British Heritage & Culture
During your year at Oxford University, to help you discover the real Britain, we include a series of study visits at no extra cost such as:
- British Museum
- Contemporary play
- Houses of Parliament
- Ashmolean Museum
- National Gallery
- A Shakespeare play in Stratford-upon-Avon
Please note that places visited and cultural events are likely to change from year to year.
Frequently asked questions
Where do students go after completing their pre-Master's course?
One of the most frequently asked questions by potential applicants concerns student destinations following successful completion of a pre-Master's course. The majority choose to follow postgraduate courses at leading universities. Students who have recently completed our pre-Master's courses have been offered places on graduate programmes at the following universities for 2016-17:
- University of Oxford
- University of Cambridge
- University of St Andrews
- University of Edinburgh
- University of Glasgow
- London School of Economics
- University College London
- Courtauld Institute of Art
- King's College London
- SOAS, University of London
If you cannot find an answer to your question, by all means get in touch with us by phone (+44 1865 270451) or by email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
There are no formal entry requirements for the UG Advanced Diploma in British and European Studies course but, ideally, you should have study experience at undergraduate level or equivalent. Applicants who intend to apply for admission to graduate courses following successful completion of the pre-Master's course should hold a good first degree at the point of application to this programme.
If you have any questions regarding your suitability for this course, please don't hesitate to email us at email@example.com or call us on +44 1865 270451.
Upon successful course completion, students will be awarded a University of Oxford Undergraduate Advanced Diploma in British and European Studies.
Assessment for the Oxford pre-Master's UG Advanced Diploma in British and European Studies consists of continuous assessment in the form of coursework assignments and seminar presentations for both English language and academic subjects.
Michaelmas Term 2017
Two academic essays of 2,000 words
A number of short English language tasks
Hilary Term 2018
Three academic essays each of 2,000 words OR Two academic essays and one presentation
One academic literacy essay of 2,000 words and a number of short English language tasks
Trinity Term 2018
One academic essay of 2,000 words
One academic essay of 4,000 - 5,000 words
A number of short English language tasks
Oxford offers students a wide variety of accommodation options which include:
- College (in-College and in properties across Oxford)
- University (single rooms and flats)
- Private (flat-share, flats and houses)
Please note that it becomes increasingly difficult to secure accommodation in Oxford from late spring onwards. Although we are happy to help provide you with suggestions for accommodation before and after arrival, securing appropriate accommodation is ultimately the responsibility of each student.
Students on the pre-Master's UG Advanced Diploma in British and European Studies course have access to a number of libraries across the University including the unrivalled resources of the Bodleian Library.
If you are a Home (UK) or EU student who has not already completed a first degree, your tuition fee for 2017-2018 will be £9,250.
If you are a Home, EU, or non-EU student and already hold a first degree, you will be charged a higher level of tuition fee. For students in this category, your tuition fee for 2017-2018 will be £15,755.
College Fee (optional): £3,021.
Apply for this course
There are no formal entry requirements for the UG Advanced Diploma in British and European Studies course but, ideally, you should have study experience at undergraduate level or equivalent.
You should email us
- a completed application form (available from the apply button on this page)
- a personal statement of 500 words (max.)
- a copy/copies of your university/college transcript(s) and/or any other certificates
- a copy of your IELTS (Academic) Test certificate (if applicable). If your first language is not English* you must take an IELTS (Academic) Test and achieve a minimum overall score of 6.5.
- a scanned passport-sized photograph
- the official email address of an academic or professional referee
*If you have been educated through the medium of English at secondary school, have studied at tertiary level in an English-speaking country or have completed a distance-learning degree programme (or equivalent) in English, the IELTS Test requirement may be waived. Please contact us to discuss your individual circumstances.
You should also send to the address below:
- your university/college transcript(s) and/or any other certificates
- your IELTS (Academic) Test certificate (if applicable)
- two passport-sized photos
When we have received your completed application form and all related documentation, you will be contacted by the Programme Administrator who will arrange a telephone interview for you.
The deadline for applications is 30 June 2017.
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- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Skype: oxfordcourses
- Post: British & European Studies, OUDCE, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JA, UK
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