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Course: Junior

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

Junior courses are for students between the ages of 12 and 16. The courses are offered as one-to-one private lessons for individual students or as closed classes for junior groups. Classes are dynamic and fun and are tailor-made to engage and motivate young learners. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. JUNIOR MINIMUM AGE: 12 years STARTING DATE: Any Monday COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: 15 hours a week LEVEL: A1 (beginner) to C2 (proficiency) INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: Closed groups, engaging course materials, fun and dynamic, tailor-made. Junior courses are for students between the ages of 12 and 16. The courses are offered as one-to-one private lessons for individual students or as closed classes for junior groups. Classes are dynamic and fun and are tailor-made to engage and motivate young learners. Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution. Students are able to combine learning world-class English (6 different courses) in the premium immersion city with a varied and exciting social programme. Whether it is culture, shopping, theatre, cinemas, restaurants or a buzzing nightlife, there is something to suit all tastes. Not to mention the fact that Oxford is a mere one hour train ride to the centre of London and other tourist sites like Bath and Stonehenge can be reached... [-]

Course: One-To-One Private Lessons

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

One-to-one private lessons are ideal for students who are trying to achieve a specific English-learning goal. A special programme is worked out between the teacher and the student to ensure rapidly achieving these goals. [+]

ONE-TO-ONE PRIVATE LESSONS MINIMUM AGE: 12 years STARTING DATE: Any day of the week COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: As many hours as required by student LEVELS: A1 (beginner) - C2 (proficiency) INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: Undivided attention, real and engaging communication, more feedback, specific needs met, flexible in terms of time, pace and content. One-to-one private lessons are ideal for students who are trying to achieve a specific English-learning goal. A special programme is worked out between the teacher and the student to ensure rapidly achieving these goals. Classes are flexible in all aspects in that the student can decide what skills or subject matter they want to concentrate on. They can also decide when they want to have classes and how many classes they want to take, to suit their exact needs and timeframe. These classes can accommodate very low and very high level students, as well as individual young learners and corporate students. In addition classes are ideal for students who are looking for Business English and English for Specific Purposes (Medical English, Aviation English, English for Oil and Gas etc.). Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help... [-]

Course: IELTS Exam Preparation 30

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

Students study for 30 lessons per week (15 lessons of General English in the morning and 15 lessons of IELTS Exam Preparation in the afternoon) and the course is aimed at students wishing to write the internationally recognised International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. The course fully prepares students by working on raising their overall English language competency, by concentrating on all the skills required for the exam and by giving students ample mock exam practice. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. IELTS EXAM PREPARATION 30 MINIMUM AGE: 16 years STARTING DATE: Any Monday COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: 30 hours per week (15 General English + 15 IELTS) LEVEL: Minimum B1 (intermediate) INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: Experienced IELTS teachers, high success rate, small classes, latest IELTS materials, mock exam practice, concentration on essential exam skills, considerable academic vocabulary input, assistance with exam registration free of charge. Students study for 30 lessons per week (15 lessons of General English in the morning and 15 lessons of IELTS Exam Preparation in the afternoon) and the course is aimed at students wishing to write the internationally recognised International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. The course fully prepares students by working on raising their overall English language competency, by concentrating on all the skills required for the exam and by giving students ample mock exam practice. Classes are small and personal, ensuring students get the feedback they need to succeed. Our teachers all have extensive IELTS teaching experience and focus on the essential skills needed for the exam as well as giving considerable academic vocabulary input. We offer a guaranteed high band rate because we have a high success rate from past students. Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation... [-]

Course: General English 15

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

This is our most popular course and students study for 15 lessons per week. The aim of these classes is to improve competency in all language skills, especially spoken and written English. [+]

GENERAL ENGLISH 15 MINIMUM AGE: 16 years STARTING DATE: Any Monday COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: 15 hours per week LEVEL: A2 (elementary) - C2 (proficiency) [check availability of A1 (beginner)] INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: All skills covered, concentration on communication, current topics, interactive and dynamic. This is our most popular course and students study for 15 lessons per week. The aim of these classes is to improve competency in all language skills, especially spoken and written English. Students use a course book and supplementary materials to focus on skills, accuracy and appropriate use of language and there is also a strong focus on improving communication skills. We subscribe to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and offer five levels: A2 (elementary), A2+ (pre-intermediate), B1 (intermediate), B2 (upper-intermediate) and C1 (advanced). Please note that A1 (beginner) level is offered as one-to-one private lessons or in a group class, should student numbers allow. Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that they are a high quality institution. Students are able to combine learning world-class English... [-]

Course: IELTS Exam Preparation 15

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

Students study for 15 lessons per week and the course is aimed at students wishing to write the internationally recognised International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. The course fully prepares students by working on raising their overall English language competency, by concentrating on all the skills required for the exam and by giving students ample mock exam practice. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. IELTS EXAM PREPARATION 15 MINIMUM AGE: 16 years STARTING DATE: Any Monday COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: 15 hours per week LEVEL: Minimum B1 (intermediate) INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: Experienced IELTS teachers, high success rate, small classes, latest IELTS materials, mock exam practice, concentration on essential exam skills, considerable academic vocabulary input, assistance with exam registration free of charge. Students study for 15 lessons per week and the course is aimed at students wishing to write the internationally recognised International English Language Testing System (IELTS) examination. The course fully prepares students by working on raising their overall English language competency, by concentrating on all the skills required for the exam and by giving students ample mock exam practice. Classes are small and personal, ensuring students get the feedback they need to succeed. Our teachers all have extensive IELTS teaching experience and focus on the essential skills needed for the exam as well as giving considerable academic vocabulary input. We offer a guaranteed high band rate because we have a high success rate from past students. Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a... [-]

Course: General English 20

Oxford English Academy Oxford
Campus Open Enrollment United Kingdom Oxford

Students study for 20 lessons per week which includes 15 hours of grammar and skills and 5 hours of spoken fluency. The aim of these classes is to improve competency in all language skills, especially spoken and written English. [+]

GENERAL ENGLISH 20 MINIMUM AGE: 16 years STARTING DATE: Any Monday COURSE LENGTH: As many weeks as required by student HOURS PER WEEK: 20 hours per week (15 General English + 5 Fluency) LEVEL: A2 (elementary) - C2 (proficiency) [check availability of A1 (beginner)] INCLUDED: Report and certificate upon completion, free orientation tour ADVANTAGES: All skills covered, extra concentration on communication, current topics, interactive and dynamic. Students study for 20 lessons per week which includes 15 hours of grammar and skills and 5 hours of spoken fluency. The aim of these classes is to improve competency in all language skills, especially spoken and written English. Students use a course book and supplementary materials to focus on skills, accuracy and appropriate use of language and there is also a strong focus on improving communication skills. We subscribe to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) and offer five levels: A2 (elementary), A2+ (pre-intermediate), B1 (intermediate), B2 (upper-intermediate) and C1 (advanced). Please note that A1 (beginner) level is offered as one-to-one private lessons or in a group class, should student numbers allow. Oxford English Academy’s UK campus is accredited at Premier Status by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC) for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an independent body providing accreditation services for independent, further and higher education colleges. ASIC accreditation helps students and parents make a more informed choice and will also help a school, college, university, training provider or distance education provider, demonstrate to the international student body that... [-]

Law Gap Year Programme (for ages 17-19)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Law Gap Year programme provides prospective Law students with the chance to develop their academic understanding of the law through tuition and guided research. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. Introduction Whether you are thinking of studying Law as an undergraduate degree or as part of a graduate conversion course, this course is designed to set you on the right path to achieving your ambitions. The course also encourages development in wider skills essential to the successful study and practice of the law, including communication, academic writing, critical thinking and knowledge of current affairs. The Project As with all of our Gap Year subjects, the Law course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within the law, often an area of controversy or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. Possible thesis titles and topics include: The UK’s uncodified constitution and the separation of powers: who really holds the power in the UK? Brexit: The legal case for and against Britain’s exit from the EU Euthanasia: reconciling legal, moral and ethical values The development of the law from ancient times to the present Topics Covered Following an initial Orientation Week, tutoring at our International Study Centre begins. This phase introduces the student to some of the fundamental areas of the law, covering the following modules: Introduction to Law and the English Legal System Contract Law The Law of Tort Criminal Law Constitutional Law Legal Skills [-]

Future Filmmakers Gap Year Programme (for ages 17-19)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

Take your film idea from "script to screen" in just 10 weeks under the personal supervision of award-winning film producer Bruce Windwood. [+]

Fuel your passion for Film Oxford Royale Academy’s Future Filmmakers Programme is a dynamic and creative course, designed to take students from “concept to screen” over a period of ten weeks. An immersive introduction to the practicalities of Filmmaking, this course is a suitable for students keen to take their first steps in the business, as well as those looking to build or expand an existing portfolio. In general, the course suits students who demonstrate a strong desire to work in the industry through their personal portfolio, film-related education or previous employment. However, no prior Film experience is required. The Future Filmmakers Programme is a 10 week residential course centred around the production of a short film. Yarnton Manor is a ready-made film set teeming with creative inspiration: ORA students have the unique opportunity to live and shoot their film in the historic Jacobean Estate. This is an intensely practical course designed for the scriptwriters, producers, and directors of tomorrow. The Principal Photography aspect of the course utilises industry standard equipment and allows students to work alongside professional actors and film crews. Students are guided throughout by experts in the field, covering every aspect of the ‘script-to-screen’ process alongside more practical elements of the film business. As well as creative direction, students are encouraged to consider the full life cycle of a commercial release, from distribution to marketing to contractual negotiations around film sales. The Future Filmmakers Programme aims to provide students with the first steps to a successful film... [-]

Experimental Psychology Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Experimental Psychology Gap Year Programme is designed to provide knowledge and practical skills to students considering further study in the field of Psychology. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. Introduction to Experimental Psychology Experimental Psychologists have addressed some of the most intriguing questions of life: What makes you you? What makes you different from other people? Which is more important – nature or nurture? Free Will or Determinism? How do we process and recall information? The Experimental Psychology core classes provide students with the opportunity to study, discuss and debate these alongside a wide range of other fascinating and controversial issues. This course will cover some of the most fundamental psychological concepts and introduce some of the most influential theorists. Students are encouraged to evaluate the material critically, to engage in discussion and debate, to gain insight into their own personalities and development and to relate the material to their own lives and experiences. Students get the chance to engage with the discipline on a practical level too, designing their own experiment in small groups. Learning Outcomes At the end of the course, students: Have gained a foundation of knowledge on which to build for university or the workplace; Understand the multi-faceted nature of the discipline; Know how to use different research methodologies; Have practised critically evaluating experimental research. Topics Covered A variety of topics will be studied in core classes. Modules may include: Working Memory and the Brain Individual Differences Human Development Experimental Design Writing up Psychological Research and Quantitative Research Methods Statistics in Psychology Ethics in Psychology Developmental Psychology The Extended Project Students develop their research and analytical skills... [-]

STEM Themes Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

Expert tuition and project work in Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics Themes for Gap Year students. [+]

The Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Themes Gap Year programme strengthens students’ knowledge and encourages them to further explore topics through individual extended project work. Introduction to STEM themes The STEM Themes Gap Year programme is ideal for students willing to challenge their existing knowledge and to develop their quantitative and research skills in preparation for a university degree or a work placement. Small core classes led by experienced teachers enable students to ascertain their understanding of the topics covered, while a selection of elective classes helps them develop new competencies. Students are also encouraged to think creatively to tackle topical issues. The Project As part of the Oxford Gap Year programme, students have the opportunity to fully explore their chosen topic through an individual extended project. Students attend workshops and tutorials with expert teachers to guide them. The extended project can take different forms depending on the chosen topic; an essay or an experiment for example; and concludes with an oral presentation. Topics Covered In addition to core Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics topics, the Gap Year programme encourages creative thinking on various topics related to physics, materials, biology, chemistry, health and environmental sciences such as: Designing F1 cars Changing the human body through steroids and prosthetics Could we colonise another planet? Food production and its impact on us and our environment Why take the programme? The relevance and the importance of STEM subjects in every student’s education are increasingly acknowledged. Constant developments in science and technology have... [-]

The 4 Week Butler Course

Butler Valet School
Campus 4 weeks August 2017 United Kingdom Witney

This detailed and intensive course teaches you how to be a butler in 4 weeks. Starting completely from scratch, Mr Fink will personally share his skills and knowledge and train you to a world class level. It is highly recommended to those who have no previous experience, or are changing from hospitality to private service. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. The 4 Week Course Programme £7,950 + VAT (includes accommodation, breakfast, and all meals at school). This detailed and intensive course teaches you how to be a butler in 4 weeks. Starting completely from scratch, Mr Fink will personally share his skills and knowledge and train you to a world class level. It is highly recommended to those who have no previous experience, or are changing from hospitality to private service. Each course schedule varies slightly depending on the events taking place at Ditchley Park during the year. WEEK 1 THIS WEEK PROVIDES INTENSIVE HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE AND PRACTICE IN THE DUTIES OF THE BUTLER. 1. How to behave, dress and speak to employers and guests. 2. How to greet guests, attend to their needs and make them welcome. 3. Become familiar with the duties of the housekeeper and other staff and understand how to work together 4. Learn what happens in the pantry, e.g. the care of fine crystal, silver and china. 5. Learn how to make trays for various meals. 6. Prepare the dining room for luncheon and dinner and other parties, and learn how to wait at table. WEEK 2 FOCUSING ON DEVELOPING YOUR FOOD AND DRINK KNOWLEDGE AND COOKING SKILLS. 1. The serving of wines port and cigars, wine-matching. 2. The management of the cellar, laying of wine and port. 3. The preparation and presentation of fine foods. 4. How to carve different meats and cut smoked salmon. 5.... [-]

Creative Writing and Literature Gap Year programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The ideal programme both for students who wish to write for a living and those who wish to expand their literary horizons in order to gain a head start ahead of going to university. [+]

Even if your interest in creative writing and literature is that of a hobbyist rather than an academic, the skills you can expect to gain from this course will be highly transferable to other areas, particularly within the humanities. The emphasis of the course is not only on developing a deeper understanding of your chosen subject area, but also in training broader skills in research, communication, analysis and independent study. The Extended Project As with all of the Oxford Gap Year programmes, the Creative Writing and Literature course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Students on the Creative Writing and Literature Gap Year programme have the choice to write an academic thesis, such as an evaluation of a particular text or texts, or to focus on producing an extended piece of creative writing, which might be a series of poems, a novella, a collection of short stories or something else along similar lines. The quiet and reflective atmosphere of Yarnton Manor is highly conducive to writing and previous residents have found that whether strolling in the grounds or sitting in the manor house, inspiration strikes at all times. Support from academic tutors and small group tutorials ensure that students remain motivated and are equipped with the tools necessary to produce their work to the highest standard. Many great writers such as J.R.R. Tolkien, C.S. Lewis and Philip Pullman have found inspiration in... [-]

Politics and International Relations Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Politics and International Relations Gap Year programme is an academic Project for the politicians and leaders of the future. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. Introduction This course provides aspiring politicians, diplomats, civil servants and business leaders with an academic grounding in the key principles of Politics and International Relations, including political theory, international politics, comparative politics and globalisation. This grounding is invaluable for students wishing to study Politics and International Relations at a top university and those seeking a potential career in government, whilst also being accessible for those with a general interest in this diverse field. The Project The Project focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within Politics and International Relations that the student chooses, often an area of debate or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. The emphasis of the course is not only on developing a deeper understanding of your chosen subject area, but also in training broader skills in research, communication, analysis and independent study. Some sample thesis topics include: New Superpowers in a Changing World and the Future of the West Brexit: the Consequences of Britain Leaving the EU The New, Not-So-Cold, War With Russia The Politics of Climate Change: Seeking Sustainability in a Divided World Other possibilities beyond the production of a thesis include: The creation of a ‘beginner’s guide’ to Politics and International Relations for beginner students. Topics Covered Following... [-]

Business Gap Year Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks September 2017 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Business and Enterprise Gap Year programme is for the business leaders of the future. [+]

Introduction The course provides aspiring entrepreneurs, company directors, managers and leaders with the chance to develop their academic understanding of the areas that affect a business, such as macro and micro-economics, politics, international relations, ethical considerations and more. These will be studied in relation to the fundamental principle of supply and demand which is at the heart of any successful business. As well as academic concepts such as those mentioned above, students will also gain an insight into the practical side of running a business, exploring the cogs and gears that make a business run including accounting, finance, marketing, human resources and research and development. Finally, the course also encourages development in wider skills essential to the successful running of a business through workshop topics such as business leadership, public speaking, critical thinking and debating. The Project As with all of our Gap Year programmes, the Business and Enterprise course focuses on the production of an extended piece of writing that the student must research and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. Typically this consists of a thesis on a specific topic within Business and Enterprise, often an area of debate or something featuring heavily in the news, although there is scope for producing something other than a thesis. Possible thesis titles and topics include: Global Business and Emerging Powers: The New Big Players on the World Stage Ethical Considerations in the Global Village From Branson to Sugar: Great Entrepreneurs and How They Rose To Power Management Theory... [-]

Game Development Programme

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus 10 - 10 weeks January 2018 United Kingdom Yarnton

The Game Development Programme provides prospective developers with the chance to gain experience in this growing field, culminating in their own creative project. [+]

Part time Course Studies in Oxfordshire United Kingdom. Introduction For students who are computer game enthusiasts, and would like to investigate the possibility of working in the games industry, this course will provide a perfect opportunity to gain practical experience, and either start a portfolio of work, or make valuable additions to their existing body of work. The Project The Game Development Programme focuses on the production of an extended piece of work that the student will conceptualise and produce independently under the guidance of our tutors. This will likely consist of a playable game concept, developed from an idea through to a playable alpha-state project. Students will explore ideas and concepts with their experienced tutors, moving through to early exploration of the Unity game engine, before spending the bulk of their time in constructing and refining their game. Topics Covered Following an initial Orientation Week, tutoring at our International Study Centre begins. This phase introduces the student to some of the fundamental areas of game development, using the Unity engine as the basis for lessons. Students will cover: Scripting Animation Asset Generation and Management Optimisation Quality Assurance Testing Audio [-]