STUDYING IN THE UNITED KINGDOM

NUMBER OF UNIVERSITIES AND STUDENTS 
  • Over 150 universities and colleges.

  • More than 2 million students in the UK.

  • Including 20% international students (figures provided by HESA 2016/2017).

QUALIFICATIONS OBTAINED
  • Bachelor degree in 3 years in England, Wales and Northern Ireland. 

  • Bachelor degree in 4 years in Scotland.

  • Master degree in 1 year.

SUBJECTS OF  STUDY
  • Specialising at Bachelor's degree level, in most cases, opening wide range of options for Master's degree.  

  • It is however possible to combine subjects.

ADMISSION PROCEDURES
  • Selective admission via a single online portal UCAS (University and Colleges Admissions Service)which allows applications to five universities. 

ADMISSION CRITERIA
  • Candidates are selected on their predicted grades at French Baccalauréat (general average and marks in specific subjects), supporting letter (Personal Statement), and a written reference.  

  • The grades achieved in the  French Baccalauréat must meet the grades required by the universities that have made an offer of a place.

SUBMISSION OF APPLICATION
  • The year preceding the year of university entry.

  • Applications accepted from mid-September to mid-January (mid-October for Oxbridge, Veterinary Studies and Medicine) and for some arts subjects, up to mid-March. 

  • In order not to rush your application, it is recommended that you start working on it in the February of year of Première.

REQUIRED LEVEL OF PROFICIENCY IN ENGLISH 
  • IELTS (International English Language Testing System) or TOEFL (Test Of English as a Foreign Language).

  • With minimum score depending on your subject.

TUITION FEES
  • New from September 2021

  • EU Students need a visa depending on their country of residence.

  • Domestic fees for a Bachelor degree up to £9 250 a year.

  • International fees including EU non-resident students vary depending on universities and subjects from £19 000 up to          £35 000 a year.

  • EU students have no longer access to government loans. 

  • Universities offer scholarships on excellence and/or ressource criteria.

ACCOMMODATION
  • On campus for the first year.

  • Subsequent years in shared accommodation.