Language course English in Manchester

British Study Centres

Learn English in Manchester by taking an English course at our partner school, BSC (British Study Centre). The school was founded in 1991 and has a great amount of teaching English to students from all over the world. Manchester Academy of English is situated in a historic building right in the heart of Manchester.

Key features of our partner English school in Manchester:

  • School accredited by the British council and English UK
  • 22 fully equipped classrooms(with interactive whiteboards)
  • Large mix of nationalities
  • Intermediate courses begin each Monday, with specific start dates for beginners
  • Internet access
  • Library and multimedia language laboratory
  • Student common room with T.V
  • Minimum age: 16 years

Social Programme

The school organises a complete activity programme for their students to enjoy whilst they learn English in Manchester. Example activities include:

  • Excursions to Liverpool, York, London and Edinburgh
  • Trips to Manchester’s museums
  • Sports such as football and horse riding
  • Salsa dancing evenings

Intensive

The intensive English course in Manchester consists of 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week in groups of 10 students maximum. Lessons are focused on developing communication skills (reading, speaking, writing and listening).

General English lessons are normally taught in the morning. If you choose the 25 lesson course, you have 5 extra lessons focussed on an add-on of your choice. If you choose the course with 30 lessons per week, you can choose two different add-ons of your choice.

The add-on classes available are:

  • Speaking and Listening
  • Business English and Communication
  • Exam and Study Skills

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

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Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
30
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks 13 weeks 14 weeks 15 weeks 16 weeks  
Intensive without accommodation 496 929 1362 1796 2229 2662 3096 3529 3962 4396 4829 4817 5213 5609 6005 6401
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 731 1344 1957 2570 3182 3795 4408 5021 5634 6247 6860 7027 7602 8178 8754 9330
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 743 1369 1994 2619 3244 3870 4495 5120 5745 6370 6996 7175 7763 8351 8940 9528
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 762 1406 2050 2693 3337 3981 4625 5269 5912 6556 7200 7398 8005 8611 9218 9825
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 774 1430 2087 2743 3399 4055 4711 5368 6024 6680 7336 7547 8166 8785 9404 10023
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 861 1604 2347 3090 3832 4575 5318 6061 6804 7547 8290 8587 9292 9998 10704 11410
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
single room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 50
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 100
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 75
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 149
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 106
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 211

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 27/12/2021, 28/12/2021. Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Intensive (in the afternoon)

If you wish to spend the mornings discovering the city, the afternoon intensive course is the right coice for you. The afternoon intensive course consists of 15 or 20 lessons per week and is usually a more economic options of the morning intensive course. 

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
15
20
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive (afternoon) without accommodation 329 595 861 1127 1393 1660 1926 2192 2458 2724 2990 3034
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 564 1010 1455 1901 2347 2792 3238 3684 4130 4575 5021 5244
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 576 1034 1492 1950 2409 2867 3325 3783 4241 4699 5157 5392
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 595 1071 1548 2025 2501 2978 3455 3931 4408 4885 5361 5615
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 607 1096 1585 2074 2563 3052 3541 4030 4520 5009 5498 5764
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 694 1270 1845 2421 2997 3572 4148 4724 5300 5875 6451 6804
  1 week 2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
Intensive (afternoon) without accommodation 390 719 1047 1375 1703 2031 2359 2687 3015 3343 3671 3702
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 626 1133 1641 2149 2656 3164 3671 4179 4687 5194 5702 5912
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 638 1158 1678 2198 2718 3238 3758 4278 4798 5318 5838 6061
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 657 1195 1734 2272 2811 3350 3888 4427 4965 5504 6042 6284
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 669 1220 1771 2322 2873 3424 3975 4526 5077 5628 6179 6432
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 756 1393 2031 2669 3306 3944 4581 5219 5857 6494 7132 7472
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
single room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 50
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 100
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 75
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 149
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 106
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 211

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 27/12/2021, 28/12/2021. Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Cambridge exam

The Cambridge course in Manchester consists of 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week and prepares you for the FCE or CAE exam. Cambridge First and Advanced exams cover writing, reading, grammar, listening and speaking and the course at British Study Centres will prepare you for all these different parts of the exam. The course works across the skills base and concentrates on English in use.

In addition, you will do a lot of work on areas of general English, so you certainly will not spend all your time doing practice exams. At the end of the course we want you to pass the exam but also to have learned a lot of English and to have enjoyed your stay.

Please note that the course has specific starting dates and a fixed duration of 4 or 6 weeks (depending on the starting dates).

To read more about the Cambridge examination course please click here

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per group
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
30
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1375 2031
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2149 3164
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2198 3238
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2272 3350
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2322 3424
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2669 3944
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1598 2365
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2371 3498
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2421 3572
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2495 3684
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2545 3758
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2891 4278
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1796 2662
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2570 3795
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2619 3870
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2693 3981
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2743 4055
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3090 4575
Starting dates:  

elementary : 01/02 (6 weeks), 26/04 (6 weeks), 05/07 (4 weeks), 02/08 (4 weeks), 18/10 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees are not included in prices (approx. £ 155 / € 192).
Course starting dates depending on course duration and level:

  • 4 weeks: 05/07/2021, 02/08/2021 (FCE&CAE)
  • 6 weeks: 01/02/2021 (FCE&CAE), 26/04/2021 (FCE&CAE), 18/10/2021 (FCE&CAE)

*Please note that the exam takes place during the week after the course has ended, so an extra week's accommodation is needed. Access to dedicated study room, exam preparation materials and academic guidance is provided during that week.

Exam fees:  

ca. €192, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
single room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 50
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 100
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 75
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 149
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 106
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 211

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 27/12/2021, 28/12/2021. Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

CELTA Teacher Course

The 4-week CELTA (Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching) teacher course consists of minimum 120 hours giving non-native teachers of English a thorough grounding in all aspects of teaching the English language to adults.The CELTA course is for anyone who is at least 18 years old and is competent in both written and spoken English (C1 minimum).
Successfully completes the interview and language test
This course is ideal for those who would like to increase their opportunities of living and working abroad or would like to obtain an internationally-recognised teaching qualification.

The course covers five main topics as part of the CELTA training:

  • learners and teachers, and the teaching and learning context
  • language analysis and awareness
  • language skills: reading, listening, speaking, and writing
  • planning and resources for different teaching contexts
  • developing teaching skills and professionalism

Throughout the course you will also attend a variety of sessions and workshops that cover for example classroom management skills, lesson planning, language analysis and teaching methodology.

Minimum age is 18 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 14 per class
Number of lessons per week:
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 50
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 100
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 75
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 149
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 106
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 211

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 27/12/2021, 28/12/2021. Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

IELTS exam

The IELTS exam preparation course consists of 20, 25 or 30 lessons per week and prepares you successfully for the IELTS exam. You can start this course on any Monday of your choice for any duration. 

Minimum age is 16 years .

Prices 2021

Click on a price for an exact price quotation and/or to book.
Prices in  €/EUR £/GBP $/USD

Max. 10 per class
Number of lessons per week:
20
25
30
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 719 1047 1375 1703 2031 2359 2687 3015 3343 3671 3702
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1133 1641 2149 2656 3164 3671 4179 4687 5194 5702 5912
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1158 1678 2198 2718 3238 3758 4278 4798 5318 5838 6061
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1195 1734 2272 2811 3350 3888 4427 4965 5504 6042 6284
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1220 1771 2322 2873 3424 3975 4526 5077 5628 6179 6432
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1393 2031 2669 3306 3944 4581 5219 5857 6494 7132 7472
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 830 1214 1598 1981 2365 2749 3133 3517 3900 4284 4297
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1245 1808 2371 2935 3498 4061 4625 5188 5751 6315 6507
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1270 1845 2421 2997 3572 4148 4724 5300 5875 6451 6655
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1307 1901 2495 3090 3684 4278 4872 5467 6061 6655 6878
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1331 1938 2545 3151 3758 4365 4971 5578 6185 6791 7027
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1505 2198 2891 3585 4278 4971 5665 6358 7051 7745 8067
  2 weeks 3 weeks 4 weeks 5 weeks 6 weeks 7 weeks 8 weeks 9 weeks 10 weeks 11 weeks 12 weeks  
IELTS Exam Prep without accommodation 929 1362 1796 2229 2662 3096 3529 3962 4396 4829 4817
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1344 1957 2570 3182 3795 4408 5021 5634 6247 6860 7027
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1369 1994 2619 3244 3870 4495 5120 5745 6370 6996 7175
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1406 2050 2693 3337 3981 4625 5269 5912 6556 7200 7398
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1430 2087 2743 3399 4055 4711 5368 6024 6680 7336 7547
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1604 2347 3090 3832 4575 5318 6061 6804 7547 8290 8587
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €223, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together
Arrivals between 8AM and 10PM. Late arrival fee may apply if arriving after 10PM.

Surcharges host family:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
single room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
double room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €32 per week
double room : 19/12/2021 - 25/12/2021 : €50 per week
Surcharges residence:   single room : 20/06/2021 - 28/08/2021 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 50
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 100
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 75
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 149
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 106
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 211

All prices include:

  • administration fees
  • course and accommodation as stated
  • teaching material
  • certificate of attendance

In 2021 the school is closed on the following dates: 01/01/2021, 02/04/2021, 05/04/2021, 03/05/2021, 31/05/2021, 30/08/2021, 27/12/2021, 28/12/2021. Missed lessons are not being reschedule or made up.

Host Family

Stay with a host family whilst you learn English in Manchester. All host family accommodation is located near a public transport line (bus/metro/train) and is approximately 30 minutes away from the city centre. All of our host families in Manchester will offer you a clean, friendly and comfortable stay whilst you take your English course in Manchester.

Residence

The residence Wilmslow Park, is ideally located within walking distance from the University of Manchester and just a short bus journey from Manchester's city centre - with regular bus services that stop directly outside Wilmslow Park it will only be a 10 minute journey to the school. You will be living in a shared flat with other 3 students (4 in total), fully-equipped shared kitchen and communal areas. You will stay in a single room with your own private bathroom. Free Wi-Fi throughout the property. Furthermore you will have access to newly refurbished areas including communal areas, study spaces, 24 hr residents gym, outdoor basketball court, games room and spacious lounge areas with sky TV. Along with these are all the facilities you would expect, laundry, bike storage, secure entry system, CCTV and a 24 hour staffed reception means there is always someone on hand should you need anything. Minimum age is 18 years.

Shared Apartment with locals

If you would like to enjoy your independence whilst quickly improving your English skills, then living with native English speakers whilst taking your English course in Manchester would be your best option. You can either live with one other person, or with a couple (please express your preference when making your booking) on an accommodation only basis (without meals). The accommodation includes either a single or double room, with use of a shared bathroom and kitchen and communal areas. When making your booking you can note your preferences regarding the type of people with which you would like to live (age, children or no children, smokers or non smokers etc.) and we will try to find you the best accommodation option that we can.

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