Oxford Law Summer School

Get a head start in your future in law. Join our Law Summer School on the Oxford University campus, or online, to discover what studying law is like, and gain confidence and knowledge that’ll put you ahead of the curve – in your university application and beyond.

Young high school students attending our law summer school
Arrow icon

Get excited about law

Rooted in Oxford’s spirit of academic excellence, the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s Law summer courses will enable you to truly immerse yourself in the world of law.
Brain icon

Learn from world-class law tutors

You’ll gain unique insights into what studying law at university is like, and get the edge in your future by expanding your legal knowledge.
People icon

Be inspired

At our Oxford law summer programme, you’ll learn all about the complexities of this subject alongside an international community of ambitious high school students. You’ll develop key legal skills, have the chance to put your questions to a successful legal professional and will put your new knowledge to the test in our fast-paced legal challenge.
Building icon

Get the Oxford experience

You’ll live the true Oxford experience. And you’ll leave prepared to apply to world class universities, equipped with the knowledge, skills and confidence to successfully navigate your future.

Browse our Oxford Summer Law Courses

Our Oxford law summer programmes are two weeks long and are held on the world famous Oxford University campus. Whether you’ve studied aspects of law before, or are totally new to the subject, our Oxford Law Summer School offers a perfect course to suit your needs.
A high school student in a courtroom learning about law

In Oxford | 15-18 Year Olds

Experience Law

Are you considering a career as a lawyer? This summer law course will give you a strong understanding of the legal system and different types of law, including human rights, international, corporate, and criminal. You’ll put your new-found understanding into practice with a mock trial.

Browse our Online Law Courses

Drawing on the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s years of experience of running world-class summer schools, our online law course combines Oxford’s spirit of excellence with the very best in future-focused learning.
A gaval being used in our summer law course for teens

Online Courses | 15-18 Year Olds

Law

Are you interested in learning about the law, or considering a career as a lawyer? Explore legal concepts and develop your debating skills, then use your knowledge, public speaking, and problem-solving abilities to tackle real-world legal projects. Talk to a successful legal professional about what a career in the field is really like, and prepare to submit compelling applications to your future chosen universities. 

In this law programme, you’ll cover:

  • Philosophy and history of the law
  • Types of law: Criminal, public and corporate law
  • Human rights law
  • A mock trial

 

Online Internships | 15-18 Year Olds

Law Internships

Legal work experience can be very hard to find, but is crucial if you are serious about studying law or becoming a lawyer in the future. Oxford Scholastica’s Research Internships are the perfect way to get the work experience you need.

Guided by your Mentor, an academic researcher in Law, you’ll collaborate with interns from around the world. You’ll co-author a research paper on a cutting edge legal topic for publication in an academic journal.

You’ll complete the internship having gained hard-to-find legal work experience, as well as a Letter of Recommendation and Certificate.

student taking an online internship

Students from up to 85 different nationalities chose to experience our law courses last year:

9 out of 10 said our law summer courses were one of the most memorable summers of their life

9 out of 10 said that our high school summer law courses gave them greater certainty about their future direction

94% of students said they had a greater certainty over their future academic and career choices

Why choose one of our Oxford Law summer school programmes?

The Best Courses

We’ve designed high school summer law courses to stimulate, stretch and challenge you – regardless of your existing subject knowledge.

The Best People

Your law course will be taught by tutors that are current or former students and faculty of world-class institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Your Future Success

Our law summer school is designed to help you discover, experience and prepare for a successful future personally, academically and professionally.

Get the Oxford Experience

You’ll be taught law on the prestigious Oxford University campus, where many world-famous lawyers began their own career journeys.

Law Summer School Testimonials

This summer experience was truly amazing! It was a real eye-opener on many levels for me and doing the Law course made me realise that I really wanted to study this subject at university.

 

Headshot of Mia, an Oxford summer school law student

Mia,
Netherlands, Law

Oxford Scholastica’s Online Law Course was honestly one of the best experiences of my life. My tutor was incredible and has given me all the contacts and tools I could need to create an outstanding application to university.

 

headshot of Millie, Oxford Scholastica Law student

Millie,
Australia, Law

Everything was very well organised. All my questions were answered in detail. I highly recommend this programme, if you are interested in Law or want to study it!

 

Headshot of Berra, an Oxford Scholastica law student

Berra,
Turkey, Law

What You’ll Get From Our Law Courses

Whether you’re already intent on studying law or you just want to find out what it’s all about, our online law courses for high school students and our residential law summer camp are designed to introduce you to this diverse and challenging subject in an engaging way. We will:
  • Give you the information you need to make an informed choice over whether a law degree is the right path for you, guiding you through our fully accredited law course
  • Give you an insight into what it’s like to study law by allowing you to live and work as a law student, with top-quality teaching from expert staff
  • Teach you about different legal systems and introduce you to the various areas of legal practice
  • Introduce you to a real lawyer so that you can ask all your questions about what it’s like working in the legal profession
  • Give you real courtroom experience as you take part in a ‘moot’ or mock trial in a court in Oxford
  • Get you thinking in the right way to argue and defend your points the way a lawyer does
  • Give you valuable insights into the law degree options open to you and what universities look for in prospective law students
  • Enable you to develop an international network of fellow students and join our community of Oxford Scholastica Academy alumni
  • Offer you the opportunity, on successful completion of the course, to formally graduate at our Graduation Ceremony held at the famous Oxford University Saïd Business School

Get an Authentic University Experience

We believe that learning should be interactive and fun, and this belief fuels our approach to teaching. As a student on one of our courses you’ll:
Oxford-style teaching

You’ll learn in small, dynamic classes just as you would be at Oxford or Cambridge University. You’ll be taught by our first-class teaching faculty thereby ensuring you have the very best law summer school experience.

University-style independence

You’ll have the opportunity to study and socialise on the Oxford University campus, and take part in legendary activities such as punting. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and make friends with ambitious students like you from all over the world.

Real-world skills

You’ll leave equipped with key skills for the future – like public speaking, how to prepare for your future career and how to bounce back from failure – thanks to our Masterclass programme.

Reserve Your Spot

Ready for a life-changing educational experience? Apply in minutes and reserve a spot for Oxford’s #1 rated summer school and online programmes.