Students

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There are approximately 14,000 part-time students at the University of Oxford, studying on over 1000 courses and programmes offered through this Department.

Students can begin their studies in a variety of ways:

  • Short courses for the general public can be studied with no previous qualifications. We offer day schools, weekly classes, summer schools and online courses, some of which can be taken for credit.
  • Part-time Oxford undergraduate awards and postgraduate degrees are longer programmes which require an amount of previous study or experience, and are subject to a competitive application process.
  • Several hundred Continuing Professional Development programmes are geared for professionals already working in a variety of fields. 

We have been teaching adult learners since 1878; so whatever your qualifications and goals, there is mostly likely a place for you here.

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Accommodation

Central accommodation for visitors and students at the Department for Continuing Education

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Assessment and exams

Information on assessment and exams at the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

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Award ceremony

Information about the award ceremony for students who have completed their course at the department for continuing education

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Library facilities

The Library is one of the Bodleian Libraries and is located within the Department for Continuing Education at Rewley House

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Online facilities

Using Moodle, Weblearn, eduroam (wifi), Nexus email and other IT facilities

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Students FAQ

Frequently asked questions about studying at the department

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Students with disabilities

Information for students with disabilities and special needs at the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

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Student health

What to do if you have a condition which may affect your studies.

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Student representation

Student representation at the Department for Continuing Education, University of Oxford

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Study skills for students

If you are new to higher education or have not studied for some time, you may benefit from our study skills programme

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Transcripts and certificates

How to obtain a record of CATS points, transcripts and certificates.

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Terms and conditions

Terms and conditions and policies and procedures for applicants and students