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Join the Politics Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses

At Oxford Summer Courses, we inspire curious minds to explore the intricacies of politics and governance through our Politics summer school. Tailored for ages 16-24, our distinctive learning experiences foster independent thought within an inclusive community, hosted at renowned Oxford and Cambridge University colleges. Apply now to study Politics and embark on a transformative summer school journey with Oxford Summer Courses.

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16-17 YEARS | Oxford
FROM £6395
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Teaching Methodology (Ages 16-17 & 18-24)

Experience the Oxford approach with tutorial-style teaching, led by expert tutors who cultivate self-directed learning and critical thinking in interactive seminars within small groups (limited to 8 students). Throughout the summer programme, participants undertake two pieces of independent work, whether essays or problem sheets, meticulously evaluated in personalised 1:1 or 2:1 tutorials. These sessions provide platforms for profound discussions, enabling students to explore diverse perspectives and engage in constructive debates. Upon completion, participants receive a certificate and a personalised letter of recommendation from their tutor.

What's Included (Ages 16-17 & 18-24)

  • All teaching, including tutorials (1 or 2 students per tutor), small group seminars (8 students or less) and skills development workshops.
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day.
  • All evening meals including those at local restaurants.
  • A Friday evening three-course formal hall.
  • A graduation ceremony.
  • All programmed visits and excursions.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Access to Oxford Summer Courses Foundations.
  • Travel and medical insurance included.
  • Welcome pack: Including an Oxford Summer Courses backpack, notebook, and water bottle.

Reasons to Study Politics

Enrolling in the Politics summer school at Oxford Summer Courses offers an enriching exploration of political theory, institutions, and contemporary issues. Participants delve into topics such as democracy, governance, political ideologies, international relations, and public policy, gaining insights into the complexities of political systems and decision-making processes. Through critical analysis, case studies, and debates, students develop essential skills in research, argumentation, and civic engagement, preparing them for future academic pursuits, careers in public service, or active participation in civic life. This interdisciplinary journey not only deepens understanding of political phenomena but also fosters a sense of responsibility and commitment to positive social change.

Apply Now to Oxford Summer Courses

  • Ready to embark on an unforgettable summer of learning and growth? Apply now and join us at Oxford Summer Courses.
  • Limited spaces available - don't delay!
  • Did you know that you can extend your stay with Oxford Summer Courses when you apply?
  • Did you know that we offer flexible payment options?


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Anna, Denmark

"The seminars with my tutor at Oxford Summer Courses summer school were challenging and opened my eyes to new aspects of politics. Studying political theories with classmates from different countries with different systems exposed me to new angles, which has deepened my understanding of the subject."

Pablo, Spain

"My experience at Oxford summer courses was unforgettable, especially the international relations and politics which is the course that I chose. During these 2 weeks I passed a great moment chatting and of course learning with other people some really interesting subjects."

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