The University of Oxford’s Department for Continuing Education (OUDCE) runs a large number of weekly classes and day-, weekend- and summer schools in local history, archaeology and architecture. For more information, click here.

The following weekly classes, which start in January or April 2018, have a particular focus on Oxfordshire:

The City of Oxford 1850-1914
Monday evenings, 8 January to 19 March; tutor: Liz Woolley. Further information and booking here.

Five Planned Oxfordshire Villages
Friday mornings, 20 April to 22 June; tutor: Trevor Rowley. Further information and booking here.

Gardens of the Universities of Oxford
Wednesday evenings, 25 April to 27 June; tutor: Michael Pirie. Further information and booking here.


OUDCE is also holding a series of Open Evenings for those interested in applying for Diploma, Certificate and Master’s courses in history and archaeology. Course directors and other staff will be on hand to discuss course content and the application process.

18 January 2018 – Undergraduate Diploma in Social and Local History

6 February 2018 – Undergraduate Certificate in Archaeology

22 February 2018 – Undergraduate Diploma in British Archaeology

3 May 2018 – Foundation Certificate in History

Further information here.

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