Study in UK after 12th for Bangladesh Students

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There are many options to study in the UK after the 12th for Bangladeshi students. After all, the United Kingdom is home to some of the oldest universities in the world. The best part about studying in the UK after your 12th is that the students get internationally recognized degrees and get global exposure at the same time. The UK has made a mark for itself as a destination that imparts world-class research and high-quality education through its universities and colleges. For Bangladeshi students, there are lots of undergraduate programmes to choose from. So, irrespective of the field of study they choose, there is a popular UK degree to be selected that can help them soar to greater heights in their career.

Courses to Study in UK after 12th

If you want a rewarding career, consider continuing your education after 12th in the UK. There are many study options in the UK for Bangladeshi students provided by some of the world's best schools. Studying in these educational institutes provides students with a world-class experience that will help them tackle the competition effectively. The courses in the UK are so designed that they will help Bangladeshi students enhance their leadership, social, and intellectual abilities whilst gaining extensive knowledge about various traditions and cultures.

Given below are some courses to study in the UK after the 12th:

  1. Biological Sciences
  2. Computer Science
  3. Business & Administrative Studies
  4. Education
  5. Law
  6. Engineering & Technology
  7. Veterinary Science
  8. Mathematical Sciences
  9. Medicine & Dentistry
  10. Languages
  11. Subjects allied to medicine
  12. Agriculture & related subjects
  13. Historical & Philosophical Studies
  14. Physical Sciences
  15. Creative Arts & Design
  16. Architecture, Building & Planning
  17. Mass Communications & Documentation
  18. Social Studies
  19. Earth Sciences
  20. Biotechnology

Diploma Courses to Study in UK after 12th

There are many diploma courses to study in the UK after the 12th popular among Bangladeshi students. These short-term programmes attract hundreds of students each year as they can be completed over a small amount of time. 

Some of the popular diploma courses include:

  1. Diploma in Accounting and Finance
  2. Diploma in Business and Management
  3. Screenwriting Diploma
  4. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Diploma
  5. Executive Diploma in Mediation
  6. Diploma in Maritime Shipping
  7. Diploma in Health and Social Care
  8. HND in Entrepreneurship and Business Management
  9. Foundation Diploma in Arts & Design
  10. HND in Accounting and Finance

Cost of Studying in UK After 12th

There are many variables Bangladeshi students need to consider before studying in the UK after the 12th. Some of these variables include the tuition fee of the course you wish to study, the duration of the course, living costs, and accommodation costs. Depending on the course selected by a Bangladeshi student, the tuition fees can vary between 6000 EUR (5,65,000 Taka) and 9000 EUR (8,50,000 Taka). Students will have an option to select on-campus housing while studying in the UK. However, if the student chooses to stay on his/her own, the cost of a one-bedroom may vary between 550 EUR (45,000 Taka) and 650 EUR (53,500 Taka).

  • The application fee for a short-term Student Visa is £97 (7,980 Taka) for a 6-month visa and £ 186 (15,300 Taka) for an 11-month visa.
  • The application fee for a Tier-4 Student Visa is £348 (28,600 Taka)

Top Universities to Study in UK after 12th

S. No

Name of the University

University World Ranking


University of Oxford



University of Cambridge



University College of London



Imperial College of London



University of Edinburgh



The University of Manchester



King’s College London



London School of Economics and Political Science



University of Bristol



University of Warwick


Study in UK after 12th: Eligibility Requirements

The eligibility requirements for Bangladeshi students to study in the UK after the 12th vary according to the programme and university chosen. Given below are some of the basic qualifying criteria and requirements a Bangladeshi student needs to fulfil to be able to study in the UK after the 12th:

  • Candidates must have completed their 10+2 education from an accredited or recognized board of education in Bangladesh with minimum grades required by the preferred university.
  • Bangladeshi students also need to produce TOEFL, IELTS, PTE, or other English language proficiency results depending on the university requirements. Additionally, the students need to provide SOP (Statement of Purpose) and LOR (Letters of Recommendation). However, the latter is optional for students opting for undergraduate courses.
  • A minimum band score of 5.5-6.5 in IELTS is required.
  • Travel requirements as required by the UK government
  • Health insurance

How to Study in UK after 12th?

Bangladeshi students will find it convenient and easy to study in the UK after the 12th. However, to get the best outcome, it is suggested that students get registered with AECC Bangladesh and seek guidance from a friendly and experienced student counsellor. 

After that, the procedures the students need to follow are as follows:

  1. The counsellor will talk to you to and make you aware of all vital aspects of studying in the UK after the 12th. It is important for us to find out the core interests and what his/her budget is.
  2. Once the area of interest and budget is identified, the next step is to select an appropriate course and the university. There are thousands of courses to be selected from several top universities in the UK. The whole experience of selecting based on students' needs and interests can be overwhelming for many. This is where AECC Bangladesh helps you through our expert student counsellors.
  3. We help you meet the eligibility requirements and criteria of your chosen university. All the necessary documents required for studying in the UK after 12th, including attested mark sheets of 10th and 12th, updated resume, two academic reference letters, proof of funds, Statement of Purpose, A portfolio for certain disciplines like architecture, art, and design.
  4. We make you aware of all the timelines so that you do not miss any of those while applying for a programme in the UK.
  5. Bangladeshi students applying for the undergraduate programs in the UK need to apply to their universities through the UCAS (University College Admission System). This body is responsible for collecting and processing all applications and fees before processing the same with the respective colleges and universities.
  6. While the students' application is in progress, we make them aware of the various costs of studying and living in the UK. Besides the tuition fees that vary depending on the course and university chosen, living costs include accommodation costs, internet bills, transportation, food, clothing, etc. We ensure every Bangladeshi student is aware of these costs and help them plan their finances accordingly.
  7. As a part of our support extended to you for securing an undergraduate seat in a UK university, we help you apply for the General Student Visa (Tier 4) for long-duration courses and a Short-Term Study Visa for short-term courses. We help you arrange and process all documents so that your application is processed smoothly and without any problem.
  8. Once the admission to the college and the Visa are confirmed, we can even help you arrange for travel tickets and accommodation as per your requirements and convenience. We will also include you in a network of Bangladeshi students already studying in the UK to ensure you are in good company and make yourself comfortable and happy while in that country. 

How to apply for UK Student Visa?

It is fairly easy to apply for a UK Student Visa through AECC Bangladesh. We make sure to keep all the procedures simple and easy for students. Depending on the Visa you are applying for, the requirements for the UK student visa for Bangladeshi students are accordingly planned.

Bangladeshi students will be eligible for a short-term student visa if they want to enrol in a short course in the UK. However, students need to check if their chosen university has a Tier 4 Sponsor License for long-duration courses. Bangladeshi students need to spend £348 to apply for a UK student visa from Bangladesh. Alternatively, they need to spend £475 for switching or extending to a Student Visa from the UK.

Given below is a step-by-step guide followed by AECC Bangladesh to help you apply for the UK Student Visa:

  • The Bangladeshi student needs to register with AECC Bangladesh and talk with one of our education counsellors.
  • Take our help in getting registered with UCAS (Universities and Colleges Admissions Service)
  • Select a course from more than 50,000 options that UK universities present you with
  • Select a university in the UK that meets all your preferences within your budget (AECC Bangladesh has cordial relationships with many top UK universities)
  • Apply for the chosen programme in the chosen university using our help
  • Use our help to apply for a Tier 4 (General) Student Visa.
  • We help you collect Student Visa documents.
  • Wait to hear from the university to confirm your seat.
  • Collect Passport

You are now ready to travel to the UK for higher studies.

AECC Global is one of the world's leading educational consultancies with versatile expert professionals who are ready to help you with any queries you may have. Contact us so we can be of assistance to you in your journey of fulfilling your dream.

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