Short, flexible courses

It’s not just our world-recognised universities that make us a top choice for international students. Courses in the UK are tailor made to support you in getting the most from your studies as quickly as possible.

From the traditional to the cutting-edge – whatever you want to study, you’re sure to find a course that provides you with the understanding, experience and skills you need to pursue your dream career.

Built-in flexibility

In the UK, flexibility is built into the majority of our courses. Many universities allow you to choose from different subject ‘modules’, so you can build a course programme that suits you down to the ground, specialising as you go for a perfectly tailored experience.

Qualify sooner

Postgraduate courses in the UK are shorter than in both the US and Australia, with many MBAs taking just one year. So you get better value for money and can begin applying your knowledge in the real world a lot sooner.

Think differently

Our educational system doesn’t just immerse you in your chosen subject – it’s designed to help you to think differently. Throughout your studies you’ll be encouraged to ask questions, debate your teachers and fellow students, and come up with your own ideas through a blend of practical learning, lectures and seminars and innovative, high-tech teaching.

Connect with career opportunities

As well as connecting you with all kinds of ambitious like-minded students from the UK and abroad, UK courses offer lots of ways to take your first steps into the world of work. From placements, internships and opportunities to gain professional accreditation, we’ll make sure you take your first steps on the career ladder with confidence.

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