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If you are interested in advancing your knowledge, then a summer course might be for you. These courses are available when most students take time off from school, and there are many different subjects that you can study during the summer.

What is a summer course in natural sciences? This is a study program where students learn to use the scientific method. They also study nature and the universe. There are many different subjects that relate to natural sciences including chemistry, agricultural science, astronomy, physics, mathematics, geography, ecology, oceanography, earth science, and biology. Some programs are for graduate students, while others are open to less qualified individuals. There are also options to study online to help students that need to work while they take the course.

There are several benefits that come with taking summer courses. It is a wonderful way to add to your scientific knowledge. Summer classes can help many people progress towards graduation more quickly. Also, many of the courses available are very rewarding.

The cost of a summer course in natural sciences varies depending on where you choose to go to school. There are universities all over the world that offer exciting programs to participate in. If you are concerned about the cost, then you should contact each of the schools individually.

People with a scientific background have many career opportunities. With the right education, you might be qualified to work for an educational institution, research facility, private company, or non-profit organization. Furthermore, it is common for people to pursue advanced degrees after they complete their summer coursework.

If you have a passion for the scientific industry, then it might benefit you to take classes during the summer. When you are browsing the different programs available, make sure to find one that suits your needs. This will promote a better learning experience. 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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20 Results in Natural Sciences

Summer Boarding Courses

Natural Sciences is the perfect course for any students with a passion for understanding how the universe works. During the course, students will focus on three core scie ... [+]

NATURAL SCIENCES St Hugh’s At a Glance Two weeks. Analytical Skills, Research Skills, Analysis, Critical Thinking. Intermediate and above. Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Life Sciences. Why Choose Natural Sciences?

Natural Sciences is the perfect course for any students with a passion for understanding how the universe works. During the course, students will focus on three core science subjects: chemistry, physics and biology. These subjects are studied with the objective of better understanding the laws of the physical world around us, giving students the flexibility to broaden their understanding of science in general.

A Balanced Approach to the Sciences

Natural Sciences enables students to develop a better understanding of the natural world, from a variety of perspectives. Chemistry, biology and physics are given equal attention during the course, so that a balanced understanding of the physical universe is created. Through this approach, students can explore new areas of science and build on their existing scientific skills further.... [-]

United Kingdom Oxford
August 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University

The course is suitable as the first space technologies course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students. ... [+]

Program Description

The course is suitable as the first space technologies course or an add-on course for senior undergraduate students and graduate students.

The course is aimed to provide advanced techniques of space engineering and understanding of the core physics principles related to space exploration. In additional to technological part the school program emphasizes space industry problems.

The theoretical courses are grouped to two blocks. There are B1 block which is about space laws and economics, B2 block covers space technologies and physics Practical skills are trained during a hackathon. The speakers are industry experts and scientists who are experienced in space area.... [-]

Russia Saint Petersburg
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish acad ... [+]

Summary

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018,Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).

Biological and Earth Sciences

The Biological and Earth Science course allows prospective students to experience inputs from four departments from within the faculty of Science. Classes will be delivered by full time faculty members from Biology, Marine Biology, Geography, and Earth Science. The course content will be delivered in the format of lectures underpinned by practical sessions in laboratories and on field trips.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish acad ... [+]

Summary

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018, Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).

Psychology and Neuroscience

The Psychology and Neuroscience course will allow students explore the contemporary learning and research on a number of topics such as:... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish acad ... [+]

Summary

The University of St Andrews International Summer Programme offers students aged 16 to 18 the opportunity to experience lectures and tutorials taught in the Scottish academic tradition. During their time in St Andrews students will become familiar with a number of the same lecturers and tutors that they could potentially encounter while pursuing an undergraduate degree in an ancient institution ranked 1st in Scotland and 3rd in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2018,Times and Sunday Times University Guide 2017).

Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Science

The Physical Science, Mathematics, and Computer Sciencecourse allows prospective students to experience inputs from four departments from within the faculty of Science. Classes will be delivered by full time faculty members from Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, and Computer Science. The course content will be delivered in the format of lectures underpinned by practical sessions in laboratories.... [-]

United Kingdom Saint Andrews
June 2019
Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
AUIA International Summer School

Being a university with an international perspective, ECNU attaches great importance to the internationalization of its development and has established strategic cooperat ... [+]

AUIA East China: ECNU International Summer Session

East China Normal University (ECNU) was established in 1951. Being a university with an international perspective, ECNU attaches great importance to the internationalization of its development and has established strategic cooperative partnerships with many world-renowned universities from all over the world. Now, ECNU is steadily and enthusiastically working towards its goal of establishing itself as an internationally renowned high-level research university, and will therefore play a more prominent role in China’s rise in the 21st century.

ECNU 4weeks Course Code Course Name ECO 11 Microeconomics FIN 21 Introduction to Fin... [-]
China Beijing Shanghai
July 2019
Full-time
4 - 5 weeks
Campus
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 8th July - 21st July 2018 22nd July - 4th August 2018 5th August - 18th August 2018 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. The Cambridge Immerse Physics course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. In addition to covering material that is studied at the A-level and IB-level, students are also taught advanced university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. In addition to consolidating students’ existing understanding of Physics, the course introduces students to more advanced topics and debates that will not only spur intellectual curiosity, but will also assist in preparing to study the discipline at university level. Topics include: Classical Mechanics, Wave Phenomena, Electricity and Magnetism, Astrophysics, Optics, Special Relativity and Quantum... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
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 8th July - 21st July 2018 22nd July - 4th August 2018 5th August - 18th August 2018 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. The Cambridge Immerse Mathematics course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. In addition to covering material that is studied at the A-level and IB-level, students are also taught advanced university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. In addition to consolidating students’ existing understanding of Mathematics, the course introduces students to more advanced topics and debates that will not only spur intellectual curiosity, but will also assist in preparing to study the discipline at university level.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
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 8th July - 21st July 2018 22nd July - 4th August 2018 5th August - 18th August 2018

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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. Designed to be a challenging taster of what it’s like to study at university level, classes are taught by experts in an optimal learning environment that stimulates intellectual enquiry. 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. The Cambridge Immerse Chemistry course is both challenging and engaging, with students learning in small groups to ensure that each student’s needs are addressed. In addition to covering material that is studied at A-level and IB-level, students are also taught advanced university-level topics in a way that is approachable and easy to understand. In addition to consolidating students’ existing understanding of Chemistry, the course introduces students to advanced topics and debates that will not only spur intellectual curiosity, but will also assist in preparing to study the discipline at university level.... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Cambridge Immerse

Unravel the mysteries behind everything from the world’s tiniest microorganisms to the largest ecosystems known to man. During the Immerse two-week Biology programme, par ... [+]

The programme will push participants to work collaboratively as they uncover the mechanisms behind life’s building blocks, solidify new knowledge through a series of planned activities, and delve into advanced topics not typically covered in a secondary school syllabus. The curriculum starts with a deep dive into cell theory, before exploring the world of infectious diseases, and moving on to a wide range of further challenging material.

As participants work through this curriculum, they’ll spend their days studying on campus at a Cambridge University college, and will be independently responsible for their learning. This helps to ensure that by the end of the course, participants will not only have a working understanding of complex first-year Biology concepts, but a new appreciation for the routines and responsibilities of university life also... [-]

United Kingdom Cambridge London
July 2019
Full-time
2 weeks
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

What is good air quality and what determines the quality of the air that we breathe? This course on modern atmospheric science examines the key themes and processes affec ... [+]

Introduction to Modern Atmospheric Science I: A Look into Air Quality in China

ORGANISER:

Division of Atmospheric Sciences/Department of Physics

Related Degree Programmes:

Master’s Degree Programme in Atmospheric Sciences

DATES:

8.-18.8.2017

PRICES:

600-900 (+ excursion expenses 190 €) EUR

CREDITS:

5 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Taina Ruuskanen

Target students

The course is aimed for students with a bachelor’s degree from any field of natural science. No background in atmospheric science is required. It is recommended that the students have basic knowledge of thermophysics on the level of Basics of thermophysics (University of Helsinki code 530286).... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
11 days
Campus
Helsinki Summer School

The human brain and its ability to adapt to the demands of the environment is at the core of our course. This course is useful for students who wish to gain knowledge abo ... [+]

Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

ORGANISER:

University of Helsinki, Cicero Learning and Cognitive Brain Research Unit and Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind

Related Degree Programmes:

Doctoral Programme Brain & Mind Master’s Programme in Neuroscience

DATES:

8.-18.8.2017

PRICES:

600-900 EUR

CREDITS:

6 ECTS

COORDINATOR:

Mari Tervaniemi

Target Students

Students at Master’s and doctoral levels in psychology, cognitive science, speech science, musicology, neuroscience, linguistics, medicine and biology are encouraged to apply.

Synopsis

The human brain and its ability to adapt to the demands of the environment is at the core of our course. This course is useful for students who wish to gain knowledge about the most recent developments in auditory cognitive neuroscience in particular. In this framework, the 2017 course is focused on learning and developing brain.... [-]

Finland Helsinki
August 2019
Full-time
11 days
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! ... [+]

Best Summer Courses in Natural Sciences 2019. Summer Mathematics Course in California S1 MATH 2A Single-Variable Calculus S1 MATH 2B Single-Variable Calculus S1 MATH 2D Multivariable Calculus S1 MATH 3A Introduction to Linear Algebra S1 MATH 3D Elementary Differential Equations S1 MATH 4 Mathematics for Economists S1 MATH 13 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics S1 MATH 105A Numerical Analysis S1 MATH 105LA Numerical Analysis Laboratory S1 MATH 130A Probability and Stochastic Processes S2 MATH 2A Single-Variable Calculus S2 MATH 2B Single-Variable Calculus S2 MATH 2D Multivariable Calculus S2 MATH 2E Multivariable Calculus S2 MATH 3A Introduction to Linear Algebra S2 MATH 3D Elementary Differential Equations S2 MATH 4 Mathematics for Economists S2 MATH 13 Introduction to Abstract Mathematics S2 MATH 121A Linear Algebra S2 MATH 176 Mathematics of Finance Why Study at UCI? ... [-]
USA Irvine
June 2019
Full-time
6 - 12 weeks
Campus
University of Pisa Summer & Winter Schools

By consequence of the success of the first two Editions in Pisa (2016 and 2017), with the participation of about 120 students coming from all around the world, as well as ... [+]

About

By consequence of the success of the first two Editions in Pisa (2016 and 2017), with the participation of about 120 students coming from all around the world, as well as of the 2018 Edition hold in Lithuania, with the involvement of the School's founders as teachers, the Department of Political Science of the University of Pisa is realizing the IV International Summer School on Grounded Theory and Qualitative Methods.

The Summer School is an intensive 5-day course (with morning and afternoon sessions), where exercises and workgroups alternate with lectures. Qualitative researchers often experience common problems such as getting lost after collecting and coding data, overlooking possibilities for developing their ideas, and producing disjointed and mundane reports. Grounded Theory methods help you expedite analyzing data and writing a report. This Summer School focuses on improving skills in using Grounded Theory strategies to help you increase the incisiveness, clarity, and creativity of your work. These school will help you retain the flexibility of Grounded Theory while furthering the conceptual depth and scope of your analysis.... [-]

Italy Pisa
June 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