English school in Manchester: BSC Manchester

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Key points

  • A long-established quality school with great modern facilities
  • Excellent city centre location, close to three major universities
  • Well-organised social programme, from after-school clubs to weekends away
  • Small friendly team of staff, offering highly personalised service
  • Links to local sports clubs

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE), IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Residence, Student house
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
27 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, Switzerland, France, etc..
ratings
305 authentic opinions

Key points

  • A long-established quality school with great modern facilities
  • Excellent city centre location, close to three major universities
  • Well-organised social programme, from after-school clubs to weekends away
  • Small friendly team of staff, offering highly personalised service
  • Links to local sports clubs

The school

Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Exams
Cambridge (FCE, CAE), IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL
School size
M
Accommodations
Host family, Residence, Student house
Disabled access
Disabled access at school
Wifi
WiFi is free

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
27 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, Switzerland, France, etc..
ratings
305 authentic opinions

Our partner school is located in the heart of the Manchester city centre, just 10 minutes by bus from the Manchester City football stadium! Close to the fashionable Northern Quarter, it is surrounded by boutiques, restaurants and bustling cafés and bars, and is only a stone's throw from Piccadilly Gardens, the perfect place to relax during your free time. The school offers students an academic but relaxed atmosphere for studying English. The stunning Victorian school building is equipped with 22 classrooms, a library, a multimedia centre with internet access and a comfortable TV lounge, all of which have been recently refurbished, and don't forget about the games room with table football, ping pong and Xbox!

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Included in the price

  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Free local SIM card
  • Level and needs assessment
  • Access to e-learning platform
  • Use of study centre
  • Job Club
  • Learning progress monitoring
  • End-of-course report and certificate
  • Free local SIM card

Lowest prices guaranteed

ESL guarantees you the most attractive prices on the market! If you find any price difference, you will be entirely refunded.

Part-Time course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 230.-
(about EUR 257.-)
Lessons
15 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
230
429
485
2
410
763
875
3
590
1097
1265
4
770
1431
1655
6
1130
2099
2435
8
1490
2767
3215
12
1970
3863
4535
16
2610
5119
6015
24
3290
7031
8375
Extra week (24+)
135
289
345
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Standard course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 280.-
(about EUR 313.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
280
479
535
2
510
863
975
3
740
1247
1415
4
970
1631
1855
6
1430
2399
2735
8
1890
3167
3615
12
2570
4463
5135
16
3410
5919
6815
24
4490
8231
9575
Extra week (24+)
185
339
395
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Semi-intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 310.-
(about EUR 347.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/wk)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
310
509
565
2
570
923
1035
3
830
1337
1505
4
1090
1751
1975
6
1610
2579
2915
8
2130
3407
3855
12
2930
4823
5495
16
3890
6399
7295
24
5090
8831
10175
Extra week (24+)
210
364
420
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Intensive course

Elementary to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 340.-
(about EUR 380.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Elementary to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
340
539
595
2
630
983
1095
3
920
1427
1595
4
1210
1871
2095
6
1790
2759
3095
8
2370
3647
4095
12
3290
5183
5855
16
4370
6879
7775
24
5690
9431
10775
Extra week (24+)
235
389
445
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (FCE)

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1130.-
(about EUR 1264.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4
1130
1791
2015
6
1650
2619
2955
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
02.07 / 30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
05.02.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (FCE)

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 1650.-
(about EUR 1845.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
6 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
6+1
1650
2773
3165
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
30.04 / 22.10.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (CAE)

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1130.-
(about EUR 1264.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4
1130
1791
2015
6
1650
2619
2955
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
30.07.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
05.02 / 09.04.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Cambridge course (CAE)

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1130.-
(about EUR 1264.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4+1
1130
1945
2225
6+1
1650
2773
3165
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
25.06.2018
Starting dates 6 wk
22.10.2018
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 280.-
(about EUR 313.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening”)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
280
479
535
2
510
863
975
4
970
1631
1855
8
1890
3167
3615
12
2570
4463
5135
Extra week (12+)
210
364
420
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 310.-
(about EUR 347.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening” + 5 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:10-13:15 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
310
509
565
2
570
923
1035
4
1090
1751
1975
8
2130
3407
3855
12
2930
4823
5495
Extra week (12+)
240
394
450
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

IELTS course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 340.-
(about EUR 380.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 “speaking & listening” + 10 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
340
539
595
2
630
983
1095
4
1210
1871
2095
6
1790
2759
3095
8
2370
3647
4095
12
3290
5183
5855
Extra week (12+)
270
424
480
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

TOEIC course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 410.-
(about EUR 459.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEIC one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
410
609
665
2
770
1123
1235
4
1490
2151
2375
6
2210
3179
3515
8
2930
4207
4655
12
4130
6023
6695
Extra week (12+)
340
494
550
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 410.-
(about EUR 459.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEFL one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
410
609
665
2
770
1123
1235
4
1490
2151
2375
6
2210
3179
3515
8
2930
4207
4655
12
4130
6023
6695
Extra week (12+)
340
494
550
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 30.03 / 02.04 / 07.05 / 28.05 / 27.08 / 25.12 / 26.12.2018

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Part-Time course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 255.-
(about EUR 285.-)
Lessons
15 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
255
468
510
2
460
841
925
3
665
1214
1340
4
870
1587
1755
6
1280
2333
2585
8
1690
3079
3415
12
2270
4331
4835
16
3010
5743
6415
24
4250
8327
9335
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Standard course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 305.-
(about EUR 341.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
305
518
560
2
560
941
1025
3
815
1364
1490
4
1070
1787
1955
6
1580
2633
2885
8
2090
3479
3815
12
2870
4931
5435
16
3810
6543
7215
24
5090
9167
10175
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Semi-intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 345.-
(about EUR 386.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/wk)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
345
558
600
2
640
1021
1105
3
935
1484
1610
4
1230
1947
2115
6
1820
2873
3125
8
2410
3799
4135
12
3350
5411
5915
16
4450
7183
7855
24
5930
10007
11015
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Intensive course

Beginner to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 385.-
(about EUR 431.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Beginner to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
385
598
640
2
720
1101
1185
3
1055
1604
1730
4
1390
2107
2275
6
2060
3113
3365
8
2730
4119
4455
12
3830
5891
6395
16
5090
7823
8495
24
6770
10847
11855
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (FCE)

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 1940.-
(about EUR 2170.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
6 week(s)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
6
1940
2993
3245
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
04.02.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (FCE)

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1270.-
(about EUR 1420.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Upper intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4+1
1270
2155
2365
6+1
1940
3161
3455
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06 / 22.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
29.04 / 21.10.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (CAE)

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1270.-
(about EUR 1420.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4
1270
1987
2155
6
1940
2993
3245
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
29.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
11.02.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Cambridge course (CAE)

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1270.-
(about EUR 1420.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 / 6 week(s)
+ 1 Extra week(s) of accommodation (Exams)
Levels
Advanced to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
4+1
1270
2155
2365
6+1
1940
3161
3455
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
24.06.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
29.04 / 21.10.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 20

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 305.-
(about EUR 341.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 5 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
305
518
560
2
560
941
1025
4
1070
1787
1955
8
2090
3479
3815
12
2870
4931
5435
24
5090
9167
10175
Extra week (24+)
210
378
420
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 25

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 345.-
(about EUR 386.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 10 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:10-13:15 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
345
558
600
2
640
1021
1105
4
1230
1947
2115
8
2410
3799
4135
12
3350
5411
5915
24
5930
10007
11015
Extra week (24+)
245
413
455
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

IELTS course 30

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 385.-
(about EUR 431.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 15 options)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-13:10 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (Mon-Thu)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
385
598
640
2
720
1101
1185
4
1390
2107
2275
6
2060
3113
3365
8
2730
4119
4455
12
3830
5891
6395
24
6770
10847
11855
Extra week (24+)
280
448
490
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEIC course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 435.-
(about EUR 486.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEIC one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:00-12:00 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
435
648
690
2
820
1201
1285
4
1590
2307
2475
6
2360
3413
3665
8
3130
4519
4855
12
4430
6491
6995
24
8210
12287
13295
Extra week (24+)
340
508
550
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

TOEFL course

Intermediate to Advanced, 1 - 48 week(s)
1 week(s) - From GBP 435.-
(about EUR 486.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEFL one-to-one)
Course duration
1 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00 (Mon-Fri) + 14:20-16:40 (2x/week) + one-to-one lessons to be specified

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom)
1
435
648
690
2
820
1201
1285
4
1590
2307
2475
6
2360
3413
3665
8
3130
4519
4855
12
4430
6491
6995
24
8210
12287
13295
Extra week (24+)
340
508
550
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
Every week, throughout the year
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end
The arrival and departure days must be identical

Arrivals between 8am and 10pm. Arrivals after 10pm may not be possible, please check with the school first.

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 65 GBP
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 150 GBP
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 150 GBP
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (TOEFL) 135 GBP
Internship placement fee (4-24 weeks ) 495 GBP
Placement fee (under 18 y.o.) (supplement ) 30 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Homestay: 30.06-26.08.2018) 15 GBP
Supplement (per wk.) (Special diet) 28 GBP
Additional night compulsory (CAE: 17.03, 09.05.2018)
Christmas with the host family (23.12-29.12.2018) 60 GBP
Holiday retention fee (accommodation) (Host family)
50% of the standard weekly price
Supplement (Arrival / departure from 10pm to 8am. - Arrival possible until 11pm) 30 GBP
Supplement (per wk.) (Special diet) 28 GBP
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 160 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Manchester) 45 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Liverpool) 80 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Leeds Bradford) 120 GBP
Train station transfer (Manchester Piccadilly) 45 GBP
One-to-one course (per lesson) 75 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (5 lessons)
Online course available 6 weeks before departure
220 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (10 lessons)
Online course available 6 weeks before departure
390 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (20 lessons)
Online course available 6 weeks before departure
750 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (30 lessons)
Online course available 6 weeks before departure
1100 GBP
FCE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 175 GBP
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) 175 GBP
IELTS exam fee (to be paid on site) 160 GBP
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 160 GBP
Internship placement fee (4-24 weeks ) 495 GBP
Placement fee (under 18 y.o.) (supplement ) 30 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Homestay & Residence: 29.06-25.08.2019) 15 GBP
Special diet (per week) 30 GBP
Additional night compulsory (CAE: 23.03.2019)
Christmas with the host family (22.12-28.12.2019) 60 GBP
Holiday retention fee (accommodation)
Host family: 50% of the standard weekly price Student House / Residence: 100% of the standard weekly price
Supplement (Arrival after 10pm) 30 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Manchester) 50 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Liverpool) 85 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Leeds Bradford) 125 GBP
Train station transfer (Manchester Piccadilly) 50 GBP

Other accommodation options

Student house, single room, no meals (MARSA )
Student house, single room, no meals (MARSA)

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These students attended a course in this school through ESL – Language studies abroad and their evaluation has been checked. Students' opinions don't necessarily correspond to those of ESL – Language studies abroad, but reflect the individual experience of those participants. This is meant to provide you with further information about this school.

3.9/5
Overall rating

94% of students recommending this school

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305 students gave their opinion about this school

43 years old - Spain
/ 5
1 week, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.3 / 5) (Residence)
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Leisure (2.3 / 5)
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22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
9 weeks, June – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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20 years old - Netherlands
/ 5
3 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (2.8 / 5) (Residence)
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Leisure (5 / 5)
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21 years old - Italy
/ 5
4 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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18 years old - Belgium
/ 5
6 weeks, July – August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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Bedroom
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27 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
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22 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (4 / 5)
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16 years old - Italy
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
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29 years old - France
/ 5
2 weeks, August 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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32 years old - Italy
/ 5
1 week, August 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
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Testimonials

Guerric Merrer
Guerric Merrer
BSC, Manchester
Duration: 24 weeks

Following my first months spent here, I don't regret my choice. Each day that goes by, Manchester does not cease to surprise me more. The typical and atypical pubs, live concerts, shopping, students on each corner of the street, the "Red Devils" etc... BSC is a school with a great reputation. A great variety of teachers, students from throughout the world, a team who cater for the small needs of students and numerous activities are all the ingredients necessary so that our English is at a top level at the end of our stay. Manchester represents culture and diversity with a nice mix of flavours. This city is therefore the ideal place to improve your skills in the language of Shakespeare.

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Julien Saillet
Julien Saillet
BSC, Manchester
Duration: 12 weeks

The school has a central location and is easily reachable by public transport. I met many people of many different nationalities there. Thanks to the teachers and the lively courses they give, I could make great progress. If you are a football fan like me, you need to go to Manchester! I achieved one of my dreams by attending 2 football matches, it was the best atmosphere in the world!!! Apart from football, there is a lot to do in Manchester, you never get bored. The city is filled with shops, bars, night clubs, restaurants. You can also visit many things. My host family is adorable, I really felt comfortable there. In short, my language course was a great experience with a great quality/price ratio and I intend to do it again next year.

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Mélanie Santos
Mélanie Santos
BSC, Manchester
Duration: 16 weeks

I have been living in Failsworth, Manchester with Chris, a 57-year-old lady working at Manchester library, for a week already!! She has a very pretty house with garden, I stay in a large bedroom, everything is perfect in the house and Chris is really nice to me!!
I’m glad I arrived at her place :)
At school, everything is fine, I have a pre-intermediate level, I’m happy.
In Manchester, people are friendly, I’m starting to make new friends, at first it wasn’t easy but as time goes by, and thanks to the school’s activities, I was able to meet other students.

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Host family
Use the language you’ve learned in class in real-life situations in a friendly environment by staying with a host family. All of the families are selected with care by the school. As a multicultural city par excellence, Manchester caters especially well for students who require special meals (halal, kosher, etc.). Staying in a single room with half-board provided, around 40 minutes by public transport from the school, you'll make fast progress with English.

Wilmslow Park residence (from 18 years)
A 20-minute bus ride from the school, this modern residence is the perfect accommodation option, as it’s located in the heart of the city with its nightlife and every possible amenity. You’ll stay in a single room with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi, and can meet up with the other students in the common areas: a kitchen, living room and gym. Bed linen is included, but not towels, and laundry facilities for pay are available onsite. The common areas are cleaned once a week.

Student House
Live with other students while keeping your independence! In this comfortable student house, bedrooms (with private or shared bathrooms) feature 2 beds or a double bed, and can be single or shared. You’ll have access to free Wi-Fi, a TV in the common room, the fully equipped kitchen and a washing machine. Bed linen is provided, but not bath towels. The student house is located in a residential area 15 minutes from the school by bus, and is well connected to the rest of the city.

Host family
Use the language you’ve learned in class in real-life situations in a friendly environment by staying with a host family. All of the families are selected with care by the school. As a multicultural city par excellence, Manchester caters especially well for students who require special meals (halal, kosher, etc.). Staying in a single room with half-board provided, around 40 minutes by public transport from the school, you'll make fast progress with English.

Wilmslow Park residence (from 18 years)
A 20-minute bus ride from the school, this modern residence is the perfect accommodation option, as it’s located in the heart of the city with its nightlife and every possible amenity. You’ll stay in a single room with a private bathroom and free Wi-Fi, and can meet up with the other students in the common areas: a kitchen, living room and gym. Bed linen is included, but not towels, and laundry facilities for pay are available onsite. The common areas are cleaned once a week.

Student House
Live with other students while keeping your independence! In this comfortable student house, bedrooms (with private or shared bathrooms) feature 2 beds or a double bed, and can be single or shared. You’ll have access to free Wi-Fi, a TV in the common room, the fully equipped kitchen and a washing machine. Bed linen is provided, but not bath towels. The student house is located in a residential area 15 minutes from the school by bus, and is well connected to the rest of the city.

The school goes out of its way to help students make the most out of Manchester. A staff member organises social activities, which may include a Manchester music tour, a visit to the BBC or trips to the city’s football stadiums, home to Manchester City and Manchester United. The school also invites students to take advantage of three free-of-charge activities, including its conversation, debate and film clubs. From superb shopping to live music, sports to theatre, there is something for everyone in Manchester.

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