Career-focused Medicine programme in London
Designed to blend practical knowledge, project-based learning and theory, this programme offers a practical insight into a range of areas of Medicine.
Using project-based learning with an emphasis on emerging trends in Medicine, you will research and explore real-world scenarios from the point of view of a General Practitioner, you will work alongside other academically talented participants through testing, diagnosis, research and treatment plans.
Learn from exceptional institutions and industry leaders changing the world of business
On the Medicine programme, subject-focused days include workshops with:
- The Old Operating Theatre
- Florence Nightingale Museum
- UK Healthtech Innovators
- The London Assembly & London Borough City Council
Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry.
Find out what it takes to work in the industry through real-world projects
You will explore concepts and share ideas in small groups of like-minded and ambitious peers from around the world. In classes averaging 7 students, you will be guided by expert project leads who offer an insight into their industry.
Our rigorous vetting process guarantees that all participants are taught by engaging and supportive educators who are, most of all, enthusiastic about sharing their expertise to ensure our summer school teaching is of the highest quality. Immerse™ is an unrivalled academic experience.
Average class size of 7
1:1 Career Coaching
Professional development workshops
Guest speakers from previous summers
Dr Nigel Warburton
Dr Lynda Shaw
My medicine tutor was not only a very qualified doctor but also a very friendly teacher. There is no doubt that I learned so much more than Medicine from him, including what the life of a doctor is like. I will be thankful to him throughout my whole career. Moreover, he let us experience the practical side of Medicine, from examining a patient to analysing x-rays.
Experience London Life
The Career Insights timetable includes a fantastic social and cultural programme with the following excursions:
Experience London Life
Live and study in
Live in the Heart of London
Career Insights takes place in our capital city, renowned as a hub of creativity, innovation and vibrant culture.
Home to more iconic buildings and landmarks than any other place in the world, London is a place to be inspired and enjoy direct access to the industries of the future.
With accommodation perfectly placed to explore the sights and sounds of our capital city, living in London means being connected with world-famous universities and iconic landmarks.
Located between Bloomsbury and Kings Cross, we make the most of our great location with visits to industry hubs across the city, enjoying the incredible food, culture and history on offer.
Our accomodation offers a comfortable, convenient base from which to explore the city.
Pastoral care and safety
An accredited provider of academic short courses
Immerse Education is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), the leading mark of educational quality for the academic sector. Our accreditation with the BAC sends a positive and clear message to students and partners that they are studying with a trusted and reliable provider who has met a series of globally recognised quality assurance standards, both in terms of academic provision and student welfare.
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 before interacting with any students.
For more information, please visit our Pastoral Information page.
Meet Immerse's mentors and
Eliza's infectious enthusiasm - from the academic sessions to the talent show -means that she's a firm favourite amongst Immerse students.
Dylan has been both an Immerse Mentor and a College Manager twice! He's known for going the extra mile to make the Immerse experience exceptional.
Ore participated in Immerse as a student before joining the team whilst studying at Cambridge, relating her Immerse experience to new students.
Maia is a Cambridge University Theology student who participated in the Immerse Philosophy programme.
Murray is an enthusiastic Medicine student at Cambridge University, who is always eager to help Immerse students make the best of their experience.
Olivia studies Medicine at Cambridge and has a knack for making friends with each of her mentor 'family' - creating a home away from home.
Immerse™ Medicine Sample Modules
Module 1 - Medical Research & TheoryYou will revisit the principles of scientific methods working through various stages of medical research. You will use skills to investigate a specific medical condition, using relevant real-world data to explore diagnosis, treatment plans and social implications. In this module, you will learn how to use your insights to inform decision making. You will take the lead to discuss and present your findings.
Module 2 - Practical ExperienceGetting out and about across London to receive hands-on, practical experience will help you decide where you best fit in the world of medicine. With site visits to Old Operating Theatre, Anaesthesia Heritage Centre and The Science Museum, you will get to see dramatic changes in the field and the huge impact technology is having on the world of medicine. You will have opportunities to explore new technologies including advanced telemedicine, artificial intelligence, wearable technology and 3D printing.
Module 3 - Real-World ProjectYou will take the principles of your medical condition and use them to work through diagnosis and a treatment plan from the point of view of a general practitioner. You will work through patient history with discussion and debrief, using patient case studies, developing your own patient case file.
Module 4 - Professional DevelopmentBridging the gap between education and the world of work, this module offers an insight into the jobs in our industries now, and in the future. These sessions are made up of guest lectures, expert panel discussions and essential skill building workshops like a pitching master class, personal brand development, communication, public speaking and collaborative thinking. 1:1 coaching sessions allow for personal feedback and the creation of a career plan, something that will continue to be useful long after you finish the Career Insights programme.
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3rd July – 16th July 2022
17th July – 30th July 2022