UK’s university education has a long history of over hundreds of years. The combination of good traditions and multiculturalism as well as the excellence in research and teaching are recognized and well-respected all around the world. Housing over one hundred universities, academic disciplines in the UK are so diverse that most students are able to choose to study the subject of their interest.
Undergraduate degrees in universities of England, Northern Ireland and Wales are all three-year programmes, while Scottish undergraduate degrees are usually four-year programmes.
UCAS: Important Dates
|September||UCAS starts accepting applications.
Students can apply to a maximum of 5 universities.
|Mid-October||Deadline for all courses of Oxbridge and disciplines such as Medicine, Dentistry and Veterinary Science.|
|Mid-January||Deadline for 1st round application
Universities must review all applications made at 1st round application.
|Late-March to Early-May||Release of decision for 1st round application|
|May to June||Students accept or decline offers made by universities in 1st round application, by selecting a first choice and an insurance choice.|
|Late-June||Deadline for 2nd round application|
|Mid-July||Release of decision for 2nd round application
Students without offer will be entered into Clearing.
|Late-July||Students accept or decline offers made by universities in 2nd round application, by selecting a first choice and an insurance choice.|
|Mid-August||Full Clearing vacancy information service starts. Universities announce any remaining vacancies.|
|Mid-September||All application closes.|
|Annual Tuition & Accommodation Cost|
|University||HK$200K - 400K
Cost varies for different disciplines and universities
|HK Student||China Student|
|333+ in HKDSE, or
3E in HKALE