Throughout the Immerse Education Computer Science summer school programme for 16-18 year olds, you will be introduced to the topics that form the working knowledge of Computer Science, reside at a Cambridge University College, and develop new skills as you work through a carefully constructed syllabus.
You will be equipped with insights to help decide if you should pursue studying Computer Science and computer programming at the university-level. You will learn first-year Computer Science topics such as: design programs, computer graphics and software design. Which will help develop both your theoretical and practical understanding through an exciting syllabus designed by expert tutors from leading universities.
Develop practical programming knowledge in both Python and OOP
Program Robots using Raspberry Pi through skills developed in Python
Learn HTML5 & how to use inline, internal and external CSS style sheets
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
Python is a very popular object-orientation programming language that continues to be extensively used in academia and industry. You will discover Python, tackle programming tasks, and be shown how to think programmatically, by breaking down problems so that you can tackle them with Python.
OOP expresses components as objects, packaging what you need to know about a component in a self-contained unit of code, which has its own functionality and state. You will build layers of these objects to create more powerful representations, whilst simultaneously simplifying and promoting the reuse of code.
It is estimated that we produce 2.5 quintillion bytes of data per day, or two and a half thousand million gigabytes. How do we make sense of it? How can we leverage it to our advantage, and how can we manage it? In this topic you will learn relational databases, a powerful tool that is used almost everywhere in computer science to efficiently store data.
After presenting your work and findings throughout the computer science programme, you are given the chance to be critically evaluated by your peers and tutor. This helps to solidify the theoretical and practical knowledge learnt throughout the two-week summer school.
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 it’s like to study on the Computer Science summer course in Cambridge, download our prospectus. What’s inside?
– Full programme timetable
– Featured Cambridge University colleges
– Exclusive discount code
During the Computer Science 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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Secure your place for summer 2020. The Computer Science Summer School is available on the following dates:
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.