MS (Master in Science) is equivalent to ME (Master of Engineering) in India. Many students opt for MS because it carries certain weight in the resume and paves way for a great career.
It won’t be wrong to call UK an educational hub because some of its universities date back to 12th -13th century. Today, when everyone is deciding on studying abroad, your decision to study MS in UK can be benefiting. Most of the universities in UK are ranked among the top 100 of the world. Also, the courses offered here are shorter in duration without compromising on the quality. Thus you can save your time, money spent on tuition fees and accommodation. Also, majority of the courses in UK are give emphasis on research which gives the students chance to develop their skills and understand the practical concepts along with the theoretical concepts.
Eligibility for MS in UK
- For MS in UK, you need a bachelor’s degree (3 or 4 years) with an average of 50% with work experience and 55% for those without any work experience. Your degree must be in the relevant field.
- Also, you must have IELTS 6.5 score band if you belong to a country where English is not the mode of communication.
- You must have a valid student visa to study in the UK.
- Transcripts/ Mark sheets of the universities/ institutes you attended after high school.
Top Colleges for MS in UK
- University of Cambridge
- University of Oxford
- University of Edinburgh
- University of London
Job Opportunities after MS in UK
Most students who go abroad to UK for MS wish to score a job there. UK has many opportunities for genuine prospective students. However it is the work visa issue that may pose problem to the students. Also, the UK home office immigration strategy tends to favor its own citizen over others. However, UK provides many opportunities to develop vital skills in the field of communication, leadership, research and technology. Indian students can work for a maximum period of six years after their graduation. You may decide on pursuing your PhD in the UK as it lays huge emphasis on research and this will provide you with the best exposure and most conducive environment to carry out research in your stipulated field of study.
Also, you may return to India after gaining some work experience in UK, say for a period of three to four years. This will surely boost your chance of better career prospect in India. And if you skilled enough, you may end of earning ten to fifteen lakh per annum.
But care must be taken while choosing the university. You need to have studied in Ivy League Universities to get that launch in the career. Many Indian students are opting for an abroad degree which has resulted in high competition in the job market. So you will have to be skilled in the latest technologies and job practices in your chosen field.