Department of Continuing Education
Rewley House, 1 Wellington Square Oxford, Oxfordshire OX1 2JA.
History Courses including Local and Social History
Enrich and extend your knowledge
Explore a new topic or revisit a favourite subject over the course of a few days, a few weeks or a term. Short courses run in person or online, with some offered in both formats – so you can choose the study option best for you.
- View all short courses in history (including local and social)
- Ways to study: how short courses work
Many of our short courses, including flexible online courses, weekly classes (both in Oxford and online) and some summer schools, can be studied for credit, which means they can count towards a recognised qualification such as our Undergraduate Certificate of Higher Education.
Interested in ancient history? Then take a look at courses in archaeology, ancient history and anthropology.