English for Everyone

A diverse student population

Newcastle College English welcomes hundreds of international students to Newcastle each year.

Improve your English with us

If you want to improve your English to help with your studies or for your career, we have the course for you. Newcastle College English welcomes hundreds of international students to Newcastle each year.

We are accredited by the British Council and a member of English UK. 

A wide range of programmes

There is an excellent range of flexible programmes available for you:

  • Cambridge FCE, CAE exam courses

  • IELTS preparation

  • Professional English

  • General English.


Please see below an example of a study timetable. This is a guide and therefore is subject to change but gives you an idea of what you can expect. Morning classes take place from 9.00-12.00 and afternoon classes from 13.00-15.00Maximum class size is 18 students.

Morning: 09:00 - 12:00 Afternoon: 13:00 - 15:00
Monday General English (exam focus) Academic English option
Tuesday General English Writing
Wednesday General English (exam focus) Professional English
Thursday Academic Language Vocabulary and communication option
Friday General English Free (social programme options)

Planned social programme activities generally take place on evenings and weekends and sometimes on Friday afternoons when you will not have any classes.

Please check our social programme page for further details.

Minimum age requirement

You must be 18 years of age on the start date of your course to be able to enrol on one of our English programmes.

Experienced teachers

Newcastle College English can provide services for language learners at all levels. We have a well-qualified, experienced team and a number of our teachers are examiners.

Special offer!

Study for 12 weeks or more with us and take the IELTS exam for free! (21+ hours only).

Study for 16 weeks or more to qualify for the same offer on 15 hours per week.

Are you an employer looking to improve the English language of your staff?

Whether your employees want to improve their English to help them perform at work or for career development, we have the course for them.

If you have a specific requirement for a group of employees, we can provide bespoke language training packages.

Please contact us to discuss your needs.