

Application deadlines

  • Intake
  • Fall
  • Deadline
  • June 30

Postgraduate Program in Psychology: Ranked 3rd best by Guardian University Guide,2011

The School of Psychology at St Andrews is a world class department with a long and distinguished history and excellent modern facilities. Postgraduate students take advantage of a lively research culture with excellent supervisory support. Department of psychology provides students with research training leading to degrees M.Res (Master of Research), MSci (master of Sciences) and a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD). A priority in the admissions process for both the M.Res and Ph.D is to match a prospective applicant with a supervisor.

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Tuition fee
  • Financial aid options
  • IELTS
  • 13,500 pounds
  • Available to doctoral students

Application deadlines

  • Intake (Fall)
  • PhD
  • MRes
  • MSc
  • Deadline
  • January 18
  • rolling
  • May 31

Other popular Programs:

Durham University

The University is seen as very prestigious and is consistently one of the highest ranked universities in the UK. It is 3rd oldest university in England, after Oxford and Cambridge, and a leading European centre of learning for 1,000 years. 21% of students are of non-UK origin.

Durham is in the Top 5 Universities (including former mentioned subjects) for Biological Sciences, German, Classics & Ancient History, Law, Mathematics, Middle Eastern & African Studies, Performing Arts, Russian & East European Languages, Social Work, Sociology, Sports Science.

Notable Alumni include David Sproxton – cofounder of Aardman Animations studio, Richard Adams, Sir Nick Scheele, Sir Harold Evans, Jamie Campbell; to name a few.

MSc in Chemistry (Research degree) – Ranked 9th for Chemistry by the Guardian

This research programme usually takes 12 months to complete. The degree is awarded on the basis of the preparation and examination of a thesis and an oral examination (where necessary), together with successful completion of the Department’s postgraduate training programme.

World-leading research in the Chemistry Department at Durham encompasses all of the traditional areas of chemistry and many less traditional topics, and includes both fundamental and applied work. Very many of our projects are multidisciplinary in nature, with researchers collaborating with a broad spectrum of academics and industrialists world-wide

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Tuition Fee ( Annual )
  • IELTS
  • GBP15300

Application deadlines

  • Intake
  • October
  • Deadline
  • Early January

MSc in Mathematical Sciences – Ranked 9th for Mathematics by the Guardian

Taught courses will consist of six courses selected from Advanced Quantum Theory, Algebraic Topology, Approximation Theory and Solutions of ODE, Differential Geometry, Elliptic Functions, Galois Theory, Geometry, Number Theory, Partial Differential Equations, Probability, Riemannian Geometry, Solitons, Topology

  • Eligibility Criteria
  • Tuition Fee ( Annual )
  • IELTS
  • GBP11970

Application deadlines

  • Intake
  • October
  • Deadline
  • Rolling
Imperial College London

It is a public research university located in London, United Kingdom specialized in business, engineering, medicine and science. Consistently rated amongst the world’s best universities, Imperial College London is a science-based institution with a reputation for excellence in teaching and research. Imperial has over 6,000 academic staff, including 2 Fields Medallists, 66 Fellows of the Royal Society, 71 Fellows of the Royal Academy of Engineering and 62 Fellows of the Academy of Medical Sciences. 29% of all full-time students come from outside the European Union.

Imperial has a dedicated technology transfer company known as Imperial Innovations. The university actively encourages its staff to commercialize its research and as a result has given rise to a proportionally large number of spin-out companies based on academic research. Since its foundation in 1907, Imperial’s contributions to society have included the discovery of penicillin, the development of holography and the foundations of fibre optics.

Notable alumni include Indian late Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi, author H. G. Wells, pharmacologist Sir Alexander Fleming, Nobel laureate Abdus Salam, biologist T. H. Huxley; to name a few.

Schools:

Imperial college Business School: Ranked 4th> in the world for entrepreneurship

The school offers various courses in business and related courses at the undergraduate and graduate level. Their programmes are demanding but practical, with a quantitative and research-led approach. Imperial College’s renowned healthcare, engineering and technology faculties provide the foundation for our particular strengths in technology-driven innovation and healthcare businesses.

Creating and protecting intellectual property, seizing new opportunities, building partnerships for change, and delivering innovation time and time again are achieved by strategic training in how to analyze problems and opportunities, and by getting plenty of practice in how to put this training into effect. They have one of the most extensive, imaginative and effective career development programmes of any UK business school, while their Alumni Network ensures that the contacts you make there last a lifetime.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
GMAT-600,TOEFLS-100,IELTS-7
September
£35,850
1yr

Faculty of Engineering: Ranked 7th by Times higher education and 14th by financial times for the World Universities in Engineering, 2011

It is one of the largest engineering faculties in the UK, with around 1,200 staff, over 5,000 students and research income of £60M. In the 2008 Times Higher Education Supplement World University Rankings for Engineering and IT Universities, they were placed 2nd in Europe and 7th in the World. The school offers courses in the complete range of engineering disciplines.

The Faculty is home to three of the UK’s top-rated research areas – Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering & Environmental Engineering, and Mechanical & Aeronautical Engineering. Overall 79% of the Faculty’s research has been rated as being ‘world-leading’ or ‘internationally excellent’.

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application Deadline
GMAT-600,TOEFLS-100,IELTS-7
Tuition fee-Depends on concentration Living- depends on duration
15 January 2011
London School of Economics

LSE is a public research university specialized in the social sciences located in London, United Kingdom and a constituent college of the federal University of London. Its research and teaching span the full breadth of the social sciences, from economics, politics and law to sociology, anthropology, accounting and finance. LSE is among the world’s most selective universities and it has the lowest undergraduate admissions rate of any university in Britain. Founded in 1895 by Beatrice and Sidney Webb, the School has an outstanding reputation for academic excellence.

LSE’s library, the British Library of Political and Economic Science, contains over 4.7 million volumes and is the world’s largest social and political sciences library. Around 65% of their student pool come from outside the United Kingdom, citing its high international student body. LSE graduates earn over 50% more than the national average, three years after graduation.

Notable alumni include 16 Noble laureates including Dr. Amartya Sen, 51 fellows of the British Academy, Charles Webster, Clement Attlee; to name a few.

Academic Departments:

Department of management: Ranked 27th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in business, 2011 by financial times

A two year accelerator programme for recent graduates (0-6 years of work experience) with strong academic backgrounds in any field, demonstrated quantitative ability and excellent communications skills.

They produce world-class research on management issues and provide their students with a deep insight into the functioning of the global business environment. Their unique programmes combine the study of management with the School’s renowned social sciences perspective. Their vision is to be recognized as the premier provider of management education and research in Europe, and one of the best in the world.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
GMAT,GRE,TOEFLS-109,IELTS-7.5
ROLLING ADMISSIONS
£20,496
2yrs

Department of law: Ranked 1st by financial times for the World Universities in Law, 2011.

The Law Department is one of the largest in the School. Its special place in a school of social sciences has given legal studies in the Department a distinctive, interdisciplinary character. The Law Department has played a major role in policy debates and policy-making and in the education of lawyers and law teachers from around the world. It enjoys a uniquely cosmopolitan student body, and has deeply influenced legal education in most common law countries.

The Law Society is one of the liveliest and most popular societies at LSE, with something always going on. By joining the Law Society students get the chance to explore possible career paths, interact with top-class solicitors and barristers.

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application deadlines
GRE,GMAT,TOEFL, IELTS
£14,592
15 January
University of Oxford

It is a public university in Oxford, United Kingdom, the second oldest surviving university in the world and the oldest in the English-speaking world. Oxford’s university community is truly international. Students currently come from 138 countries around the world and study a wide range of subjects. For more than a century, the university has served as the home of the Rhodes Scholarship, which brings students from a number of countries to study at Oxford as postgraduates or for a second bachelor’s degree.
Oxford is a member of the Russell Group of research-led British universities, the Coimbra Group, the G5, the League of European Research Universities, and the International Alliance of Research Universities. It is also a core member of the Europaeum and forms part of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of British universities.

Notable alumni include current Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, Indira Gandhi, U.S ex-President Bill Clinton, economist Adam Smith, physicist Albert Einstein, Stephen Hawking, Nobel laureate Anthony James Leggett; to name a few.

Divisions :

Masters in Business Administration: Ranked 27th by the Academic Ranking of World Universities in business, 2011 by financial times

A one-year top ranked MBA course offered by Said Business school(division of social sciences) comprising an intensive series of stimulating lectures, energetic seminars and small group work, which can take students anywhere in the world.

The Said Business School is one of Europe’s youngest and most entrepreneurial business schools. An integral part of the University of Oxford, the School embodies the academic rigor and forward thinking that has made Oxford a world leader in education.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
GMAT-685,TOEFLS-109,IELTS-7.5
April1
$52350
1yr

School of Engineering: Ranked 8th by Times higher education and 14th by financial times for the World Universities in Engineering, 2011.

The Department of Engineering Science at Oxford has a top-level quality assessment rating for teaching, and a world-class reputation for research. It’s the only unified department in the UK which offers accredited courses in all the major branches of engineering – their students develop a broad view of the subject much appreciated by employers, but can also choose from a very wide range of specialist options.

The analytical skills, numeracy and practicality developed by Engineering Science graduates are sought after in both industry and commerce. Many continue into a career as a professional engineer while others enter business areas such as management consultancy or finance.

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application deadlines
TOEFLS-100,IELTS-7
$21850
15 October

Life Sciences Interface (Doctoral Training Centre): Ranked 4th by Times Higher Education for the World Universities in life sciences, 2011

The LSI DTC is an innovative 4-year D.Phil. programme that provides comprehensive training in the application of mathematical, physical, computational and engineering science techniques to leading-edge research in the biomedical and life sciences. The programme focuses on four interlinked research areas:

Students who are particularly interested in careers in industry are encouraged to consider applying for admission to the Systems Approaches to Biomedical Science Industrial Doctorate Centre (SABS-IDC).

Eligibility Criteria
Cost of attendance
Application deadlines
TOEFLS-100,IELTS-7
DEPENDS ON CONCENTRATION LIVING EXPENSES TUITION FEES
March11
University College London

UCL is located in London, United Kingdom and is the largest constituent college of the federal University of London. It was the first in England to be established on an entirely secular basis, to admit students regardless of their religion and to admit women on equal terms with men. One of the world’s leading multidisciplinary universities, UCL today is a true academic powerhouse. It is seen as one of the most prestigious universities in Europe and is ranked fourth in the world. UCL has over 4,000 academic and research staff and 648 professors, the highest number of any British university.

UCL is a major centre for biomedical research; it is part of three of the 12 biomedical research centres established by the NHS in England and is a founding member of UCL Partners, the largest academic health science centre in Europe. The university also forms part of the ‘Golden Triangle’ of British universities.

Notable alumni include famous Chemist Sir William Ramsay, Nobel laureate Rabindranath Tagore, Alexander Graham Bell, Robert Browning, filmmaker Christopher Nolan, India’s father of the nation Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi; to name a few.

Schools and Divisions:

Faculty of Engineering: Ranked 22th by the Academic Ranking of Times higher education in Engineering, 2011

The Faculty offers 33 undergraduate degrees (including eight international programmes) and 54 graduate taught degrees. It is uniquely international. Their students and staff are from Europe, the Americas, Africa, India, China the Middle and Far East, and Australasia – as are their academic and business partners. Two thirds of all UCL students on overseas exchange are from Engineering.

Example of notable features of teaching in the Faculty are problem-based and scenario-based learning, engineering programmes designed for business (engineering with business finance, financial computing), a four-year doctorate in collaboration with Arup, CPD programmes, and distance-learning programmes.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
TOEFL-92,IELTS-6.5
15 January
TUITION-£17,560
LIVING COST- £110 cost per week
4yrs

Department of law: Ranked 7thby law programs worldwide Universities in 2011

UCL Laws is a vibrant community where leading lawyers and judges deliver some of the finest teaching in the UK. Their range of degree programmes, which incorporate a strong international flavor, provides both a general liberal education and a basis for a diversity of careers as well as the legal profession.

This degree is recognised by the two main legal professional bodies, the Bar Council (barristers) and the Law Society (solicitors), for the purpose of exemption from the academic stage of their professional examinations.

Eligibility Criteria
Application deadlines
Cost of attendance
Duration
TOEFL-109,IELTS-7.5
15 January
TUITION-£13,410 LIVING COST- £110 cost per week
3yrs

Academic programs in Biomedical Sciences: One of the topmost in the world

UCL has made major contributions to the study of the biological and biomedical sciences and is one of the world’s major centres for research in these fields. Students have the opportunity to study in a research-led environment and most students will undertake an independent research project in their final year, which gives a taste of the excitement of research. The School houses several world famous clinical and research institutions and has a distinguished cadre of academic staff, including several of the current leaders in science and medicine. This infrastructure, dedicated team of internationally acknowledged world leaders and highly trained technical staff, provides the ideal learning environment for students.

Eligibility Requirements/Deadlines and Cost: Depends on the program

University of York

The University of York is an academic institution with highest research income per capita of any UK university. Ranked in top 20 universities in Europe and top 90 universities in the world. International students form an integral part of the community on campus, and currently just over 20% of our students come from outside the UK.

Notable Alumni: Severin SchewanCEO of Roche group, Huw EdwardsMP for Monmouth.

MSc in Chemistry – Ranked 4th by Guardian.co.uk

The Masters course (MSc) is taken over one year full time. The first part of the year provides students with a theoretical knowledge base and practical skills by covering set modules. The second part of the year is spent doing an extended research project in a chosen subject area – it may also be possible to complete the research project in an industrial environment.

Eligibility Criteria
Tuition Fee ( Annual )
IELTS
GBP15600

Application deadlines

Intake
Fall(Only)
Deadline
March 31st

MSc in Communication Engineering – Ranked 10th by guardian.co.uk for electrical engineering field.

Academic Schools and Departments:

Eligibility Criteria
Tuition Fee ( Annual )
IELTS
GBP15600

Application deadlines

Intake
Fall(Only)
Deadline
March 31st

MSc in Bioscience Technology – Ranked 5th for biosciences by guardian.co.uk

This course covers both a broad range of interrelated technologies and provides the opportunity to explore selected areas to a much greater depth. It is designed to produce highly skilled and flexible technologists for the future. Through a mixture of lectures, tutorial style workshops and hands-on sessions you will gain both theoretical understanding and extensive practical experience.

Eligibility Criteria
Tuition Fee ( Annual )
IELTS
GBP15600

Application deadlines

Intake
Fall(Only)
Deadline
March 31st