Science and the Future (The Cambridge Prep)

Science and the Future (The Cambridge Prep) summer course in Cambridge, by Oxbridge Academic Programs.

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Course Summary

This course addresses cutting-edge issues at the fringes of science. Participants study advances in diverse areas, including atomic and molecular physics, artificial intelligence, astrophysics, genetic engineering, nanotechnology, particle physics, space travel, and stem-cell research. They identify the possible futures that science and technology are creating for humankind, and debate how these will affect our daily lives, our society, and our planet.

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
What's Included?
  • Access to cultural sites and local events
  • accommodation
  • extracurricular activities, workshops, and event offerings
  • continuous support
  • on-site staff of experienced professionals
  • local meals
Accommodation

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.

Tuition

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.

Extracurricular Activities

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.

Key Details
  • Available from: June - August
  • Provider: Oxbridge Academic Programs
  • Ages: 13-15
  • Fees: $7,125/$12,225
  • Duration: 2 or 4 weeks
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A well-reputed Summer School that offers students the chance to live, dine and study in two of Oxford's finest colleges, Corpus Christi and Pembroke.

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