Detail of UK


The United Kingdom, made up of England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland, is an island nation in northwestern Europe. England – birthplace of Shakespeare and The Beatles – is home to the capital, London, a globally influential centre of finance and culture. England is also site of Neolithic Stonehenge, Bath’s Roman spa and centuries-old universities at Oxford and Cambridge.

Country Name: United Kingdom

Government: Unitary parliamentary constitutional monarchy
Independence: June 23, 1974
Prime Minister: Theresa May
Capital City: London
Land Area:  243,610 square kilometres
Population:  65.64 million (2016)
Ethnic Group:

  • 87.1% White
  • 7.0% Asian
  • 3.0% Black
  • 2.0% Mixed
  • 0.9% others

Major Religion: Christian
Official Language: English
Major Language:  English
Currency: Pound sterling (GBP; £)
Local Time: Greenwich Mean Time (UTC)
Telephone Code: +44
GDP: Total $2.624 trillion
Bank: Bank of England
Exchange Rate with BD Currency: 110.01 BDT
Why Study in UK:

  • Growing Destination
  • Worldwide Recognition
  • Education Costs are Lower
  • Work Opportunities
  • Scholarships/ Loans
  • Gateway to Europe
  • Multicultural Nation

Education System:

Top Universities:
1. University of Cambridge
2. University of Oxford
3. UCL (University College London)
4. Imperial College London
5. King's College London (KCL)
6. University of Manchester
Cost of Education& Living:

The cost of education for an international student in the UK can beis generally lower compared to the USA and other countries. Programs in the USA can be $25,000 or more a year in tuition alone. Tuition for the majority of UK higher education institutions generally £6,000 to £7,000 a year - considerably less!