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Join the Classical Civilisation Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

At Oxford Summer Courses, we foster a passion for ancient cultures, providing an immersive exploration of Classical Civilisation. Our tailored summer programmes, designed for ages 16-24, cultivate independent thought within a supportive and inclusive community, hosted at renowned Oxford University colleges. Apply now to study Classical Civilisation and embark on a transformative summer school journey with Oxford Summer Courses.

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Classical Civilisation
16-17 YEARS | Oxford
Classical Civilisation
FROM £6395
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Teaching Methodology (Ages 16-17 & 18-24)

Experience the Oxford approach with tutorial-style teaching, led by expert tutors who encourage self-directed learning and critical thinking in interactive seminars within small groups (limited to 8 students). Throughout the course, participants will complete two pieces of independent work, which will be meticulously evaluated in personalised 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials. These sessions offer a platform for constructive feedback and discourse, allowing students to gain new insights from their peers and tutors. Upon completion, participants will receive a certificate and a personalised letter of recommendation from their tutor.

What's Included (Ages 16-17 & 18-24)

  • All teaching, including tutorials (1 or 2 students per tutor), small group seminars (8 students or less) and skills development workshops.
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day.
  • All evening meals including those at local restaurants.
  • A Friday evening three-course formal hall.
  • A graduation ceremony.
  • All programmed visits and excursions.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations.
  • Travel and medical insurance included.
  • Welcome pack: Including an Oxford Summer Courses backpack, notebook, and water bottle.

Reasons to Study Classical Civilisation

Enrolling in the Classical Civilisation summer school at Oxford Summer Courses offers a fascinating journey through the ancient world, exploring the literature, history, art, and philosophy of Greece and Rome. Participants engage with timeless works of literature, iconic architectural marvels, and enduring philosophical ideas, gaining insights into the foundations of Western civilization. Through critical analysis and interpretation, students develop a deeper appreciation for the richness and complexity of ancient cultures, as well as their lasting impact on modern society. This interdisciplinary exploration not only enhances understanding of classical civilisation but also cultivates analytical thinking, cultural literacy, and a lifelong love for the humanities.

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  • Ready to embark on an unforgettable summer of learning and growth? Apply now and join us at Oxford Summer Courses.
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  • Did you know that you can extend your stay with Oxford Summer Courses when you apply?
  • Did you know that we offer flexible payment options?


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