Oxford Business Summer School

Your successful future in business starts here. Join our Business Summer School held on the Oxford University campus, or online throughout the year, and discover, experience and prepare for life in business or as an entrepreneur.

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Get excited about business

Imagine spending two weeks of your summer exploring business in Oxford, a global hub of business innovation.

Learn from world-class business tutors

Rooted in Oxford’s spirit of academic excellence, the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s Business summer courses will enable you to master your subject, gain clarity on your future and prepare for a changing world.

Be inspired

Our programmes will challenge, inspire and engage you. You’ll meet successful entrepreneurs, pitch your own business idea and join an international community of ambitious high school students.

Get the Oxford experience

You’ll live the true Oxford experience. And you’ll leave prepared to apply to world class universities, equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully navigate your future.

Our residential summer business courses are two weeks long and are held on the world famous Oxford University campus. Whether you have studied aspects of business, such as economics, before, or are totally new to the subject, our Business Summer School offers a perfect course to suit your needs.

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In Oxford | 12-14 Year Olds

Discover Business

Interested in what business is about? This business summer school will help you better understand how businesses work. It will introduce you to basic business concepts and help you discover if business is the right path for you.
In Oxford | 12-14 Year Olds

Experience Business & Enterprise

Thinking of going into business or setting up your own venture? This business summer course helps you to experience what business life is really about. You’ll explore topics from economics to entrepreneurship. You’ll also have the opportunity to experience business in action by creating, branding and pitching your own app.

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Drawing on the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s years of experience of running world-class summer schools, our online business courses combine Oxford’s spirit of excellence with the very best in future-focused learning.
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Online | 12-14 Year Olds

Business

Are you interested in learning about the world of business, or maybe hoping to run a business yourself one day? On this course, you’ll be introduced to important business concepts, learn about marketing and branding, and be challenged to take on the role of an entrepreneur to create a plan for your own business!

On this course, you’ll learn about:

  • The Basics of Economics
  • Marketing and Branding
  • What makes a business successful?
  • Persuasive Pitching and Public Speaking
Online | 15-18 Year Olds

Business & Economics

Are you interested in how businesses work, or perhaps dream of becoming an entrepreneur? Led by your expert tutor, this exciting course will enable you to discuss economic issues, get an insider’s view of running a business, and learn about key economic concepts – all while applying your skills and knowledge to tackle real-life business problems.

On this course, you’ll cover:

  • Key economic concepts such as supply and demand
  • Economic Theory
  • Undergraduate-level business concepts, such as marketing and business strategy
  • How to apply theory to case studies
Online business course

Students from up to 85 different nationalities chose to experience our business courses last year:

9 out of 10 said our business summer courses were one of the most memorable summers of their life

9 out of 10 said that our high school summer business courses gave them greater certainty about their future direction

94% of students said they had a greater certainty over their future academic and career choices

Why choose one of our Business programmes?

The Best Courses

We’ve designed high school summer business courses to stimulate, stretch and challenge you – regardless of your existing subject knowledge.

The Best People

Your business course will be taught by tutors that are current or former students and faculty of world-class institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Your Future Success

Our business summer school is designed to help you discover, experience and prepare for a successful future personally, academically and professionally.

Get the Oxford Experience

You’ll be taught business on the prestigious Oxford University campus, where many successful C-suite executives and entrepreneurs began their journey.

Testimonials

Student testimonials

This summer school has truly been a valuable and memorable experience for me. Not only did I broaden my knowledge on Technology but I’ve also developed my self-management and communication.

Radhiyya

Discover Technology Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

My two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were two of the best weeks of my life. It was an amazing experience and I made some great friends that I know I will stay in touch with for a very long time.

Abdul Rahman

Experience Medicine Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

My son, Alexander, truly enjoyed his experience. He was academically and intellectually challenged while also making friends from around the world. We highly recommend this summer program.

Richard

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy
Student testimonials

Those two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were a really wonderful experience. I got the chance to explore what Law is really all about through this programme. Classes were very interesting and I loved how the tutor made the classes very interactive!

Ravi

Experience Law Academy, 2017
Student testimonials

The Law course was challenging but extremely rewarding, as it assured me that it was the path I wanted to choose at university. The Oxford Scholastica community also leaves you with an excellent support network even after the summer school. Overall, the summer school was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone.

Lina

Experience Law Academy, 2019
Student testimonials

I absolutely loved my Oxford Scholastica experience! I definitely recommend it to anyone who either knows what they’re doing and want better preparation, or even students who have no idea who they want to be when they grow up! I was both at some point and Oxford Scholastica filled that gap for me. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!

Salma

Online Law course, 2021
Student testimonials

I attended the Oxford Scholastica Academy in 2018. And I can genuinely say it was the best summer of my life. Not only were we exposed to different subjects and courses but also so many different cultures and people. I hope I can go back!

Prutha

Discover Business Academy, 2018
Student testimonials

Two of my children have now attended this course. It gave them the confidence to surge ahead in life with a purpose and confidence that is so essential. One of the best decisions I made for my children and their futures is to have sent them to the Oxford Scholastica Academy. 

Mubasher

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy
Student testimonials

The friendships I made will last me a lifetime. Oxford Scholastica taught me many life lessons that I will keep with me until I die. 

Douw

Experience Business & Enterprise Academy, 2017
Student testimonials

I’ve never done anything like this; Oxford Scholastica has exceeded my expectations and I am glad to have made valuable memories with it, which I will cherish forever!

Mariam

Experience Business & Enterprise Academy, 2018
Student testimonials

Oxford Scholastica has had a profound impact on my skills as a debater and student and is an experience I’d recommend to anyone looking for an educational, engaging summer adventure.

Sophie

Experience Debate & Public Speaking Academy, 2018
Student testimonials

For the second year in a row my daughter had an unforgettable summer break in the magical setting of Oxford! A fascinating course with an untold amount of fun things to do. Oxford Scholastica has undoubtedly been one of the best experiences my daughter has ever had.

Maria

Parent, Oxford Scholastica Academy, 2020

What You’ll Get From Our Business Courses

Perhaps you’re interested in exploring a role in an established business, or are looking for a summer school for entrepreneurship. Either way, taking part in one of our international business summer school courses will prepare you for future success in business by:
  • Introducing you to all the key concepts, historical trends and latest developments in business, management, finance, economics and more
  • Helping you to get a taste of what a university degree in business offers – from an introduction to management to game theory – through our fully accredited business school summer programme
  • Giving you an opportunity to learn from our exceptional teaching faculty who are experts in the business world
  • Providing an insider’s view of entrepreneurship through our in-person Hero sessions with successful entrepreneurs
  • Putting your entrepreneurship skills to the test in our ‘Dragons’ Den’ style start-up challenge
  • Helping you to decide on the best university course for you, and equipping you with excellent subject knowledge and experiences which will be invaluable for university applications
  • Introducing you to cutting edge research as you take our Class X, designed to show you the forefront of studies in business
  • Building your global professional network by meeting students from all over the world and joining our alumni community
  • Giving you the opportunity, on successful completion of the course, to formally graduate at our Graduation Ceremony held at the famous Oxford University Saïd Business School

Get an Authentic University Experience

We believe that learning should be interactive and fun, and this belief fuels our approach to teaching. As a student on one of our courses you’ll:
Oxford-style teaching
You’ll learn in small, dynamic classes just as you would be at Oxford or Cambridge University. You’ll be taught by our first-class teaching faculty thereby ensuring you have the very best business summer school experience
University-style independence
You’ll have the opportunity to study and socialise on the Oxford University campus, and take part in legendary activities such as punting. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and make friends with ambitious students like you from all over the world.
Real-world skills
You’ll leave equipped with key skills for the future – like public speaking, how to prepare for your future career and how to bounce back from failure – thanks to our Masterclass programme.

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