STEP

Step Towards English Proficiency Programme

Course modules:

STEP is designed for students who hope to further consolidate and develop their English language skills, whilst also gaining an understanding of Law, Business & International Relations and Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics.

 

All students will attend morning lectures in (1) Law, Business & International Relations and (2) Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics, and will participate in English & Communication tutorials to develop and strengthen their writing, listening, reading and speaking skills.

 

English & Communication

  • Essay Writing/Article Writing/Journalistic Writing

  • Interviews: From academic interviews for university entrance to career-oriented interviews

  • Debate and oral argumentation

  • Introduction to English Literature

  • Guidance on public-speaking

  • Grammar and Comprehension

  • Preparation for Law court trial

COURSE STRUCTURE

Students will attend lectures in Law, Business & International Relations, as well as Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics in the mornings, and will have to attend English tutorials in the afternoons.

a typical day...

Law, Business & International Relations

Data Science, Artificial Intelligence & Economics

All students have to attend these lectures in the mornings.

English Tutorials

Students will have a chance to go through lecture topics with their tutors, as well as consolidate their command of English

08:00-09:30

09:30-11:00

11:00-11:15

11:15-12:45

12:45-14:00

14:00-15:30

15:30-18:00

18:00-19:00

19:00-22:00

22:30

Breakfast (on-campus)

 

Lecture 1

 

Break time

 

Lecture 2

 

Lunch

 

Tutorials

 

Punting

 

Dinner (off-campus)

 

Movie Night

 

Check-in with the college

 
 

DATES & TUITION FEE

Price

Mode

Date

Duration

Residential:

Non-Residential:

(students who don't need accommodation)

£4,180

£3,180

Sunday 09 August -

Saturday 22 August

2020

Two-Weeks

The course fees include everything except flights, airport transfers and lunch:

  • Classes and tutorials (15 hours of in-class teaching plus 1.5 hours of tutorials per week)

  • Study materials

  • Guest lectures

  • Personalised academic reports and graduation certificate

  • Accommodation in St Edmund Hall of the University of Oxford

  • Breakfast and dinner

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Wide selection of afternoon and evening activities

  • Day-trips (e.g. London)

 

In addition to our essay competition (click here for more information), each year we offer a limited number of scholarships based on academic merit or financial need. Please contact us at info@theoxfordspires.co.uk for more information. 
 

Submit an application to us now! We recruit on a rolling basis, so apply early to secure a chance to spend an unforgettable two weeks with us this summer!

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