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Architecture

The Architecture summer school at Oxford Summer Courses, designed for 18-24 years old students, provides tutorials and is priced from £6,395.
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Learning

Outline

Architecture Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses for ages 18-24 years. Study Architecture with Oxford Summer Courses. Study Architecture with us, and you’ll learn about the history and theory of the subject before exploring and experimenting with contemporary structures. Understand how every angle and brick adds purpose and equip yourself with the tools to work up plans to express your vision. Build your architectural finesse and study in the inspiring city of dreaming spires. Equip yourself with the practical skills to design and develop buildings while building a solid knowledge of the art and science behind the structures. Additionally, set and reflect on ambitious goals with our support, participate in tutorial Q&A sessions, and gain industry insights through discussions with experts. Explore future career pathways, understand the Oxford and Cambridge tutorial system, and visit diverse Oxford colleges for a comprehensive summer school experience.

Teaching methodology

Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.

The Summer Courses experience

For the 18-24 age group, independent study becomes a key component, allowing students to explore topics beyond seminars and develop their own ideas. Industry insights discussions and future pathways sessions offer valuable career guidance. Evening socials, diverse activities, and college visits contribute to a well-rounded Oxford summer school experience, ensuring a holistic approach to personal and academic growth.

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Oxford Summer School Accommodation

Worcester College

Worcester College

Typical outings

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British Museum

The British Museum, located in the heart of London, is one of the world's most renowned museums, housing a vast and diverse collection of over 8 million historical artefacts from all corners of the globe. Founded in 1753, the museum covers over 2 million years of human history, from ancient civilisations to modern times.

Warwick Castle

Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.

Westminster, London

Visiting Westminster in London is a must-see for anyone interested in the city's rich history and iconic landmarks. This historic district is located in the heart of London and boasts several of the city's most famous attractions, including the Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, and Buckingham Palace.

Bath

Visiting Bath is a must-see attraction, as it is home to some of the best-preserved Roman architecture in the world and the ancient Roman Baths. Visitors can also explore Georgian architecture, such as the Royal Crescent and the Jane Austen Centre, which celebrates the life of the famous author.

Blenheim Palace

Blenheim Palace is an impressive example of baroque architecture in Britain, home to Sir Winston Churchill. Visitors can explore the state rooms, stroll through the gardens, and try their hand at the challenging maze. It also houses a butterfly house, model village, and miniature train, providing entertainment for all ages.

Ashmolean Museum

The Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, is one of the world's oldest and most prestigious museums, founded in 1683. Its collection of over 1 million objects spans from ancient Egypt to contemporary art, including archaeological treasures, fine art, and rare manuscripts, making it a must-see destination for art, history, and culture enthusiasts.

Oxford

Oxford is a world-renowned university city with stunning architecture, idyllic cobblestone streets, and rich history. It is home to some of the most iconic university buildings in the world, such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church College, which inspired the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter movies. Visiting Oxford is like taking a step back in time and discovering the quintessential beauty of England.

Portsmouth

Visiting Portsmouth offers an opportunity to explore the rich maritime history of the UK. The city has played a significant role in the country's naval history, and students can learn about this at the historic dockyard, which is home to several iconic ships. They can also explore the Mary Rose Museum, which houses the remains of Henry VIII's flagship, and the National Museum of the Royal Navy.

Bristol

Discover the wonders of Bristol, one of the UK's coolest cities, as you explore its many attractions. Step aboard Brunel's engineering marvel, the SS Great Britain, and delve into its fascinating history. Get hands-on with science at We The Curious, gaze in wonder at the Planetarium, and uncover even more of Bristol's secrets as you explore this vibrant and eclectic city.

Review

Blythe, Hong Kong

"The best thing about Oxford Summer Courses is the kind teachers and the friendship I've built with the students here. During the summer school, I have also adapted to being surrounded by different people from many parts of the world and have learned a lot from the courses."

Stay in the City of Oxford

For the 18-24 age group, the emphasis on evening socials, college visits, and industry insights discussions delivers a mature and comprehensive Oxford summer school experience. Free time allows for self-directed exploration and collaborative activities with peers. The formal dinners and graduation ceremony mark the culmination of the Oxford summer school experience, offering a sense of achievement and celebration.

When you apply to participate in a Oxford summer school with Oxford Summer Courses, your accommodation assignment will be based on your chosen room type and age group. Each venue, including Lady Margaret Hall, New College, Somerville College, and Worcester College, offers distinctive features. Please note that you won't have the option to select your preferred Oxford college; it will be assigned based on room availability and your age group.

For our 13-15 Oxford age group, full-board accommodations include breakfast, lunch, and dinner provided by the college, with packed lunches on excursion days and potential unique dining experiences. The 16-17 and 18-24 Oxford age groups have half-board arrangements, offering breakfast and dinner, with dinner featuring a mix of college and local restaurant meals. Lunch is not provided, but on-course staff will offer suggestions for individual purchase.

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Tutors

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Dr Eiman E

PhD, Northumbria University - Eiman is an academic who brings 16 years of experience shared between academia and practice in interdisciplinary fields of architecture, built environment, and smart city technologies. She specialises in Architecture, Design, Spatial Experience, Space Syntax, Architectural Engineering, Urban Studies, Building Tectonics, Theories, Sustainability and Resilience. Recently, she's been working on an e-mobility research project and MK: Smart, a collaborative initiative with the Open University to support sustainable growth in Milton Keynes.

Thomas D

Thomas fell in love with architecture being inspired by the beautiful buildings in Cambridge where he grew up. He specialises in architectural practice, history of urban design and renaissance architecture. His portfolio includes social housing projects in London, a school and an art gallery. As part of his architectural practice, Thomas is currently involved in designing social housing as part of the regeneration of Tottenham, a suburb of London with previously poor living conditions.

Timetable

Discover our sample timetable for learners aged 18-24 and experience the immersive learning of Oxford Summer Courses. Our small group tutorials and seminars, led by expert tutors, will help prepare you for future academic pursuits and professional careers while considering the experience you already have in your chosen subject. With a dynamic social and cultural programme, you'll get valuable insights of what it's like to study at Oxford and create unforgettable memories.

Timetable

Dates & Prices

23 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

23 Jun 2024 - 6 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

30 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

30 Jun 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

7 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

7 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

14 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

14 Jul 2024 - 27 Jul 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

21 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

21 Jul 2024 - 3 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

28 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

28 Jul 2024 - 10 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

4 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£6395

4 Aug 2024 - 17 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

available

£7495

11 Aug 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Standard (shared bathroom)

full

£6395

11 Aug 2024 - 24 Aug 2024

Premium (en-suite room)

full

£7495

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