About UK

  1. The total area of the United Kingdom is approximately 243,610 square kilometers.
  2. The country occupies the major part of the British Isles.
  3. Total population of the United Kingdom was 63,181,775.
  4. It is the third-largest in the European Union, the fifth-largest in the Commonwealth and the 21st-largest in the world.
  5. The UK's official language is English. It is estimated that 95% of the
  6. are monolingual English speakers.


  1. The United Kingdom has a temperate climate, with plentiful rainfall all year round.
  2. Summers are warmest in the south-east of England, being closest to the European
  3. mainland, and coolest in the north.
  4. Heavy snowfall can occur in winter and early spring on high ground, and occasionally settles to great depth away from the hills.


  1. Kerala is located nearly south side of UK
  2. Distance from Kerala to UK : 8,362 km
  3. Travel duration from Kerala to UK is around 110.41 Hrs if the travel speed is 50 KM per Hour.


    Modern Learning Environment :
  1. Employers want employees who can think effectively, creatively and independently..
  2. UK institutions use a variety of teaching and assessment methods to independence, as well as mastery of the subject.
  3. Students are expected to use the information they are given to stimulate their original thinking.
    Quality of Education :
  1. The education system provides facilities such as international students societies, planned social activities, academic support, and academic counselors. UK has one of the lowest 'dropout rates.
  2. Its quality is unrivaled throughout the world.
  3. Encourages relevant skills that are marketable and sought by today's top companies
    Affordable :
  1. Realisation of earning potentials sooner.
  2. Numerous scholarships and bursaries offered by UK institutions.
  3. Almost free health care by National Health Service.
  4. Student discount facilities provided free through National Union of Students membership for all students.
  1. Vast choice of institutions, academics and subjects.
  2. Flexible programs.
  3. Diverse, stable social environment
  1. Cosmopolitan place to live.
  2. Home to numerous ethnic groups and nationalities from around the world.
  3. Tolerant, stable society where students learn about diverse range of people.
    Duration :
  1. Compared to other educational destinations shorter duration programs
  2. Undergraduate - 3 years, Postgraduate - 1 year.
    Education Chart / Information

    In UK "O" level is equivalent to SSLC, "A" levels ( 2 years) is equivalent to HSC, Bachelors is for 3 years, 4 Years are Sandwich program , masters for 1 year and PH.D for 3 years.

    Types of Certification
  1. University
  2. Open University
  3. College and Institution of Higher Education
  4. Open CollegeCollege of Technology
  5. Teacher Training College
  6. Institute



    The main intake offered by all Universities is September / October few universities offer Jan / Feb intake also.

    English Language Requirements
  1. IELTS minimum score of 7.0 for Postgraduate and 6.5 for Undergraduate Studies.
  2. TOEFL minimum score of 90 (Internet Based Test) for Postgraduate and 80 (Internet Based Test) for Undergraduate Studies.
  3. Exemption is possible if student has scored above 70% in English language in the X and XII std.(English Medium) & if medium of instruction throughout school & college was English.
    Entry Requirements / Eligibility Undergraduate
  1. 65% and above for humanities in XIIth.
  2. 70 - 80% and above for Science, Commerce, Engg in Std. XII / Diploma.
  3. 2nd class could also be considered by some Universities if there is some additional qualification / experience. (Foundations and Diploma programs are available for students who have secured below 60%)
  4. Completed / will complete 18 years of age before joining a degree program.
  5. Postgraduate

    60 % and above in 1st degree is required by most of the Universities for Masters and Research courses. Some universities may even accept student at 55% and above in the 1st degree GMAT scores ranging between 600-700 by many Universities for Management Programs  if required. Full time work experience of at least 2-4 years after 1st degree required by many Universities for Management Programs (MBA). The same may vary from University to University All MBA accredited universities require a minimum of 3 years above work experience and an age criteria of 25 years plus as a minimum age requirement.


  1. Attested copies of mark sheets of Std X, XII, and all the 3 /4 / 5 years of the Bachelors degree. Edwise counsellors can attest these for you, on sighting the originals..
  2. At least, 2 Academic reference letters from professors who have taught you most recently. Once reference in case of UG application on the UCAS application form itself.
  3. If you have work experience then at least one work recommendation from the employer who knows you well and can comment on your professional abilities.
  4. Statement of Purpose
  5. Curriculum Vitae / Resume.
  6. Photocopied score reports of GMAT / IETLS / TOEFL if available / required.
  7. Portfolio (in case of Students applying for art and design courses & Architecture programs).
  8. Others (Certificates / achievements at the State and National Level and extra curricular activities).
    The Process

    Applying for Undergraduate Courses Applications are made only through UCAS (only 1 application can be made in an academic year). It is an online application method. One can apply to 5 different Universities on the same application form. A fee of £ 19 is charged by UCAS to process applications and £ 5 if applying to just one University. Final Deadline:

  1. Art and Design - 24th March
  2. Oxford / Cambridge -15th October
  3. Other Programs - 1st Deadline - 15th Jan : 2nd & Final Deadline - 30th June Sandwich and Foundation Programs Sandwich programs are made up of combination of periods of study and time spent in industry. So the course duration extends to 4 years instead of the usual 3 years. Foundation programes are of 1 year duration and are generally tailored for students as an alternative route to bridge between one own qualification and that which is required for entry for a degree program in a university / college. Please note that it is advisable to meet the 1st deadline which is 15th Jan. Students are strongly advised to apply sooner as the application process may take time due to Universities getting an overwhelming number of applications.
    Applying for Post Graduate Programs
  1. Applying for Post Graduate Programs
  2. Application forms available at Edwise offices free of cost.
  3. One can apply to numerous Universities
  4. Very few Universities charge an application process fee.
  5. Deadlines
  6. Certain universities have deadlines
  7. Most Universities do not have deadlines but it is advised to apply at least 6/8 months in advance (especially if applying to a Popular University).


1 School of Life and Health Sciences
2 Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology.
3 School of Pharmacy
4 School of Pharmacy and Biomolecular Sciences
5 School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
6 Department of Pharmacy, Health and Well-being
7 School of Chemical Sciences and Pharmacy
8 Medway School of Pharmacy
9 Department of Pharmacy
10 UCL School of Pharmacy
11 Reading School of Pharmacy
12 School of Life Sciences
13 School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences
14 Nottingham University School of Pharmacy
15 Faculty of Science and Engineering
16 University of Portsmouth - School of Pharmacy and Biomedical
17 University of Sunderland - Faculty of Applied
18 Robert Gordon University - School of Pharmacy & Life
19 University of Strathclyde - Strathclyde Institute of Pharmacy and Biomedical
20 Cardiff University - Welsh School of
21 Queen's University Belfast - School of
22 University of Ulster (Coleraine) - Department of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical


1 Ayurveda Institute UK


1 Aston University - Chemical Engineering and Applied Chemistry (CEAC)
2 Bournemouth University - Design Engineering and Computing
3 Cambridge University
4 Lancaster University
5 Loughborough University - Water Research Group - conducts water within the department of civil engineering
6 Oxford Brookes University
7 Oxford University - Engineering Science
8 Paisley University - research areas include concrete technology, geo technics public health/environmental issues.
9 Robert Gordon University - School of Construction, Property and Surveying
10 South Bank University
11 South Bank University - Mechatronics & Control Research Group
12 South Bank University - School of Engineering Systems and Design
13 University of Aberdeen - Electronics Research Group
14 University of Aberdeen - Engineering Department
15 University of Bath - chemical and bio-process engineering: biochemistry, fouling & cleaning, catalysis, enhanced oil recovery
16 University of Bradford - Civil and Environmental Engineering
17 University of Brighton
18 University of Bristol - Faculty of Engineering
19 University of Bristol - Mechatronics in Medicine and Surgery -research development centre interested in intelligent mechatronic tools and systems for special surgery, medical robotics, and other areas.
20 University of Bristol - Artificial Intelligence Group
21 University of Bristol - Department of Engineering Mathematics
22 University of Cambridge
23 University of Dundee
24 University of Durham
25 University of Edinburgh
26 University of Hull - School of Engineering and Computing
27 University of Liverpool
28 University College, London - Chemical and Biochemical Engineering information for prospective students, both undergraduate and postgraduate; information about staff members and research interests.
29 University College, London - Combustion Research Group
30 University of Manchester - maintains links with local and national
31 University of Newcastle
32 University of Portsmouth
33 University of Reading
34 University of Sheffield - Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
35 University of Wales, Cardiff - Intelligent Systems Lab - research projects in rapid prototyping, CAD/CAM, CIM, enterprise information management, mobile robots, neural networks, fuzzy logic and more. Includes list of memebers, lectures, publications and more
36 University of Wales, Cardiff - Rapid Prototyping Centre
37 University of Wales, Cardiff - School of Engineering - offers news, information, details of undergraduate and postgraduate courses, and more.