Answers to our most frequently asked questions….

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Yes, OMBS accommodation allows for two cars per household. If you are using alternative accommodation, you will need to discuss and agree this with your landlord.

We encourage our students to get involved in the clubs, societies and sports that Oxford offers in abundance.

As part of the course, you will get to do a week’s work experience in a business sector of interest. Some of your assignments will also be workplace simulated, giving you a real feel for the business environment!

No, studying with us unfortunately does not make you eligible for a student loan.

Yes, you’ll get to meet other Oxford students while studying at OMBS. We encourage our students to enjoy the university lifestyle Oxford offers. Some of our students live in shared houses with students from other higher education providers, others enjoy meeting them while enjoying the nightlife Oxford has to offer.

No, every student is treated individually. You do not need specific A levels however we do ask for two A level passes. You will go through an application process and potentially have an interview with the Principal before deciding whether to study with us.

No, we are not a university so these do not apply.

No, we only offer the Professional Business Diploma at this current time.

Yes. Our graduates usually secure employment when they want it very quickly after the course finishes due to a number of reasons. The first is the practical skills they learn on the course (which we know employers want), their confidence at interview and the quality of their CV. Check out our graduate careers feature here.

Yes, you will receive a graduation certificate at the official graduation ceremony in July. Find out more about what happens at graduation here.

You will be in structured timetabled lessons for over 20 hours per week and be expected to complete assignments outside of these hours. Lessons always finish by 4pm on weekdays and by 1pm on a Friday.

The course begins late September and ends mid July. We teach face to face and do not offer remote learning.

OMBS has a portfolio of comfortable student houses around the city; some are in fashionable Jericho, others in the lively area around the Cowley Road, and in Grandpont south of the river. Find out more about our accommodation here.

The Professional Business Diploma is for anyone aged 18 and over who wishes to gain practical business and workplace skills over one academic year. We teach face-to-face in central Oxford, in structured tutored lessons for over 20 hours per week.