Study at University of Plymouth – Virtual Meeting (17 June 2021)

📌 The Biggest South-East England & Health Science including Medicine University
📌 High quality with 30% less on the course fee to traditional UK universities
📌 Explore the 2 year Post Study legal Stay in UK
📌 One of the best UK Universities by the Sea (Ocean University)

University of Plymouth is a hidden gem for international student.

Join us to know more about the University and how our Malaysia & Indonesia students are doing!

✅ 1 of the only few universities with most courses in UK
✅ The world no.1 marine studies
✅ Work opportunities after study

Student Sharing Session
✅ Best Clinical Placement offered
✅ Interview Application Tips
✅ World Class experts in Global environmental Politics
✅ International students at University of Plymouth

Register today:

UK Graduate Work Visa Route for International Students

There is excellent news for everyone who is considering studying in the UK, as the government has announced Graduate Work Visa Route for international students.

Successful applicants on this route will be able to stay and work, or look for work, in the UK at any skill level for a maximum period of two years. Beyond that, graduates who have found skilled jobs, and who qualify for skilled work visas, will be able to switch visas in order to continue their careers in the UK.

Graduate Work Visa Route

The UK Home Office has announced they will be introducing a 2 year Post-Study Work Visa known as the Graduate Work Visa for students who meet certain conditions.

What courses will be eligible for the Graduate Work Visa?

The Home Office has advised that a student must successfully complete a Bachelor Degree or above on or after the summer of 2021 to be eligible for the Graduate Work Visa.

Can I apply for the Graduate Work Visa if I studying an online course?

Unfortunately, courses that are studied online are not eligible for the Graduate Work Visa. The Home Office has said they will make an exception if a student had to study part of their course online (including streaming) due to the COVID-19 pandemic. To benefit from this concession, you must enter the UK before 6 April 2021 and complete the final semester of your studies in the UK. You must also hold a Tier 4 Student visa which is still valid when you apply. Please note that online study for reasons unconnected to COVID-19 will not be considered by the Home Office.

Is it possible to apply for the Graduate Work Visa if my course finishes before
the summer of 2021?

Unfortunately, the Home Office has confirmed that this is not possible.

Will I have to make a new visa application for the Graduate Work Visa?

Yes, applicants will need to submit a new visa application from within the UK and pay a visa application fee and the Immigration Health Surcharge. Applicants must hold a valid Tier 4 Student visa when they make their application. Please note that like any visa application there is no guarantee that an application for a Graduate Work Visa will be successful. The application will be assessed by UK Visas and Immigration who will make the decision.

Can I apply for the Graduate Work Visa outside the UK?

No, you must be in the UK with a valid Tier 4 Student visa to make an application.

What will be the application process?

We are waiting for the Home Office to confirm the enrollment process.

How long will the Graduate Work Visa be issued for?

It shall be issued for up to 2 years and may not be extended.

What kind of work can I do on the Graduate Work Visa?

The Home Office has advised that visa holders will be able to work or seek work at any level and in any area. It is possible that some restrictions on the type of work a visa-holder can undertake will be included when the official guidance is published.

Will the Graduate Work Visa count towards Settlement in the UK?

No, the Home Office has confirmed that any time spent on the Graduate Work Visa will not count towards Settlement.

What are my options if I want to remain in the UK after my Graduate Work Visa ends?

You would need to apply for another visa that will allow you to remain in the UK. The Home Office should include which visa categories a Graduate Work Visa holder can switch into when they publish the official guidance.

When will the Home Office publish official guidance for the Graduate Work Visa?

The Home Office is aiming to publish this in spring 2021.

Get in touch

with our PDVL consultants to make your study abroad dreams come true!

Speak to us via livechat / at our “Contact Us” page!

New UK Student Route Visa

The UK government will implement a points-based immigration system from 2021 onwards for students applying for a the UK student visa, as announced by the Home Office in September. This new Student route replaces the Tier 4 (General) student visa on Oct 5, 2020.

Here’s the questions and answers for you to advise your prospective students;

How do I qualify for a UK student visa?

International applicants must obtain the 70 points necessary to obtain a visa to study at a university in the UK. They will get those points if they can demonstrate action below:


  • Been offered a place on a course
  • Capable of speaking, reading, writing and comprehending English
  • Sufficient funds to support themselves and their course fee

How do I score 70 points in my visa application?

  1. 1) 50 points will be awarded for the CAS (Confirmation of Acceptance Studies)
  2. 2) 10 points for meeting the financial requirements
  3. 3) 10 points for meeting the English language requirements

When should I apply for a UK student visa?

The earliest you can apply for a student visa is six months before you start your course when applying from outside the UK – up from the three-month window previously under Tier 4. You’ll usually get a decision on your visa within three weeks.

If you’re applying from within the UK, the earliest you can apply is three months before your course starts. Do note that you must apply before your current visa expires. Gov.uk notes that your new course must begin within 28 days of your current visa expiring; you can expect to get a decision within eight weeks.

When can I travel to the UK?

You can arrive in the UK up to one week before your course starts, if it lasts six months or less; and up to one month before, if your course lasts more than six months.

The financial requirement for living cost change;

  • £1,334 per month (for up to 9 months) for courses in London
  • £1,023 per month (for up to 9 months) for courses outside London

How long can I stay in the UK?

How long you can stay depends on the length of your course and how much of it you’ve already completed. “If you’re 18 or over and your course is at degree level, you can usually stay in the UK for up to five years. If it’s below degree level, you can usually stay in the UK for up to two years,” according to Gov.uk.

Can I extend my student visa?

You may be able to extend your visa if needed or if you’re eligible, such as if you want to continue your studies in the UK.

How much does the student visa cost?

International students can expect to fork out 348 pounds if you’re applying for a student visa from outside the UK, and 475 pounds to extend or switch to a student visa from within the UK.

Can I still work with this new student visa?

International students can study and work as a student union sabbatical officer, but Gov.uk adds that, “You may be able to work, but how much depends on what you’re studying and whether you’re working in or out of term-time.” They add, “If your application is successful, you’ll be told what you can and cannot do on a student visa.”

You can apply for Tier 4 visa six months ahead

Under the latest UKVI guidelines, students can apply for a study visa as soon as they gain admission into the university and confirm their UK travel. This is a welcome change to international students at this time of travel uncertainty. Previously, students could only apply for this visa closer to their course commencement.

As part of the measure, UKVI will issue visa vignettes for 90 days instead of the usual 30 days for the rest of 2020. This way, students benefit from more time and flexibility in the longer travel window.

You can start studies remotely without a visa

Next on the latest UK visa updates: those who are unable to travel to the UK due to restrictions can start their studies remotely without applying for a Tier 4 visa. You need only apply for a student visa when you are ready to travel to your university.

New highly-skilled visa route introduced

The Global Talent Scheme will welcome the most highly-skilled workers to come to the UK without a job offer. Top scientists, researchers, and mathematicians will be given fast-tracked entry into the UK via this route, which is expected to roll out in late 2021. It replaces the Tier 1 (Exceptional Talent) route and will see endorsements from the scientific and research community for the first time.

Get in touch

with our PDVL consultants to make your study abroad dreams come true!

Speak to us via livechat / at our “Contact Us” page!

MBA Courses in UK Universities for International Students

An MBA is a major stepping stone for those who intend to advance in their business-related careers. Here are some of the most important advantages of getting an MBA:

  • Establishes your credibility within the industry
  • The skills and knowledge gained can be easily applied across many industries
  • Enhances your awareness of diverse points-of-view on various issues
  • Increases self-discipline, communication skills, time management and self-confidence
  • It positively distinguishes you from other job candidates who are applying for the same position, and expands your job opportunities
  • Increases your income

Studying an MBA in the UK is also an added advantage because you’ll study in a country that is famous for its world-class education, and you’ll get to meet people from different parts of the world.

Here are 10 UK universities you should consider for an MBA programme:


When you choose to study here at Birmingham, you’ll benefit from an outstanding education from one of the top 100 universities in the world. You’ll be part of a diverse international community in a vibrant and exciting city, right at the heart of the UK.

MBA Executive

Flexible and practical, the Executive MBA is designed to fit in with existing career commitments, enabling managers across a range of industries and sectors to want to boost their career prospects.

Full-time MBA fees

International: £28,980

International: £21,600 (Online MBA)


2.5–4.5 years


  • A good Honours degree (or equivalent), or equivalent professional qualification
  • Five years work experience with evidence of extensive managerial experience or professional responsibility. Three years exceptional work experience meeting this criteria will also be considered
  • IELTS 6.5 (with no less than 6.0 in any band); TOEFL IBT 88 (21 in Reading, 20 in Listening, 22 in Speaking and 21 in Writing); Pearson Academic Test of English 59 (in all four skills)

University of Southampton

Latest rankings in the three main UK university league tables are:

  • 15th in the The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021; ranked 1st in the UK for physiotherapy, with a further 14 subjects in the top 10.
  • 17th in The Complete University Guide 2021, 1st for Physiotherapy with 14 additional subject areas in the top 10
  • 23rd in The Guardian University Guide 2021, with number one rankings for Civil Engineering and Electrical & Electronic Engineering and 6 of our subject areas in the top 10.

We are measured and ranked as a university on a range of criteria, including: entry standards, student satisfaction, staff to student ratio, expenditure on facilities and resources, research quality, and reputation among employers and academics from other institutions.

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

This full-time Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree at the University of Southampton will give you the confidence to stand out in the fast-moving business world. You’ll learn to think strategically and gain essential management skills. You’ll graduate with the knowledge to lead people and organisations to face the challenges of sustainability, innovation and change in today’s volatile business environment.

Full-time MBA fees

International: ££26,500


1 Year


  • 3 years’ professional experience of supervising or managing people
  • a 2:2 degree
  • Overall score of 6.5 (IELTS)

Newcastle University

As a Russell Group University ranked in the top 160 universities globally, excellence comes as standard at Newcastle. Our outstanding reputation for high graduate employability and academic excellence makes us a first-choice destination for students from around the globe.
Be inspired by our world-leading research, become part of our vibrant community of change-makers and work with our passionate academics, research staff and students to help make a difference in the world.

Master of Business Administration MBA

MBA course offers you a carefully structured, immersive experience that will empower you to push beyond your boundaries. It is designed to focus on developing the capabilities you need to be competitive and successful in any industry or entrepreneurial venture.

By honing your skills in leadership, critical thinking and communication, you will work to improve your performance. Your Newcastle MBA journey has been carefully designed to provide you with the opportunity to:

  • enhance your self-awareness
  • integrate and apply your learning
  • develop your consulting skills
  • contribute to, and lead, multicultural teams

You will emerge more confident, capable and better equipped to drive change within your organisation and excel in your career.

Full-time MBA fees

UK/EU and International: £24,000


1 Year


  • 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent
  • Exceptional applicants will be considered if you have more relevant work experience and are able to demonstrate significant career progression.
  • Band 6 English Language Requirements

University of East Anglia

Established in 1963 and with teaching space initially for around 1200 students, UEA is now home to 17,000 students. We are ranked in the top 25 in the UK (The Times/Sunday Times 2020 and Complete University Guide 2020), and the World Top 200 Universities (The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2020).

With a founding ethos of interdisciplinary and a strong sense of community we have established an international reputation with our Norwich campus providing high quality academic, social and cultural facilities for undergraduate and postgraduate students from around the world.

MBA Master of Business Administration

At Norwich Business School we offer a unique and highly relevant programme that will enhance your career while giving you an exceptional educational and life experience.

Study for your MBA at one of the top 200 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2019).

At Norwich Business School we offer a unique and highly relevant programme that will enhance your career while giving you an exceptional educational and life experience.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £21,500


1 Year


  • 2:1 or equivalent
  • Minimum of three years in a managerial, professional, or entrepreneurial role
  • Evidence of proficiency in English

Queen University Belfast

Queen’s is ranked 8th in the UK for research intensity (REF 2014) and has seven subject areas ranked in the top ten including Accounting and Finance, Food Science, Pharmacology and Pharmacy plus further subjects in the top 20 in the UK, including Chemical Engineering, Electrical and Electronic Engineering and Physics.

Queen’s is a member of the prestigious Russell Group along with 23 other top UK Universities.

We place an importance on high quality research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience and have unrivalled links with business and the public sector.

Master of Business Administration

The MBA challenges you to develop as a leader with the adaptive skills and lateral, entrepreneurial thinking you need to shape your future. Progressing through the program you integrate core management concepts including strategy, marketing, operations, corporate finance, and accounting, whilst the programme also offers you the chance to deepen your knowledge in the emerging areas of business analytics and social innovation. Through a year-long leadership development module you will develop insight and self-awareness required for effective leadership in a global context.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £25,000


  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time


  • 2.1 Honours degree
  • Minimum of 5 years’ full-time, post-graduation employment experience, preferably in a management capacity
  • IELTS* score of 6.5, with not less than 5.5 in any component, or an equivalent qualification acceptable to the University is required (*taken within the last 2 years)
We’re a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research universities. Our outstanding performance for excellent teaching and research, as part of a genuinely global community, is consistently confirmed by international independent assessments.

The University is rated 93rd in the world, 16th in the UK and second in Yorkshire and the Humber in the 2021 QS World University Rankings.

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Experiential learning is at the heart of the Sheffield MBA. Our programme is designed to provide unique learning experiences that maximise the potential of each individual as part of a close-knit community. At Sheffield you are not viewed as a number, but as an ambitious individual with unique attributes ready to take on the challenge of reaching your full potential.

Our MBA programme is diverse and tailored to each student’s journey, individual development needs and career aspirations. Our world-class academics will inspire and challenge you to apply your learning to live organisational issues.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £27,150


  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time


  • Minimum 2:1 and at least three years’ relevant full-time work experience
  • Overall IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent
The University has been at the cutting edge of research and innovation since its inception in 1920 and our world-class research has a much wider impact across the health, wealth, culture, and well-being of our society.

We lead Wales in research areas critical to economic growth and population well-being including environmental sciences, medicine and social work.

Business Administration, MBA

The course is designed to equip learners with global skills for organising and collaborating, as well as competing, in the private, public and third sectors. We place emphasis on imagining future possibilities – such as hybrid organisational forms, new business practices and responsible consumption trends – to meet the challenges of securing human values in increasingly uncertain times of global transformations.

The MBA aims to open up awareness about the possibilities and limitations of different opportunities for inclusion and change in areas such as creative innovation, organisational hybridity, entrepreneurship and experimentation for graduates to shape the future.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £20,000


1 year full-time


  • Three years’ relevant industrial experience
  • Have an undergraduate degree or equivalent with at least a 2:1
  • IELTS or equivalent at 6.5 or greater, with no less than 5.5 in any one element
The University of Liverpool is one of the UK’s leading research institutions and a centre of world-class teaching and learning.

A member of the prestigious Russell Group of the UK’s leading research universities, Liverpool has an annual turnover of £465 million, including £89 million for research.

MBA (The Liverpool MBA)

The University of Liverpool Management School is one of an elite group of institutions worldwide to be AACSB-Accredited and EQUIS-Accredited.

The MBA programme is ranked amongst the top 100 MBA programmes in the world featuring in The Economist ‘Which MBA?’ top 100 2019 global ranking, and achieved Tier 1 Status in CEO Magazine’s 2020 Global MBA Rankings.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £27,000


  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time


  • 2:1 Honours degree
  • IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in each component)
  • Minimum of 3 years of substantive managerial experience

University of Sussex

We are highly ranked in the UK league tables and over 75% of our research activity is categorised as world-leading or internationally excellent (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Individual highlights of the REF 2014 results include:

  • Sussex History was the highest rated History submission in the UK for the quality of its research outputs
  • 84% of the University’s research impact in Psychology was rated as the top possible grade, 4*
  • Sussex Geography had the most 4*-rated research impact of any Geography submission across the UK.

In a survey by accommodation providers Student Living by Sodexo, Brighton was ranked the happiest city in England for students, with 93% of University of Sussex and University of Brighton students surveyed saying they’re ‘very happy’ with their education and city life.

Master of Business Administration MBA

Become an effective business leader with ideas that matter and the skills to put them into practice. The Sussex MBA is built on four pillars to help you develop the leadership needed in today’s disrupted business environment:

  • digital work – the move to digital technologies and virtual work environments
  • innovation – develop new strategies to adapt to disrupted environments
  • resilience – ensure employee wellbeing and the sustainability of business models
  • policy – lobby and influence policy-makers at local, regional and national levels.

Guided by leading academics and industry experts, you’ll gain a range of management and leadership skills. You’ll develop your critical and strategic thinking, and learn to apply cutting-edge business theory in practice.

Students on our MBA come from all over the world and have experience in a range of industries. This diversity helps open up new ways of thinking. Through teamwork you’ll delve into cross-cutting themes in the world of business.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £23,000


  • 1 year full-time
  • 2 years part-time


  • Bachelors degree with CGPA of at least 2.7/4.0
  • 3 years management experience
  • 5 overall, including at least 6.0 in each component (IELTS)

Northumbria University

Northumbria is top ten in the UK for the number of graduates entering professional employment and nine out of ten of our graduates are working or studying six months after graduation. We are ranked 21st out of 111 universities in the 2014 Times Higher Education Student Satisfaction Survey.

Northumbria works with major employers, including Nike, IBM, Nissan, Proctor & Gamble, the BBC, and the NHS, while more than 560 employers and 60 professional bodies sponsor or accredit the University’s programmes. Innovative and entrepreneurial, we are also ranked fourth in the UK for graduate business start-ups.


Northumbria’s MBA represents a remarkable opportunity for aspirational professionals. If you are transitioning from a specialist background into senior management, or seeking to ground an existing leadership role with contemporary theory, the MBA will have a transformational impact on your company and on your career.

Full-time MBA fees

International Students: £15,500


2 years part-time


  • 2:2 honours degree
  • 3 years management experience
  • IELTS (Academic) score of 6.5 with 5.5 in each component

Get in touch

with our PDVL consultants to make your study abroad dreams come true!

Speak to us via livechat / at our “Contact Us” page!