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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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Cambridge Immerse

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two-week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford ... [+]

Overview of course Session 1: July 23rd 2017 – August 5th 2017 Session 2: August 6th 2017 – August 19th 2017 Residential in a central University of Cambridge college Classes designed and taught by University tutors A variety of carefully planned skills workshops Dedicated university and subject specific advice Inclusive of all excursions and extracurriculars Diverse range of international participants Participant Assessment Certificate of Participation Summary

Cambridge Immerse is a unique two week residential educational experience with a diverse and enriching curriculum, designed and taught by Cambridge University and Oxford University tutors. Tutorials and seminars are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates academic enquiry; yet the carefully planned schedule ensures that the programme not only meets the academic needs of the participants, but also provides a unique insight into the university city through an abundance of extracurricular activities.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Summer School at Bauhaus University Weimar

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 become ... [+]

»FORECAST ENGINEERING«

FROM PAST DESIGN TO FUTURE DECISION

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, experiences and observations about the deformation behavior of components and the overall structure under different exposure conditions allow the introduction of novel detection and evaluation criteria.

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar presents special topics of Structural Engineering to highlight the broad spectrum of civil engineering in the field of modeling and simulation. The expected outputs of the summer course are to enable the participating students to deal with advanced methods in model validation and simulation and its practical application, as well as the exchange of ideas between the participating students.... [-]

Germany Weimar
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Oxford Royale Academy

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 engineer ... [+]

Overview

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.

Academic Content

On this course, you will learn about the difference between the major branches of engineering: civil, mechanical, structural, electrical, chemical, and aeronautical. You will consider the work of different kinds of engineers, and learn the technical vocabulary and analytical skills necessary to grasp complex engineering topics and problems. Interactive workshops and activities will consolidate your learning, helping you make the link between theoretical concepts and their practical applications. As well as learning engineering-specific skills such as circuit design, you will also develop transferable skills applicable to many other subjects and careers, such as public speaking and scientific methods. ... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford Yarnton
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session

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

Summer Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Course in California S1 ENGRMAE 57 Manufacturing Processes in Engineering 2 S1 ENGRMAE 130A Introduction to Fluid Mechanics 4 S10 ENGRMAE 52 Computer-Aided Design 4 S10 ENGRMAE 115 Applied Engineering Thermodynamics 4 S10 ENGRMAE 150 Mechanics of Structures 4 S10 ENGRMAE 150L Mechanics of Structures Laboratory 1 S10 ENGRMAE 156 Mechanical Behavior and Design Principles 4 S10 ENGRMAE 170 Introduction to Control Systems 4 S2 ENGRMAE 10 Introduction to Engineering Computations 4 S2 ENGRMAE 120 Heat and Mass Transfer 4 S2 ENGRMAE 130B Introduction to Viscous and Compressible Flows 4 Why Study at UCI?

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest.... [-]

USA Irvine
June 2019
Full-time
6 - 12 weeks
Campus
University of California, Irvine - Summer Session

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

Summer Computer Science and Engineering Course in California S1 CSE 31 Introduction to Digital Systems 4 S1 CSE 50 Discrete-Time Signals and Systems 4 S1 CSE 70A Network Analysis I 4 S10 CSE 41 Introduction to Programming 4 S10 CSE 141 Concepts in Programming Languages I 4 S10 CSE 161 Design and Analysis of Algorithms 4 S2 CSE 31L Introduction to Digital Logic Laboratory 3 Why Study at UCI?

UC Irvine combines the strengths of a large, dynamic research university with the friendly feel of a small college, and incredible bounty of an incomparable Southern California location. Summer Session offers over 800 courses in 70 academic disciplines. Students will take courses led by world-renowned faculty and live and study with American students. As a visiting student, you have the option to choose courses that will help you fulfill degree requirements at your home university or courses just for interest.... [-]

USA Irvine
June 2019
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The Summer School includes a program of multi-disciplinary studies within one week. The School will be held at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Pisa and i ... [+]

About

The Summer School includes a program of multi-disciplinary studies within one week. The School will be held at the Department of Chemistry of the University of Pisa and is designed to train graduate students (Master’s degree), in particular, PhD students, with interests in Heritage Science. The Summer school aims at providing students from different educational backgrounds (graduates in the fields of technical-scientific and humanistic) the specific skills to start and develop projects for proper diagnosis and conservative management of Cultural Heritage. The school provides lessons to transmit knowledge for the characterization of materials, for the techniques suitable for their characterization, for the assessment of their state of alteration. Special attention will be paid to the study of products and technologies to be used in conservation. Each year the School will be dedicated to a different topic within Heritage Science. In 2019, the school will be focused on the study of organic materials in archaeology.... [-]

Italy Pisa
September 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physic ... [+]

About

Physics students will be trained in the research groups working on the new Fermilab initiatives, the mu2e, muon (g-2), Nova experiments, as well as future neutrino physics experiments, or in the Fermilab group which collaborates with the cms experiment at CERN, or in the theory group. for some students, the internship may take place in other us laboratories or universities. engineering students will be trained in the Fermilab accelerator division, technical division or computing division or in groups working on applied research in other us laboratories or universities. each intern will be supervised by one mentor, an employee of the US laboratory. the mentor is responsible for the entire training program of the intern for the 9 weeks of permanence on the us soil. each intern will present a written report which will be the object of evaluation by a university of pisa committee.... [-]

USA Batavia
July 2019
Full-time
1 month
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The winter school is dedicated to Ph.D. students who perform their research activities in the field of fluid machinery and energy systems engineering, including turbomach ... [+]

About

The winter school is dedicated to Ph.D. students who perform their research activities in the field of fluid machinery and energy systems engineering, including turbomachinery, internal combustion engines, energy conversion systems, power plants, renewable energy systems, and innovative energy systems. The winter school will be held in March and will be organized with seminars of experts and sessions with information and experience discussion among student and professors. the school will be held for five days, and national and international speakers will be invited to present their experience and their research activities. speakers will be invited from academia, industry and research centers.... [-]

Italy Pisa
March 2019
Full-time
5 days
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The Summer School is a Landscape Design Workshop, aimed at investigating the complex relationships between the built environment and the water, in its broadest meaning of ... [+]

About

The Summer School is a Landscape Design Workshop, aimed at investigating the complex relationships between the built environment and the water, in its broadest meaning of environmental resource, and therefore including seaside, rivers, lakes and water resources. Students will be engaged in the development of a project on a Tuscan case study, with the support of teachers and tutors of the University of Pisa and visiting professors of other national and international universities. The Summer School is organized in two parts. The first part is primarily aimed at the critical reading and knowledge of the area chosen as a case study, in order to identify its values and criticisms. In this first part, basics of 3d Photogrammetry and UAV survey methods will also be provided for the analysis of the case study both at architectural and urban scale. In the second part, the student will work for the development of a project of enhancement of the area chosen as a case study. For the whole period, lessons will be opportunely organized in order to give theoretical and methodological support for the development of the projects. The results will be publicly discussed in an open final event.... [-]

Italy Pisa
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

The 2019 edition of the Summer School Enabling Technologies for Industrial Internet of Things (ET-I2oT 2019) is organized to offer 6 ECTS (48 hours of front lessons) in t ... [+]

About

The 2019 edition of the Summer School Enabling Technologies for Industrial Internet of Things (ET-I2oT 2019) is organized to offer 6 ECTS (48 hours of front lessons) in the fields of electronics, electromagnetics and ICT for Internet of Things (IoT), targeting an audience of Bachelor (last year), Master and PhD students, early-stage researchers and practitioners from Academia or Industry.

Lessons will be held in English at the Meeting Room of the Department of Information Engineering (DII), via G. Caruso 16, Pisa, Italy.

Aim

Lessons will be held at the Aula Magna of the School of Engineering, University of Pisa, exploiting all facilities available in terms of conference rooms and labs. The official language will be English.... [-]

Italy Pisa
July 2019
Full-time
6 days
Campus
IES Abroad

Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your engineering career and make you more attractive to employ ... [+]

Why Shanghai?

Starting in Summer 2019, you can a secure a hands-on internship in the pulse of China with the Shanghai Summer – Engineering Internship program. This program is specifically designed for students who are majoring in Engineering or other STEM fields and are seeking technical internships overseas.

Shanghai provides the perfect backdrop and network for an internship in engineering. As the largest city in, not just China, but the world, Shanghai is home to several industrial ‘zones’ focused on technological development. It’s also a hub for transportation and technology, and home to many Chinese and multinational company headquarters.

Your Internship

Our program guarantees an internship placement to help you develop professional skills that will jump-start your engineering career and make you more attractive to employers in today’s competitive job market.... [-]

China Shanghai
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
IES Abroad

Who says Engineering majors can’t study abroad? In this program, you will spend 13 weeks studying Mechanical Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering in E ... [+]

Overview

Who says Engineering majors can’t study abroad? In this program, you will spend 13 weeks studying Mechanical Engineering or Electrical and Computer Engineering in English at one of the top universities in China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU). As a student in the University of Michigan – SJTU Joint Institute, you will learn alongside other students from leading U.S. universities within the Bachelor of Science in Engineering program. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to witness and experience a city speeding through economic development and globalization!

Quick Facts Center: IES Abroad Shanghai City: Shanghai Country: China Program Credits: 12 credits Language of Instruction: English Language Prerequisites: None Program Dates ... [-]
China Shanghai
May 2019
Full-time
2 months
Campus
IED – Istituto Europeo di Design Torino

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 ... [+]

THIS COURSE IN HELD IN ENGLISH LANGUAGE.

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.... [-]

Italy Turin
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
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. ... [+]

What is the ISAE4W? International Summer Academy in Engineering 4 (for) Women

For the 6th time, FH Upper Austria offers a unique opportunity for a selected group of highly-motivated and talented women (college or undergraduate students) to experience top-class and challenging university-level coursework.

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.

Each participant can choose from one of two specializations:... [-]

Full-time
16 days
Campus
ESME SUDRIA

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 ... [+]

Become a Maker: Build Your Own Robot and Bring It Home!

Are you curious, creative and a fast learner? Is DIY and digital technologies your thing? Are you looking for a unique international learning experience? Join our Paris and Lille Digital Manufacturing Labs and play, hack, create, design, think out of the box! Develop your own robot and be part of the Maker Movement!

WHEN?

From July 1 to July 20, 2019

WHERE?

Paris (Weeks 1 & 2), Lille (Week 3) – France

DESCRIPTION OF THE PROGRAM

Our summer program encompasses intensive scientific courses and seminars, as well as practical workshops led by our experts. You will be able to study and work in a creative and inspiring environment, having free access to our cutting-edge technology (3D printers, laser cutters, CNC milling machines, etc.) and software.... [-]

France Paris Lille
July 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus