How much does it cost to learn English in the UK?

Example Costs per week to study English in London

Full-time English courses (12.5 hours per week)

2 to 4 weeks:  £199 

5 to 7 weeks:  £155 to £165

8 weeks:  £140 to £155

12 weeks:  £135 to £145

24 to 43 weeks:  £110 to £140


Intensive English course:  30 hours per week

2 to 4 weeks: £250

5 to 7 weeks: £240

8 weeks:  £225

12 weeks:  £215

24 to 43 weeks:  £185

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The cost of studying English in the UK varies depending on several factors such as the type of course, the duration of the programme, and the location of the institution. Generally, studying English in the UK can range from affordable options to more expensive programs.

For short-term courses like English language summer schools, the costs can start from around £200 to £500 per week, depending on the intensity and the amenities provided. These programs usually last a few weeks or months and are ideal for individuals looking to improve their language skills during their vacation time.

Longer-term courses, such as English language courses offered by universities or language schools, tend to have higher costs. These programmes can range from around £1,000 to £2,500 per term, and the duration can vary from a few months to a year. Additionally, if you choose to study in cities like London, the cost of living may be higher compared to other parts of the country so might decide to choose a low-price language school like the Islington Centre for English.

It's important to note that these figures are approximate and can vary significantly depending on the institution, the level of the course, and any additional services or resources provided. Therefore, it is advisable to research different language schools, colleges, and universities in the UK to get a better idea of the specific costs associated with the English language program you are interested in.

If you wan to learn English on a budget and not spend too much money, you should consider our wonderful language school in London!  It's called the Islington Centre for English and you can study every weekday for less than £100 per week on the longer English courses.  it is cheaper to study English in the afternoon and you can also choose the number of hours you want to study per week and you could learn English for as little as 2 mornings per week if you want to save money.  Please note, that if you need a visa to study English then you should study a minimum of 15 hours per week which is called our 'PLUS!' English course.  

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"We found one school, in
a buzzing student zone just north of the centre,
which combined good ISI results with below-average prices without resorting to large class sizes, so we made Islington Centre for English

EL Gazette

May issue 2013: “London’s Best Value English Schools”


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