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The cost of summer courses varies from school to school. Courses at more elite colleges and universities cost considerably more than those at smaller or state schools. The cost is also dependent on the number of courses a student enrolls in.

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Summer Academic English Course in California

University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Campus Full time 6 weeks June 2017 USA Irvine

Students who wish to improve their English speaking, writing, and conversation skills can enroll in Academic English 29 courses. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Summer Academic English Course in California Students who wish to work on their English language skills or do not meet the program's English language requirements may elect to enroll in Academic English 29 courses. These courses will improve your English speaking, writing, and conversation skills. Advanced Conversation (2 units) Business English (2 units) Film, Media and American Culture (2 units) University Writing & Communication (4 units) Television, Culture, and Communication (2 units) American English and Culture through Short Stories (2 units) Why Study at UCI? The ultimate university experience awaits you this summer at the University of California, Irvine, recognized globally for its excellence in academics and research. Our ranking as 9th among the nation’s best public universities, according to the annual U.S. News & World Report, is a testament to the caliber of our academic reputation. UCI combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and the incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. This is your summer to grow academically. Students are encouraged to meet with professors and strike up a conversation. Our university's academic resources, such as peer tutors, 5 expansive research libraries, and 6 computer labs, will help you with your learning needs. Step-by-Step Application Process Apply to UCI Summer Session online or by downloading the paper application summer.uci.edu/international Our team reviews and processes your application UCI Summer Session sends your acceptance letter and I-20 Complete Housing... [-]

Summer Course - Business French summer program

HEC Montréal Business Language Training Center
Campus or Online Full time 4 weeks July 2017 Canada Montreal

You want to learn or improve your French? This 4-week intensive program is made just for you: Language course focusing on professional French; company visits; rich and varied sociocultural activities. This summer, come and experience what life in Montreal has to offer… [+]

You want to learn or improve your French? This 4-week intensive program is made just for you: Language course focusing on professional French company visits rich and varied sociocultural activities. This summer, come and experience what life in Montreal has to offer… Communicate Participate in a total immersion experience to acquire or refine your writing and speaking skills in Business French, thereby increasing your opportunities in the international job market. Explore Immerse yourself in a program that revolves around the discovery of Montreal, the largest French-speaking city in North America, through a wide variety of cultural activities as well as numerous meetings with key economic players in Montreal and internationally: Hydro-Québec, Cirque Éloize, Radio-Canada, Moment Factory, La TOHU… Share Be part of a Summer School geared towards a wide international student body*, attending a program that promotes intercultural relationships and understanding that will all add up to a memorable experience. *Students, executives, professionnals… Why Study French ? French, a language spoken around the world. French is spoken by more than 200 million people on the 5 continents. Forbes Magazine recently referred to a study conducted by the investment bank Natixis that suggests that by 2050, due to the fastest-growing economies of French-speaking Africa, French could be the most-spoken language in the world, ahead of English and even Mandarin. French brings an added value to your professional career. Mastering French can represent a major asset and will multiply your chances in today’s job market within your country of origin or internationally.... [-]

Summer Program 2017

London Language Institute
Campus Part time 3 - 4 weeks July 2017 Canada Toronto

The Summer programs at London Language Institute have been very popular with students from all around the world. The focus of this short-term program is to introduce many of the wonderful sights and activities Canada has to offer while working on English skills in the classroom. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. The Summer programs at London Language Institute have been very popular with students from all around the world. The focus of this short-term program is to introduce many of the wonderful sights and activities Canada has to offer while working on English skills in the classroom. Celebrating our 19th year! Applications should be submitted at least 30 days in advance of a program. 60 days is recommended to assure visa processing and accommodation arrangements are completed on time. Please note that many groups may offer different pricing with additional value added services - contact the office for details. PROGRAM INCLUDES: 18 hours per week of ESL study. Accommodations and meals provided by a Canadian homestay family. Return airport transfer from the Lester B. Pearson airport in Toronto. Unlimited local transporation - bus pass for local transit. Weekly local activities in London. Farewell barbeque with teachers and homestay families. One out of town excursion each week including: Niagara Falls CN Tower in Toronto, Ontario Water Rafting Canada's Wonderland [-]

University Preparation Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

University Preparation has been designed for students who wish to maximise their opportunity for success at university level. [+]

Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. UNIVERSITY PREPARATION University Preparation has been designed for students who wish to maximise their opportunity for success at university level. By the end of the course students will have a greater understanding of key academic skills, developed their strategies for independent learning and broadened their knowledge of UK culture, by visiting some of the country’s top universities, as well as enjoying cultural excursions to local and national places of interest. Length of Course Two weeks – Corpus Christi Key Skills Developed Academic Reading, Critical Thinking, Presentations, Interview Skills, Independent Study Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career Any University Course Prices & Dates 3 Weeks 03/07/2017 — 23/07/2017 (Price £5,850) 24/07/2017 — 13/08/2017 (Price £5,850) Accomodation Students at the Oxford College Summer School will stay at one of three Oxford University campuses: St Hugh’s, Wycliffe Hall or Corpus Christi. Students will be assigned to a campus based on their subject choice. All of our colleges provide comfortable,... [-]

SAT Preparation Summer Course

Summer Boarding Courses
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford

SAT Preparation at Oxford College Summer School has been designed for students who plan to take the new SAT (revised in 2016) examination, and/or those who wish to study at university in the United States. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Welcome to a rich and dynamic summer college. Our courses bring together cultures, ideas and study to form a stepping stone for your future academic and professional success. Oxford is home to wonderful architecture, history and to some of the greatest thinkers of the world, you are invited to become part of that wonderful heritage. Students travel from around the world to become part of our academic family, forming a remarkable community each with cultures, passions and ideas to offer and learn. This is Oxford College Summer School. SAT PREPARATION SAT Preparation at Oxford College Summer School has been designed for students who plan to take the new SAT (revised in 2016) examination, and/or those who wish to study at university in the United States. The course includes tuition for both sections of the exam: Evidence-Based Reading & Writing and Mathematics, and includes preparation for the Optional Essay. Students will prepare for the exam through broadly improving their abilities in all areas, as well as looking at strategies, hints and tips to better their chance of success on the day of their exam. Length of Course Two weeks – Corpus Christi Key Skills Developed Exam Skills and Strategies, Maths, Critical Reading Language Level Required Intermediate and above Suitable for further study or career Taking SAT Exam, US Universities Prices & Dates 3 Weeks 03/07/2017 — 23/07/2017 (Price £5,850) 24/07/2017 — 13/08/2017 (Price £5,850) Accomodation Students at the Oxford College Summer School... [-]

Summer Intensive Course - Special Offer

Universidad de Alicante - Centro Superior de Idiomas
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks September 2017 Spain Alicante

Study Spanish for 2 or 4 weeks with us in the summer with housing (full board) included at an incredible price. All the advantages of our university and the quality of our courses, plus an amazing discount and the opportunity to enjoy summertime on the Costa Blanca. [+]

Study Spanish for 2 or 4 weeks with us in the summer with housing (full board) included at an incredible price. All the advantages of our university and the quality of our courses, plus an amazing discount and the opportunity to enjoy summertime on the Costa Blanca. Timetable: 3h/day Monday to Friday 9 am to 12 pm Levels: 12 levels from A1 to C2 developed in accordance with the description provided by the Common European Reference Framework. Do you want to make it more intensive? Add a fourth or even a fifth hour a day with our daily Content courses: Art, Film, Literature, Spanish for Business, Conversation, Spanish for Tourism and Hospitality. And after class... To make the best of your stay, we also offer a wide range of cultural, sport and leisure activities to meet Spanish and other international students and fully enjoy the life-changing experience of study abroad. Do not miss our Nautical Activities: Snorkeling in Tabarca, Windsurf, Sailing, kayak... [-]

Summer Course in ADVANCED PHOTOGRAPHY

Laureate Design Universities - Summer courses
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 Italy Milan

This course enables students to expand their knowledge of Photography. At the end of the course students will be able to maximize the effectiveness of their photos, developing their own style. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Summer Course in Advanced Photography This course enables students to expand their knowledge of Photography. Each participant will be taken to a further level, focusing on complex camera techniques and learning about how to edit photo and develop his social media voice and style through photographs. The course follows hands-on approach plenty of practical training and projects. At the end of the course students will be able to maximize the effectiveness of their photos, developing their own style. Requirements This course is designed for final-year university students and for those with some working experience in the field of photography who wish to explore new opportunities combining strategy and creativity. [-]

German summer courses for Juniors and Teenagers

Humboldt-Institut e.V.
Campus Full time 2 - 8 weeks October 2017 Germany Berlin

The lessons are especially structured and designed for younger and adolescent students. They are interactive and demanding, very effective, and fun! [+]

German summer courses for Juniors and Teenagers The Humboldt-Institut offers German courses for all age groups and language levels since 1977. This makes it one of the largest and most experienced providers of German as a foreign language. Juniors is the term we use for our youngest students between ages 7 and 13. Teenagers are our students ages 14 and 18. Our schools for juniors and teenagers are located amidst beautiful landscape or in attractive small towns. Some summer course centers for teenagers are in the heart of larger cities like Berlin, Cologne, Dusseldorf, Munich or Vienna. Our students' safety is always assured — regardless of course center chosen — through our 24-hour staff supervision. The fees for all courses include lessons, housing accommodations, full board, course materials, a daily activity program, weekly excursions and a certificate. Starting dates and language levels vary by course center. Please select the course that most suits your needs by using the filter function. Intensive courses. In the course centers for juniors and teenagers we offer intensive German courses with 25 lessons (juniors) and 30 lessons (teenagers) of 45 minutes per week. The lessons are especially structured and designed for younger and adolescent students. They are interactive and demanding, very effective, and fun! [-]

Summer course - Medicine (for ages 19-25)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

Medicine is arguably one of the most challenging professions, and one that touches every single one of us at various points throughout our lives. If you’ve ever wondered what exactly the “Hippocratic oath” is, or how the medical profession goes about researching new treatments, this course is for you. Through an interactive learning process with intellectual curiosity and debate at its heart, you’ll gain an understanding of some of the challenges faced by the medical profession, as well as building up a picture of the many different branches of modern medicine. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Overview Medicine is arguably one of the most challenging professions, and one that touches every single one of us at various points throughout our lives. If you’ve ever wondered what exactly the “Hippocratic oath” is, or how the medical profession goes about researching new treatments, this course is for you. Through an interactive learning process with intellectual curiosity and debate at its heart, you’ll gain an understanding of some of the challenges faced by the medical profession, as well as building up a picture of the many different branches of modern medicine. Academic Content This course introduces you to and familiarises you with the complex discipline of medicine, both as a profession and an academic pursuit. You’ll start by considering broader topics such as medical ethics – a thought-provoking subject that you’ll explore through debating problem scenarios and case studies with your fellow students. You’ll then look at theoretical areas such as research methods, as well as gaining an appreciation of the skills needed to practice medicine. In addition to understanding the different branches of medicine and what they’re concerned with, you will learn about more specific aspects such as human anatomy, what’s involved in basic medical procedures, and even how to use certain pieces of medical equipment. Why take this course? The Oxford Royale Academy Medicine course is designed for gap year and undergraduate students and recent graduates. Your attendance on the course gives you a thought-provoking and intellectually stimulating... [-]

Summer course - Junior English (for ages 8-12)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 5 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

The Junior English Programme is designed to provide students aged 8-12 with a summer course to improve their spoken and written English language skills. The course is aimed at students who want to improve their English and even study in the UK in the future! For older students, ORA offers the Oxford Summer English courses for ages 13-15 and 16-18. [+]

Overview The Junior English Programme is designed to provide students aged 8-12 with a summer course to improve their spoken and written English language skills. The course is aimed at students who want to improve their English and even study in the UK in the future! For older students, ORA offers the Oxford Summer English courses for ages 13-15 and 16-18. Academic Content The Junior English Programme consists of over 20 taught hours per week (15 class hours and 5.25 taught workshop hours). This programme encourages students to learn English and develop their ability to communicate with people from different cultures and countries. ORA promotes a coherent and multi-cultural approach to English language learning, actively expanding students’ abilities and encouraging them to share ideas. The main areas covered are as follows: Grammar Vocabulary Pronunciation Speaking Listening Reading Writing Colloquial English How ORA will improve students’ English in and out of school: ORA’s own English programme, developed by EFL experts; Student learning is maximised in small class sizes; ORA’s EFL teachers use dynamic, interactive and fun student-centred teaching methods; ORA’s EFL courses are integrated with cultural activities and excursions outside of the classroom to provide context and practical application opportunities. Why choose this EFL course? Are you aged between 8 and 12? Do you want to get ahead of the game by improving your English skills long before most students think of doing so? If so, Oxford Royale Academy’s English as a Foreign Language (EFL) course is the programme for you.... [-]

Summer course - Academic Discovery (for ages 8-10)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 5 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

Our Academic Discovery Programme offers students aged 8-10 the opportunity to live and study in St Mary’s Ascot, a top UK boarding school. For each week-long session, students study a variety of Arts and Science subjects, along with a series of afternoon workshops. This course is also available for students aged 11-12 [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Overview Our Academic Discovery Programme offers students aged 8-10 the opportunity to live and study in St Mary’s Ascot, a top UK boarding school. For each week-long session, students study a variety of Arts and Science subjects, along with a series of afternoon workshops. This course is also available for students aged 11-12 Academic Content Students aged 8-10 on our Academic Discovery Programme will have the opportunity to study a variety of Arts and Science subjects, along with fun afternoon workshops which will help to consolidate what they have learned that day. Regardless of whether students would like to study an area of interest or learn something completely new, they will certainly find something of interest to them. Learning Objectives Inside the classroom, each subject has its own Learning Objectives, which relate to the material covered in the course, as well as the knowledge and skills fostered. Transferable Life Skills Attendees on the Academic Discovery Programme are encouraged to work on important key skills during their time with ORA. We believe that the experience of being away from home, living and studying in St Mary’s Ascot, a top UK boarding school, enables our students to develop a suite of transferable skills that go beyond those available to students in their own school environment. Vital for future success in any career, these skills include: developing strengths in independence, self-regulation and self-assessment; confidence in dealing with a wide range of new people and... [-]

Summer course - Law School Preparation (for ages 16-18)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks June 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

The Law School preparation programme combines sessions devoted to the process of applying to law school with sessions in which students will learn about an aspect of law and then debate it. [+]

Overview The Law School preparation programme combines sessions devoted to the process of applying to law school with sessions in which students will learn about an aspect of law and then debate it. This programme is also available in Cambridge and London. For students aged 13-15, ORA offers an Introduction to Law course. Academic Content Interviews On the Law School preparation programme, students focus on and practise the skills necessary in a good law school and law firm interview. They are asked to consider different types of questions they might be asked in interviews, and how best to tackle them. They learn how to write a good legal essay and increase their commercial awareness in order to apply for relevant jobs and internships in the legal sector. Personal Statements Students are guided through the process of writing a strong personal statement. Over the two weeks they draft their own statement in order to have a first or second draft of their statement ready by the time they leave Oxford. LNAT test In addition, students look at the LNAT (National Admissions Test for Law), which is used by many universities to assess applicants. Students are introduced to the most important skills necessary to tackle the essay section of the test. They also look at the types of multiple choice questions asked on the exam, and get a chance to answer them under timed conditions. Crown Court Visit A particular highlight for our students is witnessing a criminal trial in London to... [-]

Summer course - Broadening Horizons (for ages 16-18)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 - 4 weeks June 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

Our Broadening Horizons course offers students aged 16-18 the opportunity to live and study in a college of the University of Oxford or Yarnton Manor. Students choose three subjects from the 23 options available, allowing them to pursue areas of interest or to try out something new. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Overview Our Broadening Horizons course offers students aged 16-18 the opportunity to live and study in a college of the University of Oxford or Yarnton Manor. Students choose three subjects from the 23 options available, allowing them to pursue areas of interest or to try out something new. Academic Content Attendees on the Broadening Horizons programme receive more than 20 hours of tuition per week. Students select two unique morning options (one from List A and one from List B) and an Afternoon Workshop class. Students follow all of their classes for two weeks – attendees on the four week p1rogramme are asked to select two options from each list. The Broadening Horizons programme offers a choice of 23 different subject options. Whether you would like to work on an area of interest, or you’d like to learn something completely new, we are sure we have something to capture your imagination. Morning subjects take place in small study groups; afternoon workshops are comprised typically of larger groups suitable for interactive activities. Click on the subject names to see course synopses and prerequisites. Please note that, where a subject appears in both List A and List B, it is not possible to choose the same subject from both lists. For example, it is not possible to choose List A Mathematics and List B Mathematics. All option choices must be unique. Learning Objectives Inside the classroom, each subject option has its own Learning... [-]

Summer course - Introduction to Medicine (for ages 13-15)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

This new two-week course will introduce students aged 13-15 to the exciting discipline of Medicine. With guidance from Oxford Royale Academy’s expert teachers, participants will engage in theoretical study of human anatomy and associated topics, alongside interactive skills sessions to help them develop key competencies for their future studies, such as presentation and interpersonal skills. [+]

Overview This new two-week course will introduce students aged 13-15 to the exciting discipline of Medicine. With guidance from Oxford Royale Academy’s expert teachers, participants will engage in theoretical study of human anatomy and associated topics, alongside interactive skills sessions to help them develop key competencies for their future studies, such as presentation and interpersonal skills. The key aims of the Introduction to Medicine course are to provide students with an early insight into life as a doctor, and to give them a head start in the knowledge required to get there. For students aged 16-18, ORA offers the Medical School Preparation course. Academic Content This course introduces students to the study of human anatomy and associated theoretical topics. It incorporates a significant practical element, giving students the opportunity to learn the basics of medical procedures and how to use medical equipment in interactive workshops. As being a doctor also requires strong interpersonal skills to facilitate a good relationship with patients, this course will also help students develop these all-important soft skills alongside the technical theory they will learn. Students on the Introduction to Medicine course also enjoy excursions to London, where they take in sites of medical significance such as the Royal College of Surgeons’ Hunterian Museum, The Old Operating Theatre (indeed, the oldest in Europe), and The Wellcome Collection’s wide-ranging exhibition of artefacts and artworks inspired by medical progress. Through both practical and theoretical exposure to the challenging and exciting world of studying medicine, students will get the... [-]

Summer course - Medical School Preparation ( for ages 16-18)

Oxford Royale Academy
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2017 United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton + 1 more

This course is designed for students who are considering applying to British medical schools, who might like to know more about the different courses available and the specific application processes, and who would like to receive some personalised advice on how to start writing their personal statements. [+]

Best Summer Courses in Admissions tests and preparation 2017. Overview This course is designed for students who are considering applying to British medical schools, who might like to know more about the different courses available and the specific application processes, and who would like to receive some personalised advice on how to start writing their personal statements. This course will advise students on medical school application best practices, demystifying the process and addressing any concerns they may have. It will guide students through what they need to know before applying, from a discussion of why Medicine might be the course and career for them to the differences between various medical schools and their application processes, with a focus on Oxford and Cambridge. ORA also offers this programme in London, as well as in Cambridge. ORA also offers an Introduction to Medicine course for students aged 13-15. Academic Content Below is a list of topics covered during the course. Medicine as a Career The course guides students through their decision to study medicine. Students are asked to consider how their personal experience of education to date might be useful in their future medical school applications. Students are provided with tips on how to work on certain areas of their experience in order to prepare for medical school. This is to ensure that studying medicine is compatible with the students’ skills, strengths, chosen high school subjects and career aspirations. UK Medical Schools Each and every course differs in structure, teaching methods, hospital... [-]