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Many full time students take classes full time during the academic year and spend their summers relaxing or working to save money for the upcoming school year. In order to preserve, enhance, or add to the information they have already learned, some students choose to take summer courses.

What is a summer course?  The name itself denotes that it is a course the typically takes place during the summer. These courses are typically offered by colleges, universities and other schools around the world. Some summer courses benefit students with additional knowledge that will assist them in a future career. Other courses also provide credits toward a higher level degree.

There are many expected and unexpected benefits for those who enroll in a summer course. Gaining more knowledge and keeping current with career enhancing skills are among those benefits that students expect. What individuals may not expect is that taking a summer course often preserves valuable knowledge and study skills, making the return to school much easier at the summer’s end.

Because there is much variation in the types and levels of summer courses that are available, the costs of the courses may also vary. For example, a summer course in fashion, taken through a community college may cost much less than a summer engineering course taken from a four-year university. Contacting individual schools to get information about tuition costs is strongly advised.

Almost any current or future career can be enhanced when one invests time into a summer course. Those who are still in school gain the benefit of not losing ground on the things they have learned during the school year. Their study habits may also be better than those students who do no studying during the summer months. Individuals that are already employed in a career may also benefit by learning more job skills by taking a short summer course.

 

The most important part of taking a summer course is to make the decision that your ongoing education is important. Once the decision is made, you can 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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English Language and London Sightseeing

The Language Gallery Juniors (TLG Juniors)
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

TLG JUNIORS SUMMER CAMP (12-17) New for summer 2018, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new 7-day residential programmes in the heart of London. Combine the discovery of London with the opportunity to improve your English language skills. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity. [+]

English Language and London Sightseeing

TLG JUNIORS SUMMER CAMP (12-17) New for summer 2018, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new 7-day residential programmes in the heart of London. Combine the discovery of London with the opportunity to improve your English language skills. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity.

The seven-day camp includes:

15 hours of English language instruction + all materials Qualified teachers London sightseeing Evening group activities Central London full board accommodation 24/7 onsite welfare support staff Transport fees in London Course Requirements AGE: 12-17 [-]

English Language and London Sightseeing

The Language Gallery
Campus Full time 1 week July 2018 United Kingdom London

"New for summer 2018, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new 7 day residential programmes in the heart of London. Combine the discovery of London with the opportunity to improve your English language skills. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity. The seven day camp includes: 15 hours of English language instruction + all materials Qualified teachers London sightseeing Evening group activities Central London full board accommodation 24/7 onsite welfare support staff Transport fees in London" [+]

English Language and London Sightseeing

New for summer 2018, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new 7 day residential programmes in the heart of London. Combine the discovery of London with the opportunity to improve your English language skills. Don’t miss this exciting opportunity. The seven day camp includes:

15 hours of English language instruction + all materials Qualified teachers London sightseeing Evening group activities Central London full board accommodation 24/7 onsite welfare support staff Transport fees in London Course Requirements AGE: 12-17 Duration 1 week Intake 8th July 2018 [-]

Summer Coding Camp - Ages 11 - 18

Tekkie Uni
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Thousand Oaks

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice. [+]

In our camps, we teach teens how to turn their ideas into reality using the power of code. The camp moves from basic logic and programming concepts to advanced coding, all through fun, experience and practice.

WHAT WILL YOU BE ABLE TO DO AT THE END OF THE COURSE? To give children basic computer science concepts and enable them to engage experientially in logical thought To provide design and planning habits – self-discipline, working individually and as part of a group, simplification skills, and modular thought To expose the children to the software development project process – problem-solving from the problem analysis stage through the actualization of the solution SYLLABUS SUMMARY ... [-]

Summer School

Cardiff Sixth Form College
Campus 2 - 4 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Cardiff

The programme has been developed mainly for students aged 14+ who will be progressing into full-time education in UK institutions, either immediately upon completion or in the following year. [+]

Overview

Are you thinking of studying in the UK? Why not come along to our Summer School and get a head start on your peers?

For Summer 2018, Cardiff Sixth Form College will be offering three programmes:

1. ACADEMIC SUMMER PROGRAMME

The programme has been developed mainly for students aged 14+ who will be progressing into full-time education in UK institutions, either immediately upon completion or in the following year. It is equally suitable as a pre-GCSE or pre-A-Level course and will serve either as a head-start or as a comprehensive revision programme. Apart from intensive English language preparation, students will also be taught core academic subjects (Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, Physics, and Economics), to help them to adjust to specific demands of British education.... [-]


Summer Pre-College Program for High School Students

George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs
Campus Full time September 2018 USA Washington

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts. [+]

Summer Programs for High School Students

High school students in the Pre-College Program spend a summer in Washington, D.C., taking advantage of GW's expertise in global development, international relations, public policy and administration, politics, diplomacy, history, biomedical engineering, museum studies and the arts.

Top-tier faculty guide, inspire and empower students through immersive programs that connect academic experience with the real-world practice.

Our summer programs are intensive and exciting, allowing students to experience the academic rigors of learning in a college environment. They are academically-challenging courses that integrate lectures and seminars with exploration of area organizations.... [-]


Japanese Society Summer Course

J.F. Oberlin University Summer Session
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2019 Japan Tokyo

This course examines Japanese society, culture, and education from the viewpoints of Japan’s internal ethnic diversity in today’s rapidly globalizing and internationalizing world. [+]

Prof. Yoshiko Nozaki (Gakushuin University) / Prof. Hiromitsu Inokuchi(Senshu University)

This course examines Japanese society, culture, and education from the viewpoints of Japan’s internal ethnic diversity in today’s rapidly globalizing and internationalizing world.

Accommodation

Twin size accommodation is available for the Summer Session participants. All housings are located in the vicinity of the school and are convenient for commuting. All housing is equipped with bedding, furniture(desk, chair, table), shower unit, toilet, microwave, TV, and internet connection.

Important Dates

Program Term: June 30th – July 27th

June 30th – Arrival July 1st – Orientation July 2nd – Session starts July 27th – Session ends Cultural Program ... [-]

Field Studies for Sustainable Futures

Summer at Smith College
Campus 14 days July 2018 USA Northampton

In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicting—points of view to expose and understand the complexities and potential impacts of tackling (or ignoring) the issues. [+]

July 22—August 4, 2018

Join a small community of students interested in moving beyond “green” toward understanding what will be necessary to achieve a truly sustainable future. Learning and living together with a group of equally concerned and engaged people, you will explore how Smith College and our neighboring communities are practicing the ideals and principles of sustainability. We’ll talk about what is working, and what still needs to be done.

Curriculum Thinking and Acting Beyond “Green” In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicting—points of view to expose and understand the complexities and potential impacts of tackling (or ignoring) the issues. Our exploration of these issues will be informed and guided by important work in the natural sciences and the humanities. ... [-]

Summer Preparatory Program

Chechen State Pedagogical University
Campus Full time 2 weeks August 2018 Russia Grozny

The summer school is a very important tool for the internationalization of the university. It makes it easier to learn languages and learn different cultures from different countries. [+]

The program of the summer school 2018 "Grozny - intercultural exchange"

The summer school is a very important tool for the internationalization of the university. It makes it easier to learn languages and learn different cultures from different countries.

The Chechen State Pedagogical University is currently training highly qualified specialists who work in kindergartens, schools and universities. There are 28 departments at the Pedagogical University, on which there are candidates of science and associate professors. Since 2015, the university has opened a preparatory department, which prepares foreign students for university studies. In this department, there are assistant professors, who received additional qualifications in the direction "Russian as a foreign language."... [-]


Summer Course in Illustration

Porto Illustration Summer School
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Portugal Porto

Students will participate in a creative and productive atmosphere for two weeks under the guidance of our international awarded team of tutors. Based on a practical approach, students will undergo a personal approach to the creative process, within one of Europe´s most beautiful and oldest cities, in recent years several times awarded Europe´s Best Destination. [+]

INTRODUCTION TO THE COURSE

Students will participate in a creative and productive atmosphere for two weeks under the guidance of our international awarded team of tutors. Based on a practical approach, students will undergo a personal approach to the creative process, within one of Europe´s most beautiful and oldest cities, in recent years several times awarded Europe´s Best Destination.

The two weeks course will appeal to participants who want to develop their personal visual language and want to experiment new techniques either with traditional mediums, like silk-screening and etching or digital drawing ranging from character design and hand-lettering illustration to Urban Sketching. It is designed for practitioners who have an interest in pursuing a career in illustration, either part or full time. The course will help you to build a strong illustration portfolio, regardless of your background: illustrator, graphic designer, fine artist, visual art students, architects, designers, tattooists, animators.... [-]


Summer French Course

Maison des Langues
Campus Full time 3 - 6 weeks August 2018 Switzerland Geneva

Summer courses in French language and French-speaking culture [+]

Located in the historical heart of the city of Geneva, the French Summer Courses of the University of Geneva provide an exciting set of 3 and 6-week intensive course to students from all over the world and of all levels. This is one of the best adult French language and culture programmes available in Switzerland since 1891.

The Summer French courses are open to everyone who is at least 17 years old.

Classes take place every day from Monday to Friday, in the morning and in the afternoon.

PROGRAMME

3-week course

3 separate sessions :

- from 25 June to 13 July 2018 / CHF 850.-

- from 16 July to 3 August 2018 / CHF 850.-

- from 6 August to 24 August 2018 / CHF 850.-... [-]


AE bootcamps

Academy of Entrepreneurs
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2019 Australia Pyrmont

Join our boot camp and learn from entrepreneurs, real entrepreneurs that have launched, built and scaled successful start-ups and businesses around the world. [+]

ENTREPRENEURSHIP BOOTCAMP

Join our bootcamp and learn from entrepreneurs, real entrepreneurs that have launched, built and scaled successful start-ups and businesses around the world.

This June at Academy of Entrepreneurs:

Pitching Bootcamp starts on Wednesday, June 20th Emotional Intelligence Bootcamp starts on Thursday, June 21st e-Marketing Bootcamp starts on Friday, June 22nd Bootcamp structure Classe is once a week Duration: 4 weeks Time: 9am-5pm Location: 53 Murray St, Pyrmont Cost: AUD 1,499 Entry requirement: Must be over 18 years of age WINNING PITCH BOOTCAMP

If you plan on running a successful business, mastering the art of communication should be on top of your “to-do” list.... [-]


Sustainable Tourism Summer Course

International Study Programs of Udayana University
Campus 4 weeks June 2019 Indonesia Ubud

As the leading tourist destination in Indonesia Bali finds itself in a challenging position, where tourism development is helping the island to grow economically, but at the same time threatening natural habitats, marine life, and its unique culture. [+]

As the leading tourist destination in Indonesia Bali finds itself in a challenging position, where tourism development is helping the island to grow economically, but at the same time threatening natural habitats, marine life, and its unique culture. This intense 4-week summer course will help you to understand the impact of tourism in Bali and see the steps that are made towards sustainable tourism and ecotourism. Various field trips will help you to gain an insight into the efforts that are made to reduce the negative impacts and to preserve Bali’s main tourist attractions: its nature and cultural practices. Your classroom | the Balinese community

Nature is the most important source for tourism, thus, ecotourism especially focuses on approaches of integrating tourism into the ecosystem. But especially tourism in Bali also has a huge impact the local community: it is challenging traditional and religious practices of the Balinese Hindu and, with many investors coming from abroad, is lacking to include the local community. Within this summer course, you will have the chance to visit not only resorts with a greener vision but also villages, that have successfully integrated a concept that is green, is empowering its local people and is in line with their life concept, also known as the Tri Harta Karana. An opportunity and approach that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.... [-]


Architecture, Art and Design courses during Venice Biennale

European Cultural Academy
Campus Full time 1 - 3 weeks Open Enrollment Italy Venice

You love art, design and architecture. You want to connect with people that move creative ideas forward right now. Come for one, two or three weeks to enjoy Venice as an insider and have an exciting practical holiday experience. [+]

Art, Design and Architecture during Venice Biennale

Various week-long courses. Each week has a specific focus and can be book separately.

Courses:

Contemporary Architecture Venice Biennale Design: The World Around Us Contemporary Art and Cultural Entrepreneurship

Morning classes take place in historic palazzos located in the centre of Venice. You spend afternoons visiting galleries and design studios, having workshops in the city and getting to know Venice Biennale.

The classes are highly practical and are aimed to give you exclusive insights and teach you practical skills in a short period of time.

Faculty

Your tutors are people whose responsibility places them at the centre of current creative world. Having workshops and discussions with them in Venice is a unique experience. Our faculty includes artists, architects, designers, curators, gallerists, and scholars from such organizations as ArchDaily, Tate Modern, Oxford University, ArkDesK, Unseen, Talking Galleries and Venice Biennale among others.... [-]


Summer Course - Business French summer program

HEC Montréal Business Language Training Center
Online Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 Canada Montreal + 1 more

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…... [-]


Gender Dynamics in the Global Workplace

GISMA Business School
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Germany Berlin

How is gender identity formulated and handled in the workplace of different cultures? How is it changing today? Is equality best achieved through legislation, activism, protest or dialogue? Learn more about various workplace issues within global and local contexts, with a special focus on Berlin businesses. [+]

Gender Dynamics in the Global Workplace

How is gender identity formulated and handled in the workplace of different cultures? How is it changing today? Is equality best achieved through legislation, activism, protest or dialogue? Learn more about various workplace issues within global and local contexts, with a special focus on Berlin businesses. While Iceland has recently introduced a new law to pay equal wages for both men and women, it is a fact that German women are still paid on average 21% less than men. Gender pay gap, inequality, and sexual harassment are only some of the controversial issues that are being discussed nowadays. Legal and cultural differences are leading to different outcomes worldwide, as social media keep playing a fundamental role. What is changing and what is staying the same?... [-]