Brighton Language College, Brighton, East Sussex


Brighton Language College is situated in the city centre, our school overlooks The Royal Pavilion and is 2 minutes from Brighton Pier. Our great location means that you are studying in central Brighton with all the city’s delights next to your school.

7 Old Steine, Brighton: The new school is now open and in use. Brighton Language College now boasts 37 permanent classrooms, a large open plan student lounge, classroom views overlooking Brighton’s famous Royal Pavilion and we are Brighton’s largest independent language school.

With a full range of courses for all ages we are able to provide complete family packages where one or all of a family can study with us. Our courses start at 5 years of age, allowing families to combine both study and leisure with BLC.

Our academic standards ensure that you get the optimal learning experience with our courses that have been developed to help you learn more effectively. With BLC’s communicative approach to language training you acquire the essential skills & strategies to accomplish your goals.

Brighton is the UK’s most popular seaside resort destination, an exciting city with its own unique identity. Brighton is a proud, upmarket, cosmopolitan and welcoming place mixing historic buildings, a vibrant nightlife scene, trendy boutiques, a rich theatrical and music pedigree, fabulous clubs and bars, family entertainment, eclectic shopping and a beach front which is the envy of the UK.


Homestay: Choosing to stay in UK Homestay accommodation with a host family is a great opportunity to experience living in the UK and to practice your English. If you book accommodation with BLC, we will do our best to match your requirements with those of the host.

Residence: The brand new Britannia Study Hotel features 122 study bedrooms and a large lounge with TV and vending machines in a city centre location on Western Road. There are fully equipped kitchens/lounges on every floor which are furnished with sofas, dining tables, chairs, and flat screen TVs.

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Study at Brighton Language College (2017 prices)

Studying with us provides you with the best tools for your future goal. You will be able to implement all that you have learnt with us to achieve the best and brightest future for you.

General English

General English courses run throughout the year and concentrate on understanding and communicating in English through effective language training and modern teaching methods. You follow a syllabus which is designed to help consolidate language learned and develop your speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Combo courses blend morning group study with 10 or 20 lessons of one to one study with your private tutor every afternoon.

£ 175/wk for 20 hours General English (more weeks at a discount)
£ 195/wk for 24 hours General English (more weeks at a discount)

IELTS Preparation

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) is a popular and well recognized examination taken by students who plan to enrol in higher education programmes with universities in the UK. Many professional organisations worldwide accept IELTS as proof of language ability in an ever competitive job market. IELTS Life Skills is for students who need to meet the requirements of UK Visas & Immigration for settlement, indefinite leave to remain or citizenship. Combo courses blend morning IELTS tuition with 10 to 20 lessons of private tuition to focus you on your specific examination needs.

£ 175/wk for 20 hours General English and IELTS preparation
£ 195/wk for 24 hours General English and IELTS preparation
£ 215/wk for 30 hours General English and IELTS preparation
£ 485/wk for 30 hours combo General English and IELTS preparation
(more weeks at a discount) 

English plus Activity

A programme which combines morning classes (E20/I20) with a programme of summer activities and excursions for young adults. Maximise your experience at BLC with 3 afternoons and 2 evenings of activities per week with your new friends, all lead by our local leaders in and around Brighton.

Suggestions: Beach volleyball; Summer barbeques; Water sports; London excursions; International party nights

£ 215/wk for 20 hours General English or IELTS preparation plus activities
(more weeks at a discount) 


A programme offering the opportunity to improve your English and put your new skills into practice adding valuable work experience to your CV. You must be intermediate level in English and attend an English 20 hours course for 4 weeks or more followed by an internship from 4 to 24 weeks in your chosen field. This course is available to EEA citizens, 18 years or older, only or students on YMS visas – interviews for your Internship will take place during your course.

Sample Placements: Accountancy; Events; Marketing; Business Administration; Hospitality

£ 450 placement fee, on top of the English language course fee

Junior Vacation

Junior Vacation courses provide full education, activity, social and event programmes for students from all over the world. Junior Vacation courses combine British hospitality in a carefully selected homestay with a full programme of study and activity. There are winter, spring and summer courses at the college and in summer BLC uses the facilities of the University of Brighton, Grand Parade and Circus Street. All teenage courses run 7 nights Sunday to Sunday for arrivals and departures.

£ 505 per week in the summer
£ 400 per week in the spring