Want to study in the UK?

Want to study in the UK?

Education UK is the official British Council website for international students looking for courses or for studying in the UK. The website offers information on study options, courses, scholarships and places to study, and access guidance on planning a UK education. If you need further assistance, please contact us.

Why choose a UK education?

Whether you want to kickstart a successful career, gain world-recognised qualifications or have an adventure, find out what the UK has to offer.

  • Gain a world-class education: four of the top six universities in the world are in the UK. 
  • Open the doors to your dream career: on a UK course, you’ll gain skills and qualifications to help you succeed in any career you choose.
  • Perfect your English: The UK is the top destination worldwide for English language study, with courses for all ages and abilities.
  • Get great value for money: UK education can be affordable, and UK qualifications are a great boost to your salary as well as your CV.
  • Have the adventure of a lifetime: studying in the UK is an opportunity to discover its unique culture, cities and countryside.
  • Feel at home: The UK is a welcoming place for students of all countries, cultures and faiths.
  • Discover, create, innovate: The UK is one of the most exciting and productive places in the world for research, creativity and innovation.

Visit the Education UK website for more reasons to choose a UK education.

Your study options in the UK

Look up thousands of UK courses using our search tools and resources.

These range from boarding schools for younger pupils at secondary school to undergraduate (e.g. bachelor’s degrees, HNDs, etc) and postgraduate qualifications at university level, (e.g. master’s degrees, MBAs, PhDs, doctorates, etc).

Find out about course types, qualifications and the different education systems for England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales in your study options.

Practical advice before you go

We have gathered practical advice for international students on planning a UK education. Information such as visas, scholarships, money, accommodation, health, safety and travelling to and around the UK.

The British Council also runs pre-departure briefings in Taiwan for students who are planning to study in the UK.

Visit the Education UK website to get up to date practical advice before you go.

Living and studying in the UK

If you are starting your life as an international student, find out what student life is really like in the UK.

Read our top tips to make sure you experience the best of UK culture. Get key facts on weather, food and drink, language, accents and an introduction to UK etiquette and manners.

Visit the Education UK website to find out more about living and studying in the UK.