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Year of study in Birmingham: information for foreign students

Year of study in Birmingham: information for foreign students

Birmingham is an English city where prestigious educational institutions with classical British education, which is considered exemplary throughout the world, are located, because the year of study in Birmingham will literally turn the student's life around and open up new opportunities for him. Despite the fact that the cost of studying in Birmingham schools and universities for foreign students is higher than in other countries, foreign students from all over the world tend to come here every year, because investments in children's education are objectively the best and most reliable.

Graduates of schools and universities receive international certificates at the end of long-term and short-term programs that are highly valued at the world level, they are especially willing to accept other educational institutions for admission to further studies, and employers are happy to arrange graduates to work for themselves. Linguistic programs are no less popular, schools with the study of the English language, which is considered official in England, are especially valued - this allows you to learn and practice the knowledge gained in real life.

Year of study at Birmingham universities, higher education abroad

In any corner of England, the national education system is highly valued, respected all over the world, and the positive feedback from students and the huge annual competition during admission to universities confirm the popularity of the English education system using the most effective teaching methods, principles and methods of teaching foreign students. Most often, students receive higher education under the undergraduate program, the duration of which is 3-4 years - the main faculties and specialties:

  • business;
  • humanitarian sciences;
  • engineering sciences;
  • natural Sciences.

University graduates in England find jobs in top international companies, often the university administration helps with job placement in large organizations.

The cost of studying at Birmingham universities for foreign students is from 4,170 £ / term for the undergraduate program. You can get a foreign graduate education in Birmingham and get a master's degree: the duration of study is from 1 year to 3 years, the minimum price is 3,085 £ / term.

Tuition fees in Birmingham for foreign students

In Birmingham, the organization of instruction is built on the classical English educational system, where private and boarding schools are most common among foreign students.

From 14 to 16 years old, students study under the GCSE program, and after its successful completion receive the diploma The General Certificate of Secondary Education. From 16 to 18 years old, students can choose the A-Level program for studying specialized subjects in order to earn additional educational points for entering a university. A-Level is considered a very prestigious program, because its successful completion opens the doors to many elite and popular universities around the world, especially in the UK.

The approximate cost of education under the GCSE program is 9,000 £ / term, A-Level - from 7,150 £ / semester.

Year of study in the Birmingham language school for foreign students in English courses

Linguistic programs in Birmingham are designed for students with different levels of education, but the learning process always includes the study of the main sections:

  • grammar;
  • writing;
  • listening;
  • colloquial speech;
  • correct pronunciation;
  • reading;
  • features of academic English.

The duration of the course depends on the intensity of the classes, the desired results and the level of preparation of the student. Forms of education include attending group classes of 8-12 people or individual education + one-on-one consultations with the teacher.

Learning a language in a foreign school is a great opportunity to quickly increase your level of English. An important role is played by the fact that teachers are always native speakers, and daily practice in real life instantly destroys the language barrier. The cost of studying at the Birmingham language school for foreign students is from 1,800 £ / 6 weeks.

Tuition fees in Birmingham after completing grades 9,10,11

After graduating from the 9th grade, that is, after graduating from high school, the student has the right to continue studying on the A-Level program: the organization of education on the course implies an in-depth study of core and compulsory subjects for 2 years, but the majority of the curriculum is still optional . The cost of education on the A-Level program for foreign students in Birmingham is from 7,150 £ / semester.

After the end of grade 10, foreign students can continue their studies at the International Foundation course, the price for a year of study for foreign students at which starts from 15,950 £.

Preparation for university admission is carried out in 2 main areas:

  • A-Level and International Foundation programs before undergraduate;
  • Pre-Masters before entering a magistracy.

Any of these programs helps to obtain new academic and linguistic knowledge necessary to continue studying abroad. The cost of education for the Pre-Masters program is from 11,600 £ / 2 semesters.

Examples of educational institutions, the cost of studying in schools and universities in Birmingham for foreign students

  • University of Birmingham is a prestigious and popular university in the United Kingdom, the administration focuses on business education. After receiving a diploma of higher education, a graduate can take advantage of the International Graduates Scheme (IGS) program and stay to work in England for 1 year. Before entering the university for the first year, students, if necessary, take the International Foundation course. The average cost of education is from 15,500 £ / year
  • Abbey College Birmingham is a private school with a traditional English education system, including GCSE and A-Level courses. High-quality pre-university education in medical disciplines, business, and management is carried out on the International Foundation course. The price of education is from 9,000 £ / semester.
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Egor Eremeev
Current material has been prepared by Egor Eremeev
Education: Westminster University (Business & Management), London.
Egor studied and lived in the UK for 8 years and graduated from the university of Westminster. He is currently the co-founder and the director of business development at Smapse Education and personally visits foreign schools and universities, interviews students studying in those institutions.
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