Summer Courses in Engineering Studies

Pursuing a summer class in engineering studies is a great option for both the student and the professional. Currently enrolled students can speed ahead in their studies and shorten the length of time it takes to complete their degree or diploma. For professionals already working in the field of engineering or wishing to advance in their field, taking summer classes can provide a steppingstone via… Read more

Pursuing a summer class in engineering studies is a great option for both the student and the professional. Currently enrolled students can speed ahead in their studies and shorten the length of time it takes to complete their degree or diploma. For professionals already working in the field of engineering or wishing to advance in their field, taking summer classes can provide a steppingstone via additional credentials or specialization.

In making your decision, you have probably wondered, “What is a Summer Course in Engineering?” The field of engineering is very broad. At its most basic, the field is divided into electrical engineering, chemical engineering, civil engineering, and mechanical engineering. However, there are many more divisions within those general fields of specialization. Therefore, you will find a large number of classes offered within the scope of engineering. The summer course itself is an accelerated class that covers the same material that would be covered during a normal semester, but in an abbreviated time period.

The benefits of studying engineering are many. Since the field is very broad, there are many career options and specializations. As an engineer, you will have the opportunity to use your love of science and math to solve many of society’s problems. The field is both disciplined and creative. Taking a summer course could help you decide if this is the career for you, or it could help you move forward in your current career.

The costs of taking a summer course can vary widely depending upon the institution you choose and whether or not you live on campus. You might decide to take an online course instead, which can greatly reduce your costs. Each prospective student should perform due diligence to insure a productive experience.

Obtaining a degree in engineering can lead to a fulfilling career with many future opportunities to move off in another direction, if you choose. As time progresses, many new branches are being added to the field of engineering such as aerospace, biomedical, nuclear, electronics, robotics, and acoustics.

Many institutions offer summer classes on their campuses, and you will find a wealth of online offerings, too, including international options. Enrolling in a class online offers the benefit of flexibility, allowing you to fit the class to your time schedule. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Summer at Smith College
Northampton, USA

Now in its 30th year, the Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP) is a four-week residential program for exceptional young women with strong interests in science, ... +

Now in its 30th year, the Smith Summer Science and Engineering Program (SSEP) is a four-week residential program for exceptional young women with strong interests in science, engineering and medicine. -
Summer courses
4 weeks
English
05 Jul 2020
02 Jun 2020
Campus
 
International Programs at Tufts University
Medford, USA

Tufts Summer Institute for International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate STEM programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writ ... +

Tufts Summer Institute for International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate STEM programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. You’ll earn Tufts University credits through a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. -
Summer courses
Full-time
6 weeks
English
28 Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
IPSA
Paris, France

Choose one of our two Summer Schools programs and embark with IPSA during 3 Weeks in Paris and Toulouse.

Choose one of our two Summer Schools programs and embark with IPSA during 3 Weeks in Paris and Toulouse. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
Campus
 
Sup’Biotech Paris
Villejuif, France

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part o ... +

Sup'Biotech is a private engineering school located in the Paris metropolitan area, that is specialized in various emerging biotechnology-related fields. Sup'Biotech is part of the IONIS Institute of Technology cluster. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
06 Jul 2020
15 Jun 2020
Campus
 
ESME SUDRIA
Paris, France

Are you curious, creative and a fast learner? Are DIY and digital technologies your thing? Are you looking for a unique international learning experience? Join our Paris Digit ... +

Are you curious, creative and a fast learner? Are DIY and digital technologies your thing? Are you looking for a unique international learning experience? Join our Paris Digital Manufacturing Labs and play, hack, create, design, think out of the box! Develop your own robot and be part of the Maker Movement! -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
15 May 2020
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan, Israel

The field of super-resolution relates to the effort of developing various approaches to exceed the limitations of the existing imaging system without changing its optics or it ... +

The field of super-resolution relates to the effort of developing various approaches to exceed the limitations of the existing imaging system without changing its optics or its detection array and while allowing resolving finer spatial details. In this course, we aim to teach a large variety of super resolving approaches presenting significant improvement in spatial resolving capabilities in the transversal as well as in the axial (extension in depth of focus) dimensions. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 weeks
English
13 Jul 2020
Campus
 
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino
Turin, Italy

Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy, home to such iconic companies as Fiat ... +

Italy is a center of excellence and innovation in the field of automotive design. IED Torino is based in the automotive capital of Italy, home to such iconic companies as Fiat, Lancia, Pininfarina and Alfa Romeo. Within such a context IED offers this summer program that introduces the fundamental elements and tools necessary to become a future car designer. The course provides students with an overview of contemporary trends and industrial challenges and focuses on car designer’s professional role. The program will will furthermore give students the opportunity to develop skills, knowledge and intellectual abilities to design new vehicles based on a clear understanding of proportion, volume and surface design principles. Through a program of visits to companies, meetings with professionals and practical training, students will experience the professional output of this career path. Visits may include: Pininfarina, Ferrari, Museum of the Automobile, Cecomp. -
Summer courses
Full-time
3 weeks
English
29 Jun 2020
01 Jun 2020
Campus
 
University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria

The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering, informatics and natural sciences. In ad ... +

The Academy’s intensive, two and a half week programme combines sophisticated theory with hands-on practical experience in engineering, informatics and natural sciences. In addition to knowledge transfer in these fields, social, cross-cultural and gender aspects are covered and discussed during lectures and workshops. -
Summer courses
Full-time
16 days
English
Campus
 
Immerse Education
Cambridge, United Kingdom

Engineering is a discipline at the forefront of innovation and problem-solving. Through the application of complex mathematic and scientific principles, engineers are responsi ... +

Engineering is a discipline at the forefront of innovation and problem-solving. Through the application of complex mathematic and scientific principles, engineers are responsible for solving structural and technological problems from creating the perfect cup of coffee to building a structure that will stand the test of time. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Jul 2020
Campus
 
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools
Batavia, USA +1 More

The school offers an international exchange experience to students of the University of Pisa (UNIPI), the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) and San Diego Sta ... +

The school offers an international exchange experience to students of the University of Pisa (UNIPI), the University of Illinois at Urbana – Champaign (UIUC) and San Diego State University (SDSU). The program offers five weeks of courses: - two in Pisa at UNIPI from 12th May to 23rd June 2019 for students from UIUC. -
Summer courses
Full-time
4 - 5 months
English
18 May 2020
14 May 2020
Campus
 
IES Abroad
Shanghai, China

You will study at the University of Michigan–SJTU Joint Institute, where you will have access to high caliber faculty, research laboratories, and a wide range of English-taugh ... +

You will study at the University of Michigan–SJTU Joint Institute, where you will have access to high caliber faculty, research laboratories, and a wide range of English-taught courses such as Physics, Electricity & Magnetism, Data Structures & Algorithms, Fluid Mechanics, and Probabilistic Methods in Engineering. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 months
English
08 May 2020
31 Jan 2020
Campus
 
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session
Irvine, USA

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County!

Study abroad in the heart of Southern California this summer, just minutes away from the beaches in beautiful Orange County! -
Summer courses
Full-time
6 weeks
English
Campus
 
Oxford Royale Academy
Oxford, United Kingdom +1 More

From the roads, tunnels and bridges that enable us to move around the country to the planes that enable us to fly abroad for our holidays, we have a lot to thank engineering f ... +

From the roads, tunnels and bridges that enable us to move around the country to the planes that enable us to fly abroad for our holidays, we have a lot to thank engineering for. If you’d like to learn more about this interesting and wide-ranging subject and how it helps us to take advantage of the world around us, then Oxford Royale Academy’s Engineering course is the one for you. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar
Weimar, Germany

The design of engineering structures takes place today and in the past on the basis of static calculations. The consideration of uncertainties in the model quality becomes mor ... +

The design of engineering structures takes place today and in the past on the basis of static calculations. The consideration of uncertainties in the model quality becomes more and more important with the development of new construction methods and design requirements. In addition to the traditional forced-based approaches, -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Campus
 
RWTH International Academy / RWTH Aachen University
Aachen, Germany

The core focus of this Summer School is the analysis and design of industrial facilities in regard to exceptional and dynamic loads. During the conceptual design process of in ... +

The core focus of this Summer School is the analysis and design of industrial facilities in regard to exceptional and dynamic loads. During the conceptual design process of industrial structures and components, these dynamic loads give rise to problems that challenge the collaboration between mechanical and civil engineering. These two weeks give you an insight not only into technical but also socioeconomic aspects of today´s interconnected industrial world. -
Summer courses
Full-time
2 weeks
English
Jul 2020
01 Apr 2020
Campus