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International Relations - Oxford College

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Dive into the captivating world of International Relations, an ideal course for those aspiring to careers in politics, journalism, or diplomacy.

  • This program is designed for curious minds eager to explore the complexities of today's global political and humanitarian landscape.
  • Engage in an in-depth analysis of international affairs, studying real-life political models and contemporary global issues.
  • You'll immerse yourself in interactive and challenging role-play scenarios, honing essential skills in presentation, negotiation, and diplomacy.
  • International Relations serves as the perfect foundation for future studies in these dynamic fields, offering a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and practical skills.
  • Whether you're aiming for a career at the forefront of global affairs or seeking to deepen your understanding of the international arena, this course will set you on the path to achieving your ambitions.


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Location

Our Oxford College Summer School offers exceptional summer programmes hosted in Oxford University colleges, designed by top academics and enhanced by leading professionals. Launch your future in the ‘City of Dreaming Spires’.

What's Included

  • Comfortable Accommodation & 3 Meals Per Day

  • 25 Hours of tuition per week

  • Progress Report and End-of-Course Certificate

  • Excursions (Transport & Entrance Fees Included)

  • Full Evening Activity Program

  • Laundry Service

  • Summer School T-shirt

  • UK SIM Card

  • Comprehensive Travel Insurance

  • Also available at a supplementary cost are Airport Transfers.

Activities

  • Social programs tailored by College Mentors based on student interests.
  • Evening well-being activities and events to boost confidence and foster connections.
  • Development of teamwork and communication skills through fun interactions.
  • Diverse activities including traditional sports, yoga, art, poetry, and creative sessions.
  • Walking tours, meadow walks, and punting to experience Oxford's historic charm.
  • Free time for students to independently explore Oxford's highlights like the Botanic Gardens and Christchurch College.
  • Stylish graduation ceremony and disco to celebrate student achievements.
  • Presentation of graduation certificates and personalized reports with future guidance.

Accommodations

  • Students stay in secure, comfortable accommodations on Oxford University campuses.

  • Accommodations include comfortable single rooms with shared bathrooms and Wi-Fi access.

Wadham College:

  • Spacious single-room accommodation in traditional 'staircase' format.

  • Comfortable living and study environment.

  • Located near Oxford city center and University Parks, offering a full Oxford experience.

St. Hugh's College:

  • One of Oxford's largest constituent colleges, founded in 1886.

  • Provides single, en-suite rooms for students.

Meals:

  • Meals served on-campus at Wycliffe Hall, overlooking college gardens.

  • Diverse menu by college caterers, offering daily meal selections.

  • Full English breakfast three days a week; daily continental breakfast (pastries, fruit, yogurt, cereal).

  • Lunch and dinner include two hot meal choices, with vegetarian and halal options.

  • Salad bar, fresh bread, fruit, and desserts available.

  • Evening drinks and biscuits provided.

  • Packed lunches for excursions.

Excursions

  • Two-day trips to London with activities like tours, British Museum, and National Gallery visits.
  • Itineraries to London's Kew Gardens and museums with free time for shopping.
  • Relaxing Oxford excursions to deepen familiarity with the city post-academic week.

Transportation

  • Staff available at Heathrow Airport for flights arriving 6 am - 5 pm and departing 11 am - 6 pm.

  • Staff present at St Pancras station for trains arriving 10 am - 12 noon and departing 12 noon - 2 pm.

  • Options include private or shared taxis (unstaffed) and minibuses (staffed).

  • Transport type based on the number of students and flight timings to the same college.

  • Staff in bright yellow t-shirts will greet arriving students.

  • Students escorted to their transport and taken to college.

  • Staff at college to meet and greet students upon arrival.

Lesson Plan

Interested in a career in politics, journalism, or diplomacy? If you have ever wanted to deepen your knowledge on global issues that form today’s political and humanitarian environment, then International Relations is the course for you. Throughout the programme, you will analyse the international landscape by studying real-life political models and contemporary global issues, as well as testing yourself with a range of interactive and challenging role-play scenarios. This course will enhance your skills in presenting, negotiation, and diplomacy, which makes International Relations the perfect platform to bolster future study in politics, journalism, and diplomacy.

What you’ll learn

  • Key themes and concepts at the heart of International Relations
  • Essential soft skills necessary to take a leading role in the field of International Relations, such as interpersonal communication and diplomacy.
  • How to analyse key current events that shape the international landscape.
  • Learning first-hand from industry professionals what a career in International Relations entails.

Why Choose International Relations?

  • Enhance your ability to evaluate authentic situations and grow in confidence in being able to consider actual alternatives and realistic solutions to complex problems.
  • Strengthen your knowledge and develop your skills through discussion-based seminars, university-style lectures and case study workshops.
  • Boost your ability to make critical decisions, think logically and speak persuasively.
  • Gain first-hand authentic insight from leaders in the field of International Relations, through a morning with a diplomat and a visit to a world-leading university department.

Course Outcomes

  • Feel more informed than ever before on whether a career in International Relations is right for you.
  • Enhanced presentation skills and techniques
  • Improved abilities in debating and diplomacy.
  • Refined 21st-century skills in preparation for your future career.

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Extras

  • Airport transfers from/to London Heathrow Airport on Start/End Dates: £120 each way.

Security

  • Student safety and well-being are top priorities.

  • Strict Safeguarding and Child Protection Policy in place for all staff and visitors.

  • Staff extensively trained to ensure a safe, secure, and respectful environment for students.

  • Secure, comfortable boarding houses managed by dedicated residential staff.

  • High-quality pastoral support available 24/7.

  • Off-site 'free time' for students aged 12+ in groups of three or more, with parental consent.

  • Students carry a Gold Card off-site with emergency contact details.

Requirements

  • English level: B1+ (Intermediate and Above)


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Session Dates

Good News! You are not going to pay the full fee today, just a small deposit. After paying today, you will first get an enrollment form, and then receive a booking confirmation.

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price £11,990

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/13/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/27/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 4 Weeks
Price £11,990

July - Boarding

Start 7/28/2024
End 8/10/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price £5,995

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