English school in Manchester

Best for discovering a city rich in culture and history, and exploring the surrounding countryside
95% Students recommended
Manchester
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95% Students recommended

Why choose our Manchester school?

Study at Kaplan International in Manchester, the home of the world’s most famous football team and a city of rich sporting history with a multi-cultural outlook. Football isn’t the only attraction, however: Manchester is a major center for the arts, media, and higher education, making it a great place to study.

Our English school in Manchester is located in a modern building on Portland Street, a central location within walking distance of restaurants, bars, and theaters. With a large and exciting international student community, Kaplan International Manchester is a fantastic destination to learn the English language and submerse yourself in British culture.

  • Excellent facilities with state of the art learning equipment and exciting, modern classrooms
  • We offer a comprehensive range of English courses, from General English courses to IELTS Exam preparation
  • Our school is only a short distance from both Manchester United and Manchester City’s stadiums, featuring world class Premier League football
  • Thinking of studying at a university in the UK? Kaplan’s University Placement Service (UPS) uses our extensive academic network to help you gain entry to graduate and undergraduate university courses

**Can accept Young Learner students aged 14-18 in closed groups.

 

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Key facts

Public holidays
21 Dec 2015 – 3 Jan 2016: Christmas closure
01 Jan 2016 - New Year
25 March 2016 - Good Friday
28 March 2016 - Easter Monday
02 May 2016 - Early May Bank Holiday
30 May 2016 - Spring Bank Holiday
29 August 2016 - Summer Bank Holiday
26 Dec 2016 - Boxing Day
27 Dec 2016 - Christmas Bank Holiday
2016 Christmas and New Year closures: 26 Dec - 2 Jan
Minimum age
16 years old
Average age of students
26 years old
Maximum Class Size
15 Students
Nationality mix
57 nationalities attended this school last year
Contact Location
Kaplan International English Manchester, 6th Floor, 1 Portland Street, Manchester, United Kingdom, Manchester M1 3BE
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Available courses at this school

Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
Intensive English course
learning English fast 26hrs Higher Intermediate
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from £650
for 2 weeks
General English course
improving your general English skills 20hrs Elementary
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from £560
for 2 weeks
Vacation English course
combining English classes with a holiday 15hrs Elementary
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from £500
for 2 weeks
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CLIL Methodology
Learning how to teach English using the CLIL methodolgy 21hrs Intermediate
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Kaplan’s Teacher Training Course
Groups who want to improve their teaching methods and customize a course to suit their needs 21hrs Lower Intermediate
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Cambridge Teaching Knowledge Test (TKT) Preparation
Teachers who want to develop their teaching skills and prepare for the TKT modules 21hrs Intermediate
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Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
General Academic Year
becoming fluent in English while fully experiencing another culture 20hrs Elementary
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from £6,110
for 32 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 5 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £4,940
for 20 weeks
Intensive Academic Semester - 6 months
dramatically boosting your English level while living abroad 26hrs Elementary
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from £5,925
for 24 weeks
Intensive Academic Year
immersing yourself in the English language and local culture 26hrs Elementary
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from £7,385
for 32 weeks
General Academic Semester- 5 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from £4,010
for 20 weeks
General Academic Semester - 6 months
immersing yourself in the local culture while learning English 20hrs Elementary
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from £4,820
for 24 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
English For Business
learning English for business situations and the professional workplace 26hrs Intermediate
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from £650
for 2 weeks
Course Best for Hours per week Entry level Course price
IELTS Exam Preparation - Intensive
entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from £650
for 2 weeks
IELTS Exam Preparation - Supplementary
Best for entry to university in the UK & Ireland and Australia & New Zealand 26hrs Intermediate
What is my indicative English level
from £650
for 2 weeks

Facilities

Classrooms
Large, bright classrooms with views of the surrounding city
Interactive white boards
Classrooms are equipped with interactive whiteboards, which can incorporate media forms like video and audio
Computer lab
Multiple computers with a large collection of learning software
Study Center
A variety of online and offline language practice activities, study clubs, talks, and project work
WiFi
Free wireless internet throughout the school
Student Lounge
Common room with plentiful seating and computers for internet and email access

Accommodation

Student residences are specially selected apartments, hostels, and dorms that provide a fantastic living experience. Enjoy a more independent lifestyle and the social aspects of living with new friends.
  • Live with fellow students for more independence
  • Self-catering residence
  • Socialize and have fun with your new friends
  • Single studio rooms are available
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Join our homestay program and live with a British family during your time in Manchester. Share meals with your hosts and practice your English outside of school.
  • Live with a local family specially chosen by us
  • Enjoy breakfasts and dinners with the family
  • Practice English daily in an informal situation
  • Immerse yourself in a new culture
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Accreditation & memberships

This Kaplan International English school is accredited by the British Council, and is a member of English UK and ISI (the Independent Schools Inspectorate). These are highly respected organizations that represent and help maintain the best English language schools in the country.

 

*Student recommendations are based on Kaplan students surveyed in 2015.