Most international students enroll for the following programs:
This is the bachelor’s program, which spans over three years. Most degrees are awarded at honors level. It takes three years to complete in Wales, England, and Northern Ireland. This may take four years in many Scottish Universities. Many vocational and professional courses may take longer to complete. For instance, dentistry and medicine courses may take six years to complete.
In the UK, students can enroll for taught and research master’s degree. The taught master’s degree would take a year to complete and the research master’s degree would take 2 years, as well as the doctoral degree would take 3 years to complete. The Master of Business Administration takes 1 to 2 years to complete. The PhD programs would take 2 to 7 years for completion.
In the UK, vocational sub-degree diplomas like The Diploma in Higher Education (DipHE), Higher National Certificate (HNC), and Higher National Diploma (HND) take 1-2 years. International students can join 2-year diplomas at state colleges, skipping the first 2 years of a degree. Tutorial colleges provide one-year diplomas equivalent to one year of university education. These diplomas enable students to gain admission to the second year of university.