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Benefits of Sociology and Anthropology Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

In a world that is ever-evolving and culturally diverse, understanding the complex dynamics of human societies and the essence of our existence is more crucial than ever. Are you curious about exploring the intricacies of human origins, dissecting social structures, delving into concepts of sexuality, and analysing the global landscape? If you're ready to embark on a journey that will challenge your perceptions and broaden your horizons, the Sociology and Anthropology Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses awaits you! Let's venture into the captivating realm of human societies and discover the compelling opportunities that await you in the historic city of Oxford.

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.

Unearth the Essence of Human Existence

Prepare to embark on an insightful exploration of human beings and their interactions with society. Our Sociology and Anthropology Summer School is designed to provide you with an in-depth understanding of the intricate web of human existence. Delve into thought-provoking topics such as human origins, social structures, sexuality, globalisation, and law and order. This immersive experience will challenge your perspectives, encourage critical thinking, and shape your understanding of the world around you.

Interactive Learning in Small Groups

Learning in a small, interactive group setting enhances your educational journey. For ages 16-24, our Sociology and Anthropology Summer School maintains intimate seminars with no more than 8 students. This fosters a conducive environment for self-directed learning and critical thinking. Throughout the course, you will engage in interactive seminars, discussing profound concepts and sharing insights with your peers. Your expert tutor will guide you in completing two pieces of independent work, which will be evaluated in personalised tutorials. These tutorials provide a platform to discuss your work, receive constructive feedback, and gain fresh perspectives from classmates.

Unlock Your Potential with a Certificate of Accomplishment

Upon completing the course, you'll be awarded a certificate and a letter of recommendation from your tutor. These tokens of achievement will showcase your dedication, critical thinking skills, and commitment to understanding the complexities of human societies and cultures.

Oxford: A Hub of Knowledge and Inspiration

Imagine immersing yourself in the enchanting city of Oxford, where history, culture, and academia intertwine seamlessly. As you explore the cobbled streets and ancient quads, you'll be surrounded by a history of intellectual pursuit and innovation. From delving into renowned museums to leisurely walks along the serene River Thames, Oxford offers an array of experiences that will make your summer unforgettable.

Oxford: Where Sociology and Anthropology Thrive

In Oxford, your journey into the realms of sociology and anthropology is enriched by the city's historical significance and academic excellence. Here, you'll have the opportunity to explore these disciplines in a vibrant and intellectually stimulating environment. Field trips may include:

  • Blenheim Palace: Immerse yourself in the grandeur of Blenheim Palace, a source of inspiration for sociologists and anthropologists alike.
  • British Museum: Delve into the rich tapestry of human societies and cultures at the British Museum, gaining insights that will enhance your studies.
  • Imperial War Museum: Gain a deeper understanding of the social and cultural impacts of war and conflict through the lens of history at the Imperial War Museum.
  • Ashmolean Museum: Explore the treasures of the Ashmolean Museum, where art, archaeology, and anthropology converge, providing a unique perspective on human history.

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, you'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow students from diverse backgrounds, forming friendships that extend beyond the classroom. Your summer experience in Oxford will undoubtedly become an unforgettable chapter in your academic journey, leaving you with a deeper appreciation for the fascinating fields of sociology and anthropology.

Testimonials from Past Students

"I attended the Sociology and Anthropology Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses, and it was truly transformative. Engaging in lively discussions with my peers and receiving personalised guidance from my tutor deepened my understanding of human societies. The course ignited my passion for sociocultural exploration, and I'm immensely grateful for the knowledge and experiences gained." - Emily, Canada


Are you prepared to dive into the captivating world of Sociology and Anthropology? Join our Sociology and Anthropology Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses and embark on an enlightening journey that will unravel the intricacies of human existence and societal dynamics. Apply now to become part of a community of curious learners from around the world. Let's explore the multifaceted tapestry of human societies and shape a more profound understanding of the world we live in. Take the first step toward a summer of insightful exploration by applying here!

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After submitting your application, we'll be in touch very soon to inform you of the outcome. Apply now to begin your journey with Oxford Summer Courses!

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Delve into the intricacies of human society at Oxford Summer Courses' Sociology and Anthropology programme. Explore diverse topics, enjoy small-group interactive learning, and earn a certificate.

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