Qualifications Valued Around the World
The degrees offered at our partner universities are recognized around the world. Britain is well known for its prestigious universities and high academic standards so you can be sure that you won’t have any problems returning to your country to seek employment or further study. Employers, in general, will be impressed with an applicant who has studied overseas as it shows you have international experience, which is highly valued in our ever more globalized society, and that you are independent, open-minded, flexible and up for a challenge.
Top universities in Britain and in the World
A British degree is seen as high quality degree. The quality of teaching, research and facilities are among the best in the world and are assessed regularly by the UK Government ensuring that high academic standards are sustained. Across the Pond’s partner universities are leading research institutions with a strong reputation for teaching and attracting exceptional caliber staff and students from around the globe.
Shorter Degree programs
British degree programs have a professionalized nature and students focus their studies from the start of their degree. Masters’ degrees are typically 12 months in length. Undergraduate degrees in England and Wales take 3 years to complete, whereas in Scotland they take four years to complete. By saving a year, you will have a head start on your career or and can start earning a year sooner!
Studying in Britain is a cost effective option
UK colleges have tuition fees that are comparable to out-of-state American college costs; furthermore you can save a whole year’s worth of tuition. Also, because you finish undergraduate and graduate studies a year sooner than in North America, you can start work or further study one year sooner. This really makes the difference in cost between a degree in the US and the UK!
Wide range of Undergraduate and Graduate programs
You can study almost any program in the UK that is available in the US. Regardless of what subject you want to study, our partner British universities can usually offer you several great options to choose from, many of which will be more specialized than their US counterparts.
Travelling is more affordable than in the United States
With the low cost of travel to and around Europe, combined with student discounts on all forms of public transport; you can explore Britain and Europe surprisingly cheaply. For a weekend, or vacation, you could travel to exciting cities such as Rome, Madrid and Paris for significantly less than it would cost to fly within the US
Gain an understanding of international cultures
You will be part of an international and cosmopolitan student population, gaining an in global perspective and understanding of different cultures and people. International students make up to 7-10% of our partner universities’ student populations.