Literature, creative writing and film studies

Develop your own creativity and examine that of others

Join us for a short course – in Oxford or online

Start (or finish) your own novel, poem or play; produce critical analyses of classic and contemporary literature; or explore the cinematic works of a country, genre or director.

Gain credit from short courses

Many of our short courses, including weekly learning programmes (both in Oxford and online) and some summer schools, can be studied for credit, which means they can count towards a recognised qualification such as our Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education.

Part-time Oxford University qualifications

From undergraduate level study to advanced postgraduate courses.


Upcoming courses

Online - live • Short courses • Hybrid - in person or online
  • Sat 08 Jun 2024
  • 9:45am – 5:15pm
In-person day/weekend • Short courses
  • Sat 22 Jun 2024
  • 9:45am – 5:00pm
Summer schools • Short courses
  • Sun 30 Jun 2024 – 06 Jul 2024
Summer schools • Short courses
  • Sun 07 Jul 2024 – 13 Jul 2024
Summer schools • Short courses
  • Sun 07 Jul 2024 – 13 Jul 2024