Students on the Cambridge Prep attend one or two Sessions and choose one course per Session. Popular courses include Engineering, Medicine, International Espionage, WWII, and Psychology.
The Cambridge Prep is based at Peterhouse, the oldest college in Cambridge.
- Breakfast in Hall
- classes on topics as diverse as Studio Art or Business and Finance meet in classrooms, labs, studios, or out and about in Cambridge
- students can choose to have lunch at any local restaurants or sandwich shops in town
- three afternoons a week, classes meet again. When there is no class, they are free to join in organized activities or trips and tours in and around Cambridge
- dinner in Hall
- evening activities, events, or shows
- Access to cultural sites and local events
- extracurricular activities, workshops, and event offerings
- continuous support
- on-site staff of experienced professionals
- local meals
In Cambridge, students live in rooms that are occupied by undergraduates during the year. Students are housed in singles or doubles. Students can request a private bathroom (for a fee), on a first-come, first-served basis.
Students will cover the evolution of commerce and banking from their ancient origins to present-day, including the development of the stock, commodity, and capital markets. Students will also learn how money itself is evolving with the emergence of cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin. Finally, students will visit branches of the Bank of England and the trading floors in London's Square Mile in order to investigate how money moves and what makes a career in finance.
Every class is designed to use Cambridge as a teaching tool. When not in class, students have access to a full range of optional activities designed to help them discover Cambridge and immerse themselves in English life. They can go on tours of local sights, go on field trips, take part in sporting activities.