9 English Language Schools in Birmingham - Ranking 2023

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Birmingham ratings & opinions

How our students rated their experience in Birmingham


Rating: 3.7/5.0

Overall attractiveness of Birmingham
11 authentic ratings from students who reserved a course with us in Birmingham

Rating: 1.5/5.0

Friendliness of locals

Rating: 2.5/5.0

Interesing things to do

Rating: 2.5/5.0

Geographic setting

Rating: 2.0/5.0

Public transport

Rating: 2.0/5.0


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Rating: 3.5/5.0


Rating: 2.5/5.0

What school directors said about Birmingham

Birmingham is Britain’s second city with lots to see and do. You will never be bored! Birmingham has more canals than Venice – nearly 35 miles of them! Birmingham was the birthplace of Heavy Metal and has a rich Pop music heritage too.

Most recent student reviews of language schools in Birmingham

Study & Live in your Teacher's Home

I hope I wish I pray that no next students study in her home.

18 February 2019
Course: Standard Programme - 3 weeks
Student age: 0 years


Rating: 3.6

| 10 reviews
Study & Live in your Teacher's Home

It was a nice and pleasant stay and I have received many suggestions on how I can improve my English.

4 November 2018
Course: Standard Programme Intensive - 1 week
Student age: 57 years


Rating: 3.6

| 10 reviews

Information about Birmingham

Why Birmingham? Birmingham, situated in the very heart of England, is a dynamic business and leisure city, offering a world class cultural scene, a diverse and lively mix of shopping, attractions, nightlife, major international events and exhibitions and easy access to beautiful countryside. The city offers a wide variety of events including the St Patrick's Day parade and striking works of art such as the Custard Factory's "Green Man".

Key Facts about Birmingham

Population:   1,142,000
Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)
Region: England, City and Borough of Birmingham
Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.2382 USD)
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.
Visa requirements data last updated on 01 Dec. 2022 (Source)
For the most up-to-date visa information please consult with the embassy or consulate of England UK in your country. List of embassies and consulates of England UK on the official website - Government Digital Service.
High season: July
Low season: December
Average course price per week (High season): 537 £
Average course price per week (Low season): 231 £
Cost of Living:
* 100 = prices in New York
  • Student price index excluding rent:76* (24% cheaper than New York)
  • Student price index including rent:54* (46% cheaper than New York)
  • Price index food only:79* (21% cheaper than New York)
  • Big Mac price (England UK average): 3.59 £
    (14% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

Weather in Birmingham

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What to do in Birmingham

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Victoria Square
Victoria Square
Cadbury World
Cadbury World
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Public transportation in Birmingham

Q&A - Questions and answers about Birmingham

  • The accommodation has: - air-conditioner, TV, bed, desk, chair, wardrobe, bed linen, blanket - fridge, microwave, stove, pans and cutlery - Washing machine, access to laundry service nearby - Free Broadband Internet access - Water, gas, electricity - Room cleaning service once a week You need to prepare shampoo, tooth paste, tooth brush, slippers, daily drink water, etc. Convenience shops and supermarkets are everywhere, you can purchase them when you have arrived in China.
    Ana Carolina Dos Santos, LanguageCourse.Net - Nov 17, 2022

FAQ about courses in Birmingham

  • The Language Gallery, located in 63 Church Street, 2nd Floor has been voted as the school with the best location in Birmingham.
  • In Birmingham the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Group, Business English Private, English for Engineers, Medical English.
  • Schools in Birmingham offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: TOEFL, TOEIC, Cambridge First, Cambridge Advanced, Cambridge Proficiency, IELTS, Other exams.
  • In Birmingham there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Golf, English & Horse Riding, English & Tennis, English & Fitness.
  • 284£ for 1 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Birmingham. The average cost of a language course in Birmingham is 241£ per week.
  • There are two schools offering IELTS Exam Preparation courses in Birmingham. You can click the name of the school and go to the school page, then click the course name to view the course information: ILC: Students must reach B2 to book the course. They have 3 types of IELTS Exam Preparation courses: 20 lessons per week, 30 classes per week, and 6 evening lessons per week. The Language Gallery: 15 lessons per week. It is available from the A1 level.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant Chinese from LanguageCourse.Net - Mar 16, 2023
  • Neither the school nor we can provide a student visa, but the school will provide relevant documents for applying for a student visa after receiving your full payment. You will need to consult the embassy and apply for the visa yourself.
    Susan Wang, Language Travel Consultant Chinese from LanguageCourse.Net - Dec 12, 2022

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