In the UK: What are the alternatives for higher education supplementation for STEM courses? ie- where do students go for help (online) with their STEM courses.

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In the UK: What are the alternatives for higher education supplementation for STEM courses? ie- where do students go for help (online) with their STEM courses.

Overview

There are many alternatives for higher education supplementation for STEM courses available online in the UK. Students can go for help from Tutor Hunt, First Tutors, My Tutor, Super Profs, UK Tutors, The Profs, and My Private Tutor. All of these online companies were chosen based on country rankings according to the website Similar Web, which shows how popular they are. Below you will find each of the companies with a brief description, along with their pricing model, mode of learning, what the monthly online traffic is, and how popular they are based on country ranking in the UK.

1) Tutor Hunt

Tutor Hunt brings tutors and students together for academic learning. Whether you are looking for an academic assessment or simply self-advancement within your current studies, Tutor Hunt believes they have the perfect tutor. They do not select the tutor for you, instead, they believe that the students themselves are the best judge of who they will work with best. Tutor Hunt has thousands of teachers to choose from.

They offer to tutor for STEM courses at the college and graduate level. The fees include a one time cost of £24 as a fixed finders fee. Moving forward, it is £21 per hour. You can learn one on one, or in a group setting. On Trust Pilot, Tutor Hunt has received 5-star ratings from 888 reviews. In an average month, their website gets 504,064 visitors, with 401,340 being from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 5,633.

First Tutors

Since 2005, First Tutors has been helping people find great tutors right where they live. They have been recognized for their excellence by winning industry awards, as well as being recommended by the Good Schools Guide. They are mentioned frequently in the regional and national press and consider themselves the first service of their kind. First Tutors have many thousands of tutors throughout the UK, covering a wide variety of subjects.

The company offers tutoring for STEM subjects at all levels including the college and graduate level. The fees include an introduction fee that ranges from £4.99 to £24.99, depending on the tutor's hourly rate. Moving forward, it is between £9 to £18 an hour. You can learn one-to-one, online, in a group setting, or in a center. First Tutors have earned a trust score of 9.2 based on 3,974 customer reviews. In an average month, their website gets 854,033 visitors of which 547,283 are from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 6638.

My Tutor

My Tutor believes that they are here to stop standardizing students and start personalizing education. They are a welcoming team of experts who are dedicated to bringing tuition into the 21st century and have over 4,000 personally interviewed tutors.

They offer a wide range of subjects including STEM courses at all levels. With MyTutor, there are no joining fees or subscriptions. You only pay for tutorials you book and most tutors charge between £18 to £24 per hour, though you can pay up to £36 per hour. MyTutor provides guidelines so that tutors can set their own rates for tutorials. The prices reflect each tutor's experience, as well as reviews. Every tutor comes from a leading UK university and studies the subject they teach to a level higher than their students. You can meet tutors for free before deciding to book. You learn via an online lesson space which includes video, voice chat, a shared whiteboard, and the ability to upload documents. My Tutor has 45,000 5 star ratings and reviews. In an average month, their website gets 1,210,000 visitors of which 591,044 are from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 9866.

SuperProf

Superprof is a company made up of a team of 32 people at the Knowledge Sharing Embassy to provide continuing education in 16 countries, including the UK. They have 2,161,868 tutors, globally, at the time of this research. In the UK, Super Prof provides tutoring services right from school to post graduation courses with 9179 tutors for graduation and 4820 tutors for master students.

Superprof offers continuing education and tutoring in all STEM courses including chemical engineering, quantum physics, and aeronautical engineering. The fee rates for undergraduate tutors range from £13 to £30 per hour, with some tutors charging nothing for the first session if multiple sessions are booked. There is no sign-up fee or subscription fee. You learn via an online lesson space, one-to-one. Superprof has received an average rating of 4.76/5 from 17 reviews. In an average month, their website gets 129,021 visitors of which 98,832 are from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 35,890.

UK Tutors

UK Tutors provides access to a large range of educational providers in the form of tutors. You browse and then select the private tutor in your area, and you can do that 24 hours a day. They provide no information as to how many tutors and continuing education providers they have registered with them.

UK Tutors offer private tuition in a wide range of academic subjects including those in the STEM fields. They charge a one time fee of £4.99 to £19.99 called an introduction fee, once you have discussed your requirements with your tutors. In addition, there is an agency fee of £11 for every 10 hours of tutoring. The fees of the tutor range from £9 to £17 per hour. You learn via an online lesson space, one-to-one. They have received a 2-stars avg rating from 17 reviews. In an average month, their website gets 70,015 visitors of which 63,464 are from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 69,676.

The Profs

The Profs use a knowledge sharing platform to connect students, professionals, and companies that need academic help. They have a network of qualified professional self-employed private tutors and education consultants. Tutoring can be provided at all levels in any subject, wherever you are. They have over 300 vetted educators that provide university level, degree level and professional qualification tutoring in the UK.

The Profs offer to tutor in STEM subjects as well as finance, statistical modeling, epidemiology, accounting, JAVA, and the biological sciences. The fees range from £65 to £75 for college students and goes up to £150 for an applications tutor. They offer a combination of face to face private tutors in London, as well as online tuition to their national and international clients. The Profs have earned 5 stars from 426 customers on Trust Pilot. In an average month, their website gets 83,055 visitors of which 44,849 are from the UK. The country ranking, according to Similar Web, is 118,214.

My Private Tutor

My Private Tutor provides an online platform that provides in-person tutoring, online tutoring, and group tutorial classes. Designed with the thought that there are people who find it difficult to access additional education supplementation because they live in a small town, My Private Tutor can provide some of the best tutors from London, Manchester, and Leeds through their online video tutoring system. They have 1926 teachers available.

My Private Tutor offers supplemental assistance in STEM subjects at the GCSE level all the way to University level. The fees are privately arranged with your tutor after you complete a free inquiry form where you state your needs for your learning requirements. They offer online, one on one, and group tuition. My Private Tutor has no online ratings but they do have testimonials on their home page written by verified users. The monthly number of site visitors is not available on Similar Web, but the country ranking is 454,336.

Conclusion

Tutor Hunt, First Tutors, My Tutor, Super Profs, UK Tutors, The Profs, and My Private Tutor all offer online education supplementation for STEM courses. Prices range from free initial sign up to £150 an hour. Some companies have no-one time introduction fees, while others charge up to £24.99. We have provided a brief description of each company, along with their pricing model, mode of learning, what the monthly online traffic is, and how popular they are based on country ranking in the UK.

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