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Top Summer Courses in Oxford United Kingdom 2019

Summer courses provide a convenient way to earn credit between the spring and fall semesters. This can be especially advantageous for students needing to retake a course. Students considering early graduation can also benefit for summer courses.

The United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, commonly known as the United Kingdom and Britain, is a sovereign state located off the north-western coast of continental Europe.The two most famous (and oldest) universities are Oxford and Cambridge (often referred to as Oxbridge by many Britons) England also has several other world-class institutions, including several in London (notably Imperial College, the London School of Economics, University College London and King's College London, all are part of London University)

Oxford is a university town, home to the oldest England’s university that is established in 1096 or earlier (exact year is unknown). Another university dates from late 19th century, and there are also one Islamic university and one independent college.

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In this communicative and interactive course, students will look at trends and movements in the art world and understand the significance of these movements as both works ... [+]

HISTORY OF ART St Hugh’s At a Glance Two weeks. Research Skills, Critical & Analytical Thinking, Presentations. Intermediate and above. Fine Art, History, English, Architecture Why Choose History of Art?

History of Art is the ideal subject for students who love art in all its visual media; from painting and sculpture to architecture and design. In this communicative and interactive course, students will look at trends and movements in the art world and understand the significance of these movements as both works of art and as products of their political, historical and cultural contexts.

From the Renaissance to Modern Art

Throughout the course, students will analyse key works in major artistic movements, from the early Renaissance period to major contemporary movements, including Art Nouveau, Surrealism, Modernism and Postmodernism. In doing so, students will enrich their knowledge of art’s history, build on their understanding of the relationship between society and art, and are encouraged to discuss and debate their interpretations.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Natural Sciences is the perfect course for any students with a passion for understanding how the universe works. During the course, students will focus on three core scie ... [+]

NATURAL SCIENCES St Hugh’s At a Glance Two weeks. Analytical Skills, Research Skills, Analysis, Critical Thinking. Intermediate and above. Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Life Sciences. Why Choose Natural Sciences?

Natural Sciences is the perfect course for any students with a passion for understanding how the universe works. During the course, students will focus on three core science subjects: chemistry, physics and biology. These subjects are studied with the objective of better understanding the laws of the physical world around us, giving students the flexibility to broaden their understanding of science in general.

A Balanced Approach to the Sciences

Natural Sciences enables students to develop a better understanding of the natural world, from a variety of perspectives. Chemistry, biology and physics are given equal attention during the course, so that a balanced understanding of the physical universe is created. Through this approach, students can explore new areas of science and build on their existing scientific skills further.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Politics & Economics has been designed for the political leaders of tomorrow. ... [+]

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.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Our Philosophy elective introduces students to a range of both classical and contemporary philosophical themes and concepts. ... [+]

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.

PHILOSOPHY

Our Philosophy elective introduces students to a range of both classical and contemporary philosophical themes and concepts. Topics include the essence of knowledge and reality, ethics, the nature of the mind, the philosophy of logic and language and the study of key philosophers, such as Kant and Hegel. Transferable study skills are an integral part of the programme and thought-provoking class discussions will enable students to develop their ability to analyse, reason and form their own judgements. As part of the course students will participate in an assignment in which they research, evaluate and present a philosophical subject they are interested in. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Law is the perfect elective for any aspiring barristers, solicitors and lawyers. Students will develop their understanding of core concepts in the theory and practice of ... [+]

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.

LAW

Law is the perfect elective for any aspiring barristers, solicitors and lawyers. Students will develop their understanding of core concepts in the theory and practice of law, discovering how lawyers function in the fields of criminal, familial, tort and contract law. They will also learn how argument is best deduced and applied in both theoretical and practical case studies, an integral skill for any successful legal career. By the end of the course students will have developed a case for the defence or prosecution, in a mock legal trial which sees them presenting their case to an audience. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

Like the world around us, International Relations is a fast-paced and dynamic course that builds on our students’ knowledge and understanding of the major institutions sh ... [+]

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. <br\>

International Relations

Like the world around us, International Relations is a fast-paced and dynamic course that builds on our students’ knowledge and understanding of the major institutions shaping international policy today. Through innovative tasks, debates and conference scenarios, students will further develop a strong set of skills in negotiation, diplomacy, critical thinking and research and, by the end of the course, they may be well on their way to becoming tomorrow’s leaders. Length of Course Two weeks - Wycliffe Hall, Four weeks – St Hugh’s Key Skills Developed Presentation, Debating, Negotiation, Diplomacy, Critical Thinking Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career International Relations, Politics, Law... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

General English has been designed to improve our students’ language skills and their English for academic situations. ... [+]

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.

General English

General English has been designed to improve our students’ language skills and their English for academic situations. Through its dynamic and topical content, students are encouraged to express their ideas and produce the relevant vocabulary and grammar, helping to increase both their confidence and accuracy in English. Lessons are taught in a student-centred environment and the development of presentation skills are embedded in the syllabus; a valuable life skill in preparation for the start of college or university. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

English Literature & Creative Writing introduces students to a diverse range of literary styles and techniques, to develop their literary knowledge, creative writing ... [+]

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.

ENGLISH LITERATURE & CREATIVE WRITING

English Literature & Creative Writing introduces students to a diverse range of literary styles and techniques, to develop their literary knowledge, creative writing skills and ability to form critical response. During the course students discuss famous literary works, both classic and modern, including works of fiction, poetry and play. The Creative Writing aspect of the course enables students to develop their own writing techniques and ideas, drawing inspiration from both the texts studied and from the wealth of British literary history available to our students whilst studying in the UK. Also included is the exciting opportunity to participate in creative workshops, as well as see theatre productions of some of the literary texts studied.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Summer Boarding Courses

The perfect summer course for an aspiring businessperson, our Business elective offers students an exciting opportunity to learn key stages of setting up a business proje ... [+]

Students aged 8 to 17

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.

BUSINESS & LEADERSHIP

The perfect summer course for an aspiring businessperson, our Business elective offers students an exciting opportunity to learn key stages of setting up a business project in today’s world. Throughout the course students will participate in assignments and projects that develop their knowledge of marketing, leadership, finance and sales, as well as their understanding of business English. At the end of the course our young entrepreneurs will design and present a sales pitch for their own product and start-up company, to a panel of industry leaders.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
July 2019
Full-time
2 - 6 weeks
Campus
Cie-Oxford

Our summer programmes are an exciting and effective way for you to improve your English while living and studying in one of the world’s most famous, stimulating, and beau ... [+]

The course

Our summer programmes are an exciting and effective way for you to improve your English while living and studying in one of the world’s most famous, stimulating, and beautiful cities. If you choose 25 hrs or 15 hrs + activities, you will have afternoon lessons or activities.

In the Mornings

Beginning at 9:00 a.m., you will have three hours of General English lessons in a group of no more than twelve students. For the first 2 hours we work with a coursebook to enable you to improve the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. The third hour focuses on practical English and study skills to help you use the English you have learnt.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
Cie-Oxford

Our summer programmes are an exciting and effective way for you to improve your English while living and studying in one of the world’s most famous, stimulating, and beau ... [+]

The course

Our summer programmes are an exciting and effective way for you to improve your English while living and studying in one of the world’s most famous, stimulating, and beautiful cities. If you choose a 15 hrs course, you will only have morning lessons.

In the Mornings

Beginning at 9:00 a.m., you will have three hours of General English lessons in a group of no more than twelve students. For the first 2 hours we work with a coursebook to enable you to improve the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. The third hour focuses on practical English and study skills to help you use the English you have learnt.

Our qualified teachers will help you improve your English language skills and during the summer months there is a greater emphasis on interaction and communication in the lessons.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
Open Enrollment
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
Cie-Oxford

If your child is aged 10 to 14, and would like to study English in Oxford, CIE can help. The complete juniors programme includes English language lessons in the mornings ... [+]

Summer (July and August)

If your child is aged 10 to 14, and would like to study English in Oxford, CIE can help. The complete juniors programme includes English language lessons in the mornings and afternoon social activities each weekday (Monday to Friday).

Lessons

In the morning (10-12 years old)

Beginning at 9:00 a.m., you will have three hours of General English lessons in a group of no more than ten students. The first two hours will focus on the 4 main skills: speaking, listening, reading and writing as well as grammar and vocabulary. In the third hour students will be doing project work such as preparing a presentation or play.

In the afternoon (13-14 years old)... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
Open Enrollment
Full-time
1 - 12 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

The Oxford Architecture Programme will introduce aspiring architects to key concepts and theories, whilst at the same time providing an insight into what future study or ... [+]

Overview

The Oxford Architecture Programme will introduce aspiring architects to key concepts and theories, whilst at the same time providing an insight into what future study or a career in architecture will entail. This architecture summer course is two weeks in duration and takes place in the architecturally fascinating city of Oxford. ORA also offers this course in London. For students aged 13-15, ORA offers an Introduction to Architecture course.

Academic Content

With ORA’s Oxford Architecture Programme, students will learn the principles of design, mapping, spatial planning and analysis essential to portfolio development. They will also be introduced to the basic concepts of construction and engineering that will underpin their future careers in and studies of architecture. On this dedicated architecture summer programme in Oxford, students will consider the modern role of the architect and space in our built environment, honing the key spatial thinking and verbal communication skills required for the creation and planning of all aspects of building design projects. Students will also develop the practical and technical skills essential for project design, as this course aims to introduce students to architectural drawing and model construction in manual and digital formats. These skills will then be put to the test in a final group-based design portfolio competition, allowing students to pair their theoretical and technical understanding with team-oriented skills developed over the programme. Students should have a keen interest in and will have ideally studied Mathematics, Physics and/or Art and Design, but advanced knowledge is not required. The... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
June 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating intro ... [+]

Overview

Whether we realise it or not, political issues have a bearing on every aspect of our lives. On this fascinating course, you will enjoy an intellectually stimulating introduction to this discipline and its relevance to contemporary world issues.

Academic Content

This course combines politics and international relations with the study of what it takes to be a successful leader. Through a compelling mixture of debate, written assignments and lectures, you’ll learn all about the contemporary issues that dominate world politics, ranging from human rights infringements to terrorism and nuclear proliferation. You’ll consider the methods of social scientific enquiry, the role of democracy in British politics, and the political systems of other countries. Discussion is enhanced by the numerous different perspectives offered by you and your fellow students, who come to Oxford Royale Academy from all over the world.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

From the roads, tunnels and bridges that enable us to move around the country to the planes that enable us to fly abroad for our holidays, we have a lot to thank engineer ... [+]

Overview

From the roads, tunnels and bridges that enable us to move around the country to the planes that enable us to fly abroad for our holidays, we have a lot to thank engineering for. If you’d like to learn more about this interesting and wide-ranging subject and how it helps us to take advantage of the world around us, then Oxford Royale Academy’s Engineering course is the one for you.

Academic Content

On this course, you will learn about the difference between the major branches of engineering: civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, chemical, and aeronautical. You will consider the work of different kinds of engineers, and learn the technical vocabulary and analytical skills necessary to grasp complex engineering topics and problems. Interactive workshops and activities will consolidate your learning, helping you make the link between theoretical concepts and their practical applications. As well as learning engineering-specific skills such as circuit design, you will also develop transferable skills applicable to many other subjects and careers, such as public speaking and scientific methods. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus