Fees and Applying




2018 Course Fees

3 Week Residential Course Fee
Incl. 3 weeks' tuition, single study bedroom, breakfast, lunch and supervision

Afternoon Options (full information here)

College Preparation Course


Explore Boston 
Historic or Scientific Boston


Sports Camp
Football Camp or Basketball Camp


The Arts
Creative Writing


Leadership skills
Convince Me – the art of persuasive writing, Presentation skills or The Great Debate

Added Extras

Personal Careers Consultation
One-to-one session (1 hour)


College Visit 
Per visit 


Extra Night
Per night


Air-conditioned Room Upgrade
Per night


Pre-Booked weekend activities

Codzilla Boat Trip and History & Pizza Tour

Six Flags Theme Park





Part of total course fee
In the event of cancellation before the final payment date, there is a $150 administration fee





Q. I'm not sure what subjects to choose yet!

A. Don't worry – it's normal to not be completely certain which subjects you want to study in the summer. You can reserve your place using the Subject Undecided option on our application form and decide later.




Please note:
  1. We will respond to online applications by email within 24 hours to confirm that we have received them. Then, within 2 working days we will email you again to confirm your place or discuss your application. If you don't receive our email please contact us.

Please contact the OSC Team if you have any questions.




IB School staff offer


As part of our efforts to support the wider IB community, we offer a discount on course fees to the children of IBDP academic staff. If making use of the offer, students and parents are asked to provide OSC with feedback that we can use in our communications with schools. Please note terms and conditions apply and this offer cannot be used in conjunction with other offers. Please contact osc@osc-ib.com for further details. 


When do I pay?


If you apply before 4th May 2018, only the deposit is due with your application. The deposit is $1,000 and makes up part of your total fees.

Registrations received after the 4th May 2018 will require full payment upon application. 

We will continue to take applications right up until the courses start, but only if we have space – please be aware that these courses are popular and spaces fill up very quickly. You should contact us as early as possible in order to secure your precourse and afternoon options.

Please be assured that if we are unable to place you in the appropriate course we will refund the payment in full. Please also note that whenever you apply, you will still receive a full refund if you cancel within 14 days, in line with our Cancellation Policy.


How do I pay?


Credit Card (Visa or MasterCard only). If you wish to pay by this method please give us your card details on the application form. The deposit will be taken on receipt of the completed form.

Personal cheque or bank draft (payable to “Oxford Study Courses”) and sent to our Oxford address at: Belsyre Court, 57 Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HJ, UK. Eurocheques are NOT accepted.

Bank Transfer to 'Oxford (IB) Study Courses Ltd', Barclays Bank plc, Oxford City Branch, PO Box 333, Oxford OX1 3HS

UK Sort Code: 20-65-26
US$ Account Number: 46920400
IBAN #GB31 BARC 2065 2646 9204 00
BIC or Swift Code: BARCGB22 (for banks requiring 11 digit codes please add ‘XXX’ to the end)

Please give the student's family name ONLY as payment reference, and email or fax us a copy of the Bank Transfer document.

Any bank charges incurred by us on your behalf will have to be passed on to you. Bank charges can be minimised by sending the full course fees in a single payment.


What happens if I have to cancel?


  • There is a cancellation period of 14 days after your course has been confirmed in which you can cancel for a complete refund.
  • If you cancel before 4th May 2018 but after the cancellation period, fees will be refunded minus a handling charge of $150.
  • After 4th May 2018 no refunds will be made except within the 14 day cancellation period (above).
  • View our cancellation policy.
  • We advise you to take out cancellation insurance to cover you in case you are unable to attend your course.