Fact File

Discover everything about BSC Manchester

Formerly known as Manchester Academy of English, BSC Manchester is the longest-established private English language school in the city.  

Discover more about the school facilities, our exciting social activity programme and learn key facts about Manchester and the surrounding area.  

BSC Manchester Student Lounge
Three students sit on a sofa in BSC Manchester
Map graphic with a pin showing the location of BSC Manchester


The school is located only 5 minutes' walk away from Piccadilly Train Station with fast transport links to Manchester Airport.

BSC Students walking along a Manchester street in the sunshine

Social programme

Based in the heart of Manchester city centre, there are many exciting activities and events for you to explore outside of class, such as live music and sporting events. Find out more about our social programme, visits and excursions.  

Student study classroom with tables and chairs

School facilities  

BSC Manchester is proudly located in a historic building, with social areas and amenities for students. The school's team of staff are always available to assist you with any questions about the school or help to find your way around Manchester.

There are restaurants and cafes right on your doorstep and everything is easily accessible by public transport.

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Student welfare

At British Study Centres Manchester, our aim is for all students to feel secure and content. We promise to give you a friendly welcome and provide any personal support you might need - from disability support to health and safety. Click here to find out more on what we are doing to look after our students.

Arriving in Manchester

Before arriving in Manchester, make sure to arrange a transfer from the airport to the school or your accommodation. BSC offers a worry-free transfer option when booking, allowing you to get a direct transfer from the airport, directly to BSC Manchester. Contact us for more information.

Arrivals at Manchester Airport: To get to the city centre from Manchester Airport, there are regular and direct rail links to Manchester Piccadilly Rail Station. Visit the Manchester Airport website for more arrival information.

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Getting around Manchester

BSC Manchester is centrally located, close to major public transport hubs, allowing you to explore the city and surrounding areas. Transport for Greater Manchester is a great resource for finding your way around the city.

By Train: Manchester Piccadilly (5-minute walk from school) For information on direct trains to Manchester Airport and London Euston, visit National Rail.

By Tram/Bus: Piccadilly Gardens (1-minute walk from school) For live tram and bus departures, visit Transport for Greater Manchester.