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 2022

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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 483 904 1325 1746 2167 2588 3009 3430 3851 4272 4693 4594 4971 5349 5727 6104
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 743 1362 1981 2600 3220 3839 4458 5077 5696 6315 6934 7033 7609 8184 8760 9336
Intensive with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 756 1387 2019 2650 3281 3913 4544 5176 5807 6439 7070 7181 7770 8358 8946 9534
Intensive with host family, double room, halfboard 774 1424 2074 2724 3374 4024 4674 5324 5974 6624 7274 7404 8011 8618 9224 9831
Intensive with host family, single room, halfboard 787 1449 2111 2774 3436 4099 4761 5423 6086 6748 7410 7553 8172 8791 9410 10029
Intensive with residence, single room, no meals 1010 1895 2780 3665 4550 5436 6321 7206 8091 8977 9862 10227 11069 11911 12753 13595
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Surcharges host family:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
Special dietary needs: € 38 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 56
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 81
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 118

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on the following dates: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 02/06/2022, 03/06/2022, 29/08/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. 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 2022

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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 285 508 731 954 1177 1400 1622 1845 2068 2291 2514 2588
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 545 966 1387 1808 2229 2650 3071 3492 3913 4334 4755 5027
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 558 991 1424 1858 2291 2724 3158 3591 4024 4458 4891 5176
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 576 1028 1480 1932 2384 2836 3288 3740 4191 4643 5095 5399
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 589 1053 1517 1981 2446 2910 3374 3839 4303 4767 5231 5547
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 811 1499 2186 2873 3560 4247 4934 5621 6309 6996 7683 8221
  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 2960
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 589 1053 1517 1981 2446 2910 3374 3839 4303 4767 5231 5399
Intensive (afternoon) with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 601 1078 1554 2031 2508 2984 3461 3938 4414 4891 5368 5547
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, double room, halfboard 620 1115 1610 2105 2600 3096 3591 4086 4581 5077 5572 5770
Intensive (afternoon) with host family, single room, halfboard 632 1140 1647 2155 2662 3170 3678 4185 4693 5200 5708 5919
Intensive (afternoon) with residence, single room, no meals 855 1585 2316 3046 3777 4507 5238 5968 6699 7429 8160 8593
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Surcharges host family:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
Special dietary needs: € 38 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 56
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 81
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 118

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on the following dates: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 02/06/2022, 03/06/2022, 29/08/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. 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 2022

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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 1400 2068
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2254 3319
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2303 3393
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2378 3504
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2427 3579
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3319 4916
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1548 2291
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2402 3541
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2452 3616
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2526 3727
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2576 3801
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3467 5139
Number of weeks:
  4 weeks 6 weeks  
Cambridge exam without accommodation 1746 2588
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 2600 3839
Cambridge exam with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 2650 3913
Cambridge exam with host family, double room, halfboard 2724 4024
Cambridge exam with host family, single room, halfboard 2774 4099
Cambridge exam with residence, single room, no meals 3665 5436
Starting dates:  

elementary : 31/01 (6 weeks), 25/04 (6 weeks), 04/07 (4 weeks), 01/08 (4 weeks), 17/10 (6 weeks)

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees are not included in prices (approx. £ 155 / € 192).
Course starting dates:
4 weeks: 04/07/2022 (FCE, CAE), 01/08/2022 (FCE, CAE)
6 weeks: 31/01/2022 (FCE, CAE), 25/04/2022 (FCE, CAE), 17/10/2022 (FCE, CAE)
*Please note that the exam usually takes place during the week after the course has ended, so an extra week's accommodation might be needed.
Exam dates:
FCE: 11/03/2022, 23/04/2022, 07/06/2022, 28/07/2022, 25/08/2022, 08/10/2022, 29/11/2022
CAE: 12/03/2022, 23/04/2022, 08/06/2022, 29/07/2022, 26/08/2022, 22/10/2022, 30/11/2022

Exam fees:  

€217, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Surcharges host family:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
Special dietary needs: € 38 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 56
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 81
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 118

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on the following dates: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 02/06/2022, 03/06/2022, 29/08/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. 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 2022

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: € 56
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 81
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 118

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on the following dates: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 02/06/2022, 03/06/2022, 29/08/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. 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 2022

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 731 1065 1400 1734 2068 2402 2737 3071 3405 3740 3702
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1189 1721 2254 2786 3319 3851 4383 4916 5448 5980 6141
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1214 1759 2303 2848 3393 3938 4482 5027 5572 6117 6290
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1251 1814 2378 2941 3504 4068 4631 5194 5758 6321 6513
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1276 1851 2427 3003 3579 4154 4730 5306 5881 6457 6661
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1721 2520 3319 4117 4916 5714 6513 7311 8110 8909 9336
  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 805 1177 1548 1920 2291 2662 3034 3405 3777 4148 4148
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1263 1833 2402 2972 3541 4111 4680 5250 5820 6389 6587
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1288 1870 2452 3034 3616 4198 4780 5361 5943 6525 6736
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1325 1926 2526 3127 3727 4328 4928 5529 6129 6730 6959
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1350 1963 2576 3189 3801 4414 5027 5640 6253 6866 7107
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1796 2631 3467 4303 5139 5974 6810 7646 8481 9317 9781
  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 904 1325 1746 2167 2588 3009 3430 3851 4272 4693 4594
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, double room, no meals 1362 1981 2600 3220 3839 4458 5077 5696 6315 6934 7033
IELTS Exam Prep with shared apartment with locals, single room, no meals 1387 2019 2650 3281 3913 4544 5176 5807 6439 7070 7181
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, double room, halfboard 1424 2074 2724 3374 4024 4674 5324 5974 6624 7274 7404
IELTS Exam Prep with host family, single room, halfboard 1449 2111 2774 3436 4099 4761 5423 6086 6748 7410 7553
IELTS Exam Prep with residence, single room, no meals 1895 2780 3665 4550 5436 6321 7206 8091 8977 9862 10227
Starting dates:  

every Monday

Note:  

1 lesson = 50 minutes

Exam fees:  

ca. €199, to be paid directly on arrival

Surcharges shared apartment with locals:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €19 per week
Info host family:  

A double room can be only booked for two people travellling together

Surcharges host family:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
double room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €38 per week
Special dietary needs: € 38 per week
Info residence:  

The minimum age to stay at the residence is 18 years.

Surcharges residence:   single room : 19/06/2022 - 27/08/2022 : €25 per week
Transfer:   transfer upon arrival at Manchester Piccadilly train station: € 56
transfer upon arrival at Manchester airport : € 81
transfer upon arrival at Liverpool airport: € 118

All prices include:

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

In 2022 the school is closed on the following dates: 03/01/2022, 15/04/2022, 18/04/2022, 02/05/2022, 02/06/2022, 03/06/2022, 29/08/2022, 26/12/2022, 27/12/2022. 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 VITA Student Residence in Manchester is a 15-minute walk from the language school and the bustling city centre. The residence features studios (all with private bathroom and kitchenette) and shared facilities such as study and lounge areas, a gym and a launderette. You can also use the bicycles in the residence, yoga classes are organized in the gym and a breakfast to-go is offered on weekdays.

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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May 15 7 6
June 18 10 6
July 19 12 5
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Sept 17 10 4
Oct 13 7 2
Nov 9 4 1
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Jan 5 0 1
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