Over the five weeks, students experience the following:

  • An intensive week of experiential learning with staff at Compton Verney, site of a nationally renowned art gallery.
  • Visits to a wide range of museums, galleries and auction houses in London, Oxford and further afield. 
  • Special tours of Oxford college collections and archives.
  • Careers talks and meetings with museum and heritage professionals.
  • Two credit-bearing courses* taught by British experts in art history, architectural history, and museum studies: ‘How British Museums Work’ and ‘Perspectives on Heritage’
  • Weekly seminars, lectures and field trips. 
  • Access to the University’s Bodleian Library.

*35+ instructional hours per course.

Transcripts are issued by Middlebury College.

Students gather around a man next to a small statue at the Ashmolean Museum