(Last Updated On: February 14, 2020)
SAO Programme CodeUK1
SAO Programme TypeG2*
Programme Period02 August to 15 August 2020
U Macau Application Deadline21 February 2020
QuotaNo Limit
CoursesApplicants choose one course from:

1.       The New International Relations of the Middle East and North Africa

2.      The Politics of Human Rights in Latin America

3.      The Politics of the Chinese Party-State

4.    Power, Resources and Political Identity in Russia and the Former Soviet Union

5.      Understanding African Politics and Society

Each seminar has five two-hour meetings per week, and classes will usually contain no more than 14 students.

Programme Fee
  • Residential: Standard (shared bathroom facilities) – £2,490
    Fees include tuition (1  seminar, the daily lecture programme and discussion groups); access to IT facilities and libraries; accommodation in a standard single room with shared bathroom facilities for the nights of Sunday 2 August to Friday 14 August 2020 inclusive; meals in hall from dinner on Sunday 2 August to breakfast on Saturday 15 August 2020 (except lunch and dinner on Saturday 8 August 2020, and lunch on Sunday 9 August 2020).
  • Residential: En suite (private bathroom facilities) – £2,760
    Fees include tuition (1 seminar, the daily lecture programme and discussion groups); access to IT facilities and libraries; accommodation in a single en suite room with private shower and toilet for the nights of Sunday 2 August to Friday 14 August 2020 inclusive; meals in hall from dinner on Sunday 2 August to breakfast on Saturday 15 August 2019 (except lunch and dinner on Saturday 8 August 2020, and lunch on Sunday 9 August 2020).
Websitehttps://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/international-politics-summer-school?code=L200-1#fees
English RequirementsApplicants for whom English is not their first language must provide evidence of their competency in the form of an original certificate or a certified copy that is not more than two years old on the date the summer school starts. These applicants must satisfy one of the following requirements:

  • IELTS Academic – minimum overall score of 6.5, with not less than 6.5 in each of the four components
  • TOEFL iBT – minimum overall score of 100, with not less than 25 in each of the four components
  • Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) – grade C or above.

However, non-native speakers of English who have successfully completed a full-time degree-level programme at a university where English is the language of instruction or who have significant business and professional experience in an English-speaking environment may not need to provide a certificate of English language qualification. Please contact the Programme Administrator for further details.

Academic Requirements
  • graduates with a subject-appropriate academic background – this could include students who are currently engaged in postgraduate study, or former students who wish to refresh and update their knowledge of international affairs;
  • teachers of politics, history, law, international relations or related social science courses in schools and colleges;
  • professionals in governmental or non-governmental organisations who have experience of international politics and related fields; and
  • senior undergraduates who have completed two years of a full-time university degree course in politics, history, law, international relations or related social science subjects.
Remarks
  • All students who complete the programme will receive an attendance certificate.

*SAO reserves the right to change the programme type/amount of sponsorship based on the actual expenses spent during the trip