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Gain advanced pre-university insights into Medicine at Cambridge University colleges
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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 industry workshops and visits include:

    1. The Old Operating Theatre
    2. Cancer Revolution workshop at The Science Museum
    3. London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine
    4. Speakers from Great Ormond Street, the NHS and more

Interactive workshops and networking events offer you the opportunity to learn from the professionals, to see where you would best fit in the industry. 

Industry Workshops

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

    Maximum class size of 10 students
  • 1:1 Career Coaching

    Personal support and guidance for success
  • Professional development workshops

    Building essential skills for success
  • World-class experience

    Learn from experts leading the way

Guest speakers from previous summers

Philosopher, author & journalist

Dr Nigel Warburton

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

Abi Oyepitan

A two-time Olympian and Commonwealth Gold and Silver winning track and field athlete.
Neuroscientist & entrepreneur

Dr Lynda Shaw

A journey in personal development - how to create your own set of tools to fast track success
Tutors & Speakers
Our Alumni says

The Career Insights programme has been really, for lack of a better word, ‘immersive’ into what the experience of living in London for university would really be like – having that chance to connect with different people and comparing our own experiences, discussing what we’ve learned and meshing all our knowledge to come up with big collective ideas to share with the group in class.

One of the main reasons I came on the programme was because I wasn’t really sure where I wanted to go with medicine or if I even wanted to do it at all. I think Immerse has given me a lot of clarity in terms of having a better understanding of what a career, or even university education in medicine, really looks like. Having the opportunity to talk to med students and people who are working with PhDs, as well as going to different universities and workspaces and looking at all sorts of different career opportunities in medicine has been really beneficial.

I’ve found working with the tutors and completing coursework really interesting. Having a tutor who knows a lot about your subject is useful, especially being able to talk to her about her experiences when we’re doing our coursework, and get her ideas on the subject. The coursework itself has been really entertaining and interesting, with a focus on infectious diseases and cancer.

Mia T
Attended Immerse in 2022
Career Insights Medicine Participant.

Experience London Life

Unbeatable excursions

The Career Insights timetable includes a fantastic social and cultural programme with the following excursions:

  • Visit iconic London landmarks
  • Explore a world-famous museum after dark
  • Learn new skills at an indoor skate park
  • Catch award-winning theatre on the West End
  • Experience exceptional urban regeneration at the Olympic Park
  • Experience London Life


    Live and study in

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    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.

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    World-class facilities

    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.

    Pastoral Care

    Meet Immerse's mentors and
    college managers

    All of our team members are approachable and supportive. Check out some of our previous team:
    • Eliza, Cambridge
      Eliza's infectious enthusiasm - from the academic sessions to the talent show -means that she's a firm favourite amongst Immerse students.
    • Dylan, Cambridge
      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, Cambridge
      Ore participated in Immerse as a student before joining the team whilst studying at Cambridge, relating her Immerse experience to new students.
    • Maia, Cambridge
      Maia is a Cambridge University Theology student who participated in the Immerse Philosophy programme.
    • Murray, Cambridge
      Murray is an enthusiastic Medicine student at Cambridge University, who is always eager to help Immerse students make the best of their experience.
    • Olivia, Cambridge
      Olivia studies Medicine at Cambridge and has a knack for making friends with each of her mentor 'family' - creating a home away from home.
    Pastoral Care

    Immerse™ Medicine Sample Modules

    To see how the programme is structured, view the Career Insights timetable here.
    • Module 1 - Medical Research & Theory

      Medical Research & Theory
      You 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 Experience

      Practical Experience
      Getting 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 Project

      Real-World Project
      You 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 Development

      Professional Development
      Bridging 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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    • 2023 Early Enrolment – Dates between July – August (set dates TBC)

    13 nights accommodation in central London
    Visits to leading industries
    40 hours of project sessions from subject experts
    Real-world project workshops
    1:1 Career Coaching
    Full and half day excursions to iconic London landmarks
    Formal dinner at a top London restaurant
    Graduation ceremony and certificate
    Detailed Career Development Plan from your personal coach
    Comprehensive summer school insurance
    Mentor family photograph


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