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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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London Academy of Trading

The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is pleased to offer you a chance to exercise your mind at their Financial Trading Bootcamp. The trading boot camp requires no prior kn ... [+]

Trading Bootcamp

The London Academy of Trading (LAT) is pleased to offer you a chance to exercise your mind at their Financial Trading Bootcamp. The trading boot camp requires no prior knowledge of trading or financial markets, building up your understanding of the area from fundamental principles. Attendees will get acquainted with the day-to-day routines of traders and will dig deeper into the fundamental analysis, technical analysis and the evaluation of macroeconomic data releases. We will also look at trading psychology and examine the effects this can have on trading performance.

Course Requirements Entry requirements for all LAT programmes: A completed and signed application form A copy of your passport/proof of ID / Birth Certificate Entry requirements for all LAT programmes of two weeks or more: A scanned copy of a recent passport-sized colour photograph Proof of education qualifications Proof of English proficiency, if required ... [-]
United Kingdom London
Open Enrollment
Full-time
2 weeks
Online & Campus Combined
J.F. Oberlin University Summer Session

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

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 ... [-]
Japan Tokyo
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
International Programs at Tufts University

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During ... [+]

Our International STEM Scholars program will prepare you for graduate engineering programs by providing focused training in academic speaking and research writing. During the six-week program, you will build skills to thrive in graduate school and the workplace. You’ll also earn credit hours in a special course taught by faculty from Tufts School of Engineering.

Program Requirements

To apply for this program you must have:

A completed undergraduate degree An intention to pursue STEM-related studies at a university or college A minimum TOEFL score of 71 (internet), 197 (computer), or 530 (paper)

Note that priority will be given to incoming Tufts M.S. students.

Program Cost ... [-]
USA Medford
July 2020
Full-time
6 weeks
Campus
Copenhagen Institute of Interaction Design

As the natural ecology on which we depend shifts due to climate change, how do we adapt? How do we map and explore possible pathways for action in order to bridge the rec ... [+]

As the natural ecology on which we depend shifts due to climate change, how do we adapt? How do we map and explore possible pathways for action in order to bridge the recent past, ongoing changes, and projected futures?

Workshop Dates: August 19-23, 2019

Faculty: Francesca Desmarais & Kelton Minor

What is this workshop?

Although carbon emissions continue to rise, global energy and consumption systems are in the midst of a transformation towards low carbon futures. But what happens in the meantime? How do we react to the climatic changes that we already see, changes which we expect to intensify in the coming decades: more frequent, intense weather events, prolonged droughts, rising sea levels, and more dangerous heatwaves? How do we address the indirect effects brought on by these changes, from changing disease vectors and shifting species habitats to human migration and relocation?... [-]

Costa Rica San José
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Full-time
5 days
Campus
European University of Rome - Summer school

The program will develop in an international advanced research context directly on-site, in the most important historical places related to Jesus and the Gospels in Jerus ... [+]

European University Of Rome
 Summer School “On the Footstep of Jesus. History and Archaeology”
 Jerusalem and Magdala July 6-12, 2019



The program will develop in an international advanced research context directly on-site, in the most important historical places related to Jesus and the Gospels in Jerusalem and Galilee.

Through lectures, meetings with researchers, scholars and archaeologists, the participants will be introduced to the roots of Christianity and to the heart of the relation between Judaism and Christianism from a historical point of view.

Workshops, forums and visits to museums and archaeological excavations are also scheduled, as living experiences of study and involvement in a discovering work in progress.... [-]

Italy Rome
October 2019
Full-time
62 hours
Online & Campus Combined
Summer at Smith College

In this two-week interdisciplinary program, we will approach the issues of energy production, ecological design and sustainable food from multiple—and sometimes conflicti ... [+]

July 21—August 3, 2019

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. ... [-]
USA Northampton
July 2020
14 days
Campus
George Washington University, Summer & Non-Degree Programs

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, pub ... [+]

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.... [-]

USA Washington
September 2019
Full-time
Campus
Université de Reims Champagne-Ardenne

Courses (possibility to choose 1, 2 or 3 weeks) consisting of twenty hours per week offering three possible levels : wrong beginner, intermediate (all skills plus culture ... [+]

June training course

Courses (possibility to choose 1, 2 or 3 weeks) consisting of twenty hours per week offering two possible levels: intermediate (all skills plus culture) and advanced (all skills plus culture and literature).

Courses are held in the morning and the afternoon. Cultural activities and tours (included in the registration fees) are available.

Usually available workshops:

French via the theatre, singing, cheese tasting.

Guided tours in Reims:

the city the cathedral one champagne cellar

Hiking:

Visit of the Montagne de Reims and the vineyard with a picnic at noon and a visit of a champagne producer.

In addition, the city of Reims hosts a festival of international renown throughout the summer. ... [-]

France Reims
June 2020
French
Full-time
1 - 3 weeks
Campus
Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland

The best week in your life is just around the corner ... [+]

Every summer, Les Roches attracts curious, talented, entrepreneurial young people from all corners of the globe who want to discover the world of hospitality and its career opportunities.

The best way to learn about hospitality is by doing it. We introduce you to different areas of hospitality through a program that is both experiential and theoretical, so you can see if a career in this dynamic, opportunity-rich sector is for you.

HOSPITALITY: A WORLD OF POSSIBILITIES

Les Roches Summer Experience programs give you the opportunity to experience diverse hospitality sectors, such as travel, tourism, events, entertainment, conferences, and food and beverage. Our faculty of industry experts and enthusiastic teachers will make this world come alive for you.... [-]

Switzerland Crans-Montana
February 2020
Full-time
1 - 2 weeks
Campus
Tel-Hai College

Tel-Hai College and MIGAL-Galilee Research Institute are offering a unique workshop in bioinformatics. Participants will gain practical experience in NGS analysis and the ... [+]

Workshop Objectives

Tel-Hai College and MIGAL - Galilee Research Institute is offering a unique workshop in bioinformatics. Participants will gain practical experience in NGS analysis and theory, statistical and analytical approaches and hands-on practice using a variety of tools.

The 5-day workshop will include the following topics:

Day 1

Introduction to next-generation sequencing data analysis, Linux command line

Day 2

Cleaning and trimming raw data, introduction to alignment algorithms and tools

Day 3

Transcriptome and genome assembly, Expression profiling and statistics

Day 4

Gene annotation

Day 5

Genome-wide association mapping, variant calling, and processing, phylogenetic analysis, and inferences... [-]

Israel Kfar Giladi
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Full-time
5 days
Campus
Wellesley College

Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersiv ... [+]

Wellesley's immersive summer program, designed for intellectually curious high school girls.

Spend your summer experiencing college life first-hand. Wellesley College invites rising high school junior and senior girls to join us this summer for a unique, immersive college experience—The Wellesley Pre-College Immersive Program. For four weeks, students will have the opportunity to become members of the Wellesley community, taking college level courses, earning full college credit and exploring the great city of Boston. Students will also enjoy academic, social, and intellectual opportunities that cannot be found in a high school program.

The Immersive Experience Rigorous coursework in an intimate setting, with highly motivated peers and Wellesley's renowned faculty Life-changing opportunity to cultivate close connections with similar-minded women from all around the world Exposure to undergraduate residential life at a world-class liberal arts and sciences institution Wellesley campus' 500 acres of rolling hills and woodland, award-winning architecture, and the renowned beauty of Lake Waban in the summertime Classes, residential life, and planned outings to Boston and Cambridge that encourage a holistic summer experience for personal growth ... [-]
USA Wellesley
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Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
HEC Montréal Business Language Training Center

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 va ... [+]

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…... [-]

Canada Montreal
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French
Full-time
4 weeks
Campus
Online
Bifröst University

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comforta ... [+]

The Summer School 2020 Program

The Summer School is located in the natural paradise of Bifröst Village in West Iceland, right between a volcano and a glacier. Students are accommodated in comfortable single and double rooms at the program´s beautiful campus on the shore of Lake Hreðarvatn.

The three-week program (8 ECTS / 4 US Credits) offers high-level Leadership studies with an emphasis on Sustainability.

The Summer School will take place from July 18th to August 8th, 2020.

The Summer School gives students Leadership training and prepares them for the challenges that future leaders will face.

Here you can see some testimonials from students: https://www.bifrost.is/english/study-at-bifrost/summer-school-in-iceland/testimonials/... [-]

Iceland Borgarnes
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
Shanghai Jiao Tong University Antai Global Summer School

In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helpi ... [+]

In 2013, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, established the Antai Global Summer Program (AGSP) to satisfy the growing need of helping international students understand China from business perspectives. AGSP is a three-week-long, credits-conferring, English-taught summer program focusing on Learning Business and Culture in China. Approximately 100 students from over 20 countries joined each cohort. The Program holds two separate sessions in May and July each year, in order to match the summer-break calendars at different schools. Participants will gain a deep understanding of the Chinese economy and culture with in-class coursework, company visits, social events and tours. In addition to having faculty who teach in top business schools around the world, the summer program features sessions taught by executive speakers including senior knowledge expert of top-brand MNCs, executives of successful Chinese enterprises, founders of start-up companies and so on. Cultural immersion activity is also a highlight of the program. During the program, we organize out-of-city excursions, acrobatic shows, river cruising, tea-making, Zen practice, pot modeling, Chinese cooking lessons etc. The program offers two tracks: undergraduate track and graduate track. The undergraduate track is aimed to familiarize students with Chinese history, culture, policy and business environment, whereas the graduate track focus on developing students’ vision and capabilities of doing business in China.... [-]

China Shanghai
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Full-time
3 weeks
Campus
University of Exeter International Summer School

This module explores the economic, societal and environmental impacts and implications of climate change, as well as the technological solutions available; focusing on re ... [+]

Summer course 2019/2020.

This module explores the economic, societal and environmental impacts and implications of climate change, as well as the technological solutions available; focusing on research currently being done by academics at the University of Exeter. The course begins with a general introduction to Climate Change and then examines three main topics in greater detail: Water Resources and Engineering, Renewable Energy, and Earth Systems. This is a technical program, coordinated by the College of Engineering, Mathematics and Physical Sciences, and is centred around the theory and application of climate change science. Although not a requisite, it is desirable to have a scientific background, and you can expect to come across technical terminology during this course.... [-]

United Kingdom Exeter
August 2020
Campus