The best way to learn the English is to come to English speaking country so that you hear and speak nothing but English for one or two weeks. In Oxford, you will learn about English culture as well as you visit local tourist attractions and events. For centuries, Oxford has been one of the best centres of education in the world. Oxford is beautiful, charming and safe city with a cosmopolitan atmosphere, with London only one hour away.
All courses start on Monday and finish on Friday. Please, go to ‘dates’ section on the website for more information.
The minimum duration of our courses is 1 week and maximum is 4 weeks.
The minimum age is 25 and the average age of our course participants is 46.
The class size is usually between 3 to 8 people.
Yes. At the end of your course you will receive an attendance certificate.
You will be assessed at the beginning of the course. Upon your arrival you will have a brief conversation with your English teacher. Then we will place you in a class with students of the same level of English speaking.
Don’t worry. We start English teaching from a basic level.
Our classes start on Monday – Friday from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
- Morning classes: These classes are usually your 'English' lessons, and you can expect each lesson to focus on one or more aspects of English grammar, key words, phrases and sentences.
- Afternoon classes: These classes are normally 'business' lessons, and will focus on business correspondence, holding meetings, giving presentations, negotiations, leadership and global communication.
It is very easy. You can apply in 3 different ways
1. Fill in our on-line application form – go to Register on the menu bar
2. Download the application form from our web site, fill it in and fax it to +44 7092 032788
3. Email us on email@example.com/ocmd/ocmd.
As soon as we receive your application, we will reply and provide a reference number for your application to reserve your place. A place in a course is confirmed when we receive your payment of full fees (no less than 4 weeks before the course begins).
By bank transfer to our bank account.
Name: Oxford Centre for Management Development
Bank: Barclays Bank, Oxford Branch, Cornmarket Street
IBAN: GB79 BARC 2065 2023 8614 73
SWIFTBIC: BARC GB22.
See above or contact us firstname.lastname@example.org/ocmd/ocmd for this information.
If your visa is refused, we will refund all fees paid in advance less any charges. Note: To be able to refund you we will need the refusal document from the Embassy and return the original letter of acceptance supplied to you by the OCMD. For more details, please visit our Terms and Conditions section.
In Oxford, you have a great choice of accommodation. For your stay, you can choose from top class hotels, authentic college accommodation or traditional bed and breakfast places. We advise you to work with your local travel agent to find accommodation that will suit your own standards and personal preferences. If not, we would be very happy to organise accommodation for your time in Oxford.
Smoking is allowed but only outside and in any "designated smoking area".
The nature of our short-term intensive courses is Training and not education. Members of the European Union countries do not need a visa to visit the UK. The situation for visitors from other countries varies. Please check with the British Consulate or Embassy in your country of residence or visit the website http://www.ukvisas.gov.uk
We recommend that all course participants have valid travel insurance.
The weather may change several times in one day. Bringing an umbrella is always a good idea, also a jacket and sweater even in summer. Make sure you have warm clothes for winter. For the weather in Oxford, please go to http://www.bbc.co.uk/oxford/
Your first day starts with an introduction and explanation of your programme at 09:00am. From 9.30 to 5.30 are English lessons and various activities according to your timetable that you will receive upon your arrival.
We will help you to make an appointment if you require a medical assistance. In a case of emergency the number for medical emergency is 999.
At OCMD we aim to make your stay in Oxford as comfortable and enjoyable as possible. Please, don’t hesitate to ask for any information and assistance you may need.
Yes. We would be happy to arrange a taxi to collect you from Heathrow, Gatwick, Stansted, Luton, and other places of arrival (see our leaflet for prices).
Standard British voltage which is 240v ac 50HZ. UK plugs have three pins but you can buy an adaptor plug at most airports or at electrical shops in Oxford.