Alongside the core curriculum, students at the UTC have the opportunity to specialise in an area of specific interest:
|Specialism||Assisted by industry partners|
|Life sciences||Oxford Instruments
OBN (formerly Oxfordshire Bioscience Network)
|Physical sciences||UK Atomic Energy Authority (formerly known as Culham Centre for Fusion Energy – CCFE)
Rutherford Appleton Laboratory
Satellite Applications Catapult
|Engineering||UK Atomic Energy Authority (formerly known as Culham Centre for Fusion Energy – CCFE)
MINI Plant Oxford
All specialisms are designed to enhance skills and knowledge, as well as to increase the opportunity for success in the core subjects, GCSEs, A-levels and BTEC qualifications. Specialist study will provide a valuable differentiator for students when they are applying for higher education or employment.
Focusing on a particular specialism will not reduce a student’s options in the future. As well as sciences and engineering, the courses available at UTC Oxfordshire will enable students to access a variety of science, engineering and even humanities subjects at university and offer multiple pathways to employment.
- a blended combination of instructor led seminars
- project-based learning
- employer expert input, either onsite, via video conferencing or through mentors visiting the UTC
- independent learning assignments