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hi, how is this 5 yr limit counted for ACCA students? than

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hi, how is this 5 yr limit counted for ACCA students? thanks
ACCA (Knowledge and skills) NQF Level-6
Professional Level NQF Level-7

Both NQF Levels 6 and 7 are subject to the 5 years cap on student visa/tier 4.

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Customer: replied 4 years ago.

how does the 5 yr limit counts? Does it include only the time you have been attending college or the whole amount of time of the visa duration?

Does holidays/breaks count in this 5-yr limit?



Holidays/breaks do not count towards the 5 years limit, it is only term time counted attending college which will be verified against your visa durations.
Customer: replied 4 years ago.

Hi i would like to know how the below would count as far as visa duration is concerned for ACCA course:


Visa (Entry Clearance) - June 07 - Apr 08

Visa (Extension) - May 08 - May 09

Visa (Extension) - June 09 - Aug 10


College term - July 07 - Nov 07 - Exam Date Dec 07

College term - Mar 08- May 08 - Exam Date June 08

College term - July 08 - Nov 08 - Exam Date Dec 08

College term - Mar 09- May 09 - Exam Date June 09

College term - July 09 - Nov 09 - Exam Date Dec 09

College term - Mar 10- May 10 - Exam Date June 10


I suggest you use this calculator to count the number of days for your course:

Customer: replied 4 years ago.

term time -July 07 - Nov 07 - Exam Date Dec 07

Visa length - June 07-Apr 08


Will the above count as 5 months course lenth, 6 months or the whole visa duration will count as the course length on a legal point of view.



The course length counts, not visa duration.
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