British higher education and qualifications have an impressive International reputation. A degree in a business related subject strikes a balance between theoretical and practical work. Universities use real-life examples so students can apply their learning. Students are seldom in doubt as to whether what they’re learning will have real-life applications. Students can tailor their degree according to their career aspirations. Studying in the UK will help you develop excellent language skills
Top 5 Universities in the UK
- Warwick Business School (WBS)Warwick Business School (WBS) is an academic department of the University of Warwick, originally established in 1967 as the School of Industrial and Business Studies. It is one of the most prestigious and highly selective business schools in the world. The Business School offers undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD degree programs, as well as non-degree executive education for individuals and companies. Its MBA program, known as the Warwick MBA, is offered as a one-year Full-Time program. WBS University of Warwick campus is sited on the border of the city of Coventry and the county of Warwickshire in a semi-rural green belt location.
- Alliance Business School – University of ManchesterAlliance Manchester Business School (Alliance MBS) is the business school of the University of Manchester in Manchester, England. According to the Financial Times 2011 Global MBA Rankings, its MBA programme is ranked 29th in the world and its Post Graduate and Doctoral program (PhD and DBA) is ranked 1st in the world. MBS “Marketing” has been ranked 9th in the world and its “International Business” has been ranked 10th in the world as per the Financial Times 2012 ranking.
- Cranfield School of Management – Cranfield UniversityCranfield School of Management, established in 1967, is one of the oldest and most reputable business schools in the UK. It is part of Cranfield University, the UK’s only wholly postgraduate university specializing in science, technology, engineering and management. The school is constantly ranked among the top 20 European business schools by the Financial Times and is triple accredited by the AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB.
- University of EdinburghThe University of Edinburgh, founded in 1582, is the sixth oldest university in the English speaking world and one of Scotland’s ancient universities. The university is deeply embedded in the fabric of the city of Edinburgh, with many of the buildings in the historic Old town belonging to the university. The University of Edinburgh was ranked 17th and 21st in the world by the 2014–15 and 2015-16 QS rankings. It is now ranked 19th in the world according to 2016-17 QS Rankings. Edinburgh receives approximately 50,000 applications every year, making it the fourth most popular university in the UK by volume of applicants.
- Durham UniversityDurham University Business School is the business school of Durham University and is located in Durham, England. Established in 1965, it holds triple accreditation. It is currently ranked between 4th and 66th in the world for its MBA and MSc programmes by the Financial Times. Durham University Business School has more than 200 research students. The Business School has extensive links with companies, organisations and academic institutions.
Major Intake for UK is SEPTEMBER. Some universities also have a January intake.
– English Language Test, IELTS :- 6.5 Band Overall
– GMAT (Optional for MBA Courses)
Time Duration of Course
All the masters’ courses in the UK are 1 year. Some of the universities provide an Internship option of 3 months. The course length then goes up to 15 months. Undergraduate is 3 years. A sandwich course will be for 4 years with one year full time work placement option.
– International Business
– Accounting and Finance
Average Tuition Fees in the UK is £13000 to £20000;
Tuition fees for MBA can be in between £25000 to £35000
Scholarships are available from 10% to 50% of Tuition fees depending upon the course you apply for. Some of the common scholarships are as follows:
– Chevening Scholarships
Chevening Scholarships, the UK government’s global scholarship programme, are awarded to outstanding scholars from Chevening-eligible countries around the world. Awards are typically for a one-year Master’s degree. Most Chevening Scholarships cover tuition fees, a living allowance at a set rate (for one individual), an economy class return airfare to the UK, and additional grants to cover essential expenditure
– Commonwealth Scholarships
The Commonwealth Scholarships are intended for students from developing Commonwealth countries who wants to pursue Master’s and PhD study in the UK. These scholarships are funded by the UK Department for International Development (DFID).