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Bristol Language Centre

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Quick facts:

  • IELTS and university entry preparation programs
  • Bristol: a young and dynamic city in the south of England
  • Affordable fees

In 2014, Bristol was elected England’s most pleasant city to live in. Located in the heart of a local university, the Bristol Language Center offers an exclusive program of studies in partnership with Study Experience.

The BLC Experience

BLC (Bristol Language Centre) offers a wide range of quality courses: General and Intensive, examination (FCE, CAE, IELTS, TOEIC, TOEFL), Business English, year round group and summer juniors programm...

English course in Bristol: England’s best city

Students well-being is the priority of this language center which assigns a career advisor and a tutor to each student in order to help them realize their objectives. BLC’s program of activities aims to boost students’ confidence in English and allows them to make friends with people coming from all over the world. Accredited by the British Council and praised for the quality of its teachings, BLC boasts high-quality and modern equipment such as a multimedia center and free Wi-Fi everywhere on campus. Students are clearly happy at BLC, and 99% of them would recommend the center to a friend.


The BLC/Study Experience partnership

BLC and Study Experience have partnered to create a program; an exclusive course accredited by the British Council. From Monday to Thursday, students take General English classes and prepare for the IELTS. On Fridays, they start with English classes in the morning and enjoy optional modules in the afternoon: art and design for portfolio-building, or Business English for those aiming for a degree in this field. Other options (with an additional fee) are available: mathematics, accounting, economics, computing. Moreover, students have access to various social events. This study abroad program lasts 36 weeks (from September to June) and costs £6000.


BLC also offers a General English program, for students over 18. This program is open to all levels: students are grouped according to their English test results. This is an ideal program to learn everyday English and to improve in this language for professional or personal purposes. Teaching is based on communication and practical use of the language; teaching materials include music, videos, press articles, and web resources. Classes take place in the morning, with three contact hours every day, five days a week. Once the program is over, students receive a certificate and a report stating their level and their progress throughout the course. Afternoons and weekends are for fun and relaxing. Students can participate in social activities organized by the school. This program costs £190 per week.


Finally, BLC also offer a IELTS preparation course. For students over 18, this program is made up of 22 contact hours every week in small classes (14 students maximum).


Life and Studies in Bristol

Bristol is known for its many touristic and cultural attractions: Clifton suspension bridge, Banksy’s street-art, and hot air balloons just to cite a few.


BLC students usually stay in residence halls: in shared bedrooms for £105/week or in individual rooms for £140/week. Kitchens are shared between students; they are brand new and fully-equipped. Moreover, students have access to a TV room, laundry, Wi-Fi, bike shelters and 24/7 security. Students may also choose a family homestay for £125/week (meals not included).


Bristol Language Center is the perfect destination for a year abroad. Not only are the programs excellent at BLC, but Bristol is also simply irresistible! Any questions? The members of the Study Experience team are here to help, just email us!

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