An applicant can apply for a UK Short Term Study Visa if.:
- he/she is doing a short course of study in the UK.
- the applicant is from outside the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
- you meet the other requisite eligibility requirements.
If an applicant intends to visit the UK as an academic visitor then he/she needs to apply for a Standard Visit Visa.
What an Applicant Can and Can’t do on a Short-Term Study Visa?
The applicant can do a short course of study in the UK, such as an English language course or a training course. Moreover, an applicant can undertake research for a short period as part of a degree course if he/she is studying abroad. However, an applicant can not study at a state school. Moreover, he can not either work (including on a work placement or work experience) or carry out any business. Neither he/she can extend the visa nor bring family members (‘dependants’) as they must need to apply separately. Lastly, the applicants can not get public funds.
The applicant can live up to 6 months – for any short course (including English language courses), or short period of research if you’re 18 or over. The applicant can live up to 11 months – if he/she is 18 or over and taking an English language course.