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Advanced Cambridge Summer Courses for Ages 18-24

Empower Your Academic and Professional Journey in an Iconic University City

At Oxford Summer Courses, we are dedicated to empowering ambitious young minds to chart their own academic journeys. Our tailored summer school courses provide a supportive environment where independence and critical thinking are fostered within an inclusive community. Hosted at esteemed Cambridge colleges like Corpus Christi, our advanced Cambridge summer courses offer unparalleled opportunities for young adults aged 18-24 to explore their passions and excel in their chosen fields. Apply now!

Entry Requirements

By the time the course starts, students must have completed at least the second year of an undergraduate qualification (or equivalent) in the same area as the subject they wish to study.

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What’s Included

  • Comprehensive Teaching: Tutorials (1 or 2 students per tutor), small group seminars (8 students or less), and skills development workshops.
  • Accommodation and Meals: Breakfast every day and all evening meals, including those at local restaurants.
  • Formal Hall: A Friday evening three-course formal dinner.
  • Graduation Ceremony: Celebrate your achievements at the end of the course.
  • Visits and Excursions: All programmed visits and excursions.
  • Airport Transfers: Convenient transfers from London Heathrow (UK courses only, conditions apply).
  • Oxford Summer Courses Foundations: Access to our preparatory online programme.
  • Travel and Medical Insurance: Comprehensive coverage for peace of mind.
  • Welcome Pack: Includes an Oxford Summer Courses backpack, notebook, and water bottle. See prices and dates.

Advanced Cambridge Academic Overview

  • Seminars: Collaborative sessions led by expert tutors, fostering critical thinking with a maximum of 8 students. Learn more about our academic overview.
  • Tutorials: Personalised feedback in small groups (1-2 students) following the Oxford and Cambridge teaching model. Learn more about our teaching methodologies.
  • Independent Study: Delve deeper into topics, conduct research, and prepare for tutorials.
  • Tutorial Work: Weekly assignments to prepare for tutorials, nurturing academic growth.

Advanced Cambridge Summer School Curriculum

  • Goal Setting: Structured sessions with mentors to set ambitious academic and career goals.
  • Reflection: Dedicated time to assess progress and identify areas for growth in your learning journey.
  • Tutorial Q&A: Dynamic sessions with tutors to clarify doubts and gain insights into your field of study.
  • Industry Insight: Gain perspectives from experts through interactive workshops, exploring trends and opportunities.
  • Future Pathways: Explore career and educational opportunities, receiving guidance on applications and internships.
  • College Visits: Experience Cambridge's academic heritage by visiting renowned colleges.

Social and Cultural Overview

  • City tour and orientation: Staff-led tour to familiarise with city highlights.
  • Evening Social: Optional gathering for socialising with classmates.
  • Activities: Planned events on campus or in the city, such as sports, visits, or college events.
  • Excursion: Off-site trip with classmates.
  • Free time: Explore the city or plan activities with friends.
  • Formal: Dinner at college or school with table service and three courses.
  • Graduation: Celebrate achievements and conclude your time with Oxford Summer Courses. Read our reviews.

FAQs about Advanced Cambridge Summer School

  1. What are the age requirements for the Advanced Cambridge Summer School? The programme is designed for students aged 18-24 years old.
  2. What subjects can I study? Students can choose from a variety of advanced subjects in their field of study, aligned with their undergraduate qualifications.
  3. How are students supported during the programme? Our dedicated on-course staff, including course directors, activity managers, and house parents, ensure the safety, well-being, and overall experience of all students.
  4. Are extracurricular activities included? Yes, the programme includes a range of social and cultural activities, excursions, and formal events to enrich the student experience.
  5. Is travel insurance provided? Yes, travel and medical insurance are included in the course fee for comprehensive coverage during your stay.

Where are Oxford Summer Courses Hosted?

For ages 9-12, our junior summer courses are hosted at renowned boarding schools including Harrow School, Eton College, and St. John's Beaumont. For ages 13-24, our summer courses are hosted in Cambridge and Oxford University colleges. Apply now to secure your spot in one of our prestigious summer courses.

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"I loved having people from different cultural backgrounds in my Oxford Summer Courses summer school course—they brought experiences to the conversation that I had never encountered before."

Alex, USA

"Oxford Summer Courses has exceeded my expectations and has been a great way for me to meet people from all over the world while experiencing all that the city of Oxford has to offer in my summer school."

Alexis, United Kingdom

"The course was adapted to our interests and taught by an expert. Discussions with eager students were well-facilitated. Personalised attention."

Andreina, Spain

"The tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school asked us questions that I wouldn't normally ask myself, and I feel like I really grew during the course."

Dylan, Australia

"The tutors at Oxford Summer Courses don't simply teach us to jump through hoops; they adapt the tutorials to really make the most of our knowledge and potential. The summer school experience at Oxford Summer Courses has been enriching and focused on nurturing our abilities."

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