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Merton College Summer Camp

Address: Merton St, Oxford OX1 4JD, United Kingdom
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Description Merton College Summer Camp

  • Founded: 1264
  • Location: Oxford, UK
  • Students age: 19 to 25 years old
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Type of study: residence, full board.

Merton College is one of Oxford's colleges where summer schools are held. Merton College is considered one of the oldest colleges that make up the prestigious world-class university: the history of the institution begins back in 1264, when the first students here were only 12 people.

At present, Merton College is widely known for its academic reputation, which suggests that students will receive a first-class British education here. Direct confirmation of this fact is four Nobel laureates among college graduates.

A rather sick percentage of graduates of the Academy's academic programs successfully enters leading British universities (Oxford, Cambridge) for undergraduate or graduate programs.

Programs, courses and tuition/boarding fees, prices in Merton College Summer Camp

Program name
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

International Medical Research and Practice

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

This educational program is dedicated to the study of modern medical research and practical skills. Students will have the opportunity to research medical science at one of the world's leading institutes: Oxford University has special laboratories and classrooms for these purposes.

The curriculum has a strong practical orientation - students will learn to work with patients: conduct examinations, make an anamnesis, interpret scans and blood tests, establish a diagnosis and so on. The obligatory part of the course includes the study of anatomy and all the basic systems of human life: cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal, nervous.

Key topics covered in the curriculum:

  • The role of clinical trials and scientific work in the formation of indicative medicine
  • A deeper understanding of the anatomy of the heart and key organs
  • Study of the nervous system, its anatomy and function, disorders (e.g. Parkinson's disease)
  • Global health issues
  • The relationship between research and practice in the field of medicine.

International Medical Research and Practice (Level 2: Practitioner)

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The program of international medical research and practice is aimed at obtaining advanced knowledge and skills for those who are at the beginning of a medical career. A two-week program will allow junior doctors to improve their professional qualifications.

The educational program covers the use of advanced materials plus immersion in modern achievements from the field of medicine and biotechnology. Such knowledge will help students make diagnoses, determine a treatment plan, and conduct proper communication with the patient and his family.

This is an advanced training course, the main task of which is to give experts expert skills to successfully carry out the activities of a medical professional. Even two weeks will be enough to learn and apply something new in the profession:

  • Anatomy of the cardiovascular, respiratory, gastrointestinal and nervous systems
  • The pathophysiology of diseases affecting these systems from around the world
  • Basic principles of pharmacology
  • How to formulate treatment plans
  • Global health.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Design Thinking and Creative Problem Solving

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

One of the summer programs taking place in Oxford is dedicated to the development of design thinking and creative problem solving. An interactive two-week course will help young people “unwind” existing ideas and learn how to put them into practice. Students will work with projects on the microcycle system, which includes several stages:

  • Understanding of the task
  • Observation
  • Point of view
  • Visualization
  • Prototype creation
  • Test
  • Thinking

Theoretical classes and workshops will help participants understand how design thinking and creativity are applied at the macro level. The curriculum clearly demonstrates how creativity helps to achieve life goals and helps to realize ambitions.

To start training on the course of design thinking and creatively solving the problems of students from different countries, you will not need special skills other than confident knowledge of the English language.

19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Public Speaking for the Modern World and Workplace

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

This educational program is dedicated to the development of public speaking skills, which can be useful both at work and in the modern world in principle. In the learning process, adult students will be able to learn how to properly plan performances, apply convincing arguments, analyze the methods that are used by various speakers - of our time or from different periods of history.

The course provides enough practice to learn the skills of research, pronunciation and protection of public speech directly in front of an audience (to start with fellow students). Topics covered in the course:

  • History of Public Speaking
  • Analysis of the methods used by modern speakers
  • Ways to overcome the excitement and fear of public speaking
  • How to build compelling and informative speech
  • The importance of pre-training for creating effective speech.

Politics and International Relations: a Global Perspective

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Summer educational program dedicated to politics, international relations and leadership at the international level. Adult students from 19 years old will receive the necessary skills through interactive tasks: debates, written essays and lectures from professionals. In the classroom, students will learn about modern issues that dominate modern politics, and will be able to deal with the main issues of the direction.

The educational program of the course covers a wide range of topics on comparative politics or international relations, which are considered at the university level. The discussion is recognized as an effective teaching method, because different points of view of fellow students intersect here. The course for students creates a rigorous theoretical and methodological base that forms the basic skills that are necessary to study comparative politics and international relations.

The educational program of the course is quite extensive and covers a variety of topics:

  • Creation of the state, characteristics of war
  • The study of various political regimes: positive and negative aspects
  • The issues of terrorism in modern society
  • The mechanisms of international trade and the monetary system
  • The study of the concept of "poverty"
  • International aid issues - is a country developing or is it undermining progress
  • Participation in the role-playing game "G-20 Summit", which addresses current issues of world affairs.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Psychological and Behavioural Science

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Such a thematic course will teach students to understand psychology and behavioral science. Within 2 weeks, students will study developmental psychology, cognitive psychology, personality types and many other concepts. Young people will find out what impact the environment has on the development of each of us, depending on what nuances you can interpret the behavior of other people.

Students will be offered a series of research scenarios, based on which they will have to implement their own research, applying the knowledge and methods gained in the course.

Topics covered:

  • Working memory and brain
  • Psychology of Statistics
  • SPSS in Psychology
  • Developmental psychology
  • Theories of Attachment
  • Psychological research writing
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods
  • Ethics in Psychology
  • Experiment design
  • Life after psychological qualifications.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

iOS App Programming and Web Development

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The 2-week program will allow students to gain web development and programming skills for the iOS system - the educational course is designed for adult students from 19 years old. Having programming skills is optional.

It is difficult to imagine our modern life without the use of mobile applications, so this skill is necessary for those who see their activity as creating new useful and entertaining applications for smartphones or sites.

Skills that the student will receive:

  • Learn the basics of Xcode, Core iOS, and Cocoa Touch
  • Creating your own application to perform a specific set of functions
  • Testing and optimizing your application to make it as user-friendly as possible
  • Learning the basics of HTML and CSS for sites
  • Creating your own website in the final training.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

International Law in the 21st Century

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The summer educational program is devoted to the study of international law in the 21st century. Education begins with a philosophy of law to help students understand the origin of laws and shape legal thinking, then the curriculum moves on to basic theories of international law.

In the course, students will learn to competently defend their point of view while participating in the discussion, to use the correct wording, since the law requires accurate and clear communication. To participate in the program, students do not need preliminary legal training - the necessary concepts will be considered in the learning process.

The educational program gives an idea of the legal systems that operate in different countries of the world. Topics studied:

  • Human rights
  • International legal issues
  • Participation in the London International Arbitration Court.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

General English for the Modern World and Workplace

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The general course of colloquial English in the summer school at the Merton College in Oxford is intended for students of the older age category - from 19 to 25 years old. During the course, students will be able to improve their writing and speaking skills, develop listening and reading in a foreign language. Students will be able to expand their vocabulary and gain important communication practice in an interactive learning environment.

Program participants will be able to improve their English proficiency both academically and at the corporate level. The combination of theoretical lessons and practical exercises creates an atmosphere of a comprehensive understanding of the language.

Skills acquired at the end of the program:

  • Knowledge of idioms in English
  • Learning different styles of English and choosing the right one for different situations
  • Coaching different life situations with peers
  • Gaining confidence in the conversational, academic and professional skills of the English language.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Professional development skills

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

Such a summer program will allow students to improve their professional skills in just 2 weeks, which will contribute to effective work and career success. The educational course combines theoretical foundations and a practical approach with which students can develop personal effectiveness, leadership, teamwork and more. Experienced teachers work with students on the course.

Skills that participants of this educational program will receive:

  • Identification of professional abilities, understanding of your strengths and weaknesses
  • Building an understanding of how to use skills in a professional context
  • Develop an action plan to create your own brand
  • The skill of holding meetings and easy negotiations
  • Dynamic interpersonal skills, listening and giving feedback, asking questions
  • Increase productivity through individual coaching.
19.07.2020 -15.08.2020
from 5 095 £ / 2 weeks

Developments in Global Engineering

  • Age: 19-25 years old
  • Dates: July 19-August 1, August 2-15
  • Duration: 2 weeks.

The summer training program is perfect for engineers who are already young specialists from 19 to 25 years old. The educational course provides an opportunity to develop the skills necessary to build a career in the fields of professional activity related to modern engineering. Students will work with advanced materials, and qualified teachers will lead the process.

Students' successes in the course will be evaluated both individually and in the teamwork that will carry out the project: an engineering design task centered around creating a concept for Smart City 1.0 . The course is accredited by the City of London Guild, therefore, students will receive an appropriate certificate.

Topics covered in the course:

  • Calculus, set theory, statistics
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Architectural or structural design
  • Exploring the global supply chain.

Accommodation, housing and food

For placement during the summer school, students are offered accommodation in the student residence of Merton College. In the hostel for students aged 19-25, standard rooms for one person are waiting: some of them have a private bathroom, and for some guests the bathroom will be shared on the floor. Men and women are accommodated separately. Meals are organized in the college cafeteria three times a day (full board).

Events Merton College Summer Camp

A summer program is provided for participants of the summer school: in their free time, young people will be able to join excursions to the main attractions of Oxford, or explore the city on their own. The city itself has a rich history of formation and development in the scientific field, so the city guests will definitely have something to see.

Equipment Merton College Summer Camp

Merton College is conveniently located in central Oxford, just off High Street. The convenient location will allow participants of the summer school in their free time to get easy access to amenities (cafes, shops, museums, galleries) and the sights of Oxford.

Merton College itself has excellent technical equipment suitable for comfortable training of students from all over the world: modern classrooms, laboratories for practice, outdoor playgrounds for sports.

The territory of the college is constantly monitored by guards and cameras, which creates a safe environment for students to stay. One of the staff is always on duty on the territory - you can turn to this person for help on various issues.

Term dates, timetable and extra fees

A summer educational program takes place at Merton College from July 19 to August 25. This includes two shifts of 2 weeks each.

The course price includes:

  • 15 hour training program per week
  • Food and accommodation
  • Cultural and entertainment program (events and excursions)
  • Certificate of completion.

Entry requirements, assessment and extra fees, how to apply, what is required to enrol, conditions, entry tests and exams

To participate in the summer school on the basis of Merton College, foreign students will need to observe several conditions:

  • Age from 19 to 25 years
  • Strong knowledge of English (no lower than intermediate level - B1)
  • Compliance with the working mode of the college - follow the established curriculum, nutrition schedule, take part in social events.

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- for Foundation and Pathway programs, IELTS and TOEFL certificates are usually required, respectively

- recommended submission one year before the start of the program,
- the deadline normally closes in January, for TOP HEIs and, as a rule, in March in other universities
- for a bachelor, a Foundation or Pathway preparatory program a completed A-level, IB, High School + IELTS / TOEFL are required
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