The cost depends on the category and area of the program, staying period and many other reasons. A program can be certainly cheaper or little bit expensive or approximately same. Studying abroad can be economical. It might cost almost similar as studying in a good university in the home country. Programs which are in developing countries could be less expensive. But some universities and institutes can be as expensive as glory.
Yes! A lot of countries provide opportunity to stay back after completing the course. Post study visa varies from country to country, Qualified and skilled professional enjoys PSW in almost all countries.
There are not much entry requirements for studying abroad like we have in India, where getting admitted in top ranking universities is a stringent task. Predominantly, if you want to seek under graduation degree; then you will be required to present secondary education details. Exams like SAT, ACT or similar are required by the universities. Students who belong to non-native English speaking country which are willing to study in the English speaking country needs to go in for an examination of English proficiency test such as IELTS, PTE, TOEFL or similar. While some universities also require GRE or GMAT scores for master’s program.
Attaining PR after completing the course of education is duck soup in a particular country but not compulsory. Not all countries provide PR after the course; but countries like Canada, Australia, and some European countries proffer PR. This entirely depends on the candidate’s profile & work experience. After accomplishment of studies you have time to seek job; thereafter you can put in an application for PR. All the countries have different norms according to their rules and regulations of Immigration. While, securing PR for students after they achieve a degree or so; it is easier for applying PR than for a foreigner who has not completed his/her studies in the particular country for which they are applying.
It is not compulsory to learn local language as the courses are taught in English only, but to communicate to the localites it is best suggested that the student must be familiar with the local language, but not necessarily the student must be certified in the language.
Post-study work visa is the endorsement provided by any country to immigrants to carry on working as a full-time worker, who are working for legal services in the country itself, after completing the education from the same country.
Being a destined international student, it is comparably improbable for institutes to presume you to appear in admissions interview in person, though this is not uncommon – especially for the highly demanding programs. Some universities conduct interviews in various locations across the globe, so you may be expected to attend. These days Skype interviews are more in common.