Fees and Applying





To ensure the very best preparation for the IB Diploma Programme OSC recommends a consecutive three week package. By selecting four subject modules and OSC's unique IB Diploma Programme Core module, IB Essentials, a consecutive three week package provides you with a complete introduction to the IB Diploma Programme. To build on the work covered in IB Essentials select the IB Expert module to develop and sharpen your academic skills. By choosing IB Essentials and IB Expert in addition to your subject modules you will be fully equipped for success when you begin your IB Diploma Programme journey. 

Week 1 Week 2 Week 3

Non-MYP students - IB Essentials

Explore key IBDP elements such as Theory of Knowledge, Extended Essay and the CAS programme.

MYP Students - Theory of Knowledge

IB Subject 2

e.g. Maths

IB Subject 4

e.g. Psychology

IB Subject 1

e.g. English A

IB Subject 3

e.g. Biology

IB Expert

Focus on advanced academic writing and research

Total Cost (including accommodation)






The programme includes accommodation, breakfast and lunch, supervision and one or two 12 hour academic modules per week. Student can choose from a wide range of IB subjects or modules that focus on the IB core (view modules here).

Duration 1 Module 2 Modules
Per week £1,075 £1,650
Added Extras Price
En-suite upgrade (per night) £20
Extra night with breakfast £100

Parent/Guardian/Sibling Welcome Dinner

(per person)


Airport Meet & Greet services:

Arrival Meet & Greet

Departure & Check-in




Pre-Booked weekend activities

Sightseeing & Shopping in London

Thorpe Park Resort (Theme Park)





Per week - part of total course fees
In the event of cancellation before the final payment date, there is a £100 administration fee

Please note:
  • Weekend accommodation in between two booked weeks is included students can spend some extra time in Oxford or sign-up for an OSC trip.




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 for the Oxford summer course. You can reserve your place using the Subject Undecided option on our application form and decide later.




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. 


What is the application process?


We accept applications right up to the start of the courses, but classes do fill up quickly and we may run out of space if you leave it too late. But always ask – we may be able to make space.

The deposit or full course fees must accompany your application – we cannot reserve places until the deposit is received.

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.


When do I pay?


If you apply before 4th May 2018, only the deposit is due with your application. The deposit is £250 per week 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 preferred dates and subjects.

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 Study Courses', Barclays Bank plc, Oxford City Branch, PO Box 333, Oxford OX1 3HS

UK Sort Code 20-65-26
Account Number 70432156
IBAN #GB89 BARC 2065 2670 4321 56
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 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 £100.
  • After 4th May 2018 no refunds will be made except within the 7 day cancellation period (above).
  • To view our cancellation policy, click here.
  • We advise you to take out cancellation insurance to cover you in case you are unable to attend your course.