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Admission Process UK
The Admission process is very important as it can directly affect your chances of being accepted to study in UK. Mentioned below are the Entry Requirements and the Application Procedure to give a clear picture of what it takes to get to the best universities in UK.
It is essential to arm yourself with adequate information on necessary paperwork and details needed for under graduate and post graduate courses. All applicants should submit strong academic references and demonstrate a consistent academic record, clear motivation to study abroad, solid reasoning for their program choice, and an understanding of the program model.
Full details of your education including your course subjects and grades are required in the applications. Transcripts or official records of your previous academic qualifications are crucial for your application. Students applying for admission are required to submit an official transcript from each college or university that they have attended after secondary school with complete details of the subjects, credits involved and other details like correspondence courses, diplomas etc.
Standardized Test IELTS
For most courses and universities, International students are required to take IELTS (International English Language Test) which is regularly administered by the British Council. Some universities may accept TOEFL as an alternative.Many of the universities do not require GRE/ GMAT for admission to postgraduate programme
A number of professional and vocational courses require relevant work experience. For instance, many MBAs or master’s courses in information studies require at least a couple of years’ work experience. A detailed Résumé is an important part of your application. It should include all information of professional work experience along with the details like positions held, achievements and range of work.
Letter Of Recommendation
Letters of reference or recommendation letters play a very important part in your admission especially in courses that earn you a master’s or doctoral degree. A recommendation letter is a signed statement from a person who knows you well professionally or has taught you in a subject that is related to the course you are applying to. It should list your positive and negative qualities, strengths and other such information.
Statement Of Purpose and Resumes
The personal essays, and/or statement of purpose, play a very important role in the process of evaluating your application for both admission as well as financial aid because it gives the faculty assessing your application their most significant impression of you as an individual. SOP should include reasons for choosing a particular course, the suitability of education and experience for the chosen course, personal interests and career goals. A good resume projects a positive image.
- Two references, preferably one recent academic reference and one work-related.
- Two academic references are acceptable if you do not yet have any work experience.
- Copies of your qualification certificates and/or transcripts – usually everything from the age of 15/16.
- Evidence of your English language ability (if English is not your first language), such as a copy of your IELTS/ TOEFL.
- Make an unconditional offer of a place on your chosen course: you meet all the necessary entry criteria and the place will be held until you tell us you wish to accept our offer or not.
- Make you a conditional offer of a place: we will hold a place for you but you still have to meet some of the entry criteria, such as achieving an IELTS score of 6.5 or passing your current course.
- Offer you an alternative course: you do not qualify for the course you originally applied for but you do qualify for a different one.
- Ask you for further information: we will not be able to make a decision if there is insufficient or incomplete information in your application – you should try to get this information to us as soon as you can.
The application process is not as daunting as you might expect, and you can follow your progress online every step of the way.
Step 1:Completing your application form
Once the preferred location and course have been chosen you will need to complete the relevant application form. All students need to read the instructions carefully, complete all the sections and don’t forget to write your Supporting Statement – it is your best opportunity to sell yourself, detail your work experience, skills and knowledge, thereby showing the university how motivated you are.
Step 2: Returning your application form
Send your completed application form together with the supporting information outlined We require the following supporting information:
Step 3: Processing your application
Our Counselors will log your application. The university will then make a decision based on the all the information you have given and either of the following could take place :-
We try to process all applications within two weeks and issue a letter to you as soon as possible. Please bear in mind, however, that postal services vary and some letters will take longer to reach certain parts of the world. Where possible, we will send an email or text message to acknowledge your application and we will send letters to you by courier for speed and security.
Step 4: After you have been made an offer
If your application is successful, you will need to submit further forms, choose your accommodation and pay a deposit. We make sure you cover everything. And of course, if you have any queries at any stage, we are always here to help.
Step 5: Apply for your student visa
International students must have a student visa to study in United kingdom. Before applying for your student visa you must have proof of enrolment and may need to pay some of your tuition fees. This varies depending on the university you select.