Studying an Undergraduate Program in the UK
UK undergraduate experience is an experience of a lifetime and would give you immense opportunity to get into the depths of your subject, learn research skills, and presentation methods. You can choose from over thousand courses from areas like business, arts, humanities, sciences, social sciences and languages.
Undergraduate degrees in England, Northern Ireland and Wales usually takes three years leading to an honours degree like BA English, BSc Mathematics or Bachelor of Engineering (BE). The scene in Scotland is slightly different. It takes three years to complete an ordinary degree and four years to be awarded with an honours degree. Scottish undergraduates are sometimes awarded with MA, Msc or MEng degree.
Another interesting factor of UK colleges and universities is that the results of first year examinations do not count towards final degrees. Undergraduate degrees are awarded after awarding marks of second and third year results.
Every course will have a different eligibility criteria. However, the general admission criteria will require you to complete at least 13 years of education in your country which are equivalent to UK -A levels, Scottish Highers or Diplomas.
Sandwich CoursesSandwich courses are degree programmes study periods plus an additional year in the relevant industry. This usually means that the course extends to four years instead of the usual three. One year work experience can be carried in a single block or divided in two blocks of six months each.
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How to Apply for Undergraduate Courses
Applying to undergraduate programs in the UK is made easy through University and College Admission Services (UCAS). With a single application, you can sent application across six universities and courses. This helps you to same both time and money. For details on application process, click here.