From global politics to climate change on the other side of the world, discover how International Development impacts us all

Anyone can watch the news and learn about what’s happening in other cities and on other continents. But to truly gain an in-depth knowledge and understanding of global context, you must immerse yourself in it fully and connect the dots between a crisis in one country and the ricochet it causes across the world.

Study International Development with Oxford Summer Courses and learn from world-leading tutors about the events, past and present that have shaped history and continue to impact society today. Hone your debating skills and equip yourself with the skills and tools you need to understand global development processes.

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Engage in the most significant issues of our time by exploring aspects of the developing world and emerging economies

What countries are responsible for driving change in the global economy? How is migration affecting sustainability? What about climate change? Answer pressing questions with confidence and build a solid knowledge by studying International Development with Oxford Summer Courses.

Learn from leading Oxford tutors, mirroring the iconic Oxford teaching style, about how emerging economics are promoting economic, social and political development and adopt new approaches and strategies to tackling developmental issues around the world.

You’ll leave us with the skill set and desire to address real-world problems relating to economic growth, politics, humanitarianism, poverty and the environment. We’ll miss you but we know your work in the wider context is going to make an epic change to so many people’s lives.

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Our established tutors are experts in their fields of study. Gain the skills and experience you need to excel with a unique, unparalleled learning experience.


Each week, you’ll be able to collaborate with leading academics mirroring the teaching method of the iconic, world-renowned and most respected educational establishments in the UK.

As current and past alumni of top universities, they’re highly specialised, recognised and knowledgeable in their chosen fields and can transfer their academic wisdom to you through interactive learning, independent study, seminars, and tutorials, depending on your age group.

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