Time to take the future of your planet personally?
Oxford is no latecomer to environmental studies. In fact, the city has long been the proud home of key environmental institutions. The university’s Environmental Change Institute has been pioneering research and driving environmental strategies since the early nineties, for example.
This environmental science summer course in Oxford will force you to grapple with some of the biggest challenges our planet has ever faced. Whether you’re interested in pollution or resource management, you’ll be studying alongside some of the most forward-thinking environmental minds here in Oxford. So, is it time to step up and do your bit towards the future of your planet?
Match your passion to your academic pursuit. Find a course that makes you never want to stop learning.
What makes studying environmental science on our Oxford summer course unique? Find out in this short video…
Attracted by its long list of quality environmental institutions, Oxford lures some of the best environmental science tutors around.
Environmental science is about how humans interact with the planet. It involves a combination of chemistry, physics and biology. So not only will you come away with a better idea of what areas interest you most – you’ll also learn how to apply these different science disciplines to solving some of the planet’s crucial environmental issues.
At Oxford Summer Courses we use the highly respected tutorial system used at Oxford University. Far from sitting and listening to a tutor for hours on end, you receive a much more personal and interactive study experience. You’ll be asked to write an essay and to bring your ideas to the tutorials – and these ideas will then shape the content of your environmental science course, based upon your specific interests.
Dr Suzanna MasonBIO
Dr Suzanna Mason is an ecologist who specialises in biogeography, studying changes in species’ distributions under climate change. She teaches undergraduates at the New College of the Humanities as part of the Science Literacy course, educating on environmental science, conservation, science policy and science communication. She has presented research to a wide variety of audiences around the world, and is a strong advocate for citizen science projects to engage the public in science.
Dr Olga ChowdhuryBIO
Dr. Olga Chowdhury held an Associate Professorship in Geotechnical Engineering at Kiev National University of Civil Engineering and Architecture for over ten years. She is a civil engineer who specialises in Soil Mechanics and Foundation Engineering. She has been a Visiting Lecturer in Coastal Engineering at University College London and held a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA. She is a member of the International Society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and served as a member of the 2016 Scientific Committee of the VIII International Conference on Scour and Erosion, Oxford. Author of more than forty publications on soil-structure interaction.
Angela Remus is reading for a Master of Science in Refugee and Forced Migration Studies at the Department of International Development and Kellogg College, University of Oxford. Her research focuses on the concept of ‘informal asylum as it relates to undocumented immigrants in the United States. She previously practiced immigration law in the United States as a Department of Justice accredited representative, where she worked with refugees and other immigrants. She has traveled widely, including study and research in Cambodia, Malawi, and Mexico. She holds a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) from the University of Rochester in International Relations and Spanish.
Why not mix it up a little?
Are you torn between two subjects, or undecided on which city to study in? The good news is that you can often combine two subjects, or even split your studies between different UK locations.
"Oxford Summer Courses has exceeded my expectations and has been a great way for me to meet people from all over the world while experiencing all that Oxford has to offer."
"My tutor really knows the subject and goes into great depth. "
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