United Kingdom Profile
Population: 62.8 million (UN, 2012)
Area: 242,514 sq km (93,638 sq miles)
Major language: English
Major religion: Christianity
Life expectancy: 78 years (men), 82 years (women) (UN)
Monetary unit: 1 pound sterling = 100 pence
Main exports: Manufactured goods, chemicals, foodstuffs
GNI per capita: US $37,780 (World Bank, 2011)
International dialing code: +44
Why Study in UK
The UK has a worldwide reputation for academic excellence. It is also a fantastic place to live with a rich history and vibrant culture.
No matter what course you decide to study, there are plenty of reasons why you should consider studying it in the UK.
UK qualifications are recognised all over the world, and there are plenty of opportunities for further study and career progression once you have completed your course.
For international students, studying in the UK offers you the chance to master the English language. You’ll also be able to learn more about British history and culture by experiencing it first hand, and can travel both within the UK and to the rest of Europe during your free time.