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Cork English College

Cork English College

Cork English College is one of Ireland’s premier English language colleges. Family run by Valery Cullen and her son, Marc, the founders have built up a great team that is genuinely attuned to your needs and who combine a warm, friendly and informal approach with a high-quality service.

It is located in the heart of Cork’s city centre with three beautiful buildings. One stands high on Patrick’s Hill and the other two have waterfront locations, overlooking the picturesque River Lee.

  • Located in a beautiful historic building in the heart of Cork city
  • Authorised Cambridge, IELTS, TOEIC and BULATS testing centre
  • Family run since 1978. Small class sizes. E-Learning Platform

Courses at School

  • Academic Preparation
    • Academic Year
    • EAP/Academic English
    • University Foundation
    • University Pathway
  • Business English - General
  • English for Specific Purposes
    • Aviation/Military
    • Law
    • Mature students
    • Oil and Gas
  • Examination Courses
    • Cambridge
    • IELTS
    • OET
    • TIE
    • TOEIC
    • TOLES
    • Trinity GESE
  • General English
    • General English
    • Intensive General English
  • One-to-one tuition
  • Online Courses
    • Academic Preparation
    • Adult Courses Online
    • Business and Professional English Online
    • Cambridge Preparation Online
    • General English A1-A2 Online
    • General English B1-B2 Online
    • General English C1-C2 Online
    • IELTS Preparation Online
    • Junior Courses Online
    • One-to-one or Two-to-one lessons Online
  • Specialist Online Courses
    • OET Preparation Online
    • TOEFL Preparation Online
  • Teachers' Courses
    • CELTA
    • CLIL
    • Eramus+
    • Teacher refresher (Primary)
    • Teacher refresher (Secondary)
    • TKT
  • Young Learner Courses
    • Family
    • High school programmes
    • Homestay
    • Outside of summer
    • Residential
    • Summer vacation
Karla & Ruben, Costa Rica

"Our experience at Cork English College during these almost two years has been very satisfactory and has exceeded our expectations. Thanks to the administrative staff and teachers for their commitment and dedication. They are always giving us support and motivation to go forward. The General English course and preparation for Cambridge and IELTS is excellent. Furthermore, the online platform is an incredible tool. Even during this hard time of the Pandemic, the online classes have kept an exceptional quality. Thanks, Cork English College for making this opportunity an unforgettable experience!"

Kristina, Russia

"Thanks for everything! I’ve spent a wonderful 3 months here in Cork English College. See you soon!"

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