|Dates||Tue 30 Sep 2014 to Fri 27 Mar 2015|
|Subject area(s)||Diplomatic Studies|
|Fees||Total Fees £13,480
- Course Fee: £13,480(You may pay by instalment.)
|Application status||Applications being accepted|
|Course contact||If you have any questions about this course, please email email@example.com or telephone +44 (0)1865 270451.|
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Our Foundations of Diplomacy is a pre-master's level course and is open to applicants with no previous knowledge of (or experience in) the field of diplomacy/international relations. It would be ideal for you if…
This six-month programme (30 September 2014 - 27 March 2015) consists of:
If your mother tongue is English or you are approaching native speaker proficiency in the language, you are also most welcome to apply. Whilst the English language module would normally be waived, please note that you would be required to follow courses in academic literacy and critical thinking over both terms.
Each term, you would be required to follow up to two academic courses (from a choice of over 60) from the University's undergraduate course options. These normally take the form of lecture series delivered by some of the world's most eminent scholars. For each of your chosen courses, you will be required to write a long essay. In recent years, our students have followed courses in:
Students are also eligible to apply for membership of the world's most famous debating society, the Oxford Union.
Experience a rigorous and intellectually stimulating programme of study taught by both academic tutors and former senior British diplomats.
Your academic subject classes (approx 8 contact hours per week) include:
You will also benefit from the following study visits to London:
NEW FOR 2014 - FIELD TRIP TO VIENNAWe are delighted to introduce a field trip to the beautiful city of Vienna. This will include:
A team of highly experienced and well-qualified expert language tutors will help you rapidly improve your language skills and media interview techniques.
Your English classes (approx. 10 contact hours per week) are:
All course books and study materials for both academic and English language modules are included in your course fees.
Get more information on what your typical study day might look like. View our provisional timetables for 2014-2015 in our Pre-Master's Courses Brochure.
The Foundations of Diplomacy Course aims to encourage you to:
All students who successfully complete the Foundations of Diplomacy course will be awarded a University of Oxford Certificate of Course Completion.
Assessment consists of continuous assessment in the form of essays, reports and seminar presentations for both academic subjects and English language.
Students for whom the English Language module has been waived will be expected to write additional academic essays on their elective courses of study.
Academic Assessment Requirements
In Michaelmas term you will be required to prepare a total of three assessed assignments and in Hilary Term you will be required to prepare a total of four assessed assignments. These may take the form of an essay, a report or brief, or a presentation. Essays will normally be no more than 2,000 words in length.
Assistance in finding suitable accommodation will be provided by the Department.
Please note that the possibility of applying for a college attachment is available to you. The additional fee for this attachment is £2,657. If your require further details, please contact the Programme Administrator, Judith Arneil (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Students on the Foundations of Diplomacy Course have access to some of the finest library collections available anywhere, including the renowned Bodleian Library. Students will also have access to the University’s Language Centre.
The per person fees for the six-month programme are £13,480 and includes your course fees. Please note, however, that the fee does not include accommodation for which you should budget approximately £130 per week.
Successful students will be invoiced an offer of a place for a deposit of £1,000. This non-refundable deposit must be paid within four weeks to hold your place. After 20 July 2014, successful students will be invoiced in full.
We are, unfortunately, unable to offer any scholarships for the Foundations of Diplomacy Course 2014-2015 at present.
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Please note that the DEADLINE for applications is 27 June 2014.
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