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Oxford International Study Centre

Address: 7 St Aldate's, Oxford OX1 1BS, United Kingdom
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Description Oxford International Study Centre

  • Year of foundation: 2006
  • Location: UK, Oxfordshire, Oxford
  • Age of students: 14-19
  • Number of students: 300
  • Type of residence: host family, residence
  • Type of study: blended learning
  • Language learning: English.

Oxford International Study Center - This is a private general education college for boys and girls, a prestigious educational institution specializing in preparing foreign students for university studies in the UK. This small college is renowned for the high preparation of its students in the A-level and GCSE programs . Most of the learning process takes place individually with the teacher and in groups of up to 4 people. The overwhelming majority of students are aiming for admission to top universities in Britain and are brilliantly taking exams.

Programs and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Oxford International Study Centre

Program name
Date
Age
Cost
Annual
14+
from 300 £ / week

English course

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 14+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

Language courses will help you improve your language in an English-speaking environment. Much attention is paid to all language skills - reading, speaking, writing, listening. Teachers follow a communicative approach and encourage students to quickly get rid of the language barrier and begin to speak the language with confidence. The entrance test allows you to determine the level of language proficiency and distribute students into groups depending on the results, goals and interests of students.

The number of students does not exceed 15 people. Requirements for admission is not made. You can select the training format:

  • Individual tuition for 10,20,30 lessons per week
  • Study in groups of 20 or 30 lessons per week
  • Mixed format: 20 group lessons and 5-10 individual.

In addition to a rich academic load, students are waiting for exciting extracurricular activities - visiting museums, theaters, sightseeing. Favorable conditions are created for constant language practice. The course is suitable for both adults and students.

Business English

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 17+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

This program studies the basics of using English in a business environment:

  • Mastering the terms
  • Reading materials on business topics
  • The development of communication skills - the ability to express and defend the point of view, reasonably conduct a dialogue
  • Mastering the specifics of conducting business negotiations and presentations
  • The development of perception of speech by ear, improving grammar.
Annual
17+
from 550 £ / week

Academic English

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 17+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

The course of academic language is necessary for future students of foreign universities and involves the study of the scientific style:

  • Mastering the terms
  • Reading materials on academic topics
  • Development of communication skills
  • Performing works of a scientific genre - essay, testing, independent work
  • The development of basic language skills.

“English + subjects”: students are encouraged to study the language for academic purposes in priority areas.

Annual
17+
from 300 £ / week

English for law professionals

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 17+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

The course is suitable for professionals who want to improve their skills. The program is designed for lawyers who need to improve the level of English to work in an English-speaking environment:

  • Mastering the basic terms of jurisprudence
  • Reading materials on legal topics
  • Development of communication skills
  • Writing research papers on the law
  • Mastering the specifics of communication in the international legal environment
  • Development of language skills.

To complete the course requires a good linguistic preparation - possession of at least an average level.

Annual
17+
from 300 £ / week

English for medical professionals

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 17+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

The direction of professional English is designed for physicians who need to have special terms for working in an English-speaking environment.

  • Mastering the basic terms of medicine
  • Reading materials on medical topics
  • The development of communication skills, the removal of the language barrier
  • Medical Writing
  • Mastering the specifics of communication in an international environment
  • Improving language skills.

English for teachers

  • Dates: all year round
  • Age: 17+
  • Tuition: from £ 295 per week
  • Language learning: English.

The course is designed for teachers who need to increase their language competence to work in an international environment. After completing the course, specialists receive a prestigious certificate, opening up new career prospects.

  • Mastering the basic terms of pedagogy
  • Reading materials on this topic
  • Conversation development
  • Mastering the specifics of communication in an international environment
  • The study of the characteristics of the teacher in the international environment
  • The study of modern teaching methods
  • Improving language skills.
Annual
13-15
from 6 600 £ / 12 weeks

Pre-GCSE

  • Dates: start of classes on September 1
  • Age: 13-15 years old
  • Tuition: from £ 6,400 for 12 weeks
  • Language learning: English.

Pre-GCSE is a preparatory course that is targeted at foreign students and takes into account the basic needs of students coming from abroad. As a rule, students need academic and language training to enter an English school.

British educational institutions are known for their high level of education, but also for their high competition for places, therefore applicants must demonstrate maximum knowledge and ability. In addition, as practice shows, Russian students do not have enough language experience to study in an English-speaking environment.

On the course, students study in small classes (13-16 people), pass about 30 hours of English a week and about 10 hours on special subjects. Entry requirements: I ELTS certificate not lower than 4.0.

Annual
14-16
from 6 600 £ / 12 weeks

GCSE

  • Dates: start of classes on September 1
  • Age: 14-16 years old
  • Duration: 1 or 2 years
  • Tuition: from £ 6,400 for 12 weeks
  • Language learning: English.

GCSE is a famous educational course that has gained great fame in Britain and beyond. The program includes about 20 subjects in the humanities, sociology, natural areas and business subjects. As a rule, students combine the study of English, which involves the preparation and delivery of IELTS, Cambridge or TOEFL exams, and the study of 3-5 subjects. By choosing a course, you will receive:

  • 20-25 lessons per week
  • Actualization and deepening of knowledge in core subjects
  • Adaptation to the new environment
  • Improving the level of language proficiency for the required level
  • Qualitative preparation for the university.

The result of training: a certificate of school education of the British sample.

Annual
14-16
from 6 600 £ / 12 weeks

Pre-A-Level

  • Dates: start of classes on September 1
  • Age: 14-15 years old
  • Language learning: English.

This direction is ideal for international students who are aiming to get an education under the program A - Level . The direction involves the study of academic disciplines, the deepening and updating of knowledge in priority subjects, intensive language training. Students spend a lot of time improving their communication skills and mastering their academic skills.

A - Level is a prestigious program of secondary education in Britain, a certificate of completion of which is required for admission to the best universities in Britain. The program of increased complexity requires an advanced level of language proficiency (IELTS is not lower than 6.5), therefore preparatory courses are in great demand.

The course includes a large list of disciplines, of which students study priority subjects at the level of the 1st year of university. The emphasis is on language training - students are waiting for 20-30 lessons weekly.

Annual
16-18
from 6 600 £ / 12 weeks

A-Level

  • Dates: start of classes on September 1
  • Age: 16-18 years old
  • Duration: 2 years
  • Tuition: from £ 6,400 for 12 weeks
  • Language learning: English.

A - Level - the program known all over the world, which has won high international reputation in preparing students for higher education in top universities of Britain. This is an advanced course that requires high academic knowledge and level of language preparation for admission: the level of language proficiency must be at least IELTS 6.5 + students must know the school subjects well. The results of the A - Level exam , which students pass after two years of study, are very important when entering a university - it is they who are first of all considered by the admissions board.

For two years, students concentrate on studying core subjects and study them at the level of 1 year of higher education. Through intensive study, students will be able to achieve a high level of knowledge in the mapping area.

Foundation

  • Dates: September, January, April, July
  • Age: 17+
  • Duration: 1 year
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition: from £ 13,000 per academic year.

Foundation - the direction chosen by students who have not yet decided on the choice of university and specialty. The course is well suited to students with little experience in studying abroad: here they will be able to focus on improving their language skills, learn academic English, bring up basic subjects and receive a prestigious certificate. Foundation lasts for 1 year, divided into three trimesters of 12 weeks each. The applicants put forward a language requirement - IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 500. Those who are not confident in their abilities can take a preparatory language course at the training center. 20 lessons of 45 minutes each are assumed per week. The following academic subjects are studied:

  • Economy
  • Business items
  • Mathematics for business.
05.07.2020 -01.08.2020
16+
from 3 400 £ / 2 weeks

Summer school

  • Dates: July and August
  • Age: 16+
  • Duration: 2-4 weeks
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Tuition: £ 3,300 for 2 weeks.

The summer school program includes:

  • A large number of activities and excursions
  • Minimum 20 lessons per week
  • Cultural and leisure activities every day in the evening
  • Full day excursions
  • Discussion club
  • Seminars on education in Britain
  • Development of academic skills.

In addition, students will be able to prepare for exams:

  • A-Level and (I) GCSE
  • International baccalaureate
  • Oxbridge program
  • Preparatory courses for university
  • AP, SAT, TOEFL
  • Abitur
  • IELTS .

Accommodation and food

Students are accommodated in host families in rooms for 1 person. Student residence accepts students over 14 years old. There are other options for accommodation: a guest house, a budget hotel, a luxury hotel and a hostel (17+).

Accommodation in the host family

From £ 230 per week

Student residence

£ 450 per week

Events Oxford International Study Centre

A program of extracurricular activities and excursions is regularly organized for students: visiting museums and art galleries in Oxford and beyond, fascinating travels in Britain. In addition, the school has a sports center and a health center.

  • Arts: music, theater, dancing, painting
  • Discussion club
  • Debate
  • Gymnastics
  • Swimming
  • Athletics
  • Archery
  • Squash
  • Horseback riding
  • Biathlon
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Cricket
  • Dancing
  • Chorus
  • Football
  • Hockey
  • Attend master classes and open lectures.

Advantages

  • Flexible curriculum
  • Location in the largest cultural and historical center
  • Close ties with Oxford University
  • High level of professionalism of the teaching staff
  • Wide range of programs and short courses
  • Individual approach and careful monitoring of performance
  • Saturated cultural and student life.

Equipment Oxford International Study Centre

The training center is located near the center of Oxford in an old 400-year-old building. The school infrastructure includes:

  • Modern training centers
  • Laboratories
  • Library
  • Contemporary Art Center
  • Art studio
  • theatre studio
  • A fitness center
  • Sports complex
  • Pool
  • IT classes
  • Playgrounds and courts
  • Leisure area.

Term dates and fees

 

Program

Cost per term

Summer school

£ 3,300 for 2 weeks

Language classes

From £ 295 per week

A-level, Pre-A-level, GCSE, Pre-GCSE

£ 6,400 for 12 weeks

Foundation

From £ 13,000 per academic year

Additional charges:

  • Contribution to school development
  • Exams paid
  • Deposit by semester
  • Optional classes
  • Tours
  • activity
  • Medical insurance
  • Opening a visa
  • Air flight
  • Transfer £ 120 roundtrip
  • Visa fee (if necessary)
  • Pocket expenses
  • Deposit Confirmation Deposit
  • School registration fee £ 90 .

Starting dates for programs:

  • Summer School: July 1-14, July 15-28
  • Academic programs: September, January, June (depending on the course).

Extra fees:

  • Transfer (one way) 120 GBP
  • Registration fee (for a programme/course) 90 GBP
  • Visa fees 15 GBP

Entry requirements and extra fees how to apply, what is required to enrol

Depending on the age and the chosen program, different requirements are made for students.

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Recommendations on when to apply

Language courses, schools and children's language camps Primary and secondary education - private schools Preparation programmes for entering universities - higher education Higher education (after completing accredited programs A-level, IB, High School) - Bachelor, Master, MBA
- we recommend to apply 6-9 months before the start of the course (some camps and schools offer discounts for early booking or for lengthy study programs)
- there are some very popular and high demand children's camps, where the applications need to be submitted 1 year in advance (in particular Switzerland , Great Britain , USA , Canada , Austria)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the training program,
- some schools have a specific time frame (September-November - please specify an individual school)
- some schools require tests in several stages (UKISET, internal tests of the school: English, mathematics, logics, subjects, interview, some require a personal visit)
- we recommend to apply one year before the start of the program,
- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
- for Masters you need a graduated higher education, in some cases you need a pre-Masters program
- MBA requires completed higher education, work experience preferably at least 2-3 years, etc.
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