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July 12, 2021

What to Study in the UK?

Choose from 150,000 courses offered by institutes across England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. The courses range from STEM programs to Business Management and Humanities to several non-conventional courses. The exciting feature of these wide varieties of courses is their duration. The course duration can go from 6 months to 5 to 6 years.

Some of the sought-after programs by the international students in the UK are Business and Administrative Studies, Engineering and Technology, Humanities and Social Sciences, Creative Arts and Design, Biological and Life Science, Law, Computer Science.

Business and Administrative Studies:

Degree programs related to Business and Administrative Studies in the UK is the most common and job-oriented field of study. The proportion of business graduates who have found employment after graduation in the same discipline is impressive way beyond. But we must say that it is not that surprising to see such results as the UK is the home to some of the world’s most popular business schools. Students receive par excellence education and training. Though both the degree programs – bachelor’s and master’s – stay in demand for business, but most international students’ willingness to give their career an edge end with providing more applications to master’s programs.

Engineering and Technology:

Another sector where international students move into the UK for their higher studies is engineering and technology. The area involves different fields like software, chemistry, computer science, electricity, and electronics with their value on the jobs market. Overall, we have seen students choose a Bachelor of Engineering degree more. However, many students continue to pursue postgraduate studies in this area as well.

Other than these, the below graph aptly represents the international students’ distribution across the UK among different major fields of study.

Note that the graph is prepared with the Higher Education Statistics Agency (HESA) data, UK.