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Explore Medicine Summer Course in Oxford

Immerse Education’s Medicine Summer Programme in Oxford for students aged 16-18, offers a unique and unparalleled opportunity for aspiring medical professionals to dive deep into the world of healthcare and medical sciences. This immersive experience not only provides students with access to Oxford’s renowned academic resources but also exposes them to a rich tapestry of clinical exposure and interactive workshops. The Medicine programme is meticulously designed to foster critical thinking, hands-on skills, and a holistic understanding of the medical field. 

With guidance from experienced mentors and educators, participants gain invaluable insights into the challenges and rewards of a medical career, all while being surrounded by the inspiring academic and historical atmosphere of Oxford. Immerse Education’s Medicine summer course in Oxford is a transformative experience that equips students with the knowledge, confidence, and passion needed to pursue a successful future in the field of medicine.

Medicine Programme in Oxford (Ages 16-18) with Immerse

Our programme caters to 16-18 year old secondary / high school students who are intrigued by the world of medicine and its practical applications. This engaging experience delves into the realms of medical science and healthcare.

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Participants will develop their scientific medical knowledge, strengthen their clinical skills and build awareness of medical ethics and healthcare systems.
Participants will develop their scientific medical knowledge, strengthen their clinical skills and build awareness of medical ethics and healthcare systems.
2 weeks – July & August 2024Academic InsightsAges 16-18

Why Study Medicine in Oxford with Immerse?

Average Class Size of 7

Maximum class size of 10 students

1:1 Tutorials

Supportive, challenging and engaging

Undergraduate Level

University-style subjects to inspire your future

World-Class Tutors

Academics from Oxford and Cambridge

Programme Outcomes

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Personal Project: Ignite Your Creativity

Through our programmes, you’ll embark on an exhilarating journey of self-discovery and creativity. Our personalised approach empowers you to design and execute a university style personal project that reflects your passions and interests. This project is your canvas to showcase newfound knowledge, skills, and innovative thinking. Expect to bring your ideas to life and make a meaningful impact.

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.

Enrolling in an Immerse Education programme means becoming a part of a vibrant and supportive community. As well as having personalised support during the programme from your tutor and like-minded indivdiuals, our network of participants, mentors, and experts extends beyond the programme’s duration. You’ll have access to a lifelong learning community that encourages collaboration, idea-sharing, and networking. This community serves as a continuous resource for guidance, inspiration, and growth throughout your educational and career journey.

What Do Our Alumni Say?
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My lessons were challenging and dynamic – I could really enhance my knowledge and develop a more judgemental and critical point of view in Medicine. All topics were interesting – from medical biochemistry to genetics and homeostasis.

Moreover, the classes made me even more certain of my prospective medical career and prepared me for my college interview.

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Academic Insights, Medicine

Meet some of our Oxford Tutors

An example of the academic tutors who have previously worked on our programmes.

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Hannah C

Hannah Cutler is a DPhil candidate currently studying Medical Science at the John Radcliffe Department of Medicine at the University of Oxford.

Our tutors are highly qualified with Oxbridge training. Each tutor is certified by Immerse, ensuring participants receive the highest level of education. Tutors are at the heart of our programmes and are dedicated to providing guidance, support, and constructive feedback to help participants achieve their academic objectives. Read more about our expert tutors.

Examples of Alumni Projects

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Accreditations, Awards & Partnerships

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An Experience to Remember

Live and study in a Oxford University College

All participants will be allocated to a college a few weeks before arriving, based on their dates and subject choice. If you would like to stay in the same location as a friend/sibling – please let us know and we will do our best to arrange this, where possible.

Males and females have separate accommodation in every college, and there is wi-fi available throughout.
For more information, please visit this page.

Fine-dine in Formal Hall

Enjoy a ‘traditional ‘Formal Hall’ – a meal that takes place in every college. This candlelit fine dining affair takes place in magical surroundings, so smart attire is highly advised.

Activities

Activities and excursions are run by our team of friendly mentors – whose main job is to maximise your enjoyment. Outside of lessons, we are proud to offer a busy and diverse social programme to help you get the most out of your time in Oxford. This includes activities such as punting on the River Cherwell, zorb football and a murder mystery night in the college.

Day Excursions

There are also two excursions during the programme, one day trip to visit Cambridge and its constituent colleges, as well as an optional day out in London, seeing the city’s most famous landmarks as well as some free time for shopping. Those who choose not to travel to Cambridge are invited to afternoon tea in Oxford.

Guest Speakers from Previous Summers

Career Insights participants will hear from an influential guest speaker from a variety of inspiring backgrounds.

Suzanne Williams QPM (FORMER SENIOR DETECTIVE)
Former senior detective
Suzanne Williams QPM

An experienced hostage negotiator who has worked on some of the highest profile and dangerous hostage situations across the world, including negotiating in war zones.

Jody Bragger (EX MILITARY OFFICER AND CEO OF MIDNIGHT RUNNERS)
Ex military officer and CEO of Midnight Runners
Jody Bragger

An ex-military officer and CEO of Midnight Runners – the world’s largest independent running community, he is also the founder of the Mogadishu Marathon, the country’s first since the outbreak of war.

Sarah Outen (ADVENTURER AND TRAVELLER)
Adventurer and traveller
Sarah Outen

A British adventurer who has successfully circumnavigated the globe, overcome huge obstacles and endured extreme conditions in remote environments, often alone for months at a time. 

Our 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. Meet some of our previous team:

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Mentor Jem

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Jem

Mentor Lily-Mae

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Participant Welfare and Safety

Immerse Education is accredited by the British Accreditation Council (BAC), the leading mark of educational quality for the academic sector.

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 participants.

For more information, please visit our Pastoral Information page.

Why Immerse?

Immerse Education offers a lot more than your average summer school provider. Our programmes ignite a lifelong educational journey, nurturing growth with ongoing educational support, while equipping you with essential skill sets for every step of your education pathways.

We cater to all types of learners, offering academic and career programmes with flexible learning options, and offer our award-winning programmes in locations across the globe.

We have the highest educational standards and seek to realise the highest possible outcomes for our participants.

Enrolling in an Immerse Education programme will award you:

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Non - Residential

No Accommodation
£6195
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  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching and Coaching time: 40 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Support from Designated Mentors
  • 1:1 Support
  • Guest Speaker Sessions
  • Max Class Size: 10
  • Completion of a Personal Project to be added to your CV / University Application
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Alignment with essential skills for each subject area
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Daily Meals - Dinner (weekdays)
  • Tailored Cultural and Social Activities (weekend excursions not included)
  • Dedicated Support from the Immerse Team

 

Online Research Programme Benefits
  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching Time: 10 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Average Class Size: 1:1 Only
  • Completion of a Undergraduate-level research paper
  • Invitation to Present at the Immerse Symposium and win an Award
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Dedicated Support from the Immerse Online Team
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Classic

Residential
£6995
View Features
  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching and Coaching time: 40 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Support from Designated Mentors
  • 1:1 Support
  • Guest Speaker Sessions
  • Max Class Size: 10
  • Completion of a Personal Project to be added to your CV / University Application
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Alignment with essential skills for each subject area
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Daily Meals - Breakfast + Dinner
  • 13 Nights at University Accommodation
  • Tailored Cultural and Social Activities
  • Dedicated support from the Immerse Team

 

Online Research Programme Benefits
  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching Time: 10 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Average Class Size: 1:1 Only
  • Completion of a Undergraduate-level research paper
  • Invitation to Present at the Immerse Symposium and win an Award
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Dedicated Support from the Immerse Online Team

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Classic + Online Research Programme

2 Weeks Residential + 10 hours Online
£9016
View Features
  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching and Coaching time: 40 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Support from Designated Mentors
  • 1:1 Support
  • Guest Speaker Sessions
  • Max Class Size: 10
  • Completion of a Personal Project to be added to your CV / University Application
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Alignment with essential skills for each subject area
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Daily Meals - Breakfast + Dinner
  • 13 Nights at University Accommodation
  • Tailored Cultural and Social Activities
  • Dedicated support from the Immerse Team

Additional Programme Benefits

Online Research Programme Benefits
  • Total Programme Duration: 2 Weeks
  • Total Teaching Time: 10 Hours
  • Tuition by an Academic Expert, PhD (typically Oxford, Cambridge or Ivy League)
  • Average Class Size: 1:1 Only
  • Completion of a Undergraduate-level research paper
  • Invitation to Present at the Immerse Symposium and win an Award
  • Personalised evaluation from your tutor
  • Certificate of Attendance
  • Dedicated Support from the Immerse Online Team

Immerse Students Go On To Top Universities Worldwide

FAQs

Why study Medicine in Oxford?

Oxford’s medical research institutes and hospitals offer a conducive environment to study medicine. Engage with medical professionals, gain clinical experience, and explore medical breakthroughs.

Immerse Education offers both online and residential courses for Medicine. The residential courses are available at Oxford, Cambridge, London, and Sydney.

For 13-15-year-old students attending the Medicine residential course at Oxford, Cambridge, and Sydney, the programme covers essential topics such as Medical Research and Science Communication, exploring the process and significance of medical research, General Anatomy and Physiology, examining the intricacies of the human body’s structures and functions, Genetics and Epigenetics, delving into the principles of genetics and recent advancements like CRISPR gene editing, and culminates in a Science Conference where students present their research topics. For 16-18-year-olds, the curriculum expands to include Medical Research From Bench To Bedside, Cardiovascular And Respiratory Physiology focusing on therapies for related diseases, and Neuroscience And Neuropsychology investigating brain functions. In London, students engage in Medical Research & Theory, gaining practical experience through visits to medical institutions, participating in a Real-World Project to develop patient case files, and Professional Development sessions offering insights into career paths and essential skills development.

Immerse™ Medicine Sample Modules

To see how the programme is structured, view the Academic Insights timetable here.

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Module 1 - Medical Research: “From Bench To Bedside”

The Nobel Prize in Medicine recognises some of the world’s most important scientific breakthroughs to have revolutionised patient care and our understanding of life. But how are these discoveries made, and more importantly who makes them? You will revisit the principles of the scientific method, delve into the various stages of medical research and the growing necessity for interdisciplinary approaches.

Tireless breathing keeps our blood oxygenated, while 3 billion heartbeats a lifetime transport it around the body. You will probe scientific questions and consider current and emerging therapies to fight cardiovascular and respiratory diseases. You will also develop a deeper understanding of the roles of CPR and AED in the emergency treatment of heart attacks and address questions such as: ‘Why do some people get mountain sickness?’, ‘Is snoring bad for you?’ and ‘What does an asthma inhaler do?’

You will be given an overview of the basic microanatomy and physiology of neurons, analyse how these cells produce electrical signals (action potentials) and discuss how the 37 trillion cells of your body can communicate and coordinate with one another. You’ll explore the power of the placebo effect, and challenge preconceived notions using a variety of optical, auditory and tactile sensory illusions.

Partake in a mini-science conference where you’ll present a research topic assigned earlier in the week. You will be encouraged to view each other’s work critically, ask follow-up questions and engage with the subject matter.

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