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 ensures you can be confident that you're getting the highest levels of quality and value from your UK English course. We publish a list of all accredited centres in the UK as well as the latest inspection reports or spot checks.