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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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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. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. 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 experitentially 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 Introduction of “Alice” Tekkies will start their journey in a unique blocks-based development environment called “Alice”. They will study and implement basic coding concepts such as: Objects, Methods, User Interface, Rules and Variables. The Jumping Rabbit or the Landing Astronaut are the first basic APPs that our tekkies code by themselves. These cute APPs teach them to move objects according to rules and variables. Getting to know Mobile APP Development using “Live Code” Tekkies will get aquinted with “live code”: A mobile app development language.They will also write code and learn to implement tools such as: Text Field, Push Button, Label, Handlers, and Combining Media Files in the app Be Cool is the first APP that is developed using real syntax writing. The APP allows texts to appear and disappear as a consequence of different... [-]

Summer Course - Summer Shot (1 week Summer Camp in June 2017)

Musicians Institute
Campus Full time 1 - 2 weeks June 2018 USA Hollywood

Get a taste of what your life could be like playing music—all day long! Spend a whirlwind week or two in Hollywood on MI’s state-of-the-art college campus, where you can get deeper inside the music industry and have an unforgettable summer experience. [+]

Summer Course - Summer Shot (1 week Summer Camp in June 2017) A TOTAL MUSIC IMMERSION EXPERIENCE Get a taste of what your life could be like playing music—all day long! Spend a whirlwind week or two in Hollywood on MI’s state-of-the-art college campus, where you can get deeper inside the music industry and have an unforgettable summer experience. Hit the stage, the studio or the workshop while learning from award-winning teachers and clinicians. JOIN A BAND + PERFORM ON STAGE WRITE & RECORD SONGS + PRODUCE BEATS BUILD A GUITAR SCHEDULE Pick one week or two—it’s up to you! WEEK 1: JUNE 19-23, 2017 WEEK 2: JUNE 26-30, 2017 COST The cost of a one-week session is just $1,500. Get an additional 10% discount when you sign up for both weeks! PROGRAMS You’re welcome to choose one of the programs below for each week you attend Summer Shot. BASS Bring your bass to Hollywood, and improve your groove in any style from funk to punk. Sessions Include: Rhythm Section Workshop: Group performance and chart reading Bass Playing Technique: Covers correct posture, hand position, picking, and muting Studio Recording: Performing in the digital recording environment Fretboard Basics: Applying scales & harmony to the bass neck Additional style-specific seminars will be included Previous seminars have included Upright Bass, Funk, Punk, Hard Rock, Metal, and Slap Bass DRUMS Grab your sticks and drop some fresh beats while spending a week at MI’s state-of-the-art Hollywood campus. Sessions Include: Developing Your Groove: Improving sense... [-]

Chinese Language Summer School (6 weeks)

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Part time 6 weeks July 2018 China Suzhou

Learn something new this summer. Spend six weeks learning Chinese language (Mandarin) while experiencing one of the world’s most important economies. The levels we teach include absolute beginner, elementary, low intermediate, high intermediate and advanced. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. Chinese Language Summer School (6 weeks) OVERVIEW Learn something new this summer. Spend six weeks learning Chinese language (Mandarin) while experiencing one of the world’s most important economies. The levels we teach include absolute beginner, elementary, low intermediate, high intermediate and advanced. Our six-week summer school runs from: 3 July to 11 August 2017. Classes will take place Monday to Friday, lesson one: 10am to 12pm and lesson two: 1pm to 2pm. Each week will be comprised of 15 hours of classroom-based language lessons and four hours of cultural understanding lessons. There will be plenty of opportunity to use the language you are learning on the street and in social situations. This is the course for you if you: have never studied Chinese before and want a kick start into this fascinating and vital language have already studied some Chinese and want an effective refresher course want to quickly accelerate your level are thinking of doing the official HSK exam. TEACHING MATERIALS We create our own teaching materials when it is the best for you and also keep an eye on the emerging course book market in Chinese language teaching. At the moment we are using a series of course books aimed at maximising the spoken aspects of learning Chinese, called “Meeting China”, which is available on Amazon. ACCOMMODATION Within close walking distance to class, accommodation is a single room in a 4 or 6 bedroom apartment. Each apartment has a living room, kitchen (electric hob, kettle,... [-]

International Summer school: Project Bootstrap

EPITECH
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 France Paris Bordeaux Lille Lyon Marseille Montpellier Nancy Nantes Nice Rennes Strasbourg Toulouse + 11 more

With the Epitech Bootstrap Summer, students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. They will apprehend and bring together technologies in order to bootstrap the IT project they have always dreamt of. [+]

International Summer school: Project Bootstrap From July 3 to 21, 2017 Students will experience the Epitech innovative project-based pedagogy at one of twelve Epitech campuses of their choice. The aim of the program will be to realize a technical prototype based on a specific technology related to the ecosystem of the city. Technologies used will range from IoT to e-health, drones, video games or interactive design. In addition to technical modules, the program will include company visits and outdoor activities which will allow students to discover places of interest and the technological ecosystem of the city. WEEK 1: Mini-pool and innovation session WEEK 2: Technical Acculturation and bootstrapping WEEK 3: Project bootstrap SUMMER SCHOOLS TOPICS PARIS - IOT BORDEAUX - SCALABLE EMBEDDED IOT LILLE - VIDEO GAMES LYON - SMART CITIES MARSEILLE - ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE - ROBOTICS MONTPELLIER - BOOTSTRAPPING & ENTREPRENEURSHIP NANCY - VIDEO GAMES NANTES - CONNECTED OBJECTS NICE – HEALTH AND TECHNOLOGY RENNES - MOBILE CONNECTED OBJECT STRASBOURG - E-HEALTH TOULOUSE - AUGMENTED REALITY EXAMPLES OF THE ACTIVITIES INCLUDED IN THE PROGRAM, BESIDES THE TECHNICAL MODULES: French language and culture Visits and cultural outings Visits to start-ups and accelerators ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Two years of higher education in IT/computer science or 3 years of higher education in other technical fields. APPLICATION DEADLINE: April 28, 2017 PROGRAM FEE: 2 000€ Program fees include tuition fees, extra-curricular activities, accommodation, lunches and metro pass. [-]

Summer School

Barcelona School of Management · Pompeu Fabra University
Campus Full time 2 weeks July 2018 Spain Barcelona

If you are an international undergraduate or recently graduate student from any discipline, or a young professional willing to update your skills, while enjoying an experience abroad, this is your program. During the 2-week Summer School, you will learn about management while developing your core competences and specializing in sports management, marketing or finance. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. Welcome to the 2017 UPF Barcelona School of Management Summer School! What do you need to complete your academic experience? Are you planning on pursuing a management related Master’s Degree in the near future? Do you have a creative idea or a professional project you would like to develop? The Summer School will give you the academic experience and cultural background to start opening doors. If you are an international undergraduate or recently graduate student from any discipline, or a young professional willing to update your skills, while enjoying an experience abroad, this is your program. During the 2-week Summer School, you will learn about management while developing your core competences and specializing in sports management, marketing or finance. The academic program will be combined with visits to different key companies showcasing the Barcelona brand: the Cervezas Moritz factory, the famous Mango fashion chain and the prestigious Fútbol Club Barcelona. Our Summer School also offers elective courses for students interested in learning or improving their knowledge of Spanish language and culture. Let your passion take the lead, don’t miss this chance to have a unique experience. Live Barcelona! Who is it for? The Summer School is addressed to undergraduate students and recent graduate students of any discipline and nationality. Professional experience is not mandatory. Students with professional experience willing to join an international program are also welcome. Special early-bird fee of €1.755 valid until 28th April 2017. Classes taught in: English Start of classes: 03 July 2017... [-]

SUMMER FILMMAKING PROGRAM

ESRA - École Supérieure de Réalisation Audiovisuelle
Campus Full time Part time 4 weeks July 2018 France Paris Nice Belgium Brussels + 4 more

This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes length). [+]

Our summer programs offer eligible students from all the world the opportunity to engage in challenging academic work in the company of peers who share their exceptional abilities and love of learning. All faculty at ESRA are recognized teachers and working professionals. Our focus is on rigorous academics and learning but also on the social experience that results from bringing international students together. This program introduces students to directing, shooting, and editing a short movie (3 to 5 minutes length). Students learn to write their scripts, how to use digital filmmaking equipment during workshop sessions and go into production. It introduces students to every step from the creative idea to the finalization of a short movie project. During the first two weeks of the program, courses cover the theoretical approach of storytelling and narrative structure, visual grammar, light and image and students develop their own script during workshop sessions. During the last two weeks of the program, students direct, shoot and edit a three to five minute short movie. This program features lectures, screenings and discussion of classic movies, practical workshops and field experience. The program lasts 4 weeks and can be divided into two parts of 2 weeks that can be taken individually during the month of July. It is available in Paris and Nice in France and in Brussels Belgium. [-]

Elite Global Investment Banking Internship

Global Banking School
Campus or Online Full time 1 - 2 months Open Enrollment United Kingdom London

2-month Elite Global Investment Banking Internship is an unique opportunity to gain client-facing experience of real world transactions and working knowledge for Investment Banking, Private Equity and Hedge Fund careers. This internship placement will provide you with extensive transaction work experience. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. 2-month Elite Global Investment Banking Internship is an unique opportunity to gain client-facing experience of real world transactions and working knowledge for Investment Banking, Private Equity and Hedge Fund careers. This internship placement will provide you with extensive transaction work experience. The first month (4 weeks) program provides the training for the Investment Banking Industry experience: Analysis of London stock exchange and New York stock exchange listed companies Preparation of buy and sell side transaction pitches, teasers, and writing confidential investment memo Excel Financial modeling and valuation of public listed companies by using "Comparable comps" method Excel Financial modeling and valuation of public listed companies by using "Discounted cash flow" method Excel Financial modeling and determination of the premium paid by buyer of the business by using "Transaction comps" method Excel Financial modeling and leveraged buyout of the company by a Private Equity sponsor Preparation of M&A transaction-ready model with Accretion/Dilution analysis of the deal Board presentation and closing of investment banking transaction The second month (4 weeks) program provides the following real world experience in a mid-market Investment Banking advisory firm: Benchmark and work on live transaction documents (teasers, CIM, valuation financial models) Attend conference calls with senior management (CEO, CFOs) Attend in-person meetings with board members of corporate clients Attend transaction team strategy sessions Learn legal documents of transactions Learn live negotiation Upon completion of this internship, you will be able to handle any transaction issues in Investment Banks, Private Equity Firms and Hedge Funds... [-]

Summer Course: Intensive Arabic in Amman, Jordan

AMIDEAST America-Mideast Educational & Training Services
Campus Full time 4 weeks July 2018 Jordan Amman

Students enrolled in AMIDEAST’s Education Abroad Program study Arabic with some of the most respected language teachers in the region: those from the Qasid Arabic Institute. Intensive coursework, combined with daily interactions with host families, helps students at all levels and to increase their Arabic proficiency in a short period of time. [+]

Students enrolled in AMIDEAST’s Education Abroad Program study Arabic with some of the most respected language teachers in the region: those from the Qasid Arabic Institute. Intensive coursework, combined with daily interactions with host families, helps students at all levels and to increase their Arabic proficiency in a short period of time. In addition to academics, our students benefit from an on-site orientation, a truly knowledgeable Jordanian staff, an opportunity to become part of a Jordanian family, and organized excursions to mind-blowing locations such as the great deserts and Biblical sites in Jordan. During each of the two summer sessions AMIDEAST organizes a one day trip to different parts of the country. The excursions will either be to Jerash and Ajloun or to Madaba and the Dead Sea. Because each summer session includes a different trip, those students participating in multiple sessions will have the opportunity to visit both sites. Academic Information The Summer Intensive Arabic Program offers Modern Standard Arabic in two 4-week sessions. Classes meet 5 hours per day, 5 days per week. Each session therefore includes 100 hours of instruction in Modern Standard Arabic (5 credits) and colloquial Arabic (1 credit) for 6 total credits. One summer session covers the material usually presented in one semester on a U.S. campus. All students enroll in Modern Standard Arabic and in colloquial Arabic at a level appropriate to their proficiency. MSA meets for 4 hours a day and colloquial Arabic for 1 hour a day. Students are placed into... [-]

EIPM Summer School

EIPM - The European Institute of Purchasing Management
Campus Part time 4 weeks July 2018 Switzerland Geneva

The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. Four Weeks of Purchasing Immersion The EIPM Summer School is a concise executive programme in Purchasing and Supply Management offered at the Archamps Campus. The programme encourages an action learning philosophy, as participants are expected to work on real life strategic challenges. It consists of the 4 specialisation modules from the EIPM Executive MBA programme and has a convenient schedule over the summer months, presented in two blocks of two weeks each. It is delivered through June to September. Starting from the alignment between the business and purchasing strategy, it explores how value can be created together with suppliers, how external innovation can be identified and used and how leading global supply chains operate. Advanced negotiation and communication practices are also part of the curriculum. Target Group The programme is designed for purchasing and supply management executives, senior managers, high potential purchasing professionals or upper management moving to a purchasing role. Previous Summer School Programmes welcomed participants from companies such as EGDF Suez, Ericsson, OMK, Clariant and Infrabel, as well as students from the SDA Bocconi School of Management. Learning Goals To use analytical skills and leadership effectiveness To implement new practices to enhance today’s performance and prepare their organisation to sustain performance in the future To transform the Purchasing function and use external resources for competitive advantage To increase the performance at individual, team and organisation levels Curriculum 2017 Purchasing Strategy 03-07 July 2017 Operations & Supply Chain Management 10-14 July 2017 Innovation & Entrepreneurship 21-25... [-]

Summer Course: Classics

University of St Andrews - International Summer Programmes
Campus Full time 3 weeks June 2018 United Kingdom Saint Andrews

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. [+]

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). Classics The Classics course allows prospective students to discover aspects of the classical world through the study of language literature, and history. During the three weeks students will be given the opportunity to study English translations of Greek plays and Latin epic poetry to offer insight into both cultures. Daily classes in Latin language will also take place throughout the programme with the aim of students being able to read short passages by the end of the programme. Teaching will follow the Scottish tradition of lectures underpinned by seminars and tutorials. As most students will not have experienced Latin during their time in school no prior knowledge will be assumed and so the Latin will be taught ab initio. Accommodation Students are housed in one of the most charming and centrally located University halls of residence, McIntosh Hall. Originally built as a hotel, it has been an integral part of the University since 1921. McIntosh Hall stretches the full length of Abbotsford Crescent, and is centrally situated near the Students'... [-]

Summer Course in Architecture and Urban Design Studio 1

The University of Edinburgh Summer School
Campus Full time 3 weeks July 2018 United Kingdom Edinburgh

Providing an introduction to postgraduate study in architecture, this three week studio-based design programme gives you the opportunity to explore and experiment with contemporary architectural and urban design. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. Description Providing an introduction to postgraduate study in architecture, this three week studio-based design programme gives you the opportunity to explore and experiment with contemporary architectural and urban design. Edinburgh’s historical urban development is well documented. Using methodological prompts from key theorists and practitioners including pioneering town planner Patrick Geddes, a former lecturer at the University of Edinburgh, the course will be framed around a small design project situated within the city. The design project will require you to develop an understanding of the range of scales between people, buildings, city and metropolitan landscape, combining creative fieldwork with interpretive historical paradigmatic research and design. You will have the chance to develop your techniques in creative fieldwork, using specific artefacts and sites of study to assess the context of the design project and the relevant spatial interventions and urban design principles. For students planning to enrol on a postgraduate course – such as the University of Edinburgh’s MSc in Architectural and Urban Design – a credit-bearing version of this course is available, which can constitute a 20-credit optional module to be carried forward. Who should choose this course? This course is ideal for students with a background in architecture or urban design who are considering postgraduate study. A high level of drawing skills will provide an excellent platform for obtaining the most from this course. Students must possess a first degree in Architecture, Landscape Architecture and/or Urban Design. A portfolio must be submitted as part of the course... [-]

LRB Study Abroad Program

Les Roches International School of Hotel Management - Bluche,Switzerland
Campus Full time 20 weeks February 2018 Switzerland Crans-Montana

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches [+]

A semester abroad is more than an academic adventure, it’s an experience that can enrich your life and change your career path. Many students, particularly from Canada and the US, come to Les Roches Switzerland for their Semester Abroad. In this program, students of hospitality management or business programs can be based here for 20 weeks and learn the Swiss approach to hospitality by taking up to five academic courses. One of the courses involves working in the different hospitality departments of Les Roches. Other benefits: - Learn from highly-qualified and experienced international faculty - Develop industry-relevant practical skills through experiential learning - Develop cross-cultural communication skills: over 90 nationalities on campus - Develop independence and leadership skills - Improve foreign language skills - Live abroad: experience a new environment A UNIQUE PLACE TO STUDY HOSPITALITY MANAGEMENT PROGRAMS Switzerland is one of the safest and most beautiful countries in the world. Les Roches campus is nestled in the Swiss Alps at 1,274 meters in the mountain village of Bluche, just a few minutes’ drive from the world-famous ski resort of Crans-Montana. Les Roches offers modern accommodations, 4 restaurants, sports facilities, and many student activities and events, to create a dynamic educational environment - perfect to mature and gain experience for a successful and global professional career. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Room and board fees include accommodation in a double room in Bluche or Crans-Montana and full board (3 meals, 5 days a week as well as brunch and dinner on Saturdays and... [-]

International Summer School

Sussex Coast College Hastings
Campus Part time 2 weeks August 2018 United Kingdom Hastings

Learn English in the morning and enjoy a busy programme of trips, sports and culture in the afternoon and evening. [+]

Summer course 2017/2018. Learn English in the morning and enjoy a busy programme of trips, sports and culture in the afternoon and evening. What we can offer you We have courses for everyone, from beginner to advanced, with the option of doing 16 or 22 hours of English each week. Teaching is fun and interesting and will improve your vocabulary, fluency and grammar. We aim to provide a fully rounded experience that reinforces what you learn in the classroom. Your host will support and enhance your English and we will provide activities to add to your learning and understanding of British culture. Summer School courses last for a minimum of two weeks and run from June to September. We welcome people aged 16+, or aged 14 in an organised group with an adult leader. All group activity programmes for our Summer School are organised and run by our local partners, and need to be booked in advance. [-]

International Business and Management Summer Program

ISC Paris Business School
Campus Full time June 2018 France Paris

This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. [+]

This program is taught entirely in English. It introduces students to real-world concepts of business and marketing in an international environment and context. PROGRAM DETAILS The program covers topics such as: Human resources Entrepreneurship Sports marketing Innovation and creativity Hospitality management and tourism The wine sector, including a wine tasting STRENGTHS AND UNIQUE FEATURES Case studies and group discussions are an integral part of these courses. Guest speakers and corporate site visits will also be included. Students receive a certificate and ECTS credits. RECOMMENDED FOR The course is ideally suited for Master or Bachelor students studying business administration. Students studying economics, law, accounting or related fields, MBA students or students currently in the workforce may also apply. HOW? Online application must be received before May 15, 2016. WHERE? ISC Paris campus Bachelor Level – June 13-24 2016 - 1200 EUR Master/MBA Level - July 11-22 2016 - 1400 EUR [-]

Filmmaking - Summer workshops

Prague Film School
Campus Full time 4 weeks June 2018 Czech Republic Prague

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film. Each student writes, shoots, directs and edits his or her own film. [+]

SUMMER 2018

Dates:

June Filmmaking Workshop:June 3 - June 30

July Filmmaking Workshop: July 1 – July 28

August Filmmaking Workshop: July 29 - August 25

Each participant shoots his or her own film.

Covering screenwriting, directing, camera, editing and sound, the four-week summer workshops at Prague Film School are designed to lead the student from story idea to finished short film.

The first two weeks of the program are classroom-based – introducing the fundamentals of directing, screenwriting, editing, cinematography and sound while also prepping students for their end-of- workshop short film. Each student writes and directs his or her own short while also working on other student productions in various crew capacities.... [-]