You may need a need a student visa to enter the UK.
If you are from a country in the European Union or one of the following countries: Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland
You don’t need a visa.
Students from all other countries are required to apply for a student visa.
The type of visa you get depends on your length of study. Students studying on a course for less than 6 months can choose to enter the UK as a ‘Student Visitor’
For courses of 6 months or more, you need a Tier 4 General visa.
You can check on how and where to apply by following this link:
It is important that you apply in good time and prepare your application carefully, ensuring that you have all the necessary documentation.
This article was published on Feb 11, 2009