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 are 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 five.


8. Computer Science

Total number of overseas students: 9,230

Computer Science students learn all about the theory that underpins the computer programs society use everyday. Like it or not, we're living in the digital age and our foray into the world of technology is showing no signs of letting up soon. Join in and help build our future by studying Computer Science at university.