Oxford Business College (OBC) is the pioneer of the longest-running international foundation programme in Oxford which has prepared international students for over 30 years to successfully progress onto UK university degrees.

The OBC Foundation Programme provides progression routes to more than 25 Universities and hundreds of degree courses. Many of the Universities are members of the prestigious Russell Group.

Students can choose from 3 subject pathways - Business, Law and Engineering each one accepted and recognised by leading Universities.

International students can be assured of the best possible foundation for an undergraduate university degree and to improve their English at the same time.

The Business English Language Preparation programme (BELP) is added to the International Foundation in Business, Law and Engineering to help students work in English with confidence. The high-quality English language teaching and learning is endorsed by the British Council accreditation - English UK.

OBC Foundation students can expect to receive conditional offers, in line with university admissions requirements, from the following universities:

About the OBC Foundation

  • Has been established for over 30 years.
  • It is recognised and accepted by leading UK universities including members of the prestigious Russell Group.
  • Guaranteed conditional offer from leading universities for a range of degree courses.
  • Intensive English Language teaching.
  • Welcoming, friendly and student-centred environment.
  • Students are eligible for membership of the University of Oxford Union, giving access to Union activities.
  • Small class sizes with students from over 30 countries.
  • Highly experienced team of tutors.
  • A high pass rate of 90%+.
  • Centrally located in the beautiful city of Oxford.
  • Near Campus en-suite accommodation.

International Foundation in Law

The Oxford Business College Foundation in Law prepares you to study for a Law Qualifying Degree , such as the LLB, at many leading universities in the UK.

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International Foundation in Engineering

The Oxford Business College Foundation in Engineering prepares students to study an engineering degree at one of the leading universities in the UK.

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International Foundation in Business

The Oxford Business College Foundation in Business, the oldest foundation programme in Oxford, prepares students to progress onto the University degree courses in Business.

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