Short Programmes for Students

We offer short-term programmes in the following subject areas: 
  • Humanities 
  • Social Sciences 
  • STEM 
  • Arts
Applications are open to students from our partner universities. Students can apply directly through their international offices. 
Below are sample art programmes we offer:
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Royal College of Art Contemporary Art Masterclass
Our Royal College of Art Contemporary Art Summer Course is an intensive two-week course for Chinese students and emerging artists to deepen their art practice and have the opportunity to work with RCA tutors, leading figures in the art world, as well as exhibit their work in London. Students will gain a sense of what it is like to be a young artist in London. 
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British Arts and Design Summer Course
The British Art and Design Summer Course is for students who wish to pursue an arts-related career path (e.g. in fashion or product design). It is a comprehensive art and design course where students will be taught by top artists, designers, and curators. Students will experience and gain a sense of the different arts-related possibilities in the UK. The course is conducted in University of Oxford, and London.

Long-term Programme for Students

Visiting Student Programme
The Visiting Student Programme is for exceptional students in selected subject areas in the Humanities, Arts, Sciences, and Social Sciences to be enrolled in a college in Oxford for a period from one term to one year. 

Registered Visiting students are formally recognised by the University of Oxford allowing them many of the same privileges available to Undergraduates. They will take the same number of courses, study in the tutorial system, and transfer course credits back to the student’s home university.

Please check back in October 2019 for information on applying for the 2020-2011 academic year.
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Executive Programmes

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Art Appreciation and Art Collectors
Our Art Appreciation and Art Collectors Course provides art collectors and professionals interested in art with an in-depth overview of art business in London, bridging the fastest growing art market in the world, China with the most established art market, the UK. 

The course will explore the present state of art market, its key structures and networks of relationships. The course setting is in the rich art ecosystem of London and attendees will have classes in the art capital’s galleries, museums, and auction houses. 
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Business Management and Innovation
Our Business Innovation Course provides senior-level professionals with the most relevant business skills. The course will examine new models of business leadership and future networks of innovation in the creative industries. The course comprises of field-studies, case studies and seminars. 

Participants are from the MBA and EMBA programmes at our partner universities, including Tsinghua University, Xi’an Jiaotong University, Hong Kong Finance and Economics College, Shanghai International Fashion Education Centre, among others.

Academic Conferences and Publications

Exhibitions and Activities

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We organise annual conferences that encourage academic and exchanges and collaborations between the UK and China. 

Our current conference project is with the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences. Conference speakers include distinguished academics in the field from Oxford, Cambridge and London. Conference proceedings will be published in SAGE. 
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We organise annual exhibitions and workshops for distinguished British artists to travel to China and vice-versa. 

Additionally, we provide exhibition opportunities and funding for artists in galleries, art fairs, and biennales in China and the UK. In particular, our emerging artist scheme provides support and mentoring to early career artists to exhibit internationally and accumulate relevant experiences.