Manchester Central School of English

Manchester is an amazing, bustling city with a population of 2.5 million people. It is fun, multi-cultural, artistic and full of adventures for students. It is also perfectly situated – just two hours from London, 1 hour from Liverpool and 3 hours from Edinburgh.

Manchester Central School of English opened in 2005 and has since welcomed thousands of students from all over the world through its doors. We are based in Piccadilly Gardens, in the heart of Manchester’s busy city centre. We are a boutique school, with small class sizes and we are committed to delivering exactly what all of our learners need. We are well known in Manchester for the quality of our exam preparation classes.

We aim to give students an experience they will never forget in Manchester, by offering a combination of great teaching, a warm and welcoming learning environment and an action packed social programme.

MCSE is accredited by the British Council and ISI and we are active members of English UK. We are also an official CELTA teacher training provider.

The courses we offer include:

Manchester Central School of English can also offer accommodation for students. We can place students in homestay families, where they can be surrounded by native speakers or we can organise halls of residence placements, if you’re feeling independent!

You can contact the school by phone: (0161) 236 7575 or via e-mail:

Please check out our website and our Facebook page for more information about our courses, school and social programme.

Come and visit Manchester and Manchester Central School of English – you will never forget your time here!