To be eligible under this category the requirements are:
A UK student visa applicant must show that they have been accepted onto a course of study at one of the following.
A publicly-funded institution of further or higher education (for example a university)
A bonafide private education institution that maintains satisfactory records of enrolment and attendance for students and offers courses which lead to qualifications recognised by the appropriate accreditation bodies.
An independent fee-paying school outside the maintained sector.
Applicants for UK student visas must intend to follow either:
A recognised full-time degree course.
A weekday course at a single institution that involves at least 15 hours of organized daytime study a week.
A full-time course of study at an independent fee-paying school.
Students must be able to meet the costs of their course and accommodation and the maintenance of themselves and any dependents without undertaking full-time employment or engaging in business or having recourse to public funds. The applicants should also intend to leave the country at the end of their studies.