The University's Department for Continuing Education offers over 1,000 part-time courses and programmes per year: online classes, weekly classes, day and weekend events, continuing professional development, summer schools, undergraduate and postgraduate certificates and diplomas, Master's and DPhils.

Offers for alumni

10% discount on course fees for online short courses, and day and weekend events (the discount doesn't apply to food or accommodation, and excludes Continuing Professional Development courses). There is also a £50 discount available on selected summer programmes.

How to claim

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Day and Weekend Courses

10% discount for Oxford alumni

The Department for Continuing Education offers over 180 one- and two-day courses per year, usually held at weekends in Oxford and taught by lecturers and speakers who are noted authorities in their field of research. Phone: +44 (0)1865 270380 / 270368 or email:

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Online and Distance Learning

10% discount for Oxford alumni

The Department for Continuing Education offers over 90 online courses across a range of disciplines, usually 5-10 or 20 weeks in duration. Phone: +44 (0)1865 280973 / 280974 or

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Summer Schools

£50 discount per week for Oxford alumni. To claim your £50 discount on select summer programmes, please contact the Continuing Education Summer Schools Office at or telephone +44 (0)1865 270396.

The Department for Continuing Education offers a variety of summer schools, including:

  • The Oxford University Summer School for Adults, a programme of 40 week-long accredited classes run over four weeks at Rewley House in Oxford
  • The Oxford Experience, a programme of 60 week-long classes held over six weeks at Christ Church
  • Creative Writing Summer School, held over three weeks at Exeter College
  • English Language Teachers' Summer Seminar, a two week programme held at Exeter College
  • English Literature Summer School, conducted over three weeks at Exeter College
  • History, Politics & Society Summer School, held over three weeks at Exeter College
  • International Human Rights Law Summer School, held over four weeks at New College
  • International Politics Summer School, held over two weeks at St Antony's College
  • Oxford Teachers' Academy English Language Teachers Summer Schools, a highly intensive two-week programme for experienced ELT (English Language Teaching) professionals, held at Worcester College
  • Theology Summer School, a two week programme for clergy, theologians and teachers as well as lay people, held at Christ Church

Please note that some of the programmes above have entrance requirements; please see programme descriptions on the Continuing Education website for full details.

Please note: This discount is restricted to alumni of the University of Oxford and not those who have only attended previous summer courses.

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