English courses for everyone
With a reputation for academic excellence, combined with a rich cultural heritage and diversity, thriving cities and beautiful countryside, the UK is the perfect destination to learn English.
There are a wide range of courses available, suitable for all ages and fluency levels, including:
- summer learning holidays for the whole family
- intensive courses to help you thrive in your chosen career
- year-long General English courses where you can fully immerse yourself in UK culture.
Find a course
We recommend the following tools to find an accredited course:
- English UK course finder – English UK is the national association of accredited English language centres in the UK. The course finder contains profiles of member institutions and their courses.
- English in Britain course finder (best for searching on mobile) – English in Britain is an award-winning service guiding students and agents to the websites of accredited English language course providers in England, Scotland and Wales. The course finder contains profiles of subscriber organisations and their courses.
Be confident in your choice of English course
The British Council accreditation scheme, Accreditation UK, ensures you can be confident that you're getting the highest quality and value from your UK English course. We publish a list of all British Council-accredited centres in the UK and each centre's latest inspection or spot check report.
Use our free counselling service
If you need further guidance on finding and applying for an English language course, our experienced education counsellors can provide you with individual support and advice. We offer free individual counselling to help you find the best courses to suit your aims, needs and budget. We will also help you with the enrolment procedures.