Creative Writing

  • Learning
  • The Experience
  • Typical outings
  • Reviews
  • Stay in Oxford
  • Dates & Prices

Learning

Outline

Ever read an opening chapter of a book and found it impossible to put down? You’ll soon be crafting those same gripping paragraphs, by learning the methods and principles that all epic writers employ. You’ll learn how to craft a compelling story, adding details for atmospheric value and how to hook your reader through every chapter. We’ll delve into poetry, exploring metre, rhyme and how to add sensory details to paint a vivid picture.

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.

ACADEMIC SUMMER COURSE SAMPLE TIMETABLE : AGE 18-24

Week 1

The Experience

You’ll have time to explore Oxford for yourself, as well as forging new friendships for the future, and there’s an action-packed programme of social activities, field trips and excursions to help bring your learning to life. We might even head to London for the day.

You’re not a tourist, so we won’t treat you like one. Instead we’ll help you uncover genuine local treasures and show you what life here is really like, from the inside.

Dates & Prices

Date Room type Price Availability Apply
07 Jul - 20 Jul 2019
Christ Church en-suite (private room and bathroom)
£4695
Full
07 Jul - 20 Jul 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Full
21 Jul - 03 Aug 2019
Christ Church en-suite (private room and bathroom)
£4695
Full
30 Jun - 13 Jul 2019
En-suite (private room and bathroom)
£4695
Full
30 Jun - 13 Jul 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Full
14 Jul - 27 Jul 2019
En-suite (private room and bathroom)
£4695
Last places available
14 Jul - 27 Jul 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Full
28 Jul - 10 Aug 2019
En-suite (private room and bathroom)
£4695
Full
28 Jul - 10 Aug 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Last places available
04 Aug - 17 Aug 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Last places available
11 Aug - 24 Aug 2019
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Last places available
28 Jun - 11 Jul 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
05 Jul - 18 Jul 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
12 Jul - 25 Jul 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
19 Jul - 01 Aug 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
26 Jul - 08 Aug 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
02 Aug - 15 Aug 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
09 Aug - 22 Aug 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available
16 Aug - 29 Aug 2020
Standard (shared bathroom)
£4495
Available

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