The Immerse Education Architecture summer school for those aged 16-18 introduces you to university-level architectural studies through an interactive, project-based academic programme where you will live and learn in Cambridge University colleges.
We equip participants with insights to help decide if they should pursue studying architectural studies at university level. You will learn first-year architectural topics and develop both your theoretical and practical understanding through an exciting syllabus designed by expert tutors from leading universities.
Learn and practice advanced skills such as axonometric and isometric drawing
Explore architectural theory by develoing your own working design and proposal for the summer school project
Design and craft a portfolio and understand how to present ideas to a client
Experience authentic student life in University of Cambridge colleges
Interactive learning in small groups (av: 1:7) from expert university tutors
Meet other motivated high school students from all over the world
An exploration of what the study of architecture entails at university-level and a description of current practice. You will also embark on a tour of Cambridge to sketch moments and details of architectural interest.
Learn the foundations of architecture by examining its earliest examples. This will enable you to consolidate your knowledge of the architecture that surrounds you in relation to theoretical and historical themes, providing a starting point for further discussion.
You will tackle the most complicated form of drawing; axonometric and isometric. By the end of week 1 you will have produced a full set of meticulously crafted drawings, which will be of use for both your architectural development and confidence.
Explore the practicalities of presenting a design idea. Architecture is chiefly a profession that requires the architect to convince prospective clients of the validity of their design. You will construct A1 competition boards of your design proposals which will be presented to peers and expert tutors.
If you’d like further information about our programmes, simply complete the form below. A member of the team at Immerse Education would be more than happy to help!
If you are interested in finding out more about what you will study on the Architecture summer school, simply download our architecture syllabus designed by highly-regarded tutors from leading universities.
During the Architecture summer school you will:
All projects are supported by your expert academic tutors, and can take the form of an essay, presentation or practical project. The project reaches its pinnacle when you present your project to your academic peers and tutors at the end of the programme.
It’s an incredible opportunity to develop your independent research skills and specialist subject knowledge.
A tangible and highly valued takeaway from the Immerse academic programmes is the written participant feedback that our expert tutors write for each of their students.
This an incredibly useful insight into your performance during the programme and provides recommendations as to how you can develop your understanding of your chosen subject beyond the summer school.
Cambridge is internationally renowned for its beautiful college architecture and its prestigious and rich history. You will live and study in your own individual bedroom in one of the following Cambridge University colleges.
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Complete the form to receive a copy of the Syllabus Overview, which includes detailed example topics that you will learn during your time in Cambridge. Each topic is carefully selected by our expert tutors to provide a challenging and stimulating academic programme.