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Study English at BSC Manchester

If you're interested in football, new music, or looking for a job in the media industry, Manchester is the place to be.

Our popular English college in the city centre has bright, spacious classrooms, and you'll get superb guidance from our experienced team to help you reach your goals.

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English courses in Manchester

At BSC Manchester we offer General English to improve your vocabulary and grammar, as well as courses designed to work on the skills you need to pass your language exams.

Popular courses at BSC Manchester
General English
IELTS Preparation
Cambridge C1 Advanced Exam Preparation
Cambridge B2 First Exam Preparation

OET Exam Preparation
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Classroom at BSC Manchester

Welcome to BSC Manchester!

More about BSC Manchester

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Choose from our Student Residence, Homestay or Homestay Plus.

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Booking & Prices

Find out more about applying to study at BSC.

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Manchester Fact file

More information on the college, social activities, student welfare and studying in Manchester.

Skills for Success

BSC's Ash, Pete and Sian explain how the Skills for Success programmes can help you develop your creative and critical thinking. In partnership with National Geographic Learning we have created two unique courses with a primary focus on the skills and learning strategies required for academic and career success. These dynamic, student-centred classes will develop your collaboration, problem-solving and communication skills.

Choose BSC Manchester

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Teaching English since 1992

Improve your English in an established college with almost three decades of teaching experience

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Cambridge Exam assessment centre

BSC Manchester is a recognised Cambridge assessment centre. Study for, and sit, your Cambridge B2 First Certificate or C1 Advanced exam here.

The BSC Manchester Experience

At our Manchester English college, you will feel part of the family. Students from all around the world are welcomed and supported throughout their experience with us.

We pride ourselves on delivering a fantastic student experience. Our team members have lived, worked and taught all around the world, and are always available to give you the academic and pastoral support you need.

At BSC Manchester, you can also enjoy being right in the centre of the action. Join in on our busy social programme to see the famous Manchester sights, meet new people, and practice your English in real situations.

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Make the most of your time in Manchester

Our extensive social programme in Manchester is designed to help students make the most of our vibrant city while making new friends.

Our social programme offers many activities including Conversation Club, film nights, bowling and visits to galleries and museums. 

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Popular Activities

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Conversation Club

Every week we run a Conversation Club in a local pub or café. This provides the perfect opportunity to meet other students and practise your English in a relaxed and informal setting and get to see an important part of British culture.  

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National Football Museum 

One of the biggest football museums in the world, the National Football Museum in Manchester is full of fascinating history, archives, interactive games and a Hall of Fame dedicated purely to the world of football. Located in Manchester’s modern glass ‘Urbis’ building, the museum is an easy walk away from the school and is well worth a visit.  

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Northern Quarter  

The college is located just next to Manchester’s trendy Northern Quarter, famous for its creativity and ever-evolving street art. Home to some of the city’s best independent bars and pubs, as well as an increasing variety of coffee shops, restaurants, and hotels, it is one of the most popular areas of Manchester amongst locals and international residents alike.  

Example Social Schedule

Example Social Schedule

Student Outcomes

"BSC Manchester was not just another English course. I wasn’t just preparing for OET exam, I was also getting huge motivational support from my teacher."

Ganira from Azerbaijan passed her OET Exam the first time after studying with BSC Manchester. Read Ganira's Student Story.

Student outcomes

"I've improved my self-confidence. After I finish my IELTS course I plan to go to university at Salford University in Manchester.”

Rosemonde, BSC Manchester student, Ivory Coast

Student Outcomes

"I liked everything about the school, the students and the team. They are like a second family to me!

I will never regret this experience, it was the best experience of my life."

Yasser, BSC Manchester student, Algeria

Student Outcomes

"Learning English at Manchester has been the most interesting experience of my life. The teachers are very helpful and the classes are enjoyable."

Noor, BSC Manchester student, Kuwait