British Study Centre (BSC) language school in London

From 1950.- GBP
approx 2167.- EUR
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The school

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

The students

Minimum age
16 years
Average age
25 years
Nationality mix
South Korea, Italy, Switzerland, etc..
ratings
15 authentic opinions

In the heart of London, walking distance to the British capital’s main attractions, our partner school features modern learning facilities: 12 bright and spacious classrooms (20 during high season) with interactive boards and video materials, a student room with tablets and free Wi-Fi, a nice cafeteria and a covered garden that will make your stay even more pleasant. The school is close to the British Museum and Covent Garden, and Holborn station is 5 minutes away. BSC London also offers a Job Club, a free service that advises students on how to improve their CV and help them find work during their studies.

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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 Guarantee
  • 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 2825.-
(about EUR 3164.-)
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
4805
7190
7190
16
6225
9390
9390
24
8105
12830
12830
Extra week (24+)
315
510
510
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

Business course 30 + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2825.-
(about EUR 3164.-)
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 (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
4805
7190
7190
16
6225
9390
9390
24
8105
12830
12830
Extra week (24+)
315
510
510
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

Cambridge course (FCE) 25 lessons/week + internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 6 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2630.-
(about EUR 2946.-)
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
Student house, single room, no meals
6
2630
3845
3845
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
04.02 / 08.04 / 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

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (FCE) 25 lessons/week + internship

Upper intermediate to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1950.-
(about EUR 2184.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 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
Student house, single room, no meals
4+1
1950
2970
2970
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
24.06 / 22.07.2019
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

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week + internship

Advanced to Advanced, 4 / 6 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1950.-
(about EUR 2184.-)
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
1950
2775
2775
6
2630
3845
3845
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates 4 wk
22.07.2019
Starting dates 6 wk
04.02 / 08.04 / 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

Arrival: Saturday/Sunday prior to course start
Departure: Saturday/Sunday following course end

Cambridge course (CAE) 25 lessons/week + internship

Advanced to Advanced, 4 week(s)
4 week(s) - From GBP 1950.-
(about EUR 2184.-)
Lessons
25 of 50 minutes
Course duration
4 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
1950
2970
2970
All prices are in GBP.   GBP 1 ≈ EUR 1.17   (Not-binding exchange rate)
Starting dates
24.06.2019
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

IELTS course 30 + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 2825.-
(about EUR 3164.-)
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.
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
4805
7190
7190
16
6225
9390
9390
24
8105
12830
12830
Extra week (24+)
315
510
510
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

TOEFL course + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 3125.-
(about EUR 3500.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEFL one-to-one)
Course duration
6 - 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.
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
5405
7790
7790
16
7025
10190
10190
24
9545
14270
14270
Extra week (24+)
375
570
570
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

TOEIC course + internship

Intermediate to Advanced, 6 - 48 week(s)
6 week(s) - From GBP 3125.-
(about EUR 3500.-)
Lessons
20 of 50 minutes + 2 of 60 minutes one-to-one
(15 general + 5 options + 2 TOEIC one-to-one)
Course duration
6 - 48 week(s)
Levels
Intermediate to Advanced
Students/class
max. 14
Minimum age
16 years
Schedule
09:15-12:00 (Mo-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.
Not available in July/August
Course info
week(s)
Without accomodation
Host family, single room, half board
Student house, single room, no meals
12
5405
7790
7790
16
7025
10190
10190
24
9545
14270
14270
Extra week (24+)
375
570
570
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

Options/Extras

One-to-one course (per lesson) 75 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (5 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
220 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (10 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
390 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (20 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
750 GBP
Private online course (min. 5 lessons/week) (30 lessons)
The online course is available 6 weeks prior to course start
1000 GBP
Exam fee (to be paid on site) (FCE, CAE) 170 GBP
IELTS exam fee (to be paid on site) 160 GBP
Exam fees to be paid online, http://www.ets.org/toefl (approximately) 160 GBP
Placement fee (under 18 y.o.) (Supplement) 30 GBP
Accommodation deposit (to be paid on site) (Student House / Residence)
Credit card details or deposit paid with cash
150 GBP
Extra night with host family 28 GBP
Extra night with host family, private bathroom 40 GBP
Extra night in a Student House 28 GBP
Additional night compulsory (FCE: 18.05, 14.12.2019 CAE: 16.03, 18.05, 14.12.2019)
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
Special diet (per week) 28 GBP
Christmas with the host family (22.12-28.12.2019) 60 GBP
Supplement Accommodation high season (per wk.) (Host family, 30.06-24.08.2019) 15 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Heathrow) 130 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Gatwick) 130 GBP
Airport transfer (on arrival) (Stansted, Luton) 130 GBP
Train station transfer (St. Pancras International) 100 GBP

Other accommodation options

Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (Liberty Plaza, Zone 1, +18 y.o.)
Residence, single room, no meals (private bathroom) (The Collective, Zone 2, +18 y.o.)
Host family, single room, half board (private bathroom) (18+)

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.

4.2/5
Overall rating

100% of students recommending this school

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Accommodation
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Value for money
/ 5
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15 students gave their opinion about this school

21 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
5 weeks, April – May 2018
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (5 / 5)
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Overall impression of the trip
School (4.8 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (5 / 5)
Course materials
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Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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22 years old - Germany
/ 5
14 weeks, January – April 2017
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (3.8 / 5)
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Teaching (4 / 5)
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Accommodation (4 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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20 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
8 weeks, August – October 2015
Value for money (3 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
Do you think you've made progress?
« Ja, weil ich sicherer geworden bin in Englisch zu sprechen sowie mit fremden Menschen Kontakte zu schliessen. »
School highlights
« Das Freizeitprogramm (sehr abwechslungsreich und für Junge ausgerichtet). »
29 years old - Italy
/ 5
12 weeks, June – September 2015
Value for money (5 / 5)
Destination (3.3 / 5)
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School (5 / 5)
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School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Accommodation (3.8 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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27 years old - Italy
/ 5
18 weeks, April – August 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
School location
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (5 / 5)
Accommodation (3 / 5) (Shared apartment)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (5 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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29 years old - Italy
/ 5
19 weeks, February – July 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (5 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (4 / 5)
Accommodation (3.3 / 5) (Residence)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Leisure (4.3 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
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24 years old - Belgium
/ 5
L'école est très bien située.
16 weeks, February – June 2015
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
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School (4.3 / 5)
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Teaching (4.3 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
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25 years old - Belgium
/ 5
18 weeks, June – October 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.3 / 5)
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Teaching (3.7 / 5)
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Work placement (5 / 5)
Accommodation (2.8 / 5) (Residence)
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Leisure (4 / 5)
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22 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
18 weeks, August – December 2014
Value for money (4 / 5)
Destination (4.7 / 5)
Overall impression of the city
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School (4.5 / 5)
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Nationality mix
Teaching (4.7 / 5)
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Classroom atmosphere
Accommodation (4.5 / 5) (Host family)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
18 years old - Switzerland
/ 5
10 weeks, August – November 2014
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 / 5)
School location
School facilities
Classrooms
Nationality mix
Teaching (4.3 / 5)
Course materials
Relations with the teachers
Classroom atmosphere
Work placement (1 / 5)
Accommodation (2.7 / 5) (Other)
Bedroom
Shower / Bathroom
Meals
Leisure (4.7 / 5)
Leisure activities offered by the school
Trips offered by the school
Staff availability
School highlights
« Bonne organisation, bon professeurs, bon choix de sortie, etc... »

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Host family
Host families are carefully selected by our partner school. They all live near a tube or train station, usually in zone 3 or 4, but sometimes in zone 5. You'll stay in a single or twin bedroom (if travelling with somebody else) and will have the choice of half-board (breakfast and dinner), breakfast only or access to the kitchen to prepare your own meals. Bed linen is provided, but bring your own towels. To reach the school, please allow about 45 minutes by bus, train or tube.

Student house (from 18 years)
This option allows several students from the school to share accommodation during their stay. Staying in your own room, you'll share the common areas and facilities (kitchen, bathroom, etc.) with the other students. Wi-Fi is free. The student houses are located in zone 3 of central London, around 35 minutes from the language school by public transport.

Liberty Plaza residence (from 18 years)
Located a few minutes' walk from Aldgate and Tower Hill underground stations in zone 1 and 30 minutes from the school by public transport, the residence provides easy access to all areas of central London. Close to the residence you will find the vibrant area of Shoreditch and its shops, markets, restaurants and bars. All rooms are modern, with your own private bathroom and free internet access. In addition, there are excellent shared common rooms and kitchen facilities for you to cook meals. A great place to socialise with the other international guests, the common room area is complete with Wi-Fi, study booths, comfortable sofas, a large widescreen television, Sky TV, DVD-player and games consoles. Other facilities include a free on-site gym and fitness studio as well as music practice rooms.

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The Collective residence (from 18 years)
Stay in a student residence with all kinds of facilities! About 45 minutes from the school by public transport, you’ll sleep in a modern, single room with private bathroom, bed linen, a desk, chair, storage space and free Wi-Fi. You’ll even have a fully equipped kitchenette to share with your flatmates! Enjoy the gym, sauna, library and the garden while relaxing and socialising with other students. A coin-operated laundry room is available onsite, as well as 24/7 security service.

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