Top Ten Most Popular Courses for Overseas Students

Every year thousands of students from overseas enroll at universities throughout the UK. If you're tempted to join the crowd but undecided on what course to study our top ten most popular subject areas for overseas students* may just help.

*Based on data supplied by Higher Education Statistics Agency Limited (HESA), 2014–2015. To comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Human Rights Acts 1998, all student numbers are rounded to the nearest 5.


1. Business & Adminstrative Studies

Total number of overseas students: 58,135

The huge number of international students choosing the UK as the destination for their business related degrees is reflective of both the quality of higher education and the UK's position as a commercial world leader. See what some of our international readers said about studying business in the UK