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Tier 4 Student Visa
Nationals outside the EU seeking to enter the UK to undertake a course of study will need to apply for a visa permission under Tier 4 category which is a points-based system.
Tier 4 is divided into two classifications:
Tier 4 General – this is available for those individuals who want to study at or above the National Qualification Framework level 3 and is mainly applicable to adult students, although the minimum age for this category is 16.
Tier 4 Child – this is specifically for children between the ages of 4 and 17 who seek to undertake their schooling in the UK. The children between ages 4 and 15 can only attend independent and fee-paying schools. Those who ages are between 16 and 17 may attend a publicity funded Further Education Colleges only if that college is able to care for International students.