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#Oxford #13-15 years old #Maximum class size of 15 #From £5895

Medicine

What’s the diagnosis? Pick up essential medical science, learn how to think (and act) like a doctor and apply your new skills to real clinical cases.
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Learning

Outline

From broken bones to terminal illness, learn how the body shuts down and recovers on our Medicine course. You’ll learn everything from the toes up, whether it's anatomy, physiology or infectious pathology. Prepare to branch out into medical ethics, answering critical questions and citing real life case studies for an immersive learning experience.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

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.

Typical outings

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British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.

Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

Bath

Explore the cobbled streets and Georgian architecture of this historic English city. And discover the secrets of the literary world of Jane Austen, the Roman Baths, and its lively shops and cafés.

Blenheim Palace

Uncover the amazing history of the palace where Winston Churchill was born. And explore incredible state rooms, the tricky garden maze, the butterfly house, the beautiful grounds, and much more.

Ashmolean Museum

This world-famous museum of art and archaeology in the heart of Oxford University unveils a world of incredible historical artefacts, Egyptian mummies, Picasso, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and much more.

Oxford

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.

Portsmouth

It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.

Bristol

Explore Brunel's amazing engineering feat, the SS Great Britain, get hands-on with science at We The Curious, marvel at the Planetarium, and uncover the secrets of one of the UK’s coolest cities.

Reviews

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Alexandra, Greece

"The course gave me an insight into how to make arguments in support of or against certain positions which is useful in Law and the tutor assisted me in how to structure these arguments."

Alexandra , USA

"The best thing about the Medicine course was the interactivity of the lectures. My tutor was really interested in the subject, so I always felt like I could go up to her and ask her questions, whether they were about what we were learning or about other areas of biotechnology."

Allysa, USA

"The teachers are very inclusive as the teaching groups are small. It is also refreshing to see everyone in the class as passionate as I am."

Stay in Oxford

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!

Tutors

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Celena Dell

MPhil, Brunel University - Celena’s career started in sports injury treatment, working with the medical department of English football clubs, including Chelsea FC and Watford FC today. Her teaching experience includes at Derby University where she was a program manager for their BSc Hons Sports Therapy course. She has also taught at St Mary’s University as a senior lecturer on the education degree program. Celena's currently working on completing her Education doctorate alongside her teaching.

Dr Charis Manganis

PGDip Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, University of Oxford - Charis is a gastroenterology and general internal medicine registrar working in the Oxford deanery, and formerly an academic clinical fellow at the University of Oxford. Charis also currently teaches medical students at Oxford and at Milton Keynes University Hospital. Her main interests are endoscopy and nutrition, but she enjoys the full range of general medicine.

Emma Andrews

Between completing her master's and beginning her medicine course, Emma worked in the Civil Service, including time spent as a ministerial aide. Having also taught with Oxford Summer Courses during this period, Emma loves how enthusiastic the students are. She's looking forward to discussing the human body and how normal physiology can help us to understand the disease processes.

Dr Ezgi Gokhan

PhD Genetics and Molecular Biology, Brunel University - As a postgraduate researcher Ezgi worked on projects including discovering chemotherapy resistance in neuroblastoma, the role of Repo-Man/PP1 complex in breast cancer, and the role of Repo-Man/PP1 complex in cell division. Ezgi is currently a Scientific Editor for a number of major scientific journals, editing scientific manuscripts before they are published in scientific journals.

Dr Tariq Parker

DPhil Surgical Sciences, University of Oxford - After completing his medical degree, Tariq was awarded the Jamaica Rhodes Scholarship to attend the University of Oxford. During his master's, he investigated animal and human neural stem cell models. Tariq's DPhil is within the Functional Neurosurgery group, researching surgical techniques to treat chronic pain in collaboration with the Fudan University in Shanghai and Tsinghua University in Beijing. He has had previous experience teaching at the secondary and tertiary levels, most recently in the Oxford Medical Sciences Division Neuroanatomy course.

Dates & Prices

25 Jun - 8 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

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£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

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£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

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£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

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£5895

6 Aug - 19 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

13 Aug - 26 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

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