Named after the 17th century businessman and philanthropist, Robert Gordon University (RGU) aims to provide accessible education and enhanced opportunities to everyone across society. Today, this Scottish institution offers a wide range of courses across its 11 schools including online degrees as well as traditional taught courses in diverse subjects as Design, Management, Biomedical sciences, Architecture, and Engineering. In fact, it ranks 1st in the UK for food sciences and graduate prospects in pharmacy and pharmacology (The Times Good University Guide, 2018) and 1st for teaching quality in Architecture (The Times Good University Guide, 2018). Additionally, most of RGU’s undergraduate and graduate courses, such as the RIBA and ARB accredited Master of Architecture, carry professional accreditation from various bodies and combine theory with practical applications offering students a competitive edge in the job market.
Sabanci University is renowned among Turkish universities for its innovation and research efforts extending across branches of science, technology, social sciences and arts. The university adopts an interdisciplinary approach of learning to cultivate knowledge, support education, and facilitate social advancement. Sabanci University ranks 14th in the World’s Best Small Universities (2017) and places among the top 350-400 universities in THE World University Rankings. Additionally, it was named the most innovative and entrepreneurial university in Turkey’s Ministry of Science Industry and Technology’s University Entrepreneurship and Innovation Index (2016). With its aim to further develop its global research networks and community, Sabanci University is welcoming international students to apply.
The University of Central Lancashire, better known as UCLAN is one of the United Kingdom’s largest universities. Located in the Northern town of Preston, an hour away from Manchester by public transportation, the University is very popular amongst international students. With a portfolio of over 400 subject courses, it offers the student the chance to find their required major with one of the very few Medicine programs made available to International students. UCLAN also has a campus in Cyprus.
Located in the Welsh coastal city of Swansea, the University was inaugurated by King George V in 1920. Almost a century later, Swansea University’s campus has developed into a state of the art academic institution offering its students the chance to study a wide variety of courses at an undergraduate or postgraduate level. Research opportunities are also available for students in several fields. Courses such as Aerospace Engineering, Genetics, Creative Writing, Neurophysiology and Marine Biology are amongst the subjects offered to students.
Royal Holloway University of London is the fruit of the merger between Bedford College, the United Kingdom’s first Higher Education College for women founded by Elizabeth Jesser Reid in 1894 and the Royal Holloway College inaugurated by Queen Victoria in 1886. Both Colleges were recognized as school of the University of London in 1900. The University’s stunning premises, located an hour away from central London by public transportation, have figured in several American and British movies and series. Respecting the initial college’s tradition of women empowerment and gender equality, today, Royal Holloway offers its student the chance to experience state of the art education in classrooms where History was made.
Located in the city of Oxford, Oxford Brookes University was established in 1865 but in 1992 was granted University status and became Oxford Brookes University. As a top UK modern University, Oxford Brookes is the only UK university in the QS ranking of top 50 institutions under 50 years old (2019). Oxford Brookes offers a wide range of degrees such as their RIBA Accredited Architecture degrees and their Leisure and Tourism degrees which often appear in the international Top 100 QS subject rankings. Oxford Brookes University has built a reputation for its research excellence, it offers widely recognized degrees in subjects such as Architecture, Sports Sciences, International Relations, Education, Motorsport Engineering and Nutrition to name a few. Oxford Brookes also offers International Foundation, Pre-master’s and Pre-sessional English courses to help you meet the entry requirements of your degree.
Average costs for tuition fees 2018/19 and 2019/20:
International foundation: £12,700 – £16,535 (2018/19), £12,830 – £16,700 (2019/20)
University English: £3,835 (2018/19), £2,030 – £3,875 (2019/20)
Pre-masters: £5,730 – £11,440 (2018/19), £5,960 – £11,900 (2019/20)
Undergraduate Degree: £13,150 (2018/19), £13,410 (2019/20)
Postgraduate Degree (Taught courses): £13,460 – £15,100 (2019/20)
More detailed information about each program can be found on the website.