Biotechnology Summer School

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Gene editing, personalised medicine and microbiome engineering are changing lives in real time, and they’re outputs of biotech industries. With an Immerse Education Biotechnology Summer Programme, you’ll study molecular biology, genetic engineering, and biomedical technology to build a strong foundation. Through lab experiments, research projects, and interactive seminars, you’ll develop scientific skills, innovation, and critical analysis essential for biotech success.

Guided by industry professionals and customized to your interests, the course covers diverse biotechnological applications and advancements, helping you identify potential specializations. Personalised mentorship and constructive feedback empower you to realise your potential in the cutting-edge field of biotechnology.

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Where Do We Offer Biotechnology?

Explore our Health and Biotechnology programme in the forefront of innovation in San Francisco, with accommodation at Berkeley’s campus, or our Biotechnology programme held in the University of Cambridge. Dive into advanced workshops and research projects in the city’s leading biotech and health tech centres on a Career Pathway designed to drive the future of medical technology. Or alternatively, our Academic Pathway in Cambridge offers an immersive experience for students, providing in-depth knowledge and hands-on learning in the cutting-edge field of biotechnology. 

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Academic Insights Pathway

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What to Expect in a Biotechnology Programme

Immerse Education’s Residential Biotechnology summer schools offer an unparalleled chance to dive into the professional realm of medical innovation. This emerging interdisciplinary field is made accessible to high-schoolers through the ‘Career Insights’ Pathway, which focuses on practical skills through advanced workshops, research projects, and collaboration with industry leaders. The ‘Academic Insights’ Pathway involves intensive lab work, field research, and the study of biotechnological applications. This pathway is designed to inspire the next generation of biotech pioneers, equipping them with the skills to drive innovation in the life sciences.

Our In-person Programmes May Include

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1-on-1 Tutoring

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Group Workshops

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Personal Research Project

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Expert Seminars

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Day Excursions

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Certificate of Achievement

Meet Some of Our Biotechnology Tutors

Our health tech and biotechnology tutors provide exceptional support to students interested in medical innovation. Their cutting-edge research and professional experiences in health technology allow them to guide students through advanced lab work, project-based learning, and theoretical studies. By exploring the latest developments, they inspire students to think critically and innovatively; personalised feedback ensures that students can begin to develop their ideas further. Tutors also help ESL students master scientific terminology essential for global research and healthcare careers.

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The Immerse Education Difference

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Top university placement

Our students end up in top universities:
Including Oxford, NYU, Cambridge, Harvard, Imperial College London, University of Toronto, MIT, and many more.

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Safe & secure environment

The safety and well-being of our participants is our number one priority, and all staff undergo enhanced background checks and receive thorough safeguarding training.

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Accreditations, awards & partnerships

We are accredited with Aegis and BAC, and won: Queens Award for Enterprises, British Youth Travel: Best Educational product finalist, and Educational Investor Award 2023.

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Post-programme benefits

Including Access to Membership Benefits and Events from Partners, Life-time Access to Learning Opportunities via the Immerse Alumni Network, Live Events, Exclusive Offers from our Partners.

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Our expert mentors

All mentors on our programmes are past/current students at Oxford or Cambridge University All of our support staff are background-checked and receive training in providing an unforgettable experience for every Immerse student.

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Biotechnology Summer Schools FAQs

What is Biotechnology Programme about? Why is it important to study Biotechnology?

What’s covered in the programme?
Immerse™ Biotechnology courses delve into genetic engineering, lab techniques, data analysis, and bioinformatics. You’ll gain practical skills for biotech research.

Why Study Biotechnology? It drives scientific progress. With rapid evolution, it provides chances to innovate, conduct essential research, and shape the future of healthcare and biomedicine. You’ll prepare for a flying career in fields that don’t yet exist.

Biotech experts have diverse paths, excelling in research, pharmaceuticals, healthcare, and academia. Roles include lab scientists, drug developers, bioinformaticians, bioengineers, and professors. The biotech field encourages ethical exploration, innovation, and improving healthcare. Skills gained extend to fields like medicine, data science, and biopharmaceuticals.

The Health & Biotechnology Summer School in San Francisco and the Biotechnology Summer Programme in Cambridge are designed for high school students aged 15-18 and 16-18, respectively. They cover a broad spectrum of topics, from telemedicine and genome exploration to drug discovery, genomics, and the ethical considerations of biotechnological advancements.

Immerse’s biotech programmes are open to participants with all academic backgrounds, regardless of prior study in the area. A passion for ethical inquiry and an interest in bio-processes will enhance your enriching experience.

The biotechnology curriculum will be tailored by your tutor, offering a unique experience. That said, Immerse’s programmes will always cover a broad range of subjects within the field’s academic framework and entry-level knowledge requirements. The syllabus provides a detailed outline of your course content, fostering a comprehensive grasp of the foundational ethical, political, and economic theories essential to undergraduate biotech studies.

Students intrigued by ethical dilemmas, passionate about scientific theories, and curious about the impact of technology should explore the biotech course. If you have a zeal for dissecting complex ethical issues in science and engaging in meaningful discourse about emerging technologies and their potential, this course opens doors to the world of biotechnology.

Immerse Education integrates Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to support ESL students. This approach combines academic content with language development, ensuring that students improve their English proficiency while engaging with subject-specific material. Our experienced tutors use a variety of techniques to enhance understanding and language acquisition. Additionally, they provide personalised feedback and support to help students master subject-specific terminology.

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