Who’s an international student? Such students are categorized as anyone who isn’t a resident of the country to which you apply. So, yes- an American, Nigerian, Korean, Etcetera who isn’t a resident or citizen of the UK is an international student in that context; same applies for any other student who leaves his country to study in another country.
So, all Nigerians seeking to study abroad are prospective international students.
Most of us who succeeded in bagging a First Degree or Other Qualifications here at home base, still like to further in a more rounded and technological driven climate. Another reason might be to garner 360° global experience and best practice in your current career position.
Are you thinking about POSTGRADUATE study in the UK? This can give international students a lot to consider. To help, here are answers to the most common questions that pop up:
WHAT ARE THE REQUIREMENTS FOR POSTGRADUATE STUDY IN THE UK?
You’ll find specific details alongside individual course outlines. Check the prospectus which is usually downloadable on the University PR Institution’s website. For Nigerians generally, however:
- For a Taught Master’s: you’ll need a qualification that’s comparable to a UK undergraduate degree, normally to 2.1 standard or above. Also, you’ll need to demonstrate enthusiasm, skill and knowledge of your discipline (and possibly relevant work experience), particular if your first degree is in another topi.
- For a PhD or a Master’s in Research (MRes), entry requirements can be higher. You may be turned down if your first degree is not in a relevant area, and you may also need a master’s degree to study at doctorate (Phd) level
- You may need to pass an entrance test for some types of course, for example the GMAT (Graduate Management Admission Test) for the MBA.
IF you desire to be a PhD student,
- You usually need to create a research proposal.
BUT, if you’re still not sure whether you meet the course requirements, please contact the course provider in that particular institution or key into the FREE service offer below:
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