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Gap year programs in the UK

It's a big decision to take a gap year in England, but you won't regret it. From high school exchanges in England to year-long professional qualification programs, we have a range of options for different ages and goals. A gap year in England requires planning and preparation. We'll be with you every step of the way. Get in touch so we can discuss your options.

Gap year programs in the UK

EF Language Year Abroad

16 + years
6, 9 or 11 months
Combine language and academic studies at a school abroad. Prepare for an official language exam and gain work experience.
Destination: United Kingdom
City: London CambridgeOxfordBrightonManchester BristolBournemouthEastbourne

EF Languages Abroad

14 - 25 years
2-24 weeks
Learn a language faster at an accredited EF school. Choose from 10 languages in 50 destinations. Start any Monday.
Destination: United Kingdom
City: London CambridgeOxfordBrightonManchester BristolBournemouthEastbourne

EF Languages Abroad

25 + years
1-24 weeks
Boost your global career with personalised language courses in one of the world´s greatest cities. Designed for Adults and Professionals.
Destination: United Kingdom
City: London CambridgeOxfordBrightonManchester BristolBournemouthEastbourne

Gap year in England

English is the most widely used language in the world, and whatever the future has in store for you, speaking English will definitely give you an advantage when it comes to higher education and finding a job. One of the best ways to get to master English is to spend a gap year in England, speaking English all day, every day as part of your daily life. Yes, it's intense: it's a huge challenge, but it's honestly the most efficient way you'll achieve fluency in English. A gap year in England will boost not only your language skills, but your life experience in general as you adapt to a new culture, setting you up for a successful future, whatever your plans may be.

Design your own English course!

You won't believe the variety on offer once you've decided to spend a gap year in England. We pride ourselves on offering flexibility to all our students, so you'll find you can customize almost any aspect of your course to suit your ability, your goals and your personal preferences. Spend your gap year in England amidst the hustle and bustle of the capital, or take a more laid-back approach and opt for a pretty and quaint seaside location with typical English charm. All courses guarantee you the same high-quality language tuition, with expert teachers. You'll have plenty of time to explore your destination, make new friends, and all-in-all have the best year of your life!