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Rating: 4.8

4.8
298 reviews|
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Rating: 4.1

4.1
76 reviews|
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Rating: 4.0

4.0
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Rating: 5.0

5.02 reviews
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Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1730£ 1644£
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#2

Average student rating for this school was the best or in the top 20% among all schools in Scotland
Edinburgh

Rating: 4.6

4.610 reviews
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Inlingua accredited by British council Inlingua accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Inlingua is located in the enchanting Scottish capital city of Edinburgh. Housed in the centre of the city, students have everything they need in terms of cafés, restaurants, supermarkets...

General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 10
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590£ 563£
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#3

Edinburgh
New Town

Rating: 4.5

4.510 reviews
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Centre of English Studies (CES) accredited by British council Centre of English Studies (CES) accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) Centre of English Studies (CES) 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, restaurants and green space.

Standard General English - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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490£ 469£
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Rating: 4.4

4.49 reviews
Covid-19 Status:
School currently open
Accreditations:
Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1920£ 1824£
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#5

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

Rating: 4.2

4.2139 reviews
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TLI English School accredited by BAC (The British Accreditation Council) TLI English School accredited by British council TLI English 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 thoroughly engaging experience that combines learning with culture....

General English - Full Time - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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320£ 304£
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#6

Glasgow
West End

Rating: 4.0

4.072 reviews
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Live Language English School accredited by British council Live Language English School accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) Live Language English School accredited by QE (Quality English)

Live Language English School is located in the West End of the vibrant Scottish city of Glasgow. A unique city famed for its music, football, architecture and people, Glasgow has lots to...

General English 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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345£ 330£
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General English - Classic - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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2120£ 2067£
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Accreditations:
InTuition accredited by British council InTuition accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

General English - Classic - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1920£ 1872£
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International House Newbattle Junior Centre accredited by British council International House Newbattle Junior Centre accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

The school is situated in 125 acres of beautiful gardens making it a safe and secure place to stay while still being only 6 miles from Edinburgh city centre.

Explore English - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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2050£ 1999£
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Kaplan International Languages accredited by British council Kaplan International Languages 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 is a 5 minute walk from Princes Street and within walking distance of...

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 Study & Live in your Teacher Study & Live in your Teacher

Over 2000 qualified teachers in 30 countries all over the world are associated with the school organisation. 'Study & Live in your Teacher's Home' offers you the unique opportunity for a...

Standard Programme 15 - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 1
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1920£ 1824£
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Edinburgh
Leith
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School currently open
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Mackenzie School of English accredited by British council Mackenzie School of English accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom) Mackenzie School of English 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 Street but with its own distinct character with a hub of lively cafes...

English Plus - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 14
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505£ 482£
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Edinburgh
Merchiston Campus
Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 01 July 2021
Accreditations:
PLUS Junior Centre accredited by British council PLUS Junior Centre accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

Modern university campus with accommodation on site.

Premium course - Campus Ensuite - 15 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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1852£ 1806£
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Covid-19 Status:
School re-opening on 01 July 2021
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PLUS Junior Centre accredited by British council PLUS Junior Centre accredited by English UK (English United Kingdom)

This campus is set within extensive grounds of the historic Airthrey Estate and is often described as the most beautiful campus in the world. It has excellent outdoor and indoor facilities...

Premium Course + Campus Standard - 20 lessons per week | Max. group size: 15
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1556£ 1518£
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Blue Noun English Language School is located in the unique market town of Crieff in Perthshire, Scotland. Housed in a beautiful converted church, the school offers a fantastic opportunity...

General Professional Course - 35 lessons per week | Max. group size: 4
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3000£ 2850£
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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 = 1.3654 USD)

Scotland quality of life rating:

Rating: 4.7

4.7 (378 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

  • Centre of English Studies (CES) was rated highest for quality of teaching.
  • 'En-suite Residence' at Live Language English School 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: TOEFL, 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 & Golf, English & Horse Riding, English & Tennis, English & Sports.
  • 304£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Scotland. The average cost of a language course in Scotland is 181£ 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.
  • Inlingua, located in 40 Shandwick Place, Edinburgh has been voted as the school with the best location in Scotland.
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