As part of the Russell Group, Newcastle University ranks among the world’s top 150 universities in 2018. The city of Newcastle itself has often been ranked as students’ favorite UK city to study in. Most notable degrees at the university include Engineering and Urban Planning, to name a few. It’s Architecture program is accredited by the Royal Institute of British Architects. The university also offers a great way to experience different cultures in one city where everyone feels involved. Current students enjoy Newcastle for five main reasons: affordable city, legendary nightlife, city-center campus, fun and friendly atmosphere, and easy transportation within the city (everything is in walking distance!).
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.
Named after Sir John Moores, one of Liverpool’s and the United Kingdom’s most prominent XXth century businessmen, Liverpool John Moores University gained the status of University in 1992 after more than 150 years of education training starting with the Liverpool Mechanics and Apprentices’ Library founded in 1823, laying the foundations for the colleges of Art, Pharmacy, Nautical Science, Technology and Commerce, created throughout the 19th century. Liverpool John Moores previous colleges were pioneers when it came to women’s education, allowing women to study all kinds of subjects since 1835. Later on, in 1900, the college of Physical Training was created, also emphasizing the women’s importance in Physical Education trainings. Today, this modern university still thrives to achieve gender equality in its premises. Liverpool John Moores offers a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate courses going from Business and Accounting, to Nursing and Pharmacy, Engineering and Forensics to name a few.
A modern university located in the North of England, midway between the cities of Leeds and Manchester, Huddersfield University offers quality teachings that have proven to be sought for by the industry considering the constantly maintained employability ratings the University has received. Moreover, the University focuses on introducing students to the professional world during their studies, equipping its graduates with practical skills complementing the academic teachings. As a modern university, Huddersfield offers a wide range of courses going from specialized courses such as Automotive and Motorsport Engineering, Broadcast Journalism, Contemporary Art and Illustration to more general Engineering, Business, Science and Social Science degrees.