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British Study Centre, Manchester, England UK

British Study Centre (BSC)

  • British Study Centre Manchester is located in the industrious and vibrant English city of Manchester. The school is housed in a large red-bricked building, comes with all of the amenities a student may require, and is a short walk from attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, multiple high street shops, restaurants, pubs and supermarkets. The school is within a 7-minute walk of Manchester Piccadilly Station, ensuring that students have ample opportunity to travel the city and to see all that it has to offer.

    The facilities of BSC Manchester are excellent. These facilities offer everything that a student may need to reach their language goals from a comfortable and friendly environment. The facilities they provide include a computer lab, movie room, games room, lounge area and a student ...
    support desk for any questions or queries that may arise.

    The school's vision consists of providing students with the stepping stones to their future by delivering outstanding and transformational learning experiences.

    Course selection includes something for students of all levels, as well as teachers and business professionals. General English courses are available over various schedules and intensities whereas, more advanced students may be interested in the school's Exam Preparation programmes (FCE, CAE, IELTS) or Business English. For Teachers, there area CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning) and Advanced Language & Methodology Courses.

    British Study Centre was founded in 1930, originally focusing on correspondence courses. Today they work at the forefront of education, now under the group name of BSC Education. With several centres throughout the UK and Ireland, BSC develops students and teachers from all over the world via their junior, adult, teacher, exam preparation (OET) and university pathway programmes.
  • British Study Centre Manchester is located in the industrious and vibrant English city of Manchester. The school is housed in a large red-bricked building, comes with all of the amenities a student may require, and is a short walk from attractions such as Piccadilly Gardens, multiple high street shops, restaurants, pubs and supermarkets. The school is within a 7-minute walk of Manchester Piccadilly Station, ensuring that students have ample opportunity to travel the city and to see all that it has to offer.

    The facilities of BSC Manchester are excellent. These ...
    facilities offer everything that a student may need to reach their language goals from a comfortable and friendly environment. The facilities they provide include a computer lab, movie room, games room, lounge area and a student support desk for any questions or queries that may arise.

    The school's vision consists of providing students with the stepping stones to their future by delivering outstanding and transformational learning experiences.

    Course selection includes something for students of all levels, as well as teachers and business professionals. General English courses are available over various schedules and intensities whereas, more advanced students may be interested in the school's Exam Preparation programmes (FCE, CAE, IELTS) or Business English. For Teachers, there area CLIL (Content & Language Integrated Learning) and Advanced Language & Methodology Courses.

    British Study Centre was founded in 1930, originally focusing on correspondence courses. Today they work at the forefront of education, now under the group name of BSC Education. With several centres throughout the UK and Ireland, BSC develops students and teachers from all over the world via their junior, adult, teacher, exam preparation (OET) and university pathway programmes.
  • The language school British Study Centre was founded in Manchester, England UK in 1991.
  • Legal name / parent company: Experience English Limited
  • Tax registration ID: GB142712242
  • Abbreviated name of school: BSC Manchester

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOBritish councilEAQUALSEnglish UKISO 9000/9001Preferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Microwave for student use

  • Snack vending machine

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Movie rental

  • Movie room

  • Games room

  • Lounge

  • Student support desk

  • Copy machine

  • Printer for student use

  • Video game console

  • Table tennis

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • TV in some classrooms

  • Electronic whiteboard in most classrooms

  • Air conditioning in some classrooms

  • Heating in most classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

22

Number of public PC workstations:

12

Facilities for disabled students

  • Disabled toilet

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Internet access and use of school computers
  • INCLUDED Wireless LAN zone at school
  • INCLUDED Free certificate of course attendance
  • INCLUDED Language level placement test at first day of classes
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: a minimum of one free organized leisure activity per week
  • INCLUDED Free consultation about suitable college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in applying to college/university programs by a qualified consultant
  • INCLUDED Free assistance in finding flats for long-term students

Course material:

Generally course material is distributed free to students and will stay in student property.

Average age of students

Average number of levels

  • Adult courses in summer: 6
  • Adult courses throughout the year: 4
  • Junior courses in summer: 3
  • Junior courses throughout the year: 3

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 9 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

  • 95% hold a university degree
  • 100% hold a recognised language teaching qualification

Languages spoken by school staff (cannot be guaranteed by school):

2
3
16
7
1
1
9
13
2
4
8
3
1

Optional airport transfer

Manchester Airport:
60 £ pick up
120 £ return (both ways)
Liverpool Airport:
85 £ pick up
170 £ return (both ways)

Days without class

In 2021 (including national and regional bank holidays): 01 Jan. 2021, 02 Apr. 2021, 03 May 2021, 31 May 2021, 25 Dec. 2021, 26 Dec. 2021, 27 Dec. 2021, 28 Dec. 2021.

If a bank holiday falls on a weekday there is no refund nor are classes recuperated. This is the case for the majority of language schools.
Please note this school reserves the right to cancel confirmed bookings if a minimum number of students is not reached. Notification of such cancellation would happen at least 28 days before the course is due to start.

English Courses

General Language


Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:15  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 12:00
Afternoon: 12:20  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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The course includes 20 General English lessons plus 10 afternoon lessons on Skills for Academic Success.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 13:10
Afternoon: 14:15  - 16:35
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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The course includes 20 General English lessons plus 10 afternoon lessons on Skills for Career Success.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This course is for those students already working or living in the UK or Ireland who want to further develop their English in a focused, communicative context and is held every Monday.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:15  - 16:35
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This course is for those students already working or living in the UK or Ireland who want to further develop their English in a focused, communicative context and is held every Monday.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
2 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Afternoon: 14:15  - 16:35
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Online Courses

This is a package of 20 online lessons per week of English for the business environment.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This is 20 General group lessons per week in an online environment.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is 10 private lessons per week specifically to prepare the student for the OET exam. This course is taught using online methodology.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is a package of 10 private online classes.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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20 private classes per week using an online teaching method.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is a package of 5 online classes per week in a one-to-one setting.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Business

This course includes 25 General English Lessons per week with Skills for Career Success plus Business Communication Skill.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This course includes 25 General English Lessons per week with Skills for Career Success plus Business Communication Skill plus 1 Skills Session.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Exam Preparation

Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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This course includes one online pre-arrival lesson.
Course durations: - 4 weeks: 05 Jul, 02 Aug. - 6 weeks: 01 Feb, 16 Apr, 18 Oct.
Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 13:10
Afternoon: 14:20  - 16:40
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
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This course includes one online pre-arrival lesson.
Course durations: - 4 weeks: 05 Jul, 02 Aug. - 6 weeks: 01 Feb, 16 Apr, 18 Oct.
Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
General course schedule
5 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 13:10
Afternoon: 14:20  - 16:40
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
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Starting dates
2021: 01 Feb. 2021, 26 Apr. 2021, 05 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 18 Oct. 2021.
Required minimum language level
Advanced (C1) or higher
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The course includes the following topics: IELTS Preparation, Speaking & Listening, Grammar & Writing, Wordpower and Exam Writing Skills.
A FREE IELTS test is provided for bookings of 24 weeks or longer.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
4 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 13:10
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Upper intermediate (B2) or higher
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The course includes 20 lessons of IELTS preparation and 10 lessons of Skills for Academic Success.
A FREE IELTS test is provided for bookings of 24 weeks or longer.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
General course schedule
6 daily lessons of 50 minutes will take place within the following possible time slots. The exact schedule will be assigned on the first day of class according to your level:
Morning: 9:15  - 13:10
Afternoon: 14:10  - 16:35
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Specialty Courses

Starting dates
2021: 17 May 2021, 19 Jun. 2021, 16 Aug. 2021.
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Starting dates
2021: 05 Jul. 2021, 19 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021.
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Lesson duration: 50 minutes
Comments about courses:All 2021 General English and Business English courses include Skills for Career Success. Express Mail fee: GBP 40 Pre-booked 10 private lessons: GBP 500. Private lessons are 60 minutes.

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    FAQ about British Study Centre, Manchester

  • Yes. The school offers pickup from Manchester Airport (60 £), Liverpool Airport (85 £)
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at British Study Centre varies from 1 students (Online Course: OET Exam Preparation ) to 10 students (General English 25)
  • 95% of teachers at British Study Centre hold a university degree. 100% hold a recognized language teaching certificate.
  • The highest Nationality percentage at British Study Centre comes from England with a 16% representation, followed by students from Italy (13%) and Saudi Arabia (9.5%).
  • British Study Centre offers courses from 16 years to 99. Average age is 23 during the summer and 27 for the rest of the year.

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