ELCOS is a part of Bangor University's College of Arts, Humanities and Business and has been running both academic & general English language courses since 1985.

ELCOS provides English language, Pre-sessional and in-sessional programmes and study skills for international students.

Students from many countries choose to study at Bangor every year and make up a growing percentage of the total student population

ELCOS' address is 43 & 45, College Road, Bangor, LL57 2AP. Get Directions

More pre-arrival information can be found here

The centre provides a full range of classes and support for overseas students including degree course modules, an individual Writing Advice Service, classes for spouses, Undergraduate Pre-sessional, Postgraduate Pre-sessional courses and various summer programmes.

To encourage and enable English language practice amongst our students (past, present and future) our Facebook page is available to share experiences and questions.

Bangor is situated on the coast in North Wales, about 2 hours from Manchester Airport and 4 hours from London. The location of the University is one of the most beautiful in Great Britain. There is a lovely coastline, and Bangor is near to the Snowdonia National Park with its very fine mountain scenery. The area is peaceful and unspoilt and is an ideal place to study English. For more about Bangor's location and the surrounding area, click here.

Bangor University offers an Airport Pick-Up Service (from Manchester International Airport) for students attending ELCOS summer courses.

For times and dates, click here.