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#1 Edinburgh
reviews: 297|
schools: 11
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#2 Glasgow
reviews: 76|
schools: 3
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#3 Aberdeen
reviews: 4|
schools: 1
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#4 Crieff
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#5 Newbattle
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, AberdeenFavorites heart icon

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1730£ 1644£
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Inlingua, EdinburghFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Located in the centre of Edinburgh, minutes away from shops, restaurants and famous tourist attractions. It is very... More

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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590£ 563£
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Centre of English Studies (CES), EdinburghFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by IALC  (International Association of Language Centres)

The school is located in the West End of Edinburgh, near to Haymarket station and Princes Street. It is close to shops,... More

Standard General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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475£ 454£
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, EdinburghFavorites heart icon
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School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1920£ 1824£
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Basil Paterson, EdinburghFavorites heart icon
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School accredited by BAC (The British Accreditation Council) School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by Tier4 (Highly Trusted Status (UK))

The school is located in a Georgian terrace, only a five-minute walk from the main shopping area of Princes Street with... More

General English Part time - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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652£ 620£
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TLI English School, EdinburghFavorites heart icon

#6
TLI English School

Among the Top 20% most popular English schools in Scotland in the last 12 months
Edinburgh

Rating: 4.2/5.0

4.2/5.0139 reviews
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Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 31 August 2020
Accreditations:
School accredited by BAC (The British Accreditation Council) School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

The Language Institute is located on the west end on Edinburgh in the heart of Scotland. Students can look forward to a... More

General English - Full Time - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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320£ 304£
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British Study Centre, EdinburghFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by British council School accredited by EAQUALS (European Association for Quality Languages Services) School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Located on George Street in the centre of Scotland’s beautiful capital city, the school, formerly known as Edinburgh... More

General English Course 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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580£ 580£
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Live Language English School, GlasgowFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by QE (Quality English)

Located in Charing Cross, a safe and quiet area of the West End. The University of Glasgow is close by and the vibrant... More

General English - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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325£ 311£
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Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

The school is located in the heart of the Scottish capital - a vibrant, cosmopolitan university city. All the major... More

English World - 25 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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924£ 878£
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Language Within, GlasgowFavorites heart icon

Language Within

Glasgow
Glasgow City Centre
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Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 13 August 2020

At Language Within, we pride ourselves on offering high quality language courses at affordable prices. We use our... More

General 20 - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 12
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380£ 363£
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International House Newbattle Junior Centre, NewbattleFavorites heart icon
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 01 September 2020

The school is situated in 125 acres of beautiful gardens making it a safe and secure place to stay while still being... More

Explore English - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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1990£ 1891£
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Kaplan International English, EdinburghFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Kaplan Edinburgh is a five story listed Georgian building in the centre of Edinburgh, in a zone protected by UNESCO. It... More

General Course - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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640£ 640£
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Study & Live in your Teacher's Home, GlasgowFavorites heart icon
Accreditations:
School accredited by ALTO (Association of Language Travel Organisations) School accredited by UNOSEL  (Union Nationale des Organisations de Séjours Linguistiques) School accredited by WYSE/FIYTO (World Youth Student & Educational Travel Confereration)

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & L... More

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
FREE cancellation
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1920£ 1824£
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Mackenzie School of English, EdinburghFavorites heart icon

Mackenzie School of English

Edinburgh
Leith
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 07 September 2020
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) School accredited by QE (Quality English)

Mackenzie school of English is based in Leith, an area like no other, just over a mile from the city centre and Princes... More

English Plus - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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505£ 482£
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PLUS Junior Centre

Edinburgh
Craiglockhart Campus
Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Modern university campus with accommodation on site.  More

Premium Course - Campus Standard - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Includes accommodation -
1748£ 1705£
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This campus is set within extensive grounds of the historic Airthrey Estate and is often described as the most... More

Premium Course + Campus Standard - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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Includes accommodation -
1556£ 1518£
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Blue Noun is in the heart of the small town of Crieff and less than a minute walk from the High Street. On their free... More

General Professional Course - 35 lessons per week | Max. group size: 4
FREE cancellation
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3000£ 2850£
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Edinburgh School of English

Edinburgh
The Royal Mile
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Accreditations:
School accredited by British council School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Edinburgh is a wonderful city to learn the English language. Scotland graces its visitors with moors, lochs and... More

Essential programme - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 8
FREE cancellation
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846£ 804£
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Key Facts about Scotland

Scotland, with its turbulent history, offers something for all tastes. Visit the wonderful castles, go canoing, caber-tossing, golfing or fishing . Finish your day in one of the country pubs in the Isle of Islay or Oban and try the peerless malt whiskey. Watch the whales and dolphins of the Scottish Highlands & Northern Islands or enjoy the Victorian architecture in Glasgow.

Population: 62,349,000

Capital: London

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3078 USD)

Scotland quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7/5.0

4.7/5.0 (377 reviews by our former students)

Visa: Nationals from USA do not require a visa to study short term courses up to 180 days. Documentation regarding purpose of visit must be shown at the border in order to enter the country. For Study purposes: letter of enrolment from school, accommodation arrangements and proof of payments to the relevant institutions. Check visa requirements for nationals from other countries.

universities: 19 (rankings of universities in Scotland)

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    FAQ about schools in Scotland

  • British Study Centre was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'Pollock Halls Residence' at Basil Paterson is the best rated accommodation in Scotland.
  • You can take courses for just 1 week. For significant progress opt for longer durations.
  • In Scotland electricity is 230 Volt and 50 Hz. Plug type G.
  • In Scotland the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business Group, Business One-to-One.
  • Schools in Scotland offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TEFL / TESOL, TOEIC, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS, BULATS, Other exams.
  • In Scotland there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Adventure, English & Fitness, English & Arts, English & Sports.
  • The English school that offered the most popular programs for teenagers in the last 12 months was Study & Live in your Teacher's Home. Their most frequently booked programme was "" with lessons per week. You can also consult our overview of junior English programs in Scotland.
  • 304£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Scotland. The average cost of a language course in Scotland is 362£ per week.
  • Students rated the activity program at PLUS Junior Centre as the best.
  • Live Language English School has received the best overall rating in Glasgow.

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