With a wide variety of subject areas to choose from, you are sure to find something that suits your interests and needs. You can also combine programmes to build your own study schedule. Teaching blends classroom sessions with a series of theme-related plenary lectures and/or evening talks which will explore new ideas and extend your knowledge of your chosen subjects.
Interdisciplinary Summer School
The Interdisciplinary Summer School is split into three two-week terms. You can choose from a huge range of subjects, from philosophy to psychology, art history to archaeology, international relations to international politics and many more. You choose two or three different courses per two-week term and can opt to do one, two or three terms.
Specialist Summer Schools
If you would prefer to study a specific subject area in more depth, our specialist programmes may interest you. We offer programmes focusing on: Ancient and Classical Worlds, Science, Literature, History, Shakespeare, Medieval Studies and Creative Writing.
Literature and Science each have two two-week Terms. Students are very strongly advised to attend both weeks of the Creative Writing Summer School, but other specialist Summer School programmes can be attended for one week only. You can also choose to combine two or three different programmes/terms to build your own schedule of two, three or more weeks in order to meet your needs and interests.
Combining programmes If you would like to study more than one specialist subject (eg, Literature with Shakespeare or Ancient Empires with History) or would like to study Science for four weeks, you can combine two or more programmes or terms.
You can also combine your Summer School with a weekend course at Madingley Hall.
Each programme has its own individual study schedule.
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