IB Extended Essay

IB Extended Essay summer course, by ISSOS.

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Course Summary

The International Baccalaureate is a challenging and demanding programme. This course gives students focussed time to work on their essay with expert help from our teachers and access to one of the best research libraries in the world.
Students taking this class must be undertaking their IB Extended Essay. They must be writing their Essay in English and must arrive with an Essay topic already approved by their school.

  • Dedicated time to work on and make significant progress with your essay
  • Build research techniques and development skills
  • Expert help with essay planning and argument structuring
  • Develop confidence in presentation and public speaking
  • Access to one of the best research facilities in the world
  • Feel better prepared for returning to school and finishing your essay
  • 45 hours of tuition (3 hours a day, 5 days a week)
  • Pair this class with one of our exciting elective options

What's Included?

  • We offer an all-inclusive 3-week residential stay at one of our exclusive University locations for students between the ages of 13 - 18
  • Students choose one Academic and one Elective option from the progamme.
  • Everyone takes part in exciting activities, evening programmes and cultural trips.
  • Each nationality is limited to 10% of the total intake of students to ensure a truly international experience.

Accommodation

All of our students are housed in the University halls of residence, in an area exclusive to ISSOS, where the student groups are divided by gender and also by age range. Each student will be allocated a shared or single room. The majority of rooms in our accommodation are shared, but any students who require a single, or shared, room for medical reasons will be given priority when we allocate rooms. All students in shared rooms will be sharing with someone of the same age and gender. Their roommate will be of a different nationality to them and they will not be sharing with someone they already know.

Tuition

Students choose one academic subject, which they will pair with one of our elective classes, to focus on for the 3 weeks at ISSOS. All academic classes meet for 3 hours each weekday morning and are taught by our highly qualified team of teaching staff who are all experienced, working professionals in their subject areas.

Extracurricular Activities

During their three weeks at our campuses, outside of their classes, we provide an action packed and fun filled programme of events and immerse our students in the UK and USA's rich and unique culture and introduce them to some of its best-loved landmarks, towns and cities.

Key Details
  • Available from: June - August
  • Provider: ISSOS
  • Ages:
  • Fees: £6900 / 3 weeks
  • Duration: 3 weeks
Start Dates
  • St Andrews , Session 1 , 2 Jul - 23 Jul
  • St Andrews , Session 2 , 26 Jul - 16 Aug
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ISSOS

An exceptional summer school in an inspirational setting that balances academia and fun, with a lot of added extras thrown in.