Why UK is best?

Study in UK for Bangladeshi Students

One of the most popular study destinations in the world, the United Kingdom enjoys a proud tradition of education dating back to the 12th and 13th centuries. The UK has a high average student retention rate of 82%. With a well-developed support system in place for international students, studying in the United Kingdom is definitely a life-changing experience. If you’re passionate about this country, you can rest assured of getting an education at the best-ranked university in the UK for international students. According to the 2017 Global University Employability Ranking conducted by Times Higher Education, the UK has 10 universities in the top 150 universities worldwide as ranked by employers.

A Quick Guidebook to Your Favorite Study Destination – UK!

The responsibility of education in the UK is divided among four jurisdictions – England, Northern Ireland, Wales, and Scotland. Many different education systems, qualifications, and individual laws and regulations exist in these regions. There are major differences in the way general and secondary education is provided in different regions, which leads to each region having its own credit frameworks and qualifications. Study levels: The education system in the UK consists of four stages:

  • Primary education
  • Secondary education
  • Further education
  • Higher education

Higher education: Higher education in the UK mainly consists of bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. As an international student, you can also move on to university level studies through foundation programs which generally include English language courses and foundation courses.

Undergraduate courses: Undergraduate courses are designed to help students gain new experiences and knowledge in a different area after school, while also providing a strong understanding of a specific subject. The UK offers a variety of courses in humanities, social sciences, art, design, business, technology, science and more!

Studying Opportunities in UK.

  • The two main government scholarship programs available to international students in the UK are:
  • Chevening and Commonwealth Scholarship Commission (CSC):
  • Also, each university and college has its own set of scholarships that can be either specific to a certain subject or destination, or open to all students. Ask them if there are any available options in time.

Working part-time while you are studying can be a great way to help reduce the cost of living in the UK and also gain work experience in your field of study.

  • If you have a Tier 4 (general) or a Tier 4 (child) visa, you can work during your studies and holidays if you:
  • are studying at a publicly-funded higher education institution
  • are studying a short-term study abroad program with an overseas higher education institution
  • are over 16
  • are studying a course at NQF level 6 (degree level) and above

However, there may be restrictions on the type of work and hours you can work. Most students can work up to 20 hours a week and full-time during vacations. Finding part-time jobs in the UK

  • You can find part-time jobs in your campus or off-campus
  • The best way to get a job on campus is to regularly check your placement centre’s notice board or staying in touch with the concerned authority for openings
  • On-campus work opportunities include administrative jobs, at the cafeteria or as teaching assistant
  • For off-campus jobs, look for vacancies online on portals like StudentJob, Employment 4 Student, Careers Group London, etc.
  • Look out for jobs in hospitality and retail industry, they are usually available in abundance
  • You can also work as a tutor if you are a student with any existing qualification or expertise

Working after you graduate

If you want to stay in the UK after you finish your study, you will need a new visa or an extension to your current visa.

United Kingdom Education Costs for Bangladeshi Students.

Studying abroad can be expensive for students going to study in the UK. However, an effective budget plan can help you manage your living expenses more effectively. Before you leave Bangladesh, make sure you take into account costs such as accommodation, food, health insurance and travel as well as your tuition fees when calculating the estimated cost of studying in the UK.

Your tuition fee expenses will vary depending on which type of qualification and university or school you choose. There are many high-ranking universities and colleges in the UK with their own fees. There are different rules for studying in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland, and Wales, and your level of study also affects the fee.

Average annual fee (in Euros*):-

  • Undergraduate bachelor degree- GBP 10,000 to GBP 20,000

  • Postgraduate master’s degree- GBP 10,000 to GBP 20,000

  • Doctoral degree- GBP 15,000 to GBP 24,000

Bangladeshi Students’ Educational Requirements in UK.

The UK Government provides an opportunity for international students to study in the country, but first you’ll have to obtain a student visa. The visa you need will depend on your age and the type of study you wish to pursue in the UK. Below is an overview of the study visa types and their application requirements:

There are two type of Student Visa-

  • Tier 4 (General) student visa

  • Short-term study visa

To be eligible for a Tier 4 student visa, you must:

  • Have an unconditional offer of a place on a course with a licensed Tier 4 sponsor
  • Be able to speak, read, write and understand English
  • Financial proofs i.e., exhibiting enough money to support yourself and pay for your course
  • For a short term study visa, you must show the intention to leave the UK within 30 days of the end of your study (i.e., before the end of date of your immigration permission)

Documents required for Tier 4 student visa

When applying for your Tier 4 visa, you will generally need –

  • A current passport or other valid travel documentation
  • Evidence of funds to provide your living expenses for the duration of your course
  • Confirmation of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) reference number and documents used to obtain CAS
  • Passport-sized colour photograph
  • Tuberculosis screening (if required)
  • Assessment documentation
  • Academic Technology Approval Scheme (ATAS) clearance certificate (if required)


If you want to pursue a career in any part of the world, a degree from a UK university is highly respected and considered a sign of quality education. These figures show that the UK produces a high number of academic papers and scientific research. This is impressive, given that the UK is only a small part of the world population. Universities in the UK are known for their ability to nurture genius in a variety of disciplines. For example, Ernest Rutherford (the father of nuclear physics) and Oscar Wilde (acclaimed Irish writer and playwright) both graduated from UK universities.

The many advantages of studying overseas at a UK university are financial, cultural, and social. A shorter and more intensive course structure means you’ll be able to speed up your career and reduce your living costs while you study. The country also has a range of programs designed to provide students with discounts and access to affordable public transport and study essentials.