Country Profile UK

Geographical Location North west of Europe
Capital London
Size 243,610 kmĀ²
Neighbouring countries Ireland, France
Population 64.1 (2013)
Main Airports Heathrow, Gatwick, Stanstead, Manchester
Average Number of International students 435,495 (2013/2014)
Length of Higher Education Academic Programs

Foundation/ Bridging/ Preparation Year 

1 academic year

First Degree (Bachelor)

3 academic years

Postgraduate Certificate

1 academic year

Postgraduate Diploma

1 academic year

Master Foundation/Pre-Master

1.2&3 terms

Second Degree (Master)

1 year (12 months)

Third Degree (PhD)

3 years (4 years with MPhil)