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Benefits of Law Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses


Are you prepared to immerse yourself in the world of law and explore the intricacies of a morally just legal system? If you're passionate about the law, justice, and the workings of a fair society, then our Law Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses is the ideal adventure for you! Whether you envision becoming a top-notch lawyer, a legal analyst, or a champion of human rights, this immersive programme will equip you with essential knowledge and skills that extend far beyond the realm of learning. Get ready to embark on a enriching journey where you'll explore everything from the anatomy of murder to the profound role of the jury, international law, and more. Let's delve into the fantastic benefits of joining our Law Summer School in the captivating cities of Oxford, Cambridge, and London.


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Learn from Expert Tutors

Our tutors are phenomenal! Not only are they experts in their field, but they are also deeply passionate about teaching and sharing their real-world experiences. When you apply for our Law Summer School, you'll have the privilege of learning from these exceptional individuals. Engage in lively discussions, participate in interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8), and receive personalised feedback on your work. Our tutorial-style teaching will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking, empowering you to excel academically and develop a profound understanding of the legal landscape. Discover more about our outstanding tutors and their teaching methods on our dedicated teaching page.

Explore the Legal Landscape

Prepare to delve deep into the fascinating world of law! Our comprehensive Law Summer School covers a wide array of essential topics. You'll delve into the dynamics of supply and demand, the complexities of market structures, and the role of government intervention in various situations. Beyond that, we'll also explore the intricate field of human rights, the moral aspects of public policies, and the ever-evolving realm of international law. From conflicts and controversies to the evolution of law through the ages, this programme leaves no stone unturned. Whether you're interested in criminal law, constitutional law, or corporate law, our course will provide you with a solid skill set that will translate to various careers in the legal field.

Learn Practical Skills

Our Law Summer School is all about hands-on learning and developing practical skills that will set you apart. You'll not only gain in-depth knowledge of legal principles but also learn to analyse complex legal cases and construct persuasive arguments. Prepare to sharpen your critical thinking, research, and communication skills – essential traits for any successful legal professional. Engage in thought-provoking discussions, complete independent work such as essays or problem sheets, and benefit from 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials with your expert tutor. These sessions will offer you a platform to discuss your work, exchange feedback, and gain new perspectives from your fellow students. Brace yourself for a transformational learning experience!

Immerse Yourself in Legal Exploration in Your Chosen City

Envision a summer spent in one of the enchanting cities of Oxford, Cambridge, or London, where legal exploration intertwines with rich history. As you stroll through the historic streets and iconic landmarks of your chosen city, you'll be immersed in the legal heritage that has flourished in these cities for centuries. Tracing the footsteps of legal luminaries and delving into the dynamic legal environment, your selected city offers an array of experiences that will shape an unforgettable summer.

Oxford: A Cradle of Legal Excellence

In Oxford, your journey into the world of law is enriched by centuries of history and culture. The city provides a unique backdrop for your exploration, with captivating field trips that may vary from year to year:

  • Blenheim Palace: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Blenheim Palace, a source of inspiration for legal scholars and thinkers throughout history.
  • Warwick Castle: Step back in time and explore the legal implications of medieval life as you visit Warwick Castle, an architectural masterpiece.
  • Oxford Punting: Drift along the serene waters of Oxford's rivers, finding inspiration amidst the picturesque surroundings.

Cambridge: Where Legal Minds Thrive

Meanwhile, in the picturesque town of Cambridge, your summer unfolds with enriching excursions, each year offering fresh and unique experiences:

  • Brighton Royal Pavilion: Discover the stunning Brighton Royal Pavilion, an architectural gem by the sea, where legal discussions and debates have unfolded for centuries.
  • The Fitzwilliam Museum: Explore the treasures of The Fitzwilliam Museum, where art and law intersect in intriguing ways.
  • Cambridge Punting: Glide along the tranquil waters of the River Cam, beneath the iconic Mathematical Bridge, drawing inspiration from the timeless scenery.

London: A Legal Hub in the Heart of the City

In London, the bustling legal hub, you'll explore the vibrant heart of the city, with visits to renowned legal institutions such as:

  • British Museum: Delve into the legal aspects of history and culture at the British Museum, gaining a unique perspective on the development of laws and societies.
  • Imperial War Museum: Gain insights into legal challenges and solutions through the lens of wartime history at the Imperial War Museum.
  • Science Museum: Explore the legal implications of cutting-edge technologies and innovations that have shaped our modern world.
  • Tate Modern: Engage with contemporary art and its relationship with legal thought at Tate Modern.

It's worth noting that the specific field trips available may change from year to year, ensuring each summer brings a new and exciting adventure. Moreover, students have the opportunity to connect with peers from diverse backgrounds, creating memories that will continue to fuel your passion for law in the years ahead. Your summer experience in your chosen city will undoubtedly become an unforgettable chapter in your journey toward legal exploration and discovery.

Testimonials from Past Students:

"The Law Summer School provided me with a profound understanding of legal principles and the opportunity to discuss real-world cases with my tutor and classmates. It was a transformative experience!" – Alex, USA


Are you prepared to embrace the challenges and rewards of the legal world? Apply for our Law Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses and equip yourself with the tools to make a difference. Whether you aspire to be a trailblazing lawyer, an advocate for justice, or a legal expert in your chosen field, this programme will lay the foundation for your future success. Don't miss out on this exceptional opportunity to study law in the captivating settings of Oxford, Cambridge, or London. Apply now and become part of a vibrant community of passionate learners from around the world. Let's embark on this incredible adventure together!

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Take the first step toward a rewarding legal journey. Apply now to Oxford Summer Courses and secure your place in our Law summer school. Embrace a future filled with opportunities and immerse yourself in an educational adventure that will shape your path to success.


Disclaimer: Oxford Summer Courses is a specialist summer school that contracts with various universities, including the University of Oxford, for the use of their facilities and accommodations. However, please note that Oxford Summer Courses is a specialist summer school and has no formal connection with the University of Oxford.

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