The UK offers a world-renowned education system with qualifications that can make a real difference to your future. It attracts over 600,000 international students each year to a variety of programs, ranging from English language courses to PhDs.

Why Study in the United Kingdom?

The UK is a world leader in many areas of education including engineering, science, art and design, business and management, law and finance. The UK’s reputation and legacy as a world center for scientific research make it a magnet for some of the very best thinkers in the world. With only one percent of the world’s population, the UK is responsible for eight per cent of global scientific publications.

The UK education system gives students the freedom to combine courses and subjects from different areas of study, so they can tailor their degree to their own needs and interests. The UK education system is flexible, so you can study in a way that suits your lifestyle and career aspirations. When you study in the UK you meet people from different nationalities, sharing their backgrounds and discovering new perspectives.


Benefits of studying in the UK

  • The UK institutions consistently rank among the best in the world and qualifications are internationally valued and recognised.
  • The UK undertakes 5 percent of the world’s scientific research and produces 14 percent of the world’s most frequently cited papers.
  • UK institutions offer flexibility of choice and enable you to blend academic and vocational courses of your choice.
  • The teaching and study methodology used in the UK gives you the freedom to be creative and develop skill sets and confidence.
  • As a student you get the opportunity to be taught by the world’s leading academics and experts; you also benefit from their constant academic support.
  • UK degrees can be tailored to your interests and often include specialised modules.
  • The UK is the home of English hence an ideal place to develop language skills and enhance employment prospects.

Top Universities / Colleges in the UK

UK universities and colleges have a comparative advantage in the following areas of study: History, Biosciences, Nursing, Psychology, IT and Computer Sciences, Art and Design, Sociology, Law, and Engineering as well as Business and Management Studies.

  • University of Cambridge
  • UCL (University College London)
  • Imperial College London
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Edinburgh
  • King’s College London (KCL)
  • University of Bristol
  • The University of Manchester
  • University of Glasgow
  • University of Birmingham
  • University of Northampton
  • Heriot-Watt University
  • Plymouth University
  • Middlesex University
  • The University of Warwick

UK Education Costs

If you are thinking of  studying in the UK , it is essential that you know about the education costs there. The cost of higher education in the UK is quite high. Take a look at the UK education costs below to get an idea.

Tuition Fee: GBP £

Foundation Year: £ 8,000 per year

Undergraduate: £ 16,000 per year

Postgraduate: £ 14,000 per year

Doctoral Degree: £ 12,000 per year

Expenses: GBP £

London: £ 9,180 per year

Rest of UK: £ 7,380 per year

Documents Requirement

  1. Educational Documents (Matric & Onwards)
  2. UKVI IELTS = 5.5 to 6.5 bands for Foundation Year/Bachelors = 6 to 7 bands for Masters
  3. Experience if any
  4. CV
  5. Statement of Purpose (SOP)
  6. 6 Pictures (Blue/White Background)
  7. Passport
  8. Reference Letters from Teachers/Professors of the last College/University attended
  9. Bank Statement equivalent to One Year Tuition Fee plus One Year Living Expenses, £ 18000 to £ 25000 approx, in any bank for 28 days is required.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I work Part Time while studying?

Yes, Students are allowed to work 10 to 20 hours per week during studies.

What are the general entry requirements for Universities?

Students need to have a minimum qualification equivalent to WAEC Levels and cleared IELTS/TOEFL test. Entry requirements differ from Universities and institutes. The counselors at F&H will be able to guide you according to your profile.

When should I start the application process?

It is advisable to start an application process a minimum of 2 months in advance.


When do I need to pay my fees?

You need to pay your fees for Universities only after you get Unconditional Offer letter.

What are the possibilities of getting a scholarship? How do I apply for them?

Scholarships are usually merit-based. So the first criterion is academic marks. You have to have an offer from the university which you need to accept. Most scholarships require you to write an essay on a given topic, and some may have an interview as well. Your CV should stand out as scholarships are very competitive. The counselors at F&H will be able to guide you about the same.

What are the intakes in UK?

Main Intake is September however some Universities may offer January intake as well.