Psychology Summer School in Cambridge (Ages 16-18)

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The Immerse Education Psychology Summer Programme in Cambridge presents a captivating psychological journey for curious minds aged 16-18. Situated in the renowned city of Cambridge, UK, this programme explores psychological theories, behavioural analysis, and the intricacies of the human mind within an intellectually stimulating and culturally enriching environment.

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Participants navigate the depths of psychology, dissecting facets of behavior and cognition through advanced research and critical analysis.
Provides a thorough introduction to diverse academic fields. Ideal for students beginning to contemplate their future academic paths and eager to explore various disciplines.
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Ages 16-18

Explore the Curriculum

Academic Insights curriculum is focused on preparing you for academic life in the world’s top universities.

Academic Sessions

At Immerse Education, we’re committed to providing a transformative learning experience that goes beyond traditional classroom settings. When you enroll in our programmes, you can expect a rich array of outcomes that will empower you for a lifetime of success.

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.

Module 1 - An Introduction To Psychology

You are taught how multiple regressions allows researchers to control variables that would otherwise confound one’s results, and the most commonly used tools to test hypotheses and estimate causal effects. The session also gives you a chance to learn from methods such as natural experiments, regression discontinuities, and instrumental variables.

The common belief is that much of a person’s psychological traits come from genetic factors. But how far does genetics go? To what extent do a person’s environment and upbringing affect their thinking and behaviour? In this session, check out how advances in biotechnology shed much light on these questions. It has transformed the way we study genes and behaviour.

Do you often think that your memories and senses reflect the truth? Much psychological research points otherwise. In this class, you will discover how the human brain is prone to cognitive illusions. As a result, we often see things that aren’t there. And we tend to miss out on what’s obvious.

Here’s one of the most exciting parts of this programme. You’ll get the opportunity to present your area of interest in what you’ve learned so far. Participate in insightful discussions with your peers. And even receive practical feedback from your expert tutor. It’s a guarantee that you’ll bring the memorable learnings with you for many years to come.

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Meet Some of Our Psychology Tutors

Our psychology tutors offer outstanding academic support to students interested in the human mind. Drawing on their own professional and academic experiences, they guide students through experiments, case studies, and research papers that centre on their areas of specialisation. Through exploring a wide range of psychological theories and providing personalised feedback and support, students will feel empowered to begin carving out their own niche areas of specialisation. Tutors cater to ESL students, helping them master psychological terminology essential for academic and clinical practice.

Guest Speakers from Previous Summers

Each week, Academic Insights participants will hear from an influential guest speaker from a variety of inspiring backgrounds.

Business transformation manager, advisor and motivational speaker
Allister Frost

Microsoft’s first ever Head of Digital Marketing Strategy, this business transformation manager is now an advisor and motivational speaker for world-leading organisations including Vodafone.

Dr Sue Mitchell
Former evolutionary ecologist and expedition leader
Dr. Sue Mitchell
A former evolutionary ecologist and expedition leader, who speaks on
adaptable leadership. She is also an executive coach and author of “The Authority Guide to Engaging Your People”.
Global Brand Director
James Peach

This Global Brand Director has helped to build some of the most successful brands in the tech and consumer goods industries, including Innocent, Vinted, Uber and Coca Cola.

The Immerse Education Difference

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Top university placement

Our students end up in top universities:
Including Oxford, NYU, Cambridge, Harvard, Imperial College London, University of Toronto, MIT, and many more.

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Safe & secure environment

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.

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Accreditations, awards & partnerships

We are accredited with Aegis and BAC, and won: Queens Award for Enterprises, British Youth Travel: Best Educational product finalist, and Educational Investor Award 2023.

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Post-programme benefits

Including Access to Membership Benefits and Events from Partners, Life-time Access to Learning Opportunities via the Immerse Alumni Network, Live Events, Exclusive Offers from our Partners.

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Our expert 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.

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Save 25% when you bundle Online Research Programme!

Get all the excitement of an In-Person Summer School and gain the 1-on-1 tutoring, Personal Research Project, Accreditation and all other benefits of Online Research programme, when you combine them together.




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Psychology Summer School FAQs

Why study Psychology in Cambridge?

Cambridge’s psychological research centers and academic community create an ideal environment to study psychology. Engage with psychologists, access psychological resources, and explore human behavior.

Immerse Education offers online  and residential courses in Psychology.

To explore the specific areas of study within the Cambridge Psychology course, you can download the course syllabus.

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