Biotechnology Summer School in Cambridge

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Explore the exciting field of biotechnology with the Immerse Education Biotechnology Academic Insights Programme. Spend your summer in Cambridge discovering the potential of biotech innovations and their real-world applications. While in the heart of Cambridge’s technological hub, analyze genetics, engage with biotech labs, and gain hands-on experience with cutting-edge advances in biotechnology.

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Students will study the intersection of technology and healthcare, focusing on biotech advancements.
Provides a thorough introduction to diverse academic fields. Ideal for students beginning to contemplate their future academic paths and eager to explore various disciplines.
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Ages 16-18

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Academic Insights curriculum is focused on preparing you for academic life in the world’s top universities.

Academic Sessions

At Immerse Education, we’re committed to providing a transformative learning experience that goes beyond traditional classroom settings. When you enroll in our programmes, you can expect a rich array of outcomes that will empower you for a lifetime of success.

Our programmes equip you with a diverse skill set that’s applicable across various disciplines and environments. From communication and critical thinking to problem-solving and collaboration, you’ll cultivate skills that are highly sought after in today’s fast-paced world. These skills extend beyond academia and empower you to thrive in any professional or personal setting.

Immerse Education is dedicated to providing an immersive and holistic educational experience. Beyond the structured curriculum, you’ll engage in workshops, seminars, and interactive activities that broaden your horizons. Expect to explore diverse perspectives, engage in thought-provoking discussions, and gain insights that enrich your understanding of the world.

Upon successfully completing your Immerse Education programme, you’ll earn a Certificate of Achievement that validates your dedication and growth. This certificate serves as a testament to your hard work, commitment, and the valuable skills you’ve acquired. It’s a tangible representation of your journey and a noteworthy addition to your academic and professional portfolio.

Module 1 - Introduction To Health & Biotechnology

Embark on an introductory module that explores the exciting realm of healthcare innovations and biotechnological breakthroughs. You’ll delve into the scientific methods used at various stages of medical research as well as medical technology advancements, and ethical considerations in biotechnology. This module provides a foundational understanding of the research methods in health tech and biotechnology and how to use these insights to inform decision-making.

Navigate the realm of healthcare innovation as you design a digital health solution for a specific medical need. By exploring genomics, technological advancements, and ethical considerations, you’ll conceptualise and present a health tech solution poised to transform healthcare delivery, focusing on your competitive advantage, user interface, and medical outcomes.

Linking academic study to groundbreaking healthcare solutions, this module reveals the gamut of career opportunities in health tech and biotechnology. Encompassing guest speakers, expert panels, and workshops covering medical innovations and ethical considerations, you’ll cultivate essential expertise ahead of the higher education study necessary to enter this industry. Personalized coaching sessions offer individualised guidance and a career roadmap, establishing ongoing value extending beyond your engagement with the Health Tech & Biotechnology Career Insights programme.

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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.

Guest Speakers from Previous Summers

Each week, Academic Insights participants will hear from an influential guest speaker from a variety of inspiring backgrounds.

Guest speaker Allister Frost
Neuroscientist & entrepreneur
Allister Frost

Immerse Education students in Cambridge are in for a treat as Allister Frost, Microsoft’s former Head of Digital Marketing Strategy, has a story to share.

Guest speaker Suzanne Williams QPM
Former Olympian
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A two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold and Silver winning track and field athlete.
Simon Parker guest speaker
Philosopher, author & journalist
Simon Parker

How do great people find answers to deep and meaningful questions?

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 School FAQs

Why study Biotechnology in Cambridge?

Studying Biotechnology in Cambridge offers a unique and enriching experience due to the city’s concentration of innovative biotech organisations. This environment provides students with the unparalleled opportunity to immerse themselves in the forefront of biotechnological innovation, allowing for direct observation and engagement with cutting-edge advancements. By interacting with leading scientists and professionals, and even participating in lab experiences through collaborations with biotech pioneers, students gain invaluable insights into the processes of drug discovery, genomics, and the overall impact of biotechnology on society.

Immerse Education offers a Biotechnology programme in Cambridge as well as a Health & Biotechnology programme in San Francisco.

The Biotechnology Summer School in Cambridge encompasses a broad spectrum of biotech topics, from genetic engineering and molecular biology to their implications in healthcare, agriculture, and environmental sustainability. It also critically examines the ethical and societal impacts of biotechnological innovations. This programme is designed to equip students with a comprehensive understanding of biotechnology’s role in addressing global challenges, preparing them for future ethical and policy-making considerations in their careers.

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