Summer Courses Programs

Summer Courses are a way to build up valuable academic qualifications during the summer session in schools and universities all around the world. Summer courses serve a multitude of purposes for different students: they are sometimes used to bridge the gap between different phases of academic study, or to provide additional professional training and qualifications. There are summer courses in a wide variety of subjects in Arts, Humanities, Business, Biological and Life Sciences, Engineering, Technology, Natural Sciences and even more. The variety of different summer courses can be overwhelming - don't let it stop you! Start your search by looking at the most popular summer courses listed below.

Newly added Summer Courses

IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Madrid

Summer Course in Advanced Interior Decoration and Styling

November 29, 2016
In the Advanced Interior Decoration and Styling Summer Course, we focus on key issues which define and characterise various spaces. The dialogue between tangible and intangible; the ambience of the place and what is perceived and can be observed comes from a range and appropriate spatial solutions, as well as the use of materials, the choice of furniture,… [+] finishes and textures and the lighting solutions, in order to lend visibility to the meanings, concepts and emotions contained by the space. [-]

The University of Edinburgh Summer School

Summer Course in Architecture and Urban Design Studio 1

December 2, 2016
Providing an introduction to postgraduate study in architecture, this three week studio-based design programme gives you the opportunity to explore and experiment with contemporary architectural and urban design.

Balkan Heritage Field School

Summer Archaeology Course in Bulgaria

November 24, 2016
Participation in the project is not recommended for individuals with solar allergies or other special illnesses that might be exacerbated during the intensive outdoor activities. The average September temperatures in the area are 25-30⁰ C or higher. All participants should bring clothes and cosmetics suitable for hot and sunny weathervbut should also p… [+]repare for possible rainy, windy and chilly days. [-]

What is a Summer Course?

Summer courses offer students an opportunity to accelerate their learning in a degree program, or to fit study within a busy work schedule. Summer courses are offered during the off-term period when full time students would typically have a break in their studies. Students enrolled in a degree program can take a summer course to help them get ahead before the autumn semester. The summer may also be a good time to revisit courses that were taken before, in order to improve scores.

What are the benefits of taking a Summer Course?

Taking a summer course can offer a variety of benefits to students, such as a chance to get caught up with a degree program for on-time graduation. Working professionals may find it easier to take time off off for study in the summer. Summer courses offer many of the same benefits as other courses, which include additional qualifications, skills and knowledge suited to improved functioning in a work environment.

What do we study in a Summer Course?

Summer courses are available in a number of subjects across all academic disciplines. There are summer courses in languages, arts, business studies, engineering and technology, law, sciences and the humanities. For example, one might choose to enroll in a Summer Course in Laser Measurement Technology in Saint Petersburg, or a Fashion Stylist Summer Course in Milan.

What kind of career improvement can you expect with a Summer Course?

Summer courses offer improved academic qualifications, which are proven to be beneficial with job searches, promotions and career changes. Whether taking a stand-alone course, a certification program, a diploma or a degree, summer courses can help contribute to the overall improved career prospects that result from these programs. Summer courses take place at a time when many people are taking a vacation, so that can be a great opportunity to get ahead.

How much does it cost to take a Summer Course?

The costs of taking a summer course vary from one school to another, in different countries, and also depending on the subject. It is best to contact the university, community college or technical school offering the summer course to find out how much the course will cost. The school’s admissions department can help estimate other study costs in addition to tuition, for example if the student plans to live on or near campus. Contact the school’s admissions department for more information about summer course pricing using the web form on the program information page.

Why take a Summer Course Online?

Taking a summer course online can offer all of the same benefits as an on-campus summer course without requiring the commute to campus. Students and teachers benefit from using e-learning systems, which are thoughtfully employed throughout the curriculum, to teach, engage, assign and communicate. Students enrolled in summer courses online can communicate with one another using class forums, web conferences, chat and other means of electronic contact. The resulting qualification from a summer course taken online is equal to the qualification a student would get from studying on campus.

Summer courses are available from universities around the world in many different subjects. Learn more about studying in the summer to move ahead toward a degree, earn extra credits, achieve a professional license or enjoy taking summer courses for personal enrichment.