Specific Subjects Courses (20 hours)

Specific Subjects Courses (20 hours)
1) Culture, Art and Society 
2) Internet Analysis and Data Mining 
3) Business and Management
4) General Cutting-edge Science and Innovation Course (Including Culham Science Park Visit)
5) Future Cities and Public Policy
● Sustainable Urban Development with Case Studies
● Social Innovation
● Territorial Prospective & Strategic Planning
6) Academic Writing
● Academic Listening, Reading and Writing
● Academic Speaking and Presentation Skills 

Compulsory and Public Selective Talks

British Cultural Experience

● British Afternoon Tea 
● Historical Oxford Pubs
● Local Concerts
● Shakespeare Plays or Local Theatre

Requirements

Sound academic performance: 70 (on a 100 scale) at the minimum. 
* 1st-year undergraduates from some partner universities do not need to submit academic results. 
For more details, please contact your home institution.


English proficiency

(1) IELTS: minimum 5.5 for overall average
(2) TOEFL: minimum 85 for the overall score
(3) College English Test (CET)-4: minimum 425 (applicable to Chinese university applicants only.)
(4) College English Test (CET)-6: minimum 500 (applicable to Chinese university applicants only)
* For those applicants who have not taken the above tests by the time of application or have not been in a professional English-speaking environment for years, their English proficiency must be assessed through Tele-interview by the programme officer.
* This requirement for proof of English proficiency is not required for applicants whose first language is English, those whose first language is not English but have been involved in a full-time degree-level academic programme at a university where English is the language of instruction, or those who have extensive experience working in a professional English-speaking environment.
* The selection panel of the Course will consider the overall qualifications of each applicant.


Scholarships

A limited level of scholarships (normally for university students) are available for those applicants who have competitive performance during the programme and in the home institution.