Can I Go to Study in London Without IELTS?Dr Shafiq
Can we study in London without IELTS? Yes, you can study at universities in London without IELTS. First things first, make sure you’re ready for this commitment. Spend your time wisely and research your options thoroughly. Boost Education Service is here to support you all the way through.
Can I Go to the UK Without IELTS?
Do you meet the requirements?
Every university has different requirements, so you must have looked into what they are asking for. Do you need a specific qualification? Or do you need to take a specific entry exam? Being prepared will speed up your application process to any university massively – Remember that many people are applying, and being able to present everything speedily is a huge plus.
Some of the requirements:
- An up-to-date passport
- English language proficiency qualification
- Proof of how you’re funding your studies
Find the course
Find the course you want to do and what university you want to attend if you have a preference.
Most universities offer a wide range of courses, so it’s essential to find the one you want to proceed with to prepare for the requirements and documentation. Specific courses require experience; for example, for a teaching course, the applicant must have a relevant prior qualification/experience in the subject and area they wish to teach. Finding something you enjoy and can see yourself doing in the future is critical.
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Build your statement
Here at Boost Education Service, we will work with you to help you construct a suitable personal statement; however, learning the importance and the basics is a must.
What should my statement include?
- Why you’re applying
- Your ambitions – Where will this course take you?
- Your interests – What inspired you to choose this course?
- Relevant Skills and achievements
The purpose of the personal statement is to show that you’re suitable for the course.
Apply through UCAS
UCAS stands for Universities and College Admissions Service, and it’s where you apply to Universities – Think of it like a dating app where you apply. They accept or decline your application on whether or not you’re suitable for the course.
Boost Education Service will help you complete your UCAS application as it might be challenging – It’s a lot of information in one place, and it can become overwhelming.
Immigration Health Surcharge
When migrating to the UK, you must pay a Health Surcharge called ‘Immigration Health Surcharge,’ also known as IHS. After achieving a successful application, you can use the NHS service in the UK. However, you must still pay extra for dental treatment and the prescription service if needed. You can pay for this online.
Applying for a VISA
You are required to obtain a VISA before entering the UK to study.
There are different types of visas depending on the following:
- Where you’re coming from
- Why do you want to come to the UK
- How long do you want to stay for
- Your circumstances and skills
You must have a valid VISA before traveling.
- Short-term – Normally up to 6 months
- Student VISA – You’ll need this one! It would help if you were sponsored by a licensed college or university and had a real place. You’re allowed to do some work on this VISA.
- Child student VISA – For ages 4 to 17 who want to study at an independent school.
The VISA interview
As part of the VISA application process, you must attend an interview for which Boost Education Service can help you prepare.
The interview is the final part of the application process, determining if the applicant qualifies for the VISA.
Can you get a UK study visa without IELTS?
Yes. If you decide to attend an institution that does not require IELTS, there is an option even though English language proficiency is one of the prerequisites. You must provide a statement from the institution confirming your eligibility to apply for a visa in place of your IELTS test results.
Here are several renowned UK universities that do not require IELTS for applicants to Foundation, Undergraduate, and Postgraduate programs.
Top 10 UK Universities Without IELTS in 2023
- The University of Bristol
- The University of Warwick
- Birmingham City University
- Northumbria University
- London Southbank University
- The University of Bolton
- The University of Northampton
- The University of Plymouth
- Aston University
- Portsmouth University
Start planning your journey.
Boost Education Service can help you find accommodation if needed.
You’re advised to arrive up to 30 dates before your long-term course starts to prepare yourself and settle before starting your new adventure.
You’ll be given a temporary VISA at first, but you must collect your actual VISA that comes in the form of your BRP – You must collect this within ten days of arrival, or you can face a fine.
You arrive and start your studies.
Congratulations on making it! Don’t forget to store your documents safely and adequately.
Be sure to contact Boost Education Service for further information.
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Stay safe, have fun, and good luck.