The next generation of creative geniuses is upon us – and they need your vision. Begin with our influential Creative Industries course, mixing practical production methods with the analysis of audiences and deeper meaning through different mediums – a crash course designed to ignite your creative brilliance.
Project Based Learning
16-17 year olds
14 days commencing:
Study Creative Industries with us and you’ll gain a deep understanding and appreciation of the past, present and future of creative arts. We’ll cover a range of topics, from the impact of history, sociology and culture on the creative industries to how gender and ethnicity are considered on screen and through the written word. Develop the best creative skills in the best environment to stimulate you creatively and academically.
On our project-based courses, you will work on a group project which is defined by your tutor and based on a complex real-life problem. Each course will have a theme which connects all subjects, to encourage collaboration between groups and peer feedback. In taught sessions, your tutor will equip you with the practical subject knowledge required to address the problem you have been assigned, and you will take ownership of your project during group work facilitated by teaching assistants. To learn from industry experts, you will also visit companies, innovators, and experts to immerse you in the current issues defining your subject area and the overall course theme. Your course will culminate in group presentation to peers, staff and external experts.
Discover the best of British culture and beyond to find out what makes Great Britain so great by visiting all of its wonderful landmarks on foot, by bike or via the tube. Hop on to London’s infamous tube system, and explore trendy Shoreditch (with its delicious eateries and boutique shops), visit Camden market for some vintage finds, or stroll along the Thames and watch the sunset behind the London Eye. Wherever you choose, you’re sure to be captivated by the city’s atmospheric charm.
Our programme of social events and excursions are designed to really integrate you into London life and introduce you to the most significant sites in Britain. But don’t worry, you’ll have free time to explore the sites that appeal to you as well, or just find a cosy cafe to enjoy a coffee with new friends.
Buzzing Brighton is both a classic English coastal town and a youthful centre of culture and creativity. Stroll amongst Regency architecture, walk along Palace Pier, hit the beach, discover the dazzling Royal Pavilion, and more.
Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.
Once the royal seat of King Alfred The Great, this ancient city is famous for its majestic cathedral. It’s also a great place to explore unique history, soak up some English culture, and enjoy a relaxing day out.
Let us show you around our home town. We’ll visit lots of fascinating museums, take a punt down the river, explore Oxford Castle, and uncover all the best bits of this classic English city.
"My time at Oxford Summer Courses has been nothing short of extraordinary. I have honestly had one of the best experiences of my life here."
"I would love to do this course again in the future. Oxford Summer Courses is a place where you can make friends that live all over the globe. And a chance to explore Oxford, London, and enjoy all sorts of extracurricular activities."
"The course was something I have not yet properly looked into, and it offered me an in-depth look at the subject. My tutor was greatly interested in the subject and this came across in the teaching."
"The staff, who are all current or former students associated with the university, were all amazingly kind and friendly to us, and they seemed to really care about every single one of us, having even memorized our names before we got there, which really helped me, and everyone else, feel very welcome. "
London calling! What’s not to love about the capital- you can cruise down the River Thames, learn about high fashion history at the V&A, and eat at some of the country’s top restaurants all in one day. London is home to a plethora of cultures and industries, with start-ups from around the world making it their office address. It is the perfect place to get a head start in your area of interest, while experiencing all that a multicultural capital city has to offer. The fun doesn’t end, and neither does the learning.
You will be staying in Garden Halls, in modern single rooms occupied by university students during the academic year. It is right in the centre of London, at walking distance from King’s Cross Station, which means that countless attractions, museums and restaurants are at an easy reach.
You’ll experience some of London’s best local restaurants and cafes, as well as a lovely formal dinner on the last night of your course.
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