Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success.
Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage.
Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn.
This is Oxford College Summer School.
Politics & Economics
Politics & Economics has been designed for the political leaders of tomorrow. During the course students will develop their knowledge and understanding of key political and economic concepts, as well as develop their understanding of international geopolitical trends. They will discover how governmental policies are maintained or changed, while furthering their ability to evaluate the ideologies and values at the heart of different political systems. In addition, students will learn how to develop political campaigns and master the art of giving presentations.
Length of Course
Two weeks – St Hugh’s
Key Skills Developed
Presentations, Critical Thinking, Debating
Language Level Required
Intermediate and above
Suitable for further study or career
International Relations, Politics, Finance, Philosophy, Economics
Prices & Dates
03/07/2017 — 17/07/2017 (Price £3,300)
17/07/2017 — 31/07/2017 (Price £3,300)
31/07/2017 — 14/08/2017 (Price £3,300)
Students at the Oxford College Summer School will stay at one of three Oxford University campuses: St Hugh’s, Wycliffe Hall or Corpus Christi. Students will be assigned to a campus based on their subject choice.
All of our colleges provide comfortable, traditional university accommodation. There are separate boarding areas for male and female students and all accommodation consists of either single or twin study bedrooms.
At the heart of the SBC Summer School experience is the truly international environment. During summer 2016 we were delighted to welcome students from over 100 different countries to SBC. Once again in 2017, we look forward to welcoming students from all corners of the globe to spend the summer with us and make friends from around the world.
Students will experience a variety of different excursions during their stay at Oxford College Summer School, giving them the opportunity to visit a number of iconic cities and experience some of the UK’s top tourist attractions.
Our London Day enables students to experience the sights and attractions such as Big Ben, Covent Garden, Big Ben and the Shard of the bustling capital city. Students will also visit famous shopping areas, before dining out and ending the day with an iconic London Experience.
We Also Visit Brighton, Bristol, Cambridge and Thorpe Park.
One of the most important things about a summer experience at Oxford College is sampling what life is like as a student in one of the most famous university cities in the world. Our comprehensive Social Programme gives our students the opportunity to explore the city, make new friends, and relax.
- Guided Tour of Oxford
- Visits to Oxford Museums
- Shopping in Oxford
- Poetry Workshop
- British Afternoon Tea
- Craft Workshops
- Inter-College Competition
- International Night
- Photo Challenges
- Punting in Oxford
- Cinema Trips
- Treasure Hunt
- Silent Disco
- English Fete
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