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oxbridge 1:1 research programme
2 weeks, 4 weeks or 8 weeks • Available year-round
The Oxbridge Online Research Programme matches you with an expert academic from Oxford or Cambridge University. 1:1 tutoring combines subject study with the creation of your own academic research project, as well as developing key skills essential for success in higher education.
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History Online Programme

Develop a pre-university research project in History

Contrary to popular belief, history is not about learning dates and the kings and queens of the past. Historians engage in a rigorous academic debate based on critical analysis and evaluation of the evidence available.

With support from your expert tutor, you will explore current principles of best historical practice as you discover a broad range of historical themes through historiography and analysis of key source material. Where will your studies take you?

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What is the Oxbridge Online Research Programme?

The Oxbridge Online Research Programme (‘OORP’) is designed for students who want to enhance their personal research and study skills in preparation for university, whilst also developing deeper knowledge in their chosen field.

Led by your personal tutor, you will undertake a research project assessed at university-level and receive regular 1:1 supervisions from an expert academic from Oxford or Cambridge University.

This course is ideal for students wanting to gain invaluable experience for writing a dissertation or thesis at university, whilst also familiarising themselves with the demands of an Oxbridge degree. Alternatively, this is a fantastic opportunity to experience a subject you have never studied before!

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From the very beginning I really did enjoy talking and listening to everything that my tutor had to say. He was able to alter the course for me and that was really beneficial for me. Throughout every zoom he would stop consistently to ask me questions and to see if there was anything I didn’t understand.

Sana K
Attended Immerse in 2020
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1:1 Tutoring From Expert Academics

Key Benefits

Students on the Oxbridge Online Research Programme will develop key skills essential for success at higher education.

Independent Study & Research Skills

Oxford and Cambridge put huge emphasis on the importance of self-study and development, and this course will help you learn more about how best to research and achieve your goals

Academic Writing

The research project will culminate either in a dissertation-style essay or a complex presentation. Both formats will require you to be able to present your work to a high-quality, including how to frame arguments, analyse and reference appropriately.

Oxbridge Teaching Experience

The Oxbridge Online Research Programme provides a unique opportunity to learn from expert academics, and receive top-quality tuition, similar to undergraduates studying in Oxford and Cambridge.

1:1 Tutoring From Expert Academics

Key Benefits

How It Works

Receive A Personalised Programme Tailored To Your Goals

1. Submit Your Enrolment
Once you have submitted your enrolment and paid a deposit, you will be send a booking confirmation asking for more information on your academic background and goals.

2. Be Matched With One Of Our Expert Tutors
Using your academic background form, our team will match your profile with one of our expert tutors from Oxford or Cambridge University.

3. Receive Your Course Induction Pack
Once your tutor has been found, timetable confirmed and full fees received, you will receive final instructions containing details about your programme, such as a course overview, how to access your virtual classroom, as well as any additional material from your tutor.

4. Start Your Course
The course is available as 2, 4 or 8 week programme, with 5 hours of 1:1 tutorials each week. You will also be required to research and prepare your project in your own time.

5. Graduate
At the end of the course, your academic research project will be independently assessed and you will receive a certificate of completion, as well as a detailed evaluation from your tutor.

How It Works

Sample History Research Projects

Want to explore a different theme? Our tutors can deliver tailor-made programmes to suit your needs.
  • Module 1 - Japanese History

    What factors shaped Japan's economic and military growth after the Meiji Restoration?
  • Module 2 - Historical Theories

    How can we use the evidence of texts, images, and objects to engage with historians’ theories about the early modern world?
  • Module 3 - Asia Versus Europe

    What comparisons can or should we draw between Asian and European states in the early modern world?
  • Module 4 - Geo-Politics In The 15th & 16th Century

    What were the impacts of fifteenth- and sixteenth-century European encounters with the Americas, Asia, Africa and the Ottoman Empire?
  • Module 5 - Causes Of World War II

    How did the Paris Peace Conference (1919-20) set the stage for the Second World War?
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Example Research Projects
  • 2 Week Oxbridge Online Research Programme (Bespoke Start Date)

    £2,495
  • 4 Week Oxbridge Online Research Programme (Bespoke Start Date)

    £3,995
  • 8 Week Oxbridge Online Research Programme (Bespoke Start Date)

    £6,995
1:1 tutorials
10, 20 or 40 hours of academic contact time with a personal tutor from Oxford or Cambridge University
Personalised syllabus tailored to your academic goals
Create your own independently assessed research project
Develop key skills essential for success in higher education, such as a research, independent study and academic writing
Access to a secure online platform to facilitate progress and communication between the student and the tutor
Certificate of completion
Detailed personalised evaluation written by your tutor

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