Opportunities to Study Abroad after Class 12th: Courses, Eligibility and Scope

By Subhashri Roy Updated On - Jul 27, 2021 03:50 PM

Studying abroad is one of the bright options after class 12. It opens up opportunities in the international market and provides better exposure. Following are the some of the subjects that you can pursue from universities abroad.

With a limited number of seats in top Indian institutes such as IITs and NITs, students often feel short of opportunities for graduation after completing class 12. If you are looking for world-class education, you must consider foreign universities for higher education after Class 12th.

To help you understand the value of courses offered by overseas universities, we have compiled field-wise subject and course list that are popular amongst students and can offer you a promising career.

Here are some courses that you can pursue from universities abroad after completing class 12 in India:

Popular Fields Popular Subjects Eligibility Advantage over Indian Curriculum Salary Scope Popular Destination
Engineering & Technology

Computer Science & Information Systems

Civil & Structural Engineering

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

Mechanical, Aeronautical & Manufacturing Engineering

Mineral & Mining Engineering

10+2 with Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry subjects.

Scores of SAT or ACT and TOEFL/IELTS.

Some universities also require the score of either of the two subject test.

Engineering aspirants can develop their technical abilities with the help of practical sessions conducted at advanced labs.

In the case of streams like aeronautical engineering, there are better and high paying jobs overseas.

$49,973 to $119,794 per annum

USA

UK

Japan

Singapore

Germany

Switzerland

South Korea

Hong Kong

Canada

Life Sciences & Medical

Dentistry

Medicine

Nursing

Pharmacy & Pharmacology

Veterinary Science

Agriculture & Forestry

Biological Sciences

Anatomy & Physiology

Psychology

Candidates must also have completed the pre-medical course of a minimum 16-month duration.

Aspirants must have completed first two years of MBBS from India.

It is important to qualify ECFMG’s entrance exam.

Medical College Admission Test (MCAT) or UKCAT scores.

Medical science is highly advanced in countries like USA, UK, Australia and Canada. Therefore you will follow the most advanced curriculum.

Medicine courses abroad will also help you discover medical science from a research point of view.

Another advantage is learning alongside global experts and advanced equipment.

$45,424 to $292,863 per annum (depending on qualification and experience)

USA

UK

Sweden

Canada

Australia

Russia

Japan

Singapore

Hong Kong

Natural Sciences

Mathematics

Chemistry

Geography

Earth & Marine Sciences

Materials Science

Environmental Sciences

Physics & Astronomy

10+2 with Mathematics, Physics & Chemistry subjects.

Scores of SAT or ACT and TOEFL/IELTS.

Score of either of the two subject test for US-based universities.

For research aspirants who wish to pursue a Ph.D. in the field of science, pursuing these courses from abroad universities is the best option as they will get better research infrastructure there. $45,412 to $119,848 per annum

Switzerland

USA

UK

Singapore

Canada

Japan

China

France

Australia

Social Science & Management

Business & Management Studies

Education & Training

Communication & Media Studies

Accounting & Finance

Sociology

Scores of SAT and TOEFL/IELTS.

Any two subject test scores may also be required for US-based universities.

Management aspirants and social enthusiasts will get a global perspective while pursuing these courses as they will follow a diverse curriculum. $43,631 to $90,790 per annum

USA

France

UK

Singapore

Hong Kong

Australia

Arts & Humanities

Architecture

English Language & Literature

History

Performing Arts

Philosophy

Art & Design

Scores of SAT and TOEFL/IELTS.

Any two subject test scores may also be required for US-based universities.

Students will get greater exposure and opportunities to study alongside students from across the world. $38,660 to $66,580 per annum

UK

USA

Canada

Singapore

Australia

Hong Kong

Ireland

Also Read: World's Top Universities to Study Computer Science & Information Systems

List of Popular Universities to Study Abroad

Although there are various colleges to study abroad, here is the list of some of the foreign colleges to pursue bachelors degree programme after Class 12th:

US

Ireland 

UK

Canada 

Germany

University of Central Florida

Dublin City University

Glasgow Caledonian University

University of Toronto

Arden University 

Auburn University Dublin Institute of Technology Birbeck University of London McGill University

Kingston University

American University IT Sligo Liverpool John Moores University University of Alberta

Berlin School of Business and Innovation

Florida International University Maynooth University Newcastle University Mcmaster University

University of Applied Sciences, Europe

Hosftra University Trinity College Dublin  University of Lincoln University of British Columbia

Free University of Berlin

Study Abroad Admission Process 

Admission in aboard universities is done on the basis of entrance exam and English Language Tests like IELTS and TOEFL. The entrance exam basis which admission is done to universities abroad may vary from country to country. The student must make sure to go through the eligibility and entrance criteria of the respective university before applying.

Another important thing to keep in mind is the visa terms and conditions of the country for which the student is applying. It is good to choose colleges that offer scholarships as there are various countries that do not allow international students to take up jobs after completing undergraduate programmes.

Also Read: Best Universities in the USA to Pursue STEM Courses

Reach out to us at abroad@collegedekho.com in case you have further queries about studying abroad after 12th. 

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