1. Business and management studies
3. Social studies
4. Art and design
3. Health care
4. Information technology
6. Hotel management
For UG courses in UK, premier universities used to require 13 years of pre-university education. This rule was recently changed and now UK universities require CBSE plus-two certificate to admission to UG courses.
For PG courses, you can get admissions after finishing a three-year UG degree. To get admission in management courses, you will have to appear for GMAT. For science courses, you may not need to give the GRE exam so check with university first.
You may also need to have a few years of work experience to apply to management courses in UK. IELTS or TOEFL may not be needed by any university but it is mandatory for visa purposes.
For UG courses, almost all universities require 12 years of pre-university education.
For PG courses, you can get admission after completing a three year UG degree. In case of engineering, you will need a four-year engineering degree. To get admission in management courses, you will have to appear for GMAT, and for science courses, you will may need to appear for GRE exam.
You might not be required to have work experience in case of management courses at some colleges. In case of no work experience, you need to enroll to a graduate certificate or graduate diploma program. TOEFL or IELTS might not be required by the university but it is mandatory for visa purposes.
Cost of living
Cost for undergraduate courses
Particulars UK Australia
|Tuition||£8,000-£15,000 per year||$10,000 – $30,000 per year|
|Room and living expenses||£12,000-£15,000 per year||$10,000–$12,000 per year|
|Duration of course||3 years||4 years|
|Total||£20,000-£30,000||$20,000-$42,000 per year|
Cost of postgraduate courses
|Tuition||£10,000-£12,000 per year||$20,000 -$37,000 per year|
|Room and living expenses||£12,000-£15,000 per year||$19,000-$20,000 per year|
|Duration of course||1-2 years||1-2 years|
|Total||£22,000-£27,000 per year||$39,000-$57,000 per year|
Post-study work permit:
In 2012 Tier 1 (post-study work) was close to new applicants. So, technically you don’t get post work visa with student visa. If you want to work there after your studies, then you need to apply for Tier 2 visa which is meant for highly skilled workers.
In order to be eligible to apply for Tier 2, your annual lowest wage for the new job should be £20,500 or above.
You can stay and work in the UK with a Tier 2 visa for a maximum of 5 years.
Graduates who have completed a Bachelor’s degree, Master’s degree may be eligible to apply for a two-year post-study work visa. Other graduates may be eligible to apply for an 18-month subclass 485 visa through the graduate work stream.
Top jobs in UK are corporate managers, directors, mechanical engineers, aircraft pilots, nurses, etc.
Top jobs in Australia are education, medical services, hospitality industry, computer system design, accounting, etc.
Permanent residency opportunities
Due to change in government and legal policies recently, immigration to UK is deemed really difficult. If you are staying back in UK on student or work visa, then in most cases you need to leave the country.
Getting a permanent residency permit in Australia is definitely possible but it is a really long process. The immigration officials conduct a thorough background check to make sure that he/she is not a fraud. Because of the long and complicated process, PR permit may take some time.
UK has a variable climate changing every day. It is difficult to predict the weather. In general, the summers are warm and the winters see snowfall. Summers are cooler as compared to India. Also, the rains are unpredictable and it can rain at any time throughout the year. The average temperature in summers is around 25°C to 15°C; in winters it is around 7°C to 0°C.
The country is located in the southern hemisphere. This means that Australia’s summer start in December and end in June. Nearly a third of Australia is in the tropics where the average temperatures are in the mid 20°C. The southern areas are in a temperate zone.