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Discover our English school in Edinburgh

Discover this historic city while developing your language skills at our Edinburgh English language school.

Scotland’s beautiful capital is a busy centre for business, culture and learning. Meet new people and improve your English language ability at our school in Edinburgh, right in the heart of the city. 

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Choose BSC Edinburgh

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Accredited by Eaquals

Our English school in Edinburgh is the only Eaquals accredited school in Scotland, demonstrating our excellence in language education.

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95% Cambridge Exam pass rate*

We helped 100% of our FCE candidates and 90% of CAE candidates pass their exam.

*Based on 2019 exam results.

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Unique English courses 

Learn English and discover the famous Edinburgh Festivals at the same time with our English Plus course.

Thousands of successful students

Every year we help students from around the world achieve their goals. You can be next.

Student Outcomes

"The most interesting thing in class at BSC Edinburgh are the debates and when we're talking about our ideas."

Francisco, BSC Edinburgh student, Venezuela

Student Outcomes

"I've had a brilliant time with friends and teachers at the school – I live alone here but they feel like my family!"

Boram, South Korea, BSC Edinburgh

Student Outcomes

"All of the staff are very kind and the lessons help me improve my English skills. I would recommend this school to anyone."

Talal, Saudi Arabia, BSC Edinburgh

Student Outcomes

"I love studying in this school because you have very good teachers and you have lots of activities in the school."

Manon, Switzerland, BSC Edinburgh.

English courses in Edinburgh

At British Study Centres, our English language courses are designed to ensure you achieve your goals. We help students improve their current level of English, prepare for exams, boost their career potential and discover the wonderful cities they are visiting. 

Popular courses at BSC Edinburgh
General English
Skills for Academic Success
Skills for Career Success
IELTS Preparation Course
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Teaching quality

The Academic Team at our Edinburgh School of English are highly trained and will help you achieve your English learning goals.

Ian Cameron

Student Experience Manager


BSC Edinburgh

"At BSC Edinburgh we give all our students the warmest Scottish welcome. The team here at BSC Edinburgh has the knowledge and passion to enhance every aspect of your experience while you study and share our beautiful city. We're here to provide everything from welfare support and academic advice to recommendations about where to visit - just ask!"

Christine Fay

Assistant Director of Studies


BSC Edinburgh



“Our teachers are very dedicated to the students and really care about the students on a personal level. They get to know them and establish a rapport to work with the students to reach whatever their goal is. We have teachers with a varied range of experience who are from different backgrounds and who understand what it’s like to learn a new language.”

Jennie Reed



BSC Edinburgh


CertTESOL in Rome in 2010, DipTESOL in Scotland in 2019.

“I chose to teach at BSC Edinburgh because the summer programme for teenagers looked like a lot of fun with immersive experiences within the community and great activities for them to enjoy.  I enjoy the variety of courses we offer - for adults and teenagers and from exam preparation to General English classes.  It makes for a really interesting mix!”

Lizzy Dunne



BSC Edinburgh


CELTA & DELTA. Teaching at BSC Edinburgh for 4 years

“I love doing exam courses because I think you get to know the students really well, and you identify their strengths and weaknesses. You’re motivating them to get there, giving them the skills they need to achieve their goals; to get into University or get their dream job. There is a lot at stake, but I enjoy the challenge of pushing them to achieve their goal."

Tristan Hood



BSC Edinburgh


Teaching at BSC Edinburgh for 2 years

“I passed my CELTA eight years ago and then I taught in Manchester, Vietnam, Birmingham and finally ended up in Edinburgh! I started specialising in IELTS because I like talking about academic topics; science, technology, those kinds of topics really interest me.”

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We offer students the perfect range of accommodation options. Choose from our Student Residence, or one of our Homestay options.

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Booking & Prices

Find out more about applying to study at British Study Centres.

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Fact file

Take a look at the Edinburgh fact file for more information on the school and studying English in Edinburgh.

Begin your English language journey

Communicate with confidence at BSC Edinburgh. Find out more about studying English language at our Edinburgh Language Centre.

The BSC Edinburgh Experience

Our English school in Edinburgh is in the centre of the city, on one of the historic main streets. It’s the perfect location for spending time in Scotland’s beautiful capital. 

At BSC Edinburgh, students enjoy modern classrooms, bright study areas and a comfortable common room. There’s a library and Collaboration Hub to help you learn English, and Wi-Fi as well as communal computers so you can stay in touch with family and friends at home. Plus, BSC Edinburgh has an on-site Cambridge Exam centre, making it an ideal place to prepare for your FCE or CAE exam.