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 490 918 1346 1775 2203 2631 3059 3488 3916 4344 4772 4760 5152 5543 5935 6326
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 722 1328 1934 2539 3145 3751 4356 4962 5568 6173 6779 6944 7513 8082 8651 9220
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 735 1352 1970 2588 3206 3824 4442 5060 5678 6296 6913 7091 7672 8253 8834 9416
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 753 1389 2025 2662 3298 3934 4570 5207 5843 6479 7115 7311 7911 8510 9110 9709
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 765 1414 2062 2711 3359 4008 4656 5304 5953 6601 7250 7458 8070 8681 9293 9905
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 851 1585 2319 3053 3787 4521 5256 5990 6724 7458 8192 8486 9183 9880 10578 11275
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: € 49
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 98
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 74
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 147
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 104
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 208

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

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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 325 588 851 1114 1377 1640 1903 2166 2429 2692 2955 2998
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 557 998 1438 1879 2319 2760 3200 3640 4081 4521 4962 5182
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 569 1022 1475 1928 2380 2833 3286 3738 4191 4644 5096 5329
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 588 1059 1530 2001 2472 2943 3414 3885 4356 4827 5298 5549
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 600 1083 1567 2050 2533 3016 3500 3983 4466 4950 5433 5696
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 686 1255 1824 2392 2961 3530 4099 4668 5237 5806 6375 6724
  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 386 710 1034 1359 1683 2007 2331 2656 2980 3304 3628 3659
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 618 1120 1622 2123 2625 3127 3628 4130 4632 5133 5635 5843
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 631 1144 1658 2172 2686 3200 3714 4228 4742 5256 5769 5990
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 649 1181 1713 2246 2778 3310 3842 4375 4907 5439 5971 6210
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 661 1206 1750 2295 2839 3384 3928 4472 5017 5561 6106 6357
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 747 1377 2007 2637 3267 3897 4528 5158 5788 6418 7048 7384
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: € 49
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 98
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 74
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 147
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 104
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 208

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 1359 2007
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2123 3127
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2172 3200
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2246 3310
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2295 3384
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2637 3897
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1579 2337
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2344 3457
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2392 3530
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2466 3640
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2515 3714
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 2857 4228
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1775 2631
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2539 3751
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2588 3824
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2662 3934
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2711 4008
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3053 4521
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 / € 190).
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. €190, 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: € 49
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 98
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 74
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 147
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 104
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 208

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: € 49
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 98
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 74
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 147
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 104
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 208

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 710 1034 1359 1683 2007 2331 2656 2980 3304 3628 3659
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1120 1622 2123 2625 3127 3628 4130 4632 5133 5635 5843
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1144 1658 2172 2686 3200 3714 4228 4742 5256 5769 5990
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1181 1713 2246 2778 3310 3842 4375 4907 5439 5971 6210
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1206 1750 2295 2839 3384 3928 4472 5017 5561 6106 6357
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1377 2007 2637 3267 3897 4528 5158 5788 6418 7048 7384
  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 820 1200 1579 1958 2337 2717 3096 3475 3855 4234 4246
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1230 1787 2344 2900 3457 4014 4570 5127 5684 6240 6430
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1255 1824 2392 2961 3530 4099 4668 5237 5806 6375 6577
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1291 1879 2466 3053 3640 4228 4815 5402 5990 6577 6797
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1316 1915 2515 3114 3714 4313 4913 5512 6112 6712 6944
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1487 2172 2857 3543 4228 4913 5598 6283 6968 7654 7972
  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 918 1346 1775 2203 2631 3059 3488 3916 4344 4772 4760
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1328 1934 2539 3145 3751 4356 4962 5568 6173 6779 6944
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1352 1970 2588 3206 3824 4442 5060 5678 6296 6913 7091
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1389 2025 2662 3298 3934 4570 5207 5843 6479 7115 7311
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1414 2062 2711 3359 4008 4656 5304 5953 6601 7250 7458
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1585 2319 3053 3787 4521 5256 5990 6724 7458 8192 8486
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €221, 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: € 49
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 98
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 74
transfer upon arrival and departure at/from Manchester airport: € 147
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 104
transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 208

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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