Welcome to Basil Paterson College - Scotland's oldest language school! Established in 1929 with an excellent reputation, Basil Paterson College is based in the centre of Edinburgh one of the most beautiful capital cities in the world. We offer a flexible range of English Language courses and are also Scotland’s largest Examination Centre for IELTS and Cambridge exams. In addition, we offer a Scottish and English qualifications such as Highers, GCSEs and A-Levels. The Student Common Room and Study Centre are open all day, with free internet and Wi-Fi access throughout which are shared by both British and overseas students.