This category is for Applicants who wish to enter the UK to undertake a Short Term Study such as English Language courses, training or research as part of an overseas degree course.
Non-European nationals who wish to enter the UK as visitors must have permission to do so, unless they are the national of a listed country to which an exemption applies.
When the country exemption applies, an Applicant need only apply for leave to the Immigration Officer at the UK port of entry unless:
A Short Term Study visa Applicants will need to demonstrate a genuine intention to study or undertake research. This means the Applicant:
Applicants must study on a course with an education provider that holds a Tier 4 sponsor licence.
Alternatively, the course will need to be held at an educational institution listed by one of the following:
Short Term Study visa holders are not permitted to:
Applicants who wish to remain in the UK for longer periods in order to continue studies in the UK should make an application under the Points Based System as a Tier 4 General or Child Student.
Short Terms Study visa Applicants must demonstrate sufficient funds to cover the all costs associated with their study personally or via third parties, without recourse to public funds. Any third party support must be from a person who is legally present in the UK and who has a relationship with the Applicant.
Short Term Study visa Applicants studying any short course or undertaking a period of research can stay in the UK for up to 6 months.
Applicants taking an English language course may stay for 11 months if aged 18 or over.
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