The programme is recognized by Oxford Brookes University and 19 other UK Universities . It leads to entry to various undergraduate programmes in Business and Management, the Humanities , Sciences and Engineering.
It lasts for one academic year, with three terms each of 12 weeks, but occasionally more intensive, shorter programmes are possible. There is some flexibility with starting dates, but normally students would begin in September, January , April or July. To be admitted to the programmes students must normally have their English language level at IELTS 5.0 or TOEFL 500 or equivalent. Students who are not at this level may first take an intensive English course at OISC. They must also have completed their senior high school certificate successfully.