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4 Best language schools in Birmingham (ranked based on student reviews)

You are interested in learning English in Birmingham? We have researched all the details about the best English language schools in Birmingham for you so that you can easily compare prices, reviews, courses for adults and teenagers and special offers.

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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\".
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Most recent student reviews of language schools in Birmingham

Rating: 3.8

3.8 | 9 reviews

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: 3.8

3.8 | 9 reviews

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


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.

Key Facts about Birmingham

Quality of life was ranked in recent report of Mercer in position 49 (2019).

Population: 985,000

Time zone: +10h. (GMT +0)

Region: England, City and Borough of Birmingham

Currency: GBP (1 GBP = 1.3957 USD)

Birmingham quality of life rating:

Rating: 3.9

3.9 (9 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: 5 (rankings of universities in Birmingham)

High season: July

Low season: December

Average course price per week: 527 £

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):2.94 £ (29% cheaper than in USA)
Mains electricity:
  • Plug Type G
  • Residential voltage: 230 V
  • Frequency: 50 Hz

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What to do in Birmingham

Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Birmingham Museum & Art Gallery
Victoria Square
Victoria Square
Cadbury World
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    FAQ about schools in Birmingham

  • In Birmingham the following courses are offered specifically for business English: Business English Private.
  • Schools in Birmingham offer specific preparation courses for the following exams: Cambridge First, IELTS.
  • In Birmingham there are course packages where you can learn the following activities: English & Golf, English & Horse Riding, English & Tennis, English & Fitness.
  • 487£ for 2 weeks is the lowest price for an English course in Birmingham. The average cost of a language course in Birmingham is 0£ per week.
  • The student price index in Birmingham is 76.18. For details check the city's cost of living section.

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