United Kingdom (UK) has a large number of world class universities offering global employment eligible qualifications. UK is the second most popular destination to international students in terms of attracting foreign student. As per the government, every year more than 500000 international students enter the UK for higher education. Then why will you miss out on this trend? You as an international student can easily pick ‘University of Central Lancashire UClan’, one of the Uk’s most known universities. UClan is situated at the heart of Lancashire, a nice county in North West England. The university has two beautiful campus, one is at Preston, the administrative centre of Lancashire and the other at Burnley.
UClan offers three level of courses from Foundation to Undergraduate and Postgraduate (masters) degrees at affordable cost.
Details on Foundation Program : Foundation courses are for those international students who do not meet the minimum academic and or entry level language requirement for a course. Foundation courses are available in a number of subject areas like Business, Engineering and Sciences, Social sciences, humanities and medicine. The tuition fee for undergraduate foundation courses is between 7,850 to 6,850 Pound and the fee the same for postgraduate foundation programs. The duration of such courses is usually 9 to 12 months.
Study at undergraduate programs : There are a wide range of programs available for undergraduate level studies. Some popular programs of them are Asia Pacific Studies, Children’s Schools and Family, Community Leadership, Economics, English language, Law, Event Management, Fashion Entrepreneurship, Film & Media, Human Rights, Journalism, Media Management, Photography, Product Design, Retail Management, Bimolecular Science, Architecture, Computing, Counter Terrorism, Forensic Science & Criminal Investigation, Software Engineering and Robotics & Mechatronics etc. Most Attractive programs in Business discipline are Financial Management, Int’l Business & Mgt and Retail Management among others.
Tuition Fees & Requirements : Tuition fees for Undergraduate level courses stand between 12,450 to 13,450 Pound per year depending on the lab facility and the program lasts from 3 to 4 years. The minimum academic requirement at undergraduate level is CGPA 3.5 at both HSC & SSC and the IELTS score (UKVI) at least 6.0 but not less than 5.5 in any of the four bands or modules. Those who fail to meet this academic and language requirements must attend Foundation level course before joining chosen undergraduate or postgraduate level course.
Postgraduate Level Study : Quite like undergraduate programs, a host of programs are on offer at postgraduate level as well. Of them are Biomedical Science, Carbon Resource Management, DNA Profiling, Database System, IT Security etc in Science branch, and Community Leadership, Fashion Design, Intercultural Business Communication, International Journalism, Photography among others in Arts Discipline. The average tuition fee at postgraduate level is between 12,950 to 13,950 Pound. The academic requirement is minimum 2.5 at Bachelor level and IELTS score is 6.5 but no less than 6.0 in any band. Here to note that postgraduate level study lasts just one year.
Sponsor Requirements : Only first blood persons like parents, paternal uncle or aunt (those from the father’s line) can be the sponsor. In certain cases, uncles or aunts from the mother’s line could be accepted as sponsors. With regard to bank deposits, prospective students must make in advance a deposit of 50 percent of one year tuition fee plus about 8000 Pound as one year living costs including accommodation which stand some 18-20 lakhs in total.
Scholarship : UClan offers scholarship at both undergraduate & postgraduate level which is provided as ‘Vice Chancellor Award’ and the scholarship amount is 1500 Pound. To avail the scholarship at undergraduate level, Bangladeshi students must have CGPA 5.0 from both SSC & HSC Exams and minimum 6.0 UKVI IELTS score. At postgraduate level, the academic requirement for the scholarship is minimum CGPA 2.5 from bachelor level and IELTS score 6.5 to the least but not less than 6.0 in any band. But for prospective students in engineering and medicine programs, the academic requirement must be minimum CGPA 3 out of 4 in bachelor level and IELTS score minimum 7.5 to be eligible for the scholarship.
Part-Time Work Scope : As an international student, one can work part-time up to 20 hours per week and thereby earn up to around 120 pound. The earnings from part-time work can help a bit fund students’ studies. Besides, experiences gained from part-time work help ad extra values to one’s resume.
Why simply UClan For Study Abroad : Though the cost of higher study in the UK is quite high compared to other Anglophone countries, in Lancashire it is cheaper in comparison to other cities like London, Manchester, Birmingham, Liverpool etc. With low tuition fees and living cost, UClan in Lancashire provides world class degrees which are recognized all over the world and student & study friendly environment which help students to concentrate on their study and knowledge gathering. In addition, the university holds students from across the world which will help you to know different cultures and minds by mingling yourself with them. Ultimately, this experience will help you get employed anywhere in the world.
What You Just Need To Do : For more on the programs and courses available at the UClan and other details on admission procedures, please contact BSB Global Network, which is at Plot-22, Gulshan Circle-2, Dhaka. Call at 01720-557118 or 02-9890523. You can also visit their website at www.bsbbd.com and their Facebook page at facebook.com/bsbglobalnetwork.
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