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British Study Centre, York, England UK

British Study Centre (BSC)

  • British Study Centre York is located in the medieval city of York, in the northeast of England. Housed centrally, the school has many pubs, local shops and supermarkets close by and is only a moments walk away from the city's iconic Shambles Street. Further attractions within walking distance of the school include the JORVIK Viking Centre, Clifford's Tower, the York Theatre Royal, York Minster and numerous museums, ensuring students have much on-hand to make their time in York as funfilled and enjoyable as possible.

    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.

    Accommodation is readily available through the school in carefully selected Host families (Homestay) or Summer Residence.

    The facilities of the school are excellent, offering students everything they may need to reach their language goals from a comfortable and inviting environment. These facilities include a library, computer lab, garden, lounge area and various games such as table tennis. All classrooms are equipped with heating and ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

    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 York is located in the medieval city of York, in the northeast of England. Housed centrally, the school has many pubs, local shops and supermarkets close by and is only a moments walk away from the city's iconic Shambles Street. Further attractions within walking distance of the school include the JORVIK Viking Centre, Clifford's Tower, the York Theatre Royal, York Minster and numerous museums, ensuring students have much on-hand to make their time in York as funfilled and enjoyable as possible.

    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.

    Accommodation is readily available through the school in carefully selected Host families (Homestay) or Summer Residence.

    The facilities of the school are excellent, offering students everything they may need to reach their language goals from a comfortable and inviting environment. These facilities include a library, computer lab, garden, lounge area and various games such as table tennis. All classrooms are equipped with heating and ample natural light to create an optimal learning environment.

    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 York, England UK in 1997.
  • Legal name / parent company: Experience English Limited
  • Tax registration ID: GB142712242
  • Abbreviated name of school: BSC York

Accreditations and Quality seals

ALTOBritish councilEAQUALSEnglish UKPreferential Terms in Case of Visa Refusal

Facilities

  • Kitchen for student use

  • Microwave for student use

  • Fridge for student use

  • Drink vending machine

  • Computer lab

  • Library

  • Lounge

  • Garden

  • Printer for student use

  • Table tennis

  • Free water dispenser

  • Free WIFI

Classroom equipment

  • Electronic whiteboard in some classrooms

  • Heating in all classrooms

  • Ample natural light in all classrooms

Number of classrooms:

23

Number of public PC workstations:

6

Our price includes

  • INCLUDED Organized activities
  • 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 Language level placement test before arrival
  • INCLUDED For adult courses: every afternoon free organized leisure program
  • 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: 5
  • Junior courses in summer: 5

Minimum age of students

  • 16 years
  • 12 years for specific Junior courses

English teacher qualifications

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

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

1
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3
3
2
1
4
1
10
26
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1
7
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1

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.
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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The course includes 20 General English lessons plus 10 afternoon lessons on Skills for Academic 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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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.
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.
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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Junior

Course price includes accommodation
Homestay, Double room, Breakfast & lunch & dinner
It includes activities: 5 city based or local day visits and 2 evening activities per week.
Price includes
Supervision 24/7
Starting dates
2021: 26 Jul. 2021, 02 Aug. 2021, 09 Aug. 2021, 16 Aug. 2021, 23 Aug. 2021.
General course schedule
3 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: 9:00  - 12:00
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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Online Courses

This is 20 group business lessons in an online setting.
Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is a course of English for the business environment for 20 lessons per week, in a group online.
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
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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This is a package of 10 online private lessons.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is a package of 20 online private lessons.
Required minimum language level
Beginner (A1) (No previous knowledge required) or higher
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This is a package of 5 online private lessons.
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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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
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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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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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.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) or higher
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Starting dates
Every Monday.
Required minimum language level
Lower intermediate (B1) 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.
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, York

  • The accommodation Homestay is the most popular among all our clients of British Study Centre
  • Depending on the chosen course, the maximum number of students at British Study Centre varies from 1 students (Online Course: OET Exam Preparation 10) to 15 students (Junior Programme )
  • 100% 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 Italy with a 26% representation, followed by students from Saudi Arabia (10%) and Spain (7%).
  • British Study Centre offers courses from 12 years (Junior Programme , 15 lessons per week) to 99. Average age is 16 during the summer and 28 for the rest of the year.

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