Get excited about business
Imagine spending two weeks of your summer exploring business in Oxford, a global hub of business innovation. From interactive classes to a hands-on challenge, you can leave Oxford a true expert in your subject
Learn from world-class business tutors
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 Scholastica experience
You’ll study alongside ambitious students from around the world, leaving with a clearer idea of the next steps for your studies. And you’ll achieve all of this while enjoying all that the magical city of Oxford has to offer.
Browse our Summer Business Courses
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.
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.
Browse our Online Business Courses
Drawing on the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s years of experience of running world-class summer schools, our online business courses combine the city of Oxford’s spirit of excellence with the very best in future-focused learning.
Are you interested in learning about the world of business, or maybe hoping to run a business yourself one day? This course will introduce you to crucial business concepts, help you learn about marketing and branding, and challenge you to take on the role of an entrepreneur and create a plan for your own business!
In this business programme, you’ll learn about:
- The Basics of Economics
- Marketing and Branding
- What makes a business successful?
- Persuasive Pitching and Public Speaking
Business & Enterprise
In our business and enterprise programme, you’ll learn about:
- How to create a successful business plan
- Key theories in business and management, and how to apply them to case studies
- Undergraduate-level business concepts, such as marketing and business strategy
- Putting together a persuasive pitch
Economics & Finance
In our economics programme, you’ll learn about:
- Key economic concepts such as supply and demand
- Economic Theory
- The intersection of Economics and Politics
- The workings of the stock market (you’ll also get to experience a stock exchange simulation)
Online Internships | 15-18 Year Olds
Business, Economics & Finance Internships
If you’re interested in business, economics or finance, and looking to take your learning to the next level, an academic research Internship with the Oxford Scholastica Academy will give you the edge for your future.
Supported by your Mentor, an academic researcher, you’ll work with other students from around the globe to co-author a research paper related to business, economics or finance for publication in an academic journal.
You’ll end the internship having gained hard-to-find work experience, as well as a Certificate and Letter of Recommendation from your Mentor.
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 Scholastica Experience
You’ll be taught business on the prestigious Oxford University campus, where many successful C-suite executives and entrepreneurs began their journey.
Business Summer School Testimonials
By far the best online courses out there! I have had a wonderful experience with Oxford Scholastica. Oxford Scholastica has made me love learning and increasing my knowledge in Business.
I attended the Business course and it has been one of the most amazing experiences I’ve had. The course taught me a lot of new things and it was also super fun to be a part of.
My experience at OSA pushed me to think outside the box, challenged me in every class and intellectually stimulated me every day to participate at my best level. I now understand what I want to pursue in the future!
What You’ll Get From Our Business Courses
- 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 dissecting 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 very latest from 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 learn in small, dynamic classes just as you would while studying at top universities in the UK. You’ll be taught by our first-class teaching faculty, thereby ensuring you have the very best business summer school experience