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Top Universities and Colleges in UK - Courses, Fees, Scholarships, Admission Requirements & Grades

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15.6 L - 64.18 L
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Q:   Which university is the cheapest in UK?

A: 

Some of the low-cost universities in the UK are Staffordshire University, Teesside University, Leeds Beckett University, London Metropolitan University, Coventry University, etc. The first-year tuition fees for these universities in UK is given below:

University

First-Year Tuition Fee

Staffordshire University

INR 10.7 L - INR 19.3 L

Coventry University

INR 4.1 L - INR 20.8 L

University of Cumbria

INR 10.7 L - INR 15.2 L

London Metropolitan University

INR 4.6 L - INR 17.8 L

Also Read: Most Affordable Universities in UK 

Q:   How much does it cost to study in UK?

A: 

A range of first-year tuition fees for a large chunk of the UK universities is between INR 20 Lacs – INR 40 lakh. Generally, the tuition fee to study in UK varies as per the university, city, and course opted. The tuition fee in the UK for international students starts from £10,000 and go up to £38,000 per year. The average cost of studying in the UK is around £22,200 (Around INR 23 lakh).

The first-year tuition fee for the top-ranked universities in the UK is given below:

University

First-Year Tuition Fee

University of Oxford

INR 13 L - INR 72.6 L

University of Cambridge

INR 21.8 L - INR 65 L

Imperial College London

INR 15.2 L - INR  62.5 L

UCL

INR 16.3 L - INR 58.6 L

The University of Edinburgh

INR 20.8 L - INR 39.1 L

Q:   Is London expensive for Indian students?

A: 

Many universities of UK are situated in London namely Imperial College London; King’s College London; University of East London; City, University of London; University College London; University of Greenwich. The average cost of London is higher than the other cities of the UK. On average, students need around £200 – £300 per week to live in or around London. As per Numebeo.com, the estimated monthly cost for a single person is around INR 1 Lacs without rent.

Q:   What are the top 10 universities in UK?

A: 

If we talk about the Top 10 universities in the UK, then as per the Times Higher Education, the University of Oxford is in the top of the list of the best universities in the UK 2024. Check UK University ranking as per THE for 2024 from the table given below: 

UK Rank 2024

World University 2024 Rank

University Name

1

1

University of Oxford

2

5

University of Cambridge

3

8

Imperial College London

4

22

UCL

5

30

University of Edinburgh

6

38

King’s College London

7

46

London School of Economics and Political Science

8

51

University of Manchester

9

81

University of Bristol

10

87

University of Glasgow

Q:   What is the Number 1 college in London?

A: 

Some of the top universities in London according to Times Higher Education are Imperial College London, UCL, King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science, Brunel University London, City, University of London, etc. Check the rankings of these top London Universities as per THE in 2024:

London Rank 2024

World University Rank 2024

University Name

1

#8

Imperial College London

2

#22

UCL

3

#38

King’s College London

4

#46

London School of Economics and Political Science

5

#135

Queen Mary University of London

6

#301-350

Royal Holloway, University o London

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16.75 L - 60.22 L
Minimum 55%
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8.52 L - 40.18 L
Minimum 60%
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Q:   What is the No. 1 University in the UK?

A: 

According to QS World University Rankings 2024, some of the top-ranked universities in the UK are the University of Oxford, University of Cambridge, Imperial College London, UCL, The University of Edinburgh, etc. Know the UK University ranking as per QS from the table given below: 

University

QS World University Rankings 2024

University of Cambridge

#2

University of Oxford

#3

Imperial College London

#6

UCL

#9

The University of Edinburgh

#22

The University of Manchester

#32

King’s College

#40

London School of Economics and Political Science

#45

University of Bristol

#55

The University of Warwick

#67

Q:   Is IELTS required for UK?

A: 

Yes, generally, international students are required to submit the IELTS test score as a proof to show English language proficiency. In the UK, more than 165 universities accept IELTS score. The universities that accept IELTS score are University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Cambridge, King’s College London, University of East London, etc. To take admission to the top-ranked universities in the UK, the minimum range of IELTS score varies from 6.0 – 7.5.

Also Read: How to Study in UK without IELTS

Q:   Which are the best universities in the UK for an Indian to apply to?

A: 

According to some experts, some of the Tier 1 UK Universities are University of Glasgow, University of Manchester, Durham University, Cardiff University, Warwick University, University of Birmingham, University of Nottingham, University of Edinburgh. In case if students want to study in Tier 2 ranked universities, the fee structure will be around INR 20 – 25 lakh and some of the universities under this range are:

  • University of Leeds
  • University of Liverpool
  • University of East Anglia
  • University of Exeter
  • Queen’s University of Belfast

Q:   What are the best and affordable MBA colleges and universities in UK?

A: 

Some of the top-ranked MBA UK Universities are London Business School, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, Imperial College London, University of Manchester, etc. Below given are the QS Global MBA Rankings 2024 of these UK Universities:

University

QS Global MBA Rankings 2024

London Business School

#4

University of Cambridge

#9

University of Oxford

#18

Imperial College London

#20

University of Manchester

#49

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Map Pin IconBristol, AvonPublicStar Icon3.7
11.92 L - 70.88 L
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Map Pin IconCoventry, West MidlandsPublicStar Icon2.9
19.62 L - 56.09 L
Minimum 50%
  • Sep' 24
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Map Pin IconManchester, Greater ManchesterPublicStar Icon3.9
4.99 L - 56.88 L
Minimum 80%
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Q:   What are the criteria for Indian students in the UK?

A: 

To study in the UK, the applicants are required to meet the below-given admission requirements:

  • Formal Schooling
  • Bachelor’s degree (if applicable)
  • GMAT / GRE / SAT test score
  • English language proficiency test score
  • Resume
  • Essays
  • Personal Statement
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • ID proof
  • Financial proof
  • Any other additional document

Q:   What is the best job sector to work in the UK?

A: 

Some of the popular job sectors in the UK are Accountancy, Banking and Finance; Business, Consulting and Management, Energy and Utilities, Healthcare, Law, etc. Some of the highest-paying jobs in the UK are Legal Professionals, Medical Practitioners, Advertising and Public Relations Directors, Financial Managers and Directors, IT and Telecommunications Managers, etc. According to Save the Student, below-given are the best paid jobs in the UK:

  • Marketing, Sales and Advertising Directors: £77,695
  • Information Technology Directors: £73,571
  • Public Relations and Communication Directors: £66,510
  • Financial Managers and Directors: £64,193

Q:   What universities in the UK, besides Oxford and Cambridge, are considered elite? Is there any Ivy League bigger than these two schools?

A: 

As per some experts, given below is the non-exhaustive list of the UK universities that are good besides Oxford and Cambridge. This list is based on international recognition, research excellence and employer reputation.

  • Imperial College
  • London School of Economics
  • University College London
  • King’s College London
  • The University of Edinburgh
  • The University of Glasgow
  • Durham University
  • University of Nottingham
  • Queen’s University, Belfast

Also, note that the answer to this question will be very subjective as it is really competitive to get into the University of Oxford and Cambridge University. Another review on this has quoted that some of the other universities that are considered elite are UCL, King’s College London, Imperial, LSE, Manchester, Liverpool, Leeds, etc.

Q:   What are the 10 best student cities in the UK for international students?

A: 

The top student cities in the UK for international students:

  • London: Being the capital of the UK, London have various universities, opportunities for internships, and cultural attractions
  • Edinburgh: This is a historic city with a strong academic reputation and a vibrant cultural scene
  • Manchester: It is known for its art, music, and sports scene and also, for its strong academic institutions and diverse student community
  • Bristol: This is a vibrant and green city with a thriving student community
  • Cambridge: Another historic city is Cambridge. It has world-renowned universities and a rich cultural scene

According to QS Best Student Cities 2024, the top UK student cities are given below:

Cities

Rank

London

#1

Edinburgh

#16

Manchester

#30

Glasgow

#36

Newcastle Upon Tyne

#39

Bristol

#44

Coventry

#44

Birmingham

#49

Nottingham

#52

Leeds

#55

Q:   Which city in UK is best for Indians?

A: 

Most of the UK Universities are located in London. Other locations where the UK universities are situated are West Midlands, Scotland, Hampshire, West Yorkshire, Surrey, etc. London tops the best student cities list as per QS Best Student Cities 2024. Other best student cities in the UK are Edinburgh, Manchester, Glasgow, Bristol, Coventry, Birmingham, Nottingham, Leeds, etc.

Also Check: Top Facts about London

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10.25 L - 63.86 L
Minimum 55%
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Map Pin IconGlasgow, ScotlandPublicStar Icon4.0
8.66 K - 3.11 Cr
Minimum 50%
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Map Pin IconSouthampton, HampshirePublicStar Icon4.5
4.55 K - 34.96 L
Minimum 50%
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Map Pin IconBirmingham, West MidlandsPublicStar Icon3.8
0 - 37.41 L
Minimum 50%
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Map Pin IconSt Andrews, FifePublicStar Icon3.9
9.01 L - 38.97 L
Minimum 60%
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14.22 L - 39.13 L
Minimum 60%
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A Shiksha Grade
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4.55 K - 48.21 L
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3.14 L - 46.49 L
Minimum 60%
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4.04 L - 52.28 L
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8.85 L - 33.4 L
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2.97 L - 37.99 L
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16.7 L - 28.07 L
Minimum 55%
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6.47 L - 40.07 L
Minimum 58%
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9.29 L - 44.14 L
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