If you are a non-UK or Irish national coming to the UK to study a full-time programme for more than 6 months, you will need to apply for a Student visa. You will also need to apply for a Student visa if you want to do a work placement as part of your programme or look for a part-time job while you are studying.
Student visa requirements and documents
You will need to meet certain requirements to study in the UK and show evidence you meet these. What you need to show depends on a variety of factors, including your nationality, where you live, what you study and where you make your application.
Biometric Residence Permit (BRP)
Find out how to collect your Biometric Residence Permit (BRP), how to check it, what to do if you find an error in your BRP and what to do if your BRP is lost or stolen.