With a smartphone in every pocket, apps have made it possible to talk to friends no matter where they are, buy anything we could possibly need, and even plan our next family holiday. On our two-week residential programme, participants get to explore the technology that makes these innovations possible and learn how to design and develop their own.
Architecture is the art and science of designing and engineering structures and buildings. When you think of New York you may think of the Empire State Building, London: The Shard, and Cambridge: King’s College Chapel. These iconic buildings not only impress and inspire but influence how people live their lives. It’s no wonder that so many people want to become architects and make their mark.
With no prior subject experience necessary, the Cambridge Immerse Architecture course is the perfect introduction to the world of architecture. The discipline is a perfect fit for those fascinated by design, buildings and how society works.
For those who are as technically minded as they are creative, architecture can be an extremely fulfilling career. Not only does it require a vivid imagination but also the expertise to realise one’s vision and turn into stunning designs. With Immerse, budding architects enjoy two weeks on an inspiring journey that nurtures their passion and equips them with the skills they need to study architecture, culminating in the creation of a portfolio.
No experience is necessary for this course as it is designed to hone your existing skills while also immersing you in the technical aspects of university level architecture.
Understanding the living world is as crucial as it is compelling. From curing diseases to studying ecosystems, the application of biology is endless. Exploring the rich and varied topics in biology is essential to many important and rewarding careers, such as medicine or biotechnology. Over two weeks, participants will build the foundations they need for a solid understanding of this exciting subject at a higher level.
With an enhanced understanding of what it is to read Biology, students are well prepared for their university career.
Chemistry is the science of substances and interactions. Within all of us, thousands of complex chemical reactions are occurring every second. Without them, the human body would be unable to function. But chemists don’t just look inwards when they explore this thrilling subject. From creating new superconductive materials to making soaps and detergents, chemistry plays a vital role in our lives. Gain expert insights into advanced chemistry in the Immerse two-week summer programme.
The course seeks to apply Chemistry to real world contexts by illuminating connections between chemistry and biology, physics, engineering and technology.
Living in the digital age, we are dependent on complex computer systems. From self service tills to robotic manufacturing, computer automation is everywhere, and topics such as Big Data, Blockchain and Artificial Intelligence have the potential to cause seismic shifts to our way of life. Discover the fundamentals of modern technology on Immerse’s Computer Science summer programme.
Computers have fundamentally shaped the world in which we live; and computer scientists are one of the principal agents who create the products we use every day. While coding requires a technical, mathematic, and analytical mind, advances in technology often require creativity and vision. If you possess all of these qualities or would like to develop them, then computer science is definitely the subject for you. With Immerse Education, you’ll begin your journey into this exciting field at the forefront of innovation.
The Cambridge Immerse Computer Science summer school is perfect for any student who is driven and excited by the world’s technological changes.
Are you considering studying computer science at university, or a career in tech? For those with a love of coding, the Immerse Education Computer Science Programme offers participants a chance to explore a variety of fascinating coding languages that provide the backbone for some of the most innovative software available today. Additionally, participants will be able to learn about the exciting technological advancements that keep this field fresh and interesting such as AI and Blockchain.
Whatever your current ability-level, this course is designed to challenge and support you as you develop both your practical and theoretical skills.
Some people have a penchant for telling enthralling tales that captivate an audiences. But while many can spin a good yarn, not everyone can put their narrative to paper and flesh it out with intriguing characters, poignant dialogue and scenes that transport across time and space. At Immerse, our tutors have the expertise and enthusiasm to help participants flourish into talented writers.
Each step of the course introduces you to sure-fire techniques to modify your style and structure your writing, building skills, inventing narrative, and encouraging avid writers to pick up and refine new ideas in prose and verse.
During the Cambridge Immerse Creative Writing course students will each write a novella. Guided, supported and challenged by expert tutors, participants will explore a range of writing techniques to both build upon their existing talent and develop their confidence in applying new tools.
Each year the course is tailored to the interests and abilities of the students in the class, ensuring that no two lessons are alike. With guidance and constructive criticism, students are encouraged to develop independence in their writing, using the works of past and present literary giants to inspire rather than intimidate.
The next time you watch an action movie with explosions, spaceships or dinosaurs stomping across the screen, you can thank digital designers for bringing these fantastic images to life. The Immerse Digital Design programme is an introduction to the exciting world of graphic and digital design. Gain both technical and creative skills as you learn to design, edit and deliver your own digital product.
The economy is often deemed the backbone of society. It dictates house prices, the job market and even shapes the mindset of a generation. Just look to the Great Depression of the 20th Century or the Financial Crisis of the 21st to see how it impacts the direction of society itself. For those who want to explore this vital subject, Immerse provides the perfect educational experience, exploring not only a variety of key economic theories, but also the practical application of these theories that help us understand the ‘invisible hand’ that influences the world in which we live.
It allows students to understand the unprecedented economic transformation that the world has undergone in the past few decades. Recent and future changes are applied to different economic histories to provide real world explanations for complex theories.
Engineering is an extensive field concerned with the creative application of science, mathematical methods, and empirical evidence. Since the industrial revolution, engineering has been a significant force for social evolution. Where once humans existed in agrarian societies, now they flourish in incredible cities borne out of industrialisation, fuelled by engineering. Today, engineers continue to shape the way we live. To become one of these pioneers, enrol with Immerse Education and gain the tools you need to succeed.
During the Immerse Engineering Summer Course at Cambridge University, participants will explore a diverse range of engineering topics and how they relate to the world around us.
When one thinks of engineering, they conjure images of solid steel bridges spanning vast rivers, or skyscrapers towering into the sky. But the work of engineers is far more varied than we can imagine. It allows us to design new products, develop computers, and makes high speed rail travel possible. To explore and navigate through these exciting areas, enrol with Immerse this summer.
Engineering is among the most misunderstood subjects offered at university level, yet is relevant to a huge range of industries: creating the perfect chocolate bar; building iconic buildings; developing jaw-dropping movie special effects - each of these requires a thorough understanding of the principles of engineering.
Do you eagerly digest volumes of literary works spanning a variety of genres? Are you excited by studying characters as large as life journeying through gripping narratives? Do you enjoy close textual analysis? If the answer is yes, then the Immerse English Literature summer programme is for you. In two-weeks, you can build a solid foundation for future literary studies and learn to read challenging texts more closely, critically, and effectively.
The course guides participants through a series of texts, examined through the lens of particular critical approaches, and bridging the gap between high school and university level study of English Literature.
It’s easy to be enthusiastic about becoming your own boss, but growing a company from an idea into a profitable business takes more than just passion. In this exciting Enterprise programme, students will explore key concepts of financial management, examine how strategic analysis helps firms succeed, and see how marketing is used to serve customers’ demands and help businesses stand out amongst others to succeed.
From designing products to creating video games, graphic and 3D designers have an extensive range of career opportunities. While some may design magazine or webpages, others may render 3D drawings or create a world famous brand image. If you want to join this exciting field, enrolling on Immerse’s Graphic and 3D Design programme will equip you with the skills needed to succeed. During this two-week programme, you’ll learn how to use graphic design programmes, 3D design software, and even produce your own 3D printed product!
"We study the past to understand the present; we understand the present to guide the future." As a society it is important that we learn from our mistakes if we don’t want to repeat them. However, we shouldn’t simply study facts and dates from key moments. Instead we should analyse the political, cultural, and social structures of the past. History is a powerful subject that does not just ask: ‘what happened?’ but rather, ‘why did it happen?’ and on our History summer programme, participants will have the chance to investigate this important question.
Instead it concerns itself with analysis of political, cultural, social and economic structures of the past. The question is ‘why did it happen?’, not ‘what happened?’. The Cambridge Immerse History course introduces students to this style of thinking as well as the main theoretical challenges of studying history
The world has become a smaller place with nations no longer isolated states, but players on a global stage. While globalisation can lead to beneficial partnerships that see the world become more harmonious, in some instances it results in bitter conflicts that shake the foundations of society. On Immerse’s summer programme, you’ll learn about the institutions, partnerships and historical developments that define international relations.
The field of International Relations embraces a wide range of topics and questions and the cacophony of theories, issue-areas, and approaches not only makes International Relations a fun discipline, but also a wide-ranging and challenging one!
International Relations is an academic discipline that focuses on the study of the interaction of the actors in international politics, including states and non-state actors. The study of IR raises questions such as: What powers does the United Nations actually have? What influence does the security council have over the rest of the world? Which treaties and trade agreements have shaped relationships between countries who only decades ago were at war? These questions and others like them will be explored over two weeks on Immerse’s International Relations summer programme.
It will take a first look at the main goals, concepts, and ideas in the field of International Relations which will then be applied in later classes to discuss the place of International Relations in the overall disciplines of Political and Social Sciences. Questions considered are: What is International Relations? Who are its principal actors? What is the source of state power? And why are states important in International Relations?
Law is the endeavour of human beings to govern our personal, social, economic and political relationships.. Lawyers not only need an in depth knowledge of the law, but also to understand legal procedures, recognise precedent, and be able to argue a case in a court. The leap between what you learn at school and what you need to know to command a courtroom is significant – but offers the opportunity to build a varied skill set in a fascinating area . To help you traverse it, enrol on Immerse’s summer programme and get a head start in this exciting field.
The course will give students an insight into what the study of law is like at a top university whilst also introducing the different legal theories and systems that operate around the world.
Law is a broad and interdisciplinary subject that influences society at all levels. Jump headfirst into the world of law by immersing yourself in a variety of exciting legal topics: from International Law to Constitutional Law. Visit a UK courtroom and watch solicitors argue their cases before presenting your own arguments in a mock trial. On an Immerse summer programme, you’ll get a chance to explore this field both in and out of the classroom and benefit from expert tutors to reach your full potential.
The course also introduces the specific fields of law taught in a standard undergraduate degree, providing an authentic introduction to undergraduate Law. Through the study of legal theories, case studies and observation at the Cambridge Magistrates’ Court, students are introduced to fields such as criminal and constitutional law while workshops help them with practical preparation for the LNAT aptitude test and their future university careers.
Every great project requires oversight from expert managers who know how to get the best from their team. It requires outstanding interpersonal skills but also an ability to manage time, plan, prioritise and motivate. In our immersive Management programme, over two weeks, participants will learn about the many facets of management to set them on the path to becoming outstanding leaders.
Students will be introduced to concepts and ideas of organisational behaviour and the management of organisations, as well as topics of finance, strategy, marketing and leadership. As well as this, they will explore key concepts of financial management, how strategic analysis helps firms succeed, how marketing is used to serve customers’ demands and help firms differentiate themselves from others in order to succeed.
Behind every extraordinary discipline lies mathematics. It is a language as complex as Latin with its own syntax and vocabulary. The Immerse Mathematics programme in Cambridge is designed to provide participants with an introduction to this fascinating subject. In addition to extending their existing knowledge, the programme demonstrates the interdisciplinary nature of maths through a series of challenging topics. In addition, the programme aims to go beyond the theoretical, and show the real world applications of mathematics.
Core topics explored within the programme include Calculus, Analysis, Integration, Statistics, Mathematical Finance and the Philosophy of Mathematics.
Becoming a successful doctor is a journey that never ends, it requires constant professional development and self reflection. Fortunately, you can start that journey now by enrolling on Immerse’s residential programme. Over two weeks you’ll gain an insight into a variety of undergraduate topics before exploring the exciting innovations in the world of medical research.
We’re confident that you’ll emerge with fascinating insights into the world of Medicine!
Our Medicine programme is one of our most popular programmes, and it’s not hard to see why: challenging classes provide an insight into a variety of university-level medical topics. Medicine is concerned with a variety of practices to maintain and restore health by the prevention and treatment of illness, including pharmaceuticals, psychotherapy, and surgery. It’s never too early to begin to think about what studying Medicine would entail, and the myriad career opportunities within the field.
It will cover some of the main topics that you would encounter during a Medicine undergraduate course such as: anatomy and physiology; neuroscience and neuropsychology; emergency medicine; and even cutting-edge research in experimental medicine. As well as developing their medical knowledge, students also participate in workshops designed to prepare them for the BMAT and UKCAT aptitude tests.
Philosophy doesn’t just aim to answer the big questions about our existence but also helps us to understand morality, political beliefs and even the rationale behind many of our laws. Moreover it is as much about how we acquire knowledge as it is about knowledge itself. On Immerse’s Philosophy programme, you’ll discuss these intriguing questions and explore some of the most complex philosophical propositions to understand the world, in all its aspects.
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From the vivid billboards of Times Square to the small Instagram squares that occupy our smartphone screens, photography and digital editing is everywhere! Taking stunning photography is a talent that requires a broad range of skills. One needs to be artistic and technical, able to capture highly engaging images by choosing the right equipment and utilising a variety of techniques both old and new. This summer, enrol on a Tech Immerse Photography and Digital Editing Programme to learn how to become an expert photographer.
Physics comes from the Ancient Greek meaning ‘knowledge of nature’. This fascinating discipline encompasses the study of the universe from the largest galaxies to the smallest subatomic particles. As children we learn that when we bounce a ball it comes back to us, that magnets attract certain metals and that wires conduct electricity. For some, this knowledge fuels a curiosity that sets them on a journey of academic discovery. On Immerse Education’s Physics programme, participants can take this journey even further, exploring exciting topics like particle physics and the big bang.
You will learn more about atomic structure, electricity, special relativity and more, exploring the latest developments in these fields - something a school syllabus simply cannot offer. As well as developing your understanding of core topics at a university level, you will also discover the huge range of careers that are available to those who have a degree in Physics.
In the last few decades, the way we regard media has changed substantially. Dozens of exciting mediums are available to us from digital music to virtual reality. Despite these innovations, film remains at the forefront of the entertainment industry. Enrol on this Tech Immerse summer programme to learn about the developments within the industry that keep this artform fresh. You’ll learn about the development of video and visual effects, how to use some of the most important industry-standard tools, and even produce your own video!
Instagram, Facebook, Amazon: the corporate giants of the 21st Century all started out as web platforms. Today it would be hard to recognise the early web pages of the 90’s. Forced into rigid HTML tables with little concern for style, their cold functionality is a far cry from the stunning sites that inhabit the web today. On this summer programme, you’ll learn how these changes didn’t happen overnight, but rather illustrate a progressive evolution of practices, coding languages and technology. You’ll learn some of the key tenets of programming languages, and even build your own web app.
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