Want to improve your English language skills?
Whether you want to learn English for your career, for your education or just for fun, there’s a course for you. And with English spoken all around you, you will learn quickly while you discover the UK’s unique culture, countryside and history!
In the UK, you can choose a course that is suited to your:
Preparing for UK further education or higher education
To study at further education or higher education level in the UK, you need good English language skills, so that you can understand your tutors and follow the course successfully.
If English isn’t your first language, most UK schools, colleges and universities will ask you to demonstrate your English language skills before you can enrol on a further or higher education course. For example, they may ask you to:
Each school, college and university sets its own entry requirements. Let us know if you are interested in a particular course and we will find out about their English language requirements.
Learn English language in UK
English language courses can be part-time or full-time.
Full-time courses are usually around 15 to 24 hours of classes per week.
You can choose a course lasting anything from a day to a year.
Holiday and vacation courses are very popular in the summer (June, July and August), and are a great way to fit your studies around your job or your school life.
The most sociable way to learn English is to join a course where you will learn alongside other students in a class, but for a more personal experience, you could choose one-to-one tuition.
The academic year
In the UK, the typical academic year for school, college and university starts in September and runs until June or July.
English language courses are far more flexible. Courses that start in September, January and July are particularly popular, but there are lots of other choices too.
Each year, thousands of international students successfully gain a visa to study in the United Kingdom.
The UK government welcomes international students, and there is no limit on the number of student visas that can be issued.