The UK has become a very popular destination for Nigerian students and international students in recent times, as stringent policies have been relaxed to accommodate international students. With many high ranking universities, opportunities for work experience and a bustling student culture, the UK is a great destination for Nigerian students to build their careers.
More so, with the recent introduction of a post-study work visa, the UK government now allows international graduates the opportunity to stay in the country to work for two years after they graduate.
However, the cost of living is high and the tuition fees are even higher which can often deter students from choosing to study here.
The good news is there are still some good universities in the UK which are very affordable to study in, and offer very quality education. So if you’re looking to study in the UK without breaking the bank, then make sure to consider these cheap but highly rated universities in the UK.
Founded in 1839, the University of Chester is the cheapest university in the UK for international students. It was established as the first teacher training college in the UK. Ever since then, it has progressed into a world-class university with campuses in Chester, Warrington, and Shrewsbury.Throughout this long history, the university has created a unique identity of a quality higher education institution. Their aim is to prepare students to gain the necessary skills which later will help them build their academic career and help their local communities. A degree at this university comes at a very affordable price. Depending on the type and the level of the course of your choice.
The University of West London enjoys a worldwide reputation as an excellent university. As such a qualitative university, in this year’s Guardian University Guide 2019 it is ranked 50th. Its outstanding education and research are carried out on its modern campus that consists of brilliant facilities where everyone can improve. However, with its fairly low tuition fees, the University of West London is one of the cheapest Universities in the UK.
Leeds Beckett offers quality education and skills at affordable prices. Based on the biggest financial district aside from London, and the vibrant city of Leeds, this university defines itself as a university with clear educational ambitions.
The university has partnered with numerous companies and organisations to make sure that students get the best jobs after completing their studies. It offers one of the lowest tuition fees among British universities. Currently, the university boasts over 28,000 students coming from almost 100 countries of the world.
Teesside University is consistently in the UK’s top ten for overall average international student satisfaction-International Student Barometer 2008-12. The reputation of the university is both nationally and internationally recognized. Through its rich scheme of study programs and high-quality teaching and research, the university guarantees to offer its students an exceptional education.It is the first and only modern university to be named Times Higher Education University of the Year. The university has over 80 years of teaching excellence. International scholarship is worth £1,500 a year.
The university is noted for its science departments with several of its programmes and departments featuring in the top 10 in the UK. University sets out in its plans to be an ethical and values-led organisation and will operate as a responsible and sustainable business. It has been ranked in the top 100 Universities in the UK for many years.
Established in 2007, the university is based upon the idea of a distributed learning network so that teaching takes place both at the university’s campuses and at remote colleges around Cumbria. The University of Cumbria has a strong track record in interdisciplinary research inviting and welcoming students from all over the world. In 2012 university launched an innovative Institute for leadership and stability at their Ambleside campus to further the learnings of the students. Although it’s such a qualitative university, Cumbria University is one of the cheapest in the UK. The tuition fees it charges for international students, changes depending on the type and the academic level of your course.
Established in 1992, it is the biggest university in the city of Warwick with more than 27000 students studying in its 2 campuses. Research Assessment Exercise classed in 2008 that the university’s research in many critical subjects like Allied Health Professions and Studies, Computer Science and Informatics, Electrical and Electronic Engineering is World Class. The Guardian ranked it the 25th best University in the United Kingdom.
The University of Bedfordshire was established in 2006, as a blending of the University of Luton and De Montfort’s University, two Bedford’s University campuses. The institution enjoys a global appeal, hosting more than 20,000 students coming from over 120 countries. Besides being this highly reputed and valued university, it carries affordable tuition fees for the international students.
Established in 2008, the Wrexham Glyndwr University is one of the youngest universities in the whole UK. But, regardless of its very short history, this university is highly valued for its quality of education. Besides, it is an easily affordable university because it carries considerably low tuition fees for international students.
The University of Greenwich was founded in 1890 as Woolwich Polytechnic but would adopt its current name and university status in 1993.
As one of the UK’s top universities, it also performs well in terms of responsible consumption, the life of the land, reducing inequalities, partnership for goals, and climate action.
The University’s three branches are home to more than 14,200 students, 38% of which come from abroad.
The university, which has campuses in Greenwich, Avery Hill, and Medway, is home to four schools. They are the Faculties of Liberal Arts & Science, Education & Health, Engineering & Science, and Business.