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If you’re ready to apply now, choose your course below and apply directly from the course page. Need to know more? Book a call with one of our friendly admissions staff, who can answer your questions and guide you through the application process.

We also offer English with Speciality Courses. Click here to see our guide.

Why learn English at SCCB?

SCCB is one of the world’s leading English language providers. SCCB is one of the biggest colleges in the UK with 7 sites across Birmingham.

Our English language programmes have been developed over 30 years with the emphasis on our students' individual requirements:

  • Short-term and long-term courses to meet every need, including internationally recognised examinations
  • Diagnostic entry testing for accurate placement
  • Friendly, qualified and experienced teachers with extensive teaching experience to help you with every aspect of your studies
  • Tuition at all levels from Beginner to Advanced
  • Special guidance and advice for academic study programme students and for university entry

Courses in our English Language School are for International students.  We have a course to suit all English language needs. Whether you would like to gain a recognised language qualification, improve your IELTS score or are simply looking to improve your English for leisure.  Our courses are accredited by the British Council.

How to Apply

1. Application: Download the English International Application Form. Remember to attach everything on the checklist

2. Clear copy of your passport cover and personal details page

3. Personal statement if not a government scholarship student

4. Offer Letter: Once we have processed your application we will issue you with an offer if you meet the international admission and course entry criteria.

5. Payment of Fees: Once you have received the offer, either a full government scholarship letter will need to be provided or full payment of fees will need to be made to the college. Thereafter a visa letter will be provided. The preferred method is bank transfer. Our bank details will be supplied in our letter to you. PLEASE NOTE: The first £450 of this fee is a non-refundable administration charge. Details of our refund policy can be found here.

6. Enrolment: Once you have applied and received your visa you will need to come to college to complete your registration and enrolment, We will also do an initial assessment do determine your correct level.

Please check what you need to do before you can apply for a Short-term study visa and what to do when you arrive in the UK: Apply for a Short-term study visa: step by step https://www.gov.uk/study-visit-visa

Courses in our English Language School are for International students.  We have a course to suit all English language needs. Whether you would like to gain a recognised language qualification, improve your IELTS score or are simply looking to improve your English for leisure.  Our courses are accredited by the British Council.

Visa Options

Standard Visitor Visa
You can come to visit family, friends or as a tourist on a visit visa and also study English or any other course for up to 6 months.

Student Visa
Where you can study English for up to 6 months or 11 months

Study Route Visa
Where a student can study English for more than 11 months also bring dependants with you.