British Study Centre (BSC) language school in Brighton

From 1830.- GBP
approx 2034.- EUR
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The school

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

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
24 years
Nationality mix
Italy, Switzerland, France, etc..
ratings
12 authentic opinions

The school occupies a large, beautiful 4-storey Victorian building located in Hove, on a small quiet tree-lined street which opens out onto Kings Way, the large street beside the sea. This ideal location allows students to take advantage of all of the attractions of the city centre and of the beach which are both around fifteen minutes away. BSC Brighton offers its students modern equipment and excellent conditions for learning English, including 15 spacious and bright classrooms, an independent study room, a library, a computer room, a WiFi connection, a cafeteria, a garden and a terrace. Finally, the school distinguishes itself by having a Job Club, where students can get information concerning student jobs. In this way, the school becomes a favourable platform for those who wish to find part-time work during their studies. This service is free and gives appointments to interested students once every two weeks in order that they may find out information on potential employers (bars, hotels, promotional work, shops. etc.). Participants are given information regarding the laws and methods in force and benefit from a complementary personalised service on how to correct/adapt CVs.

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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

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Intensive course + internship

Elementary to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2645.-
(about EUR 2962.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
Course duration
6 - 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.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
4505
6566
6890
16
5825
8558
8990
24
7505
11582
12230
Extra week (24+)
290
458
485
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Business course 30 + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2645.-
(about EUR 2962.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(25 general + 5 business)
Course duration
6 - 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 (4x/week)

Schedule may vary depending on student’s level and time of year.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
4505
6566
6890
16
5825
8558
8990
24
7505
11582
12230
Extra week (24+)
290
458
485
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) + internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1830.-
(about EUR 2050.-)
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
Student house, single room, no meals
4
1830
2547
2655
6
2450
3503
3665
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
01.07 / 29.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
04.02 / 29.04 / 04.11.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) + internship

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1830.-
(about EUR 2050.-)
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
Student house, single room, no meals
4
1830
2547
2655
6
2450
3503
3665
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
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) + internship

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1830.-
(about EUR 2050.-)
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
Student house, single room, no meals
4+1
1830
2715
2850
6+1
2450
3671
3860
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 / 04.11.2019
Bank holidays
01.01 / 19.04 / 22.04 / 06.05 / 27.05 / 26.08.2019
Holidays
22.12.2019 - 28.12.2019

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

IELTS course 30 + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2645.-
(about EUR 2962.-)
Lessons
30 of 50 minutes
(15 IELTS + 15 options)
Course duration
6 - 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
Student house, single room, no meals
12
4505
6566
6890
16
5825
8558
8990
24
7505
11582
12230
Extra week (24+)
290
458
485
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TOEFL course + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 12 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2945.-
(about EUR 3298.-)
Lessons
22 of 50 minutes
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEFL one-to-one)
Course duration
6 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:05 + 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.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
5105
7166
7490
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

TOEIC course + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 12 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2945.-
(about EUR 3298.-)
Lessons
22 of 50 minutes
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEIC one-to-one)
Course duration
6 - 12 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:05 + 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.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
5105
7166
7490
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

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

PHOENIX HALLS
Arrival: Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday following course end

Options/Extras

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) (approximately) 175 GBP
CAE Cambridge exam fee (to be paid on site) (approximately) 175 GBP
IELTS exam fee (to be paid on site) (approximately) 170 GBP
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl 165 GBP
Placement fee (under 18 y.o.) (Supplement) 30 GBP
Extra night with host family 24 GBP
Extra night in a Student House 28 GBP
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 08.06, 14.12.2019 / CAE: 16.03.2019)
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Student House / Residence)
Credit card details
150 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (30.06-24.08.2019) 15 GBP
Supplement (Arrival after 10pm) 30 GBP
Special diet (per week) 30 GBP
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
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow) 155 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Gatwick) 110 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Stansted) 200 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Luton) 205 GBP
Train station transfer (St. Pancras International) 175 GBP

Other accommodation options

Residence, double room, no meals (private bathroom) (Phoenix Halls, 01.07-02.09.2019)

Course info

100% authentic opinions

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.

4/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

Destination
/ 5
School
/ 5
Accommodation
/ 5
Value for money
/ 5
Teaching
/ 5
Leisure
/ 5

12 students gave their opinion about this school

22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
16 weeks, March – July 2018
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
Zu Beginn waren wir meist 6-8 Personen, was ich perfekt war. Alles über 10P. war mir zu viel. Meist war der Lerneffekt sehr gering, mehr Gruppenarbeit und weniger profitiert. Sowie auch die sehr kleinen Klassenräume waren mit 14P. schon sehr vollgestopft. Die Auswertung beziehe ich auf Claredon, weil Hollandroad wirklich super war und nicht viel auszusetzten gibt.
14 weeks, March – July 2018
Value for money (2 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (2.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (1.5 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja. Es ist eine sehr lehrreiche und Ereignisreiche Zeit gewesen. Jeder kann davon profitieren es muss nichtmal nur um die Sprachverbesserung gehen. Man lernt sehr viel für sich und das Leben dazu. »
School highlights
« Der Unterricht war sehr abwechslungsreich und man lernt sehr viel auch in kurzer Zeit. »
26 years old - Italy
/ 5
12 weeks, September – December 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3 / 5) ()
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
33 weeks, October 2015 – June 2016
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
19 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
6 weeks, September – October 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (4 / 5)
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Oui, car les professeurs étaient vraiment bien et l'environnement aussi. Je pense que j'ai surtout clarifié la grammaire et progressé en speaking et listening. »
27 years old - Germany
/ 5
Der Unterricht hat mir sehr viel Spaß geamcht. Ich hatte sowohl am Morgen wie auch am Nachmittag Unterricht und fand teilweise die gleichen Leute vor wie am Morgen oder aber auch neue Gesichter. Es war ein guter Mix und die Stimmung in der Klasse war immer gut.
10 weeks, August – October 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (5 / 5)
Accommodation (4.3 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
23 years old - Spain
/ 5
6 weeks, April – May 2015
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (2.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
19 years old - Italy
/ 5
Vorrei solo ringraziare il personale ESL per avermi aiutato in ogni circostanza
13 weeks, October 2012 – January 2013
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (5 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (4 / 5)
Accommodation (4.6 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« La scuola offriva grande assistenza, programmi su misura per gli studenti e attività extrascolastiche che facilitavano i rapporti »
16 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
16 weeks, September – December 2011
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (4.3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.6 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
24 weeks, July – December 2011
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
Overall impression of the country
Overall impression of the trip
School (3 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (3.7 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (4 / 5)
Accommodation (4.2 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (3.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability

Testimonials

Julie
Julie
BSC Brighton
Duration: 7 months

Before graduating from college and getting a job, I decided to travel abroad in order to improve my English, so I took a 5-month full-immersion language course in the pleasant and dynamic city of Brighton. I chose to stay at the Student House, which was an amazing experience, both for my personal development and to improve my English skills. I met students from all over the world there, they became my friends and visited me in Paris. At the student house, you could always find someone to talk to and exchange your ideas in English. Besides, the intensive course allowed me to combine classes and leisure, with lessons in the mornings and 3 afternoons per week dedicated to discovering England and taking part in the leisure activities organised by the school. This experience has brought me a lot, as well on a personal level as on a professional level. I had the opportunity to carry out a 2-month internship in an English company, in marketing, a subject which I’m currently studying in France. I could work with English people and professionals, which helped me improve my listening and speaking skills. I believe no words can really describe such an amazing experience, you need to experience it to realise what it means to take a language course abroad.

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Host family
Living with a host family is an enriching experience from both a social and linguistic point of view. Staying in a single room, you will be provided with half-board and enjoy the benefits of sharing experiences in total immersion with your local host. The families often live in residential areas, around 40 minutes from the school by bus.

Student house (from 18 years)
If you want more independence, a student house is a great option. Staying in a single bedroom, meals will be at your own expense, but the kitchen is at your disposal. The living room and bathroom are shared with the other flatmates. The student houses are between 10 and 20 minutes' walking distance from the school.

Phoenix Hall summer residence (from 18 years) (01.07-02.09.2019)
Located in the centre of Brighton near the iconic pier and 20 minutes from the language school by bus, the Phoenix Hall residence offers excellent value for the money. Staying in a single room fitted with a desk, chair and wardrobe, you will be able to prepare your meals in the modern, fully equipped kitchen together with the other international students. The private bathroom will offer you a certain amount of comfort and welcome privacy. A TV lounge, laundry facilities and Wi-Fi are also available. Each apartment accommodates up to 8 students, so you'll have plenty of chances to meet people!

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