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STUDY IN THE UK

Study in the UK

Position

Studying in the UK is a great opportunity for you to “live” in another country, get an international qualification and work experience. It is also a life-changing experience, with a great opportunity to stay and work full time on a work permit for 2 years after graduation.

Description

Next Intake is 10 Jan 2022:
Choose from these 4 courses.
All the courses are £12 000 per annum.

Our courses, your future
We have three, 4 year degree options to choose from and 1 “ top up” year

Business
Our BA (Hons) Business Management including a Foundation Year degree explores the concepts and practice of business management around the world – perfect if you’d like to start a new career or even your own business.  https://www.bil.ac.uk/business/ba-hons-business-management-including-a-foundation-year-four-year/

Law
Our LLB (Hons) Law including a Foundation Year degree is a qualifying law degree and we’re one of the few providers to have been granted Institutional Exemptions for Chartered Institute of Legal Executives (CILEx) qualifications. https://www.bil.ac.uk/law/llb-hons-law-including-foundation-year-4-year/

Accounting
Our BA (Hons) Accounting and Financial Management including a Foundation Year degree has been accredited by the Association of Chartered and Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA) – so you can fast-track your accountancy career.  https://www.bil.ac.uk/accountancy/ba-hons-accounting-and-financial-management-including-foundation-year-four-year/

1 Year “ top up”
If you hold a HND (Higher National Diploma) in Business or a related subject and you’d like to achieve a full honours degree in just a year, we’ve designed our Top-up BA (Hons) Business Management (One Year Top-up):  https://www.bil.ac.uk/ba-hons-business-management-one-year-top-up/

Eligibility

What do I need?
• Current & valid passport/travel document
• Previous UK Visas
• Your original transcripts and certificates
• Evidence of maintenance (e.g. recent bank statement)
• Proof of English language
• Tuberculosis Certificate

Am I eligible?
• You must be fully vaccinated
• You must have a South African Passport
• You must have adequate funds to pay for the fees listed above
• You must pass the free English Language proficiency test

Start/Finish Dates

The next intake is 10 Jan 2022, however, dont worry if you cant make it in time, we have till April 2022 to enter the UK.  So you can start your course virtually in South Africa whilst you are sorting out visas and paperwork and then travel to the UK once your visa comes through.

Here is a link to see the full academic calendar:

https://www.bil.ac.uk/wp-content/uploads/2021/09/Academic-Calendar-Undergraduate-2021-22-January-Start-PROVISIONAL.pdf

Visa Info

If you are applying to the new Student route you will need to demonstrate they that you meet the required 70 points.

To achieve the required points, you will need to show that:

1)You have been offered a place on a course and have received a Confirmation of Acceptance of Studies (CAS) – 50 Points  (OVC arrange this)
2)You can speak, read, write and understand English – 10 Points
3) You have enough money to support yourself and pay for any outstanding course fees – 10 Points


Working in the UK
Whilst studying with us, international students can work part-time up to 20 hours per week during term-time and full-time during vacations.

And if you’re planning on working in the UK after you’ve completed your course, then we have good news…

From 1 July 2021, all international students who have successfully achieved a UK bachelor’s degree can apply for the new Graduate Route.
Those on the Graduate route will be able to work or look for work after their studies for a maximum period of 2 years (3 years for PhD students).
We assist all our graduates who wish to apply for the Graduate Route and our Student Engagement, Wellbeing and Success (SEWS) team can also support you with job applications, CVs and cover letters.

Support
Our support is second to none. We’ll help you settle into London life, support you throughout your studies and guide you through life as a graduate.
From wellbeing to employability advice, our Student Engagement, Wellbeing and Success (SEWS) team are here for you.

Maintenance fees & Financial requirements
To study a degree, you need to show that you have enough money to support yourself and pay for any outstanding course fees you may have. For any course that is 9 months and longer, you will need £1,334 per month for your living costs. This means you will need to show a minimum of £12,006 for your application, plus any outstanding course fees. Funds must be maintained in a bank account for at least 28 consecutive days and the bank document must not be more than 31 days old. You can show funds from a current account, deposit account, savings account or investment account. You can provide bank statements from a parent or legal guardian. You can also provide a loan letter if you received a student loan or a financial guarantee letter if you received official financial sponsorship from the relevant bodies. These letters must state how much money is granted to you for your course fees and/or maintenance. More details can be found here.

Cost

Admin fee R4200
Program fee £12 000 tuition fee per annum (For those applying for the Jan 2022 intake there is a £1000 bursary, which means you pay £11000 for the first year)
Other fees NHS fee £470 for each year of your course (You need to pay this upfront for your whole course)
Visa fees R 7700
Travel Insurance R 5910 for 1 years cover (under 30 years and not compulsory)
Airfare (approx) R 8 000 to R 10 000
Recommended Spending Money You will need to take sufficient spending money to last you the first month plus cover rent and rental deposits.

Application

To start the process, please contact your local OVC office, they will send you an online link to complete plus all the admission documents to complete for the college. We will need you to send us the documents and fill in the admission forms. This we will send onto the college and start the process from there.


More Info

*Three reasons to choose our institute*
1)Because we’re committed to understanding and supporting every individual who chooses to study with us
2)Because our degrees including a foundation year will equip you with the skills, knowledge, and capabilities necessary to flourish in work – and throughout life
3) Because our student-focused Student Recruitment and Admissions teams are dedicated to guiding you through the admissions process – from helping you decide if now’s the right time to study, through to finding the right course for you.

An exceptional experience
Our Faculty comprises of academics and practitioners who care about their subject and the students they teach. We prioritise face-to-face contact with lecturers and other students as well as supporting your learning with online tools and content.

Free events and discussion groups will help you build your communication, networking and influencing skills, and our expanding links with employers and professional organisations can progress your career beyond graduation.

Our Student Guild and societies ensures numerous opportunities to meet and socialise with other students.

Location, location, location
Our Institute is a wonderful place to be at. It’s a short walk to Covent Garden, the West End and Kings Cross, and easily connected to every part of the city by tube and bus.

We are known internationally as an intellectual hub, having been home to renowned writers and thinkers including Darwin, Dickens and Keynes – not to mention everyone from Bob Marley to Ricky Gervais…

As well as major landmarks such as The British Museum and The British Library, we also feature numerous cultural attractions and public parks and gardens. Not to mention the best selection of cafes, shops, restaurants and pubs in London.

You’re more than just your student number
You’ll get tailored support services that cover everything from academic skills through to employability, disability and help with visa applications.

Our Student Guild is also on hand throughout your studies – you’ll hear more about this when you join us.

Superb value and flexibility
Studying for a degree is a serious investment of your time, energy and money. That’s why we make sure our fees offer such great value for money and we offer some students scholarships and travel bursaries.


Accommodation
We’ve partnered with The Stay Club to bring you safe and secure accommodation located a short distance away from our campus.

International Student House
Where: 229 Great Portland Street, London, W1W 5PN

Prices:
Starts from £171.01 per week per person

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