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TSA Preparation Courses 2021

The Thinking Skills Assessment


An exacting mix of Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Essay Writing. Unlike anything you’ll have seen at school.

Full of hidden patterns you can learn to exploit.

For Oxford: PPE, Economics & Management, History and Economics, Experimental Psychology, Geography, Human Sciences, some Philosophy, Linguistics and Psychology Joint Courses

Cambridge: Land Economy

UCL: European Social and Political Studies (ESPS)

Download FREE Guidebook / Sample Materials for the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment) & TSA Score Conversion

Oxford, Cambridge, and UCL all use the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment) as a Pre-Interview 120 minute exam. (Section 1 – Problem Solving and Critical Thinking – 90 minutes; Section 2 – Essay – 30 minutes)

Download the guidebook & sample materials to find out:

  • What is the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?
  • Why do universities ask for the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?
  • How difficult is the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?
  • What is the format of the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment) and what are the exam conditions?
  • How should I start preparing for the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?
  • What is the structure of the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?
  • How important is my TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment) score in the admissions process?
  • How does the TSA Score Conversion process work?
  • Where can I find more information about the TSA Score Conversion?
  • When should I start revising for the TSA (Thinking Skills Assessment)?

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What makes our TSA Preparation Courses special?

We are the only people to offer a comprehensive set of TSA video resources. You’ll be surprised by how much more you can learn from a video than by reading an answer in a book.

A great deal of thought has gone into extracting the essence of each question, illustrating key methods, and turning complicated questions into the clearest possible solutions.

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Currently Bookable TSA Courses




500+ exclusive online video solutions

2-day Economics summer school

2-day Thinking Skills Summer School

1-day group Economics interview course

MASTERMIND ​BONUS: Weekly Economics and Maths for Economics Live Problem Solving Sessions with our expert tutors

A suggested week-by-week study programme to keep you on track

Total hours: 189


PLUS: 20 hours of 1-1 Economics & Management interview tuition

AND: 3x 1-1 Economics & Management mock interviews

Total hours: 211


PLUS: 40 hours of 1-1 Economics & Management interview tuition

AND: 6x 1-1 Economics & Management mock interviews

Total hours: 233

Oxford TSA Preparation Course Online Subscription Area

A huge collection of concise and structured video resources for every part of the Cambridge, UCL, and Oxford TSA: Problem Solving, Critical Thinking, and Essay Writing. Key, repeatable techniques explored in detail.

Example Videos

Testimonials for Online Subscriptions

Extensive TSA Video Solutions

- Get full video solutions to every question from the last 7 years of the TSA Past Papers (350 Questions!)

Other Sources of Similar TSA-style questions

- 100s of additional Critical Thinking and Problem Solving questions from BMAT Papers - all in video format

Oxford TSA Essay Plans

- Video guides to demonstrate exactly what a TSA Oxford essay should look like and its structure (25 Essay Plans included!)


Unique Question Presentation

- Focus on the 7 types of Critical Thinking and 3 types of Problem Solving questions. Unique methods for each type explained in detail.

Free Trial

- Free 24-hour trial so you can check that the explanations and materials resonate with you, before you get access to the full resource library

Comprehensive Resource

- We are confident you won't find another TSA Oxford resource like this. Give the free trial a go and see how broad the range of resources is.


- Work at a pace you choose; skip questions you already understand to spend more time learning new skills

Early Bird Discounts

- Our early bird pricing rewards you for starting early and is available for as long as you need, in order to support you in preparing as best you can

TSA In-person Preparation Courses

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Happy students!

The videos break down how to answer each type of TSA question.  This has really helped me since the exam is so time pressured.
Harry P

Incredibly helpful! Now, when I approach a question, I really understand how to break it down in the most logical way to get to the correct answer.

Emily S

I found following the video presentations much easier than staring at a paragraph and trying to understand it.

Nisha M

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King Edward VI Grammar School

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Northwood College

Mill Hill County High School

King Edward's School

The Holt School

Taunton School

St. Paul's Girls' School

St. Mary's Ascot

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Withington Girls' School

Varndean College

Uxbridge College

Uppingham School

Tiffin Boys' School

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Video mock interviews, interview guidance, and personal statement advice

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GAA Past Paper Solution Videos*

Every question from past papers solved and explained on video

*part of Online GAA Subscription Area

Analysis of BMAT and TSA*

Every kind of question in every section covered with tips and examples - includes essay guidance for BMAT

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Everything you need to know for Physics, Chemistry, and Biology in concise videos

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