POINTS BASED SYSTEM
Important: The information contained below is for guidance only. Although every effort is made to ensure its accuracy, we strongly recommend you visit the gov.uk for up-to-date information. Further details on eligibility, required documents and application can be found here - https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa/overview
In order to qualify for Tier 4, students must pass a points-based assessment and score 40 points by satisfying the following:
Criteria: Presentation of a Certificate of Acceptance for Studies (CAS) from a licensed Tier 4 sponsor.
Number of Points: 30
Criteria: Evidence to show they have the finances to study in the UK (known as maintenance) by demonstrating they can cover:
Course fees for up to 9 months.
- Monthly living costs for up to 9 months.
- See table below for specific amounts depending on length of course.
A bank statement must be provided to confirm the student (or parent/legal guardian) has held the money for a minimum of 28 days.
Number of Points: 10
Criteria: Total points required to be granted a visa.
Number of Points: 40