Search here for an English language course that suits you best, and find out more about studying English in the UK.
The UK is the home of the English language. Over 600,000 students come to the UK each year to learn English, to make new friends and to experience life in the UK. We can offer you a wide range of high quality courses in locations all over the UK.
British Council accreditation
Studying at a British Council accredited school means that you can be assured the school has met our high standards. Independent inspectors carry out regular inspections of all our schools, which include checks on teaching, premises and accommodation. The British Council also has an independent complaints procedure to help you in case you have a problem whilst you are studying. Our aim is to make sure that students studying at accredited schools are protected and enjoy a quality learning experience in the UK. Find out more about accreditation.
Search for a course
Use these search engines to find the perfect course in the perfect location. You can search by type and length of course, location, age range, and accommodation:
English in Britain
A guide for students
Download our brochure about studying English in the UK, for information on different types of centres and course, accommodation and location options. Available below in eleven different languages.
Download our directory of British Council accredited schools. You will find contact details for all our schools in England, Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales. Available below.
Find out about studying in the UK to make sure you make the best choice. We offer a wide range of courses, including General English, Business English, English for Specific and Academic Purposes and Vacation Courses. Further information.