Official Accreditations

Accredited by the British Council

Accredited by the British Council

British Study Centres is accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English as a foreign language. The British Council inspection scheme is widely regarded as the most rigorous and thorough scheme in the world.

To obtain accreditation schools must comply with the strict regulations laid down by the British Council with respect to management, teacher qualifications, school facilities, health and safety, teaching quality, administration, student services, accommodation, publicity materials and welfare. We are inspected regularly by the British Council.

  • British Study Centres London Central was last inspected in March 2017.
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    The British Council inspected and accredited British Study Centres School of English, London Central in March 2017. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare, and care of under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see here for details).

    This private language school offers courses in general English for adults (16+).

    Strengths were noted in the areas of staff management, quality assurance, academic staff profile, academic management, course design, and care of students.

    The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.

  • British Study Centres Oxford was last inspected in April 2013.
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    The British Council inspected and accredited British Study Centres Oxford in April 2013. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching and welfare and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see here for details).

    This private language school offers courses in general and professional English for adults (16+) and for closed groups of adults (16+).

    Strengths were noted in the areas of staff management, student administration, quality assurance, learning resources, academic management, learner management, care of students, leisure opportunities, and care of under-18s.

    The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.

  • British Study Centres Brighton was last inspected in August 2015.
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    The British Council inspected and accredited British Study Centres Brighton in August 2015. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare, and care of under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see here for details).

    This private language school offers courses in general English for adults (16+) and for closed groups of under 18s.

    Strengths were noted in the areas of staff management, quality assurance, premises and facilities, learning resources, academic staff profile, academic management, course design, care of students, leisure opportunities, accommodation and care of under 18s.

    The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.

  • British Study Centres Manchester was last inspected in April 2017.
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    The British Council inspected and accredited British Study Centres Manchester (formerly Manchester Academy of English) in April 2017. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare, and care of under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see here for details).

    This private language school offers courses in general English for adults (16+), and for closed groups of under 18s and vacation courses for under 18s.

    Strengths were noted in the area(s) of staff management, quality assurance, academic management, course design, learner management, teaching, care of students and leisure opportunities.

    The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.

  • British Study Centres Edinburgh was last inspected in April 2017.
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    The British Council inspected and accredited British Study Centres Edinburgh in April 2017. The Accreditation Scheme assesses the standards of management, resources and premises, teaching, welfare, and care of under 18s and accredits organisations which meet the overall standard in each area inspected (see here for details).

    This private language school offers courses in general English for adults (16+) and for closed groups of under 18s and vacation courses for under 18s.

    Strengths were noted in the areas of staff management, student administration, quality assurance, learning resources, academic management, course design, learner management, care of students, and leisure opportunities.

    The inspection report stated that the organisation met the standards of the Scheme.

At each of the above inspections the schools satisfied the inspectors and met the standards of the inspection scheme. We are listed as accredited schools on the British Council website.

Member of English UK

Member of English UK

British Study Centres is an active member of English UK, the national association of accredited English language centres.

We are listed as a member on the English UK website.

For students, enrolling at an English UK centre is a guarantee of high teaching quality and is the best way to ensure that you have a good experience in the UK and get the most out of your English language course.

English UK is the world's leading language teaching association and your guarantee of high quality and good service. Students can appeal to English UK if they are dissatisfied with the way a centre deals with a complaint. See Student Complaints Procedure for more information.

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