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Study Engineering in the UK

Study Engineering in the UK

Engineering is a highly demanded profession globally. Not only you will have excellent career prospects after graduation, but also access to a wide range of employment opportunities for international students in the UK.


AHZ Associates

August 12, 2021


  1. Why Study Engineering in UK

  2. Table of Contents 01 Engineering in UK – Overview &

    Universities 02 Building Your Career With a UK Degree 03 Study the Subject of Your Choice 04 UK Post Study Work Visa 05 Work During the Course © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 1
  3. Engineering in UK – Overview & Universities © AH&Z Associates

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  4. Engineering Education in UK A Place Like Nowhere Else Engineers

    find solutions to some of the oldest as well as newest challenges humankind is facing. UK engineering graduates are highly demanded throughout the world - thanks to the world-class universities of the country. The UK is ranked 5th in the world for innovation and they stand high in creating engineering marvels, from steam machines to aeronautic engines. Three of the world’s top ten universities for engineering are in the UK. You will get exceptional teaching standards and connect to exceptional talent. You will have exposure to he latest ideas and technologies in state-of-the-art learning environments and engaging with niche ideas. Exceptional Careers Made Possible by a UK Degree © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 3
  5. No matter the course specialization you are looking for, it

    will be available in one of the UK universities. Here are some of the institutions that appear in the Guardian 2021 University Guide under Engineering genre. Top Engineering Universities • University of Bristol • University of Warwick • Aston University • Durham University • University of Leeds • Nottingham Trent University • London South Bank University • University of Surrey • University of Southampton • University of West London • University of Liverpool • University of Southampton • University of Nottingham • Aston University • Queen's University Belfast • Northumbria University © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 4
  6. How Much Does it Cost? Undergraduate International Bachelor’s course fee

    varies between £10,000 and £20,000 per year. Postgraduate Typical course fees for Master’s courses range between £10,000 to £20,000 per year. Living Expenses Living expense vary based on the location, starting at a minimum of £ 435 per month. * figures are indicative © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 5
  7. Building Your Career on a UK Degree © AH&Z Associates

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  8. UCAS states that 76.9% of Engineering graduates went directly into

    employment after course completion. Employment According to UCAS, 76% of UK students and 24% of international students choose Engineering as their preferred course. The Numbers Top career paths for Engineering graduates include manufacturing, professional, scientific, and technical jobs, construction, wholesale and retail trade as well as IT. Graduate Destinations What Can You Do With an Engineering Degree? Engineering is a broad subject which can be split into many disciplines, but the core fields are Civil, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering. Not only is there a high demand for engineering graduates, but also you can earn an impressive starting salary as well. © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 7
  9. Study the Subject of Your Choice © AH&Z Associates Ltd.

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  10. UK Engineering Course Streams Here, we are dealing with the

    design, construction & maintenance of infrastructure facilities like buildings, road and dams. Civil Engineering This discipline applies the principles of physics and materials science for analysis, design, manufacturing, and maintenance of mechanical systems Mechanical Engineering This is an interdisciplinary field of study which deals with the convergence of mechanical & electrical systems to create converged systems. Mechatronics Engineering Chemical Engineers ensures the safety, sustainability and viability of processes converting materials into more useful forms. Chemical Engineering Concerned with the application of the principles of electricity, electronics and electromagnetism to deal power transmission, operation & control. Electrical Engineering Essentially deals with the design of computers and computer-based systems and can be broadly classified into software and hardware engineering. Computer Engineering © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 9
  11. Entry Requirements For Engineering Courses Usually, Bachelor’s-level Engineering programs in

    the UK are of 3-years duration while Master’s are of 1-year duration. In general, following are the main eligibility criteria for admission. • International Baccalaureate requirements: 35 points • A-levels requirements: AAB including Mathematics and Physics IELTS requirements: 6.0 to 7.0 Note: Some UK universities may offer IELTS waiver based on conditions. Start Your Application © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 10
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  13. Work Options During the Course Maximum of 20 hours per

    week of paid/unpaid work for those studying at degree level or above. During the Semester International students are allowed to work full-time during semester-breaks. On Vacation Self-employment options like freelance work is not permitted. To maintain a study-life balance, universities recommend that you limit work to 15 hours per week during the semester. Points to Note In recent years, the UK immigration rules have changed a lot. As an international student and Tier-4 student visa holder, you have to comply with the rules laid down by the government to avoid any ramifications. © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 12
  14. UK Post Study Work Visa © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020

  15. The UK government has announced the comeback of Post-Study Work

    (PSW) visa for international students. This came as a pleasant surprise and made the UK even more attractive for study abroad aspirants. Under this scheme, candidates who start their courses from 2020/21 at the undergraduate level or higher are eligible to work or look for work in the UK, for a period of two years before needing to convert to a different visa or having to leave the country. Before this announcement came, Bachelor’s or Master's degree holders could stay for only four months in the UK to look for a job, but now it’s 24 months. This is part of the UK administration’s plan to grow in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) sector. 2 Years Stay-Back in the UK Post-Study Work Visa In the UK © AH&Z Associates Ltd. 2020 14
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