Study Abroad FAQs

Why Should I Study Abroad?

Gaining high quality education, experiencing a new culture, developing a global perspective and expanding future prospects are the topmost priorities of almost every student. The idea of studying abroad might be daunting, but it is an exciting challenge that makes you grow in every way possible.

Where in the world should I go to study?

Choosing a country for education is not an easy task. Apart from your own interests, you should also consider the tuition and living costs, career prospects and overall safety. You should also match up your personal interests with your study destination to make the most of your time during your course.

How long are the courses for study abroad programs?

The length of time taken to complete your course depends on the type of program and level of degree you are taking. Generally, undergraduate programs take three to four years of full time study, and postgraduate programs take two to three years. Doctoral programs take about one or two years to complete. The length of time may also differ in different countries.

How do I get started?

Once you have decided to study abroad, you should start searching for universities and the best countries that offer courses in your field. You should also research the local area and lifestyles in the countries that offer the best courses in your field. Contact Dook Education with your course requirements, and get unmatched counseling regarding your education abroad.

What are the requirements for entry into study abroad programs?

Each university has its own criteria for eligibility including minimum academic qualifications, English proficiency, entrance test results and relevant work experience. Dook Education helps you identify relevant courses as per your profile.

When should I apply for courses abroad?

Applying as early as possible is the best way to go. The sooner you get acceptance, the sooner you get to travel and explore the possibilities of your chosen destination.

What documents do I need to submit along with my application?

You will be asked to provide documents during your application. Although requirements vary in different countries, here is a list of the most common documents required during the admission process:

  • Passport photos for identification
  • A statement of purpose
  • CV/résumé
  • Academic references/ letters of recommendation
  • Certificate and transcripts of your secondary education
  • Proof of English-language proficiency (e.g. a TOEFL/IELTS certificate, for schools in English-speaking countries), or other language test
  • Admissions test results (e.g. GMAT/GRE results, for graduate programs)

Do I need to be fluent in a foreign language to get admission?

The requirement for a foreign language depends on the country you wish to study in, and the language your course will be taught in. In most countries you will have to prove you can speak the language to a fairly high level, by providing English-language test results.

What to do after getting my letter of acceptance?

Congratulations, you’re in! Now all that’s left to do is to prepare for your studies, pack up your life into a single large suitcase, pick up your passport and VISA and head out into the world. Don’t panic, it’ll all be worth it!

Is it tough to get a student VISA?

Student visas can be obtained with proper documentation. You need to provide a confirmed offer from a University/College abroad and evidence of financial support for tuition fees and living costs. DookEdu aids you in obtaining your VISA with ease.

Where can I get my Student VISA?

You only need to provide the documents required for obtaining your VISA. DookEdu takes care of the rest.

How much does it cost to get a student VISA?

Your VISA costs will be included in the DookEdu consultation fees.

Where will I live during my course of study abroad?

If your chosen university has readily available campus accommodation, it is most likely you will be staying there. If not DookEdu can aid in arranging accommodation for the duration of your course.