Study in the UK

Need to improve your English as quickly as possible and at a time that suits your schedule? Want to send your child on a holiday language course in the UK? The UK offers a huge variety of language courses and we can help you find the ones that best match your requirements. 

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.

Why study English in the UK?

The home of the English language

When you explore the UK you'll be surrounded by native speakers, so you can practise using the language in real-life situations. You will find that your skills improve enormously in a short time. You might even start dreaming in English after a few days!

Courses for all ages and abilities

The UK has more English language courses than any other country. Come to the UK and you can learn English for your career, for educational purposes, or for fun. You can study English on its own, or with other subjects too.

Inspiring teaching and learning

In the UK, English language learning is about having fun and taking part. Instead of just listening to your teacher, your classes will involve games, problem-solving and discussions. You might also listen to songs, watch TV or read magazines to practise your comprehension skills. It might not feel like work at all!

Prepare for your future

English language skills are valued by employers, universities and colleges worldwide, and are a powerful tool in thousands of careers. Improving your English is a great investment in your future.

Quality assured

Accredited UK English language centres are regularly inspected to ensure high standards of teaching, accommodation, welfare support and facilities.

A unique cultural experience

Learning English in the UK is also an opportunity to make new friends from around the world, discover the UK’s culture and history, and explore beautiful countryside and cities. Find out more in our Living and studying in the UK section.

What English courses are on offer?

There are over 350 British Council accredited language centres throughout the UK, in which courses are available year round with a minimum stay of one week.

Types of courses vary and include:

  • general English
  • exam preparation
  • family programme
  • young learner vacation courses
  • English for academic purposes
  • English for professional purposes
  • and many more.

The schools’ social programmes provide additional opportunities for communicating in English. The course price range is wide and depends on how many lessons per week you choose to take, whether you prefer to be in a larger or smaller class, how long you stay, which UK location you choose. The accommodation options are varied and can suit all budgets.

What we can do for you?

We can:

  • help you search for, identify and select the most suitable English language course(s) and institution(s)
  • guide you through the application procedure
  • make the necessary contact with your chosen institution(s)
  • update you on the progress of your application(s) as soon as this is communicated to us by the institution(s) you've applied to
  • advise you on the payment procedure
  • advise you on accommodation options
  • arrange for someone to meet you at the airport, if you request this
  • provide you with the information you need about your course and stay in the UK.

 

How to use our free counselling service?

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.

Request an offer

Please fill in the request form (you can download it from the link below), send it by email to study.uk@britishcouncil.bg and our advisers will contact you within one working day. You are welcome to arrange a meeting in our office if you prefer.

Tailor-made offer

Within five working days following your conversation you will receive a tailor-made offer with three to five options for courses that meet your specific objectives and personal needs and preferences. Our advisers will make all the clarifications that you need in order to choose a course. As soon as you make your choice, our advisers will arrange the enrolment with the school, then you can pay your fees directly to the school.

Refundable deposit

You will need to pay a refundable deposit of 50 BGN to the British Council office before you receive your offer as a guarantee of your serious intention to enrol on an English language course. You will receive your deposit back within 10 working days after you pay the full fees to the school you have chosen. You will also receive a copy of our Terms and conditions with details about our service and the refund of the deposit.

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