Participants in the Immerse Law summer programme for 13-15 year olds are introduced to a discipline that is not commonly encountered before university.
Explore a range of legal topics such as Tort Law, Criminal Law and the constitutional framework, all of which are typically included in the first year of an undergraduate degree.
Not only will you extend your knowledge of Law, but also develop the key skills required for success in this profession, and many others. You will critically evaluate evidence, develop well-structured and nuanced argument, and present your ideas to your peers with calm, measured confidence.
Explore university topics across a range of legal fields
Develop advanced analytical skills based upon evidence and legal precedent
Construct articulate, well-crafted arguments and learn to defend these in a moot court
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
You will put theory into practice by developing your oratory skills ahead of a moot court experience.
Developing substantiated, nuanced arguments is at the core of the legal profession and you will be put through your paces by exploring the structure of a legal trial in the UK.
This session offers you an introduction to Human Rights Law, exploring the normative foundations of the human rights doctrine and ask if it should have constitutional validity above ordinary laws. You are introduced to the three generational framework that is prevalent in human
This session introduces you to Criminal Law. Students explore the basic concept of mens rea and actus reus, and how to evaluate cumulative criteria in statutory language and common law precedents.
You will discuss the burden of proof for criminal convictions, and examine in detail the offence of murder, manslaughter, battery and assault.
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During the Law summer school participants 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 Law Summer School is available on the following dates: