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Part-time and flexible study

The University provides a range of high-quality, flexible, part-time graduate courses, including postgraduate certificates and diplomas, taught master’s degrees and doctoral degrees in a number of disciplines. The courses available have been designed with the needs of students at different life and career stages in mind, while at the same time offering the opportunity for an intense educational experience.

The Continuing Education Graduate School offers part-time master’s level degree, diploma and certificate courses together with part-time DPhil research degree programmes. Courses are innovative and flexible in structure and delivery, designed to enable those with career and family commitments to study successfully at Oxford.

Opportunities to pursue doctoral study on a part-time basis are also available from a number of departments, including Criminology, Education, Fine Art, History, Medieval and Modern Languages, Music, and Theology and Religion.

The Saïd Business School offers opportunities for flexible and part-time study for a University of Oxford qualification through its Executive MBA, MSc in Major Programme Management and PGDip courses in Strategic Management.

Student insights

Courses that can be studied on a part-time basis

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Archaeology DPhil (part-time)

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D

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Education DPhil

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Fine Art DPhil

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History DPhil

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L

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Music DPhil

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Theology DPhil