The United Kingdom is the second most popular study destination in the world with over 485.000 international students per year. It is characterized by centuries old tradition of education and some of the most prestigious education institutions in the world. Even though education systems are different depending on the states within the kingdom, in general education system is very well respected around the world, it offers more than 50.000 top quality study programs and degrees and qualifications which are globally recognized. The most popular study destinations within the UK are England and Scotland. England offers some of the best education institutions in the world and it is one of the global leaders when it comes to innovation and development. Universities in Scotland stand out in that they equip students with knowledge and skills needed for career, they have strong focus on research and some of the most significant inventions in history.
There are many different study option in the UK:
Students coming from European Union, European economic Area and Switzerland do not need student visa in order to study in the UK, but this could change due to Brexit. Students coming from third countries and want to study in the UK must have appropriate visa, Tier 4 if they intend to enroll in higher education or short term student visa if they plan to study a course lasting up to 6 months or an English language course.