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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.… Read more

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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International Programs at Tufts University
Medford, USA

Our International STEM Scholar Program is an intensive 6-week graduate-level preparatory program designed to prepare you for enrolling in any English speaking Science, Technol ... +

Our International STEM Scholar Program is an intensive 6-week graduate-level preparatory program designed to prepare you for enrolling in any English speaking Science, Technology, Engineering, or Math graduate-level program. As part of our STEM Scholars course, you will develop your academic writing, research, communication, and presentation skills while building the confidence necessary for success in graduate school or the workplace. -
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Vrije University - Summer & Winter graduate programs
Amsterdam, Netherlands

Passionate scholars from the Faculty of Social Sciences of VU are organizing a summer school to share their knowledge of the planning of fieldwork. Most qualitative research m ... +

Passionate scholars from the Faculty of Social Sciences of VU are organizing a summer school to share their knowledge of the planning of fieldwork. Most qualitative research methods courses offer a theoretical framework, research planning, data collection, and analysis in one course within one semester. For Master and Ph.D. students in earlier stages who will prepare and conduct qualitative fieldwork, many opportunities, challenges, and potential risks are not discussed well enough. It is hardly mentioned and discussed in training and academic conferences so far. This relates for instance to finding and including respondents in your sample but also dealing with time and delay, and even violence and other forms of sexual harassment, which are all issues that until now are hardly discussed in preparations. The most careful planning can mean little once the researcher encounters the real world. -
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University of Exeter International Summer School
Exeter, United Kingdom

Engineering biology employs principles from engineering to dissect and manipulate biological systems. In doing so, it aims to create new products and services through novel te ... +

Engineering biology employs principles from engineering to dissect and manipulate biological systems. In doing so, it aims to create new products and services through novel technologies to deliver socio-economic benefits to societies around the world. Specifically, engineering biology provides the methodology of developing and testing engineered biological systems. Such methods could be used to design new materials, take care of harmful chemicals, generate energy, supply food, and hence contribute to maintaining and enhancing human health and protecting the environment. -
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University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
Wels, 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. -
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16 days
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University of Pisa Summer - Winter Schools & Foundation Course
Pomaia, Italy

The enigma of Consciousness is perhaps the most fascinating mystery in the Universe. There are many hypotheses, on the basis of which we try to give an answer to the most diff ... +

The enigma of Consciousness is perhaps the most fascinating mystery in the Universe. There are many hypotheses, on the basis of which we try to give an answer to the most difficult problems but, wanting to schematize, all can be traced back to two broad categories: those who consider Consciousness entirely reducible to the electro-chemical-physical processes that take place in the brain, and those who acknowledge that Consciousness has an intrinsic existence, independent, at least in part, from its physical substratum. -
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SupBiotech Paris
Paris, 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. -
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The Oxford Institute ( oxford summer program )
Oxford, United Kingdom

This unit will enable students to develop essential knowledge and understanding of the key concepts of biology, gain an appreciation of topical issues, and develop an awarenes ... +

This unit will enable students to develop essential knowledge and understanding of the key concepts of biology, gain an appreciation of topical issues, and develop an awareness of scientific methods. -
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Vrije University - Summer & Winter graduate programs
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During computer practicals, you will gain hands-on experience with up-to-date software applied to practical cases. This course will introduce you to the most successful models ... +

During computer practicals, you will gain hands-on experience with up-to-date software applied to practical cases. This course will introduce you to the most successful models and algorithms from operations research, such as linear optimization, combinatorial optimization, network optimization, dynamic optimization, Markov chains, queueing, simulation, and reinforced learning. Not only will you learn some of the beautiful but basic mathematics behind them, but also during computer practicals you will gain hands-on experience with up-to-date software applied to practical cases in such domains as logistics, revenue management, and financial engineering. The course will enable you to recognize and exploit opportunities for mathematically supported decision-making and can help you prepare for an MSc in Operations Research. -
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Vrije University - Summer & Winter graduate programs
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This course topic relates to current developments in society (chip shortages!) and to the leading position of The Netherlands in the nanolithography world. In state-of-the-art ... +

This course topic relates to current developments in society (chip shortages!) and to the leading position of The Netherlands in the nanolithography world. In state-of-the-art nanolithography a mask containing the layout of a computer chip is imaged, using extreme ultraviolet (EUV) light, onto a thin layer of photo-resist on top of a semiconductor wafer from which the computer chips are fabricated. In this summer course, we will follow the path that the light in said state-of-the-art nanolithography takes, and also address the challenges of illuminating wafers and precisely monitoring the imprints of nanostructures on the wafers. -
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2 weeks
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Vrije University - Summer & Winter graduate programs
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This interdisciplinary course puts you at the forefront of these exciting and important developments. We focus on twins to explore the interplay of genes and environment in de ... +

This interdisciplinary course puts you at the forefront of these exciting and important developments. We focus on twins to explore the interplay of genes and environment in determining behavior, lifestyle, and health. Uniquely, you will gain hands-on access to the world-renowned Netherlands Twin Register at VU Amsterdam – one of the largest longitudinal databases of its kind. The tutors are scientists closely associated with this core asset, the people who collect the information and work with it on a daily basis to unravel the genetic etiology of a wide range of medical conditions and personal characteristics. They will train you in working with twin data and information from genomics and epigenetics. You will learn how to collect material on behavior and health and how to use molecular data to better understand the path from genetics to medicine. -
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Vrije University - Summer & Winter graduate programs
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This course invites you to connect your findings with those of your peers and collaborate on research-based projects. This course will present theories and findings from a wid ... +

This course invites you to connect your findings with those of your peers and collaborate on research-based projects. This course will present theories and findings from a wide range of disciplines, including various branches of cognitive, social, health, and neuroscience, to gain insight into underlying mechanisms of human processes that can be exploited in human-AI modeling and simulation. The various scientific theories form a factual basis for modeling the processes. We can understand these often adaptive mechanisms through causal relations and causal pathways, which we can model as networks. Using this theoretical framework and the software provided, students can easily simulate a variety of scenarios. -
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