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Oxford Business College

Recognitions and Partnerships

  / Recognitions and Partnerships

Oxford Business College’s highly regarded student-centric Foundation Programme  has continuously been running for over 35 years and is widely accepted and recognised by many leading UK universities for admission directly into the first year of a degree course.

For those global students who have set their aims high, the OBC Foundation Programme has proved to be a crucial stepping stone to the academic world’s higher echelons.

A large number of UK universities accept and recognise the Oxford Business College Foundation Programme. These include:

The University of Surrey, University of Exeter, Royal Holloway University of London (RHUL), University of Essex, University of York, De Montfort University, Southampton Solent University, University of Greenwich, University of East London, University of Sunderland and Regent’s University.

De Montfort University

Oxford Business College has a progression agreement with De Montfort University for our Foundation Diplomas in Engineering, Business and Law. Our Higher National Certificate (HNC) and Higher National Diploma (HND) in Business, allowing students to enter onto a year 1, 2 or 3 in several f degrees at De Montfort University.


Pearson is the UK’s leading provider of Internationally recognised vocational qualifications and examination body founded in 1996 with the merger of the Business & Technology Education Council (BTEC), the country’s leading provider of vocational qualifications, and the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC), one of the major exam boards for GCSEs and A-Levels. Pearson now wholly owned by Pearson.

TEF Provisional

Teaching Excellence Freamework

Oxford Business College meets rigorous national quality requirements for UK higher education, and is taking part in the TEF, but does not yet have sufficient data to be fully assessed. The provider may be fully assessed in future when it has sufficient data.

Partnerships, Accreditations and Memberships


Universities that recognise and accept OBC’s International Foundation Programmes