Study Geography with Oxford Summer Courses

Geography Summer School

Geography epitomises multi-disciplinary thinking. It brings together the arts with social and natural sciences, providing a grounding in these diverse disciplines which equips students for further study or work in each of these areas. Regardless of whether your interests are in geo-politics, oxbow lakes or global warming, you’ll find Geography can provide you with the skills and knowledge to answer the questions you have.

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Courses

At Oxford Summer Courses we are committed to the best academic experiences and to the personalised learning that has made Oxford a global academic force. So while all of our tutors are at the top of their fields depending on your age you'll be taught in slightly different ways. We use small group seminars to ensure that you get greater attention than you could elsewhere. On top of that if you're aged 16-17 or 18-24 then you'll receive weekly tutorials from leading academics mirroring the teaching method that makes Oxford a world-renowned university. Choose your Geography course below:

18-24 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • Oxford/Cambridge University accommodation
  • tutorials & group seminars
  • Breakfast and dinner included

By studying Geography at Oxford Summer Courses students should expect debate-led seminars which focus on the most important challenges that face our world today: environmental change, global justice and globalisation in all its forms. How do developing countries trade off economic growth against increasing carbon emissions? Along with tutorials on specific sub-topics of interest within Geography broadly conceived. Such sub-topics may include but are not limited to Physical Geography, Environmental Geography, Human Geography and Regional Geography.

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  • Geography- 18-24 year olds course

    18-24 timetable

16-17 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • Oxford/Cambridge University accommodation
  • tutorials & group seminars
  • Breakfast and dinner included

Our Geography course for 16-17 year olds utilises a combination of tutorials and group seminars to explore some of the fascinating facets of the subject. You'll look at environmental change, global justice and globalisation in all its forms, focusing on your personal interests within the topics of Physical, Environmental, Human and Regional Geography.

13-15 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • High quality Oxford accommodation
  • Maximum 6 students per class
  • Breakfast and dinner included

Geography for 13-15 year olds is covered in our Arts and Humanities course, why not head over and have a look by clicking the course page link below:

Staff

Saher

Saher Hasnain

Saher Hasnain is a DPhil student at the School of Geography and the Environment at the University of Oxford. She holds a Masters in Environmental Sciences from the University of Pennsylvania, where she taught as an Academically Based Community Service (ABCS) Teaching Assistant for an Urban Asthma Epidemic course. This position, in combination with the community service aspect of her other courses, provided her with the opportunity to work with local schools in developing and maintaining initiatives like urban gardening and teaching healthy eating and cooking. She also has an undergraduate degree in Earth and Environmental Sciences from Bahria University, Pakistan, which led to a job as a Monitoring Assistant at the National (Pakistan) Energy Conservation Centre (ENERCON) and the production of a proposal for developing a systematic, national energy management program.

Prices and Dates

2018

Courses for 13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 year olds

  • 2 week courses: £3,895
    • • 24th June to 7th July, Oxford (13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 24th June to 7th July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • 1st July to 14th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 1st July to 14th July, Cambridge (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 8th July to 21st July, Oxford (13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 8th July to 21st July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • 15th July to 28th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age group)
    • • 15th July to 28th July, Cambridge (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 22nd July to 4th August, Oxford (13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 29th July to 11th August, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
  • 3 week credit-bearing course at Wroxton College: £5,645
    • • 1st July to 21st July, Wroxton College (18-24 age group)
  • 4 week courses: £7,395
    • • 24th June to 21st July, Oxford (13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 age group)
    • • 24th June to 21st July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • 1st July to 28th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age group)
    • • 1st July to 28th July, Cambridge (16-17 and 18-24 age group)
    • • 8th July to 4th August, Oxford (13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 age group)
    • • 15th July to 11th August, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age group)

Included in the price is:

  • All teaching, including tutorials (16-17 and 18-24 only) and small group seminars
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day
  • All evening meals at local restaurants (16-17 and 18-24 only)
  • A three-course college banquet on Friday evening
  • Lunch for students aged 13-15 three times a week and all evening meals (3 times a week at local restaurants)
  • All activities and excursions

The price does not include flights/travel or medical insurance.

Courses for 10-12 year olds

Held at Wycombe Abbey

  • • One week: £1,495 – Starting July 1st, 8th, 15th and 22nd
  • • Two weeks: £2,795 – Starting July 1st, 8th and 15th
  • • Three weeks: £3,995 – Starting July 1st and 8th
  • • Four weeks: £5,195 – Starting July 1st

Included in the price is:

  • All teaching, including small group seminars
  • Accommodation
  • All meals including lunch
  • All activities and excursions

The price does not include flights/travel or medical insurance.

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