Student Visa in UK
An England student visa allows a person to come to the England for the purpose of studying. There is no set duration for an England student visa, however visas for students in an England are usually granted for a period of one year and are usually determined by the length of course to be studied.
Course of Study
You must be accepted for a course of study which is to be provided by an organisation which is included on the Department of Education and Skills' Register of Education and Training Providers, and be on a course of study at:
The Tier 4 (General) category is for adult students who want to come to or remain in the UK for their post-16 education.
If you are 16 or 17 years old and you want to study a course at or above National Qualfication Framework level 3, you can apply under this category or under Tier 4 (Child) - you should discuss and agree this with your approved education provider (known as a 'Tier 4 sponsor'). But if you want to study English as a foreign language, you must apply as a Tier 4 (General) student.
If you are an adult and you want to undertake a short course of study in the UK (such as a beginner's English Language course or a work-related training course), you might be able to come here as a student visitor.