Masters in UK for Indian Students: Universities, Colleges & Fees

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Rahul Singha Study Abroad Expert
Updated on May 31, 2022 14:03 IST

Study MS in UK: The UK has an amazing history of academic excellence. It is one of the favourite countries for international students to pursue their higher education. Especially when it comes to MS in UK universities, they are at the forefront of offering a wide range of courses based on the interest of the student. MS in UK offers full-time 1- or 2-years courses available in research, course-based, or a combination of both programmes. UK universities offer specialists with a wide range of professions, fields, and courses to choose from, allowing international students to pursue their preferred degree program. MS in Engineering, General Science, and Computer Science are some of the most sought-after MS courses for students who want to pursue them abroad.

MS Colleges in UK Highlights

Total number of MS Colleges in UK

Approximately 115+ MS colleges

MS cost in UK

INR 27.40 lakhs (approx.)

Top Specialisations

Biology (Sciences), IT & Networking, Engg (others), Geology, Computer Science & Engineering, Health Science, Electronics & Electrical Engineering, Mathematics

Admission Process

(Subject to university)

Bachelor’s Degree + GMAT/GRE scores + IELTS/TOEFL/PTE score + Statement of Purpose (SOP) + Letter of Recommendation (LOR) + resume + work experience

Top 10 MS colleges in UK

Take a look at the top colleges in the UK for pursuing MS for international students.

Universities in UK

QS World University Rankings 2022

Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021

University of Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

#2

#1

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, United Kingdom

#3

#6

Imperial College London

London, United Kingdom

#7

#11

University College London (UCL)

London, United Kingdom

#8

#16

The University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

#16

#30

The University of Manchester

Manchester, United Kingdom

#27

#51

King's College London

London, United Kingdom

#35

#35

The London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

London, United Kingdom

#49

#27

University of Warwick

Coventry, United Kingdom

#61

#77

University of Bristol

Bristol, United Kingdom

#62

#91

Popular Specialisations for MS in UK

Here is a list of top MS Specialisations in UK for Indian students looking to study in the country.

MS in Biology (Sciences) in UK

MS in IT & Networking in UK

MS in Engg (others) in UK

MS in Geology in UK

MS in Computer Science & Engineering in UK

MS in Health Science in UK

MS in Electronics & Electrical Engineering in UK

MS in Mathematics in UK

 Top Colleges for MS in Computer Science in UK

 

University in UK

QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022:

Computer Science and Information Systems

University of Oxford

Oxford, United Kingdom

#5

University of Cambridge

Cambridge, United Kingdom

#8

Imperial College London

London, United Kingdom

#17

UCL

London, United Kingdom

#22

The University of Edinburgh

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

#23

King's College London

London, United Kingdom

#58

Cost of studying MS in UK

This section will brief you about the average cost of studying MS in UK and the cost of living in UK for international students. The average first-year cost of studying MS in UK is INR 21.41 lakhs. The average cost of living in UK is around INR 5.97 lakhs per year.

Student Visa Cost for UK

Students wanting to study in UK would need to apply for a UK Study Visa Tier 4 (General) Student Visa - This is the visa category for students who come to UK for higher education. The applicant must be at least 16 years old. The Student Visa Application Fee for the Tier 4 General Visa is £348 (Approx. Rs 33,349).

MS requirements for UK – Eligibility Criteria

Candidates looking to pursue MS in UK are required to fulfil these primary requirements:

  1. Candidate must have 3 to 4 years of graduation degree in a related field
  2. Most universities require GMAT/GRE scores for admission
  3. For pursuing MS in the UK, students must appear in English proficiency tests such as IELTS, TOFEL, and PTE; followed by a personal interview conducted by some universities.
  4. Minimum of 2 years of work experience for getting enrolled in UK universities. However, it’s not always mandatory.

Work Permit after studying MS in UK

The UK Post-Student Work visa allows international students to stay in UK to seek work for a period of 2 years after completing their studies. The rule applies to bachelor's, masters and Ph.D. graduates. If the PSW visa has expired, those who want to stay longer in UK need to apply for a skilled work visa or a general work visa (Tier 2 visa). However, to get a Tier 2 visa, a general work visa, a candidate must be earning at least £ 30,000 a year. Although this could be higher or lower, depending on the job.

MS Scholarships for UK

International MS students in UK can apply for many scholarships. Candidates seeking MS scholarships to study in UK can view the most comprehensive study of abroad scholarships mentioned on our website. Our website currently registers more than 200 scholarships distributed across 11 countries. 

MS Jobs & Salaries for UK

In this section, we are going to be talking about top MS universities in UK their first-year tuition fees and the average salary students can expect upon graduation.

College Name

First-Year Tuition Fee

Average Salaries* 

Coventry University

INR 30.9 lakhs

$30,000

Teesside University

INR 10.2 lakhs

$56,000

University of Greenwich

INR 21.4 lakhs

$61,000

University of Hertfordshire

INR 15.7 lakhs

$55,000

University of West London

INR 22.7 lakhs

$60,000

 *(Source – emolument)

Top Recruiters for MS in UK

In this section, we are going to be discussing the top recruiters for MS Graduates.

University

Top Recruiters

University of Birmingham

Rolls-Royce | Goldman Sachs | Bank of America | P&G | ACCENTURE | Cisco Systems | Google | Merrill Lynch | Jaguar | AC Neilson | Nissan | BMW | British Petroleum | Accenture | Microsoft

Brunel University London

Triumph Motorcycles | Accenture | Tata Motors | Local Oye | Lenovo | HSBC | Atkin Global | Novartis | Barclays Bank | Ubisoft | caterpillar | British Airways | BBC | World Bank | Rolls Royce | EasyJet

Birmingham City University

Hewlett Packard | Atkin Global | Rainbow | Mercedes Benz | Capita | Cisco Systems | Rolls Royce | JCB | Deloitte | Triumph Motorcycles | IBM | Fujitsu | Intel | Robert Bosch | Siemens

The University of Liverpool

BBC | Toyota | British Airways | Shell | Capita | caterpillar | Atkin Global | Ford Motors | Unilever | JCB | Deloitte | Ericsson India | Marks and Spencer | Astra ZenecaLtd | Glaxo Smithkline

Coventry University

BBC | The Animation Picture Company | PWC | BMW | Royal Jordanian | McCann | shell | Jacobs | Honda Cars | Procter Gamble | TATA | Venus | Millward brown | GM Motors | Accenture

MS in UK FAQs

Q. How much does MS in UK cost?

A. The average first-year cost of studying MS in UK is INR 21.41 lakhs. The average cost of living in UK is around INR 5.97 lakhs per year.

Q. What is the duration of MS in UK?

A. MS in UK offers full-time 1- or 2-years courses available in research, course-based, or a combination of both programs.

Q. Is GRE required for MS in UK?

A. UK does not require GRE points in its MS programs.

Q. Are there scholarships to study MS in UK?

A. Yes, you can check a comprehensive list of a variety of scholarships that you can apply for on our website. 

Q. What are the top scholarships for candidates who want to pursue MS in UK?

A. Some of the scholarships for candidates who want to pursue MS in UK are:

  • Narotam Sekhsaria’s Scholarships
  • Hani Zeini Scholarship
  • Harvey Fellowship
  • Inlaks Scholarships (University Courses)
  • Global Study Awards
  • Erasmus Mundus Joint Masters scholarships