Extend your legal skills and learn the practicalities of real-life law. Develop your professional edge and take your newfound knowledge from the classroom to the courtroom.
18-24 year olds
7 days commencing:
Study Law with us and we’ll cover a range of thought-provoking topics on our intensive one-week course. You could learn about criminal law, how to collect and analyse complex information and explore real-life case studies to grasp the legal system in the world outside academia. We’ll also relate everything back to your professional career, helping you achieve your aspirations for fulfilling further study or creating a pathway into the legal industry.
Our blended-learning courses combine tutor taught seminars and practical sessions to give you a chance to apply your learning to a real-life situation. These collaborative sessions are taught in conjunction with industry-focused workshops and trips, bringing you closer to leading businesses and innovators. Your teaching could also include professional career development workshops and Q&A sessions with industry professionals. Blending-learning courses culminate in students presenting to peers, staff and external experts. On competition of the course, you’ll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.
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.
"I picked law because I’ve always been interested in it and the course was obviously hard but I learnt a lot."
"I really enjoyed it because my tutor had a lot of experience in the field and all the seminars were very intriguing."
"The time I spent at Oxford Summer Courses was unforgettable, which sparked my strong interest in studying law and made me fall in love with Oxford. There were only two students in the law-learning class, and our tutor was a professional with extensive experience in the legal field."
"The style of teaching at Oxford has been a massive change to what I am used to as I go to a school where the classes consist of 30-35 students and it can be taught to focus or understand the teacher’s explanations. Being in a small class has benefited me, as I am closer with the teacher and the class tends to have better debates."
Where it all began. Oxford is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and it’s also where Oxford Summer Courses was born. Known as the city of dreaming spires, Oxford has educated and inspired world-changing thinkers through the ages. And its renowned tutorial teaching keeps the university among the global elite. But it’s so much more than books. This is a lively, cosmopolitan and open-minded place. There’s room for everyone, with something new (or very old) to discover at every turn.
All of the accommodation in Oxford is based within Oxford University college grounds, and the beautiful buildings that date back in some cases to the 13th century, present a real sense of the traditional university. Although the bedrooms have been appropriately modernised, they remain in-keeping with the college surroundings with lots of character and charm. Accommodating full-time students during term time, the rooms are practical and usually have some desk space for quiet study time. Each corridor houses a pastoral member of staff, who oversees students throughout the night. We are able to offer twin or single bedrooms with either shared or private bathroom facilities.
You will get the chance to eat at a range of Oxford's best restaurants and cafes during the week, and each Friday evening you will experience an Oxford University formal hall. As an Oxford Summer Courses student, you will get to attend two formal halls per course, where you can expect an excellent dining experience and an electric atmosphere, as students and staff celebrate the achievements of the week together. Usually followed by a traditional party and graduation ceremony it really is an experience of a lifetime, so don’t forget your cameras for this one!
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