IELTS classes in Birmingham

Not happy with your previous IELTS results? Well if you would like to retake or do your first IELTS exam in Birmingham then there are a range of options available to you. Birmingham has many prestigious colleges and schools that offer IELTS classes and tuition. These options include colleges run by Birmingham city council such as the Brasshouse and South and City College Birmingham and private schools that offer IELTS preparation courses for students who intend to go on to higher education. No matter what your reasons are for studying IELTS, Birmingham has the college or school that will match all your study requirements.


Number 1 – The Brasshouse

The Brasshouse

The Brasshouse is the most famous language college in the Midlands. In September of 2016 it moved from an old Georgian building on Sheepcote street to the first floor of the brand new Library of Birmingham. Run by Birmingham City Council this college has a range of language courses to suit your individual needs. One of the best reasons to study at the Brasshouse is that their IELTS classes are genuinely mixed nationality which means there is much more English spoken both inside and outsie of class between students.


Contact Details

Address: 50 Sheepcote Street, Birmingham, UK, B16 8AJ
Telephone number: 0121 303 0114


Number 2 – South and City College Birmingham

South and City College offer an intensive General English with IELTS course. This course is aimed at students who are hoping to move from Intermediate to Advanced English level. If you sign on for 25 hours a week the fee is 250 pound per week – exactly £10 an hour. another benefit is that the course can lead to a City and Guilds ESOL Speaking and Listening Qualification. The South and City College website suggests average class sizes are 16 per class.

Classes take place in the Fusion Centre, Digbeth.

The Fusion Centre

Contact Details

Address: International Team, South and City College Birmingham, Digbeth Campus, High Street Deritend, Digbeth, Birmingham, B5 5SU
Telephone: 0800 111 6311


Number 3 – The Language Gallery

The Language Gallery Birmingham are  a private language school that have branches across the UK. The Birmingham Branch offer IELTS preparation courses that you can join at any time of the year. These courses cover all four areas of the IELTS exam: Listening. Speaking, Reading and Writing. As part of your IELTS course you may choose to join a host family and go on one of the many outings and trips that form part of the curriculum. The Language Gallery accept students from all over the world and are experienced in helping students from the Middle East achieve the score they need to be accepted on a university course.

Contact Details

Address: SBQ1, 4th Floor, 29 Smallbrook Queensway, Birmingham, B5 4HE
Telephone: 020 3435 4569


Number 4 – Winsor Education

Winsor Education are a small language school that have recently opened a branch in Birmingham City Centre. They provide separate male and female IELTS classes for students who want to study in single-sex classes. None of the English classes are mixed and usually the male and female students study on separate floors. The IELTS tutors at Winsor Education have many years experience and the classes are small, so you will find it is good value for money.

Contact Details

Address: City Gate House, 25 Moat Lane, Birmingham, B5 5BD
Telephone number: 0121 572 7676

If you are new to Birmingham and need any information or advice about where to study for and where to take the IELTS examination, then feel free to contact us using the contact form on the right hand side of this email, or send us an email to: