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Studying Shakespeare

Part-time and Continuing Education

Please contact us if you would like your course, or know of a course, which should be included on this list: following information is organized by county or major city.

Cambridge.  University of Cambridge: Shakespeare Summer School
Courses run since 1994, usually during July/August.  See website for courses available.

Essex, Harlow.  50 Club Shakespeare
Part-time day, 10 weeks.  Contact details: Harlow and Bishop's Stortford Adult Learning Centre, Harlow College, Velizy Avenue, Harlow, Essex, 01279 868000

London. Play's the Thing
(Significant European plays from Shakespeare to the present day.) Part-time, 3 terms.  Held on Wednesday daytime.  Held by Hampstead Garden Suburb Institute,
Central Square, London NW11 7BN 020-8455 9951

Oxford.  Shakespeare and his Contemporaries
Part-time. 20 weeks. Contact details: Weekly Class Administrator, Oxford University, Colleges Admissions Office, Wellington Square, Oxford, OX1 2JD.  01865 270207

Open University.  Shakespeare: text and performance (AA306)
The course approaches Shakespeare's plays in close relation to the social and political circumstances in which they were written and performed

Open University.  Shakespeare: an Introduction (A177)
Level 1 course. 12 weeks.

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