London, United Kingdom

Physics Stream (August)

online course
when 2 August 2021 - 13 August 2021
language English
duration 2 weeks
fee GBP 1845

Imperial’s Global Summer School offers students from across the world, the opportunity to study at a global top ten university.

The two-week intensive online programme provides the choice of three learning streams; engineering, physical sciences, and medicine and life sciences.

Students on the Physical Sciences learning stream will be taught by members of Imperial’s Department of Mathematics to develop vital programming skills, as well as to advance their theoretical knowledge by participating in a team-based project.

In week one of this stream you will:*

• Conduct practical experiments, collect and analyse data
• Encounter new mathematical techniques in a lecture-led teaching session
• Learn the basics of the Python programming language and create computer simulations
• Present the results of your experiment as a group
• Finish the week with a real understanding of oscillations and their importance throughout the natural sciences

In the second week, students from all learning streams come together to use their knowledge to find solutions to a real-world challenge. Previous topics have included; robotics for health, wearable technology, future vision and space.

*Please note the above information is meant as a guide and applicants should be aware that the academic programme is subject to change from year to year.

Course leader

The Department of Mathematics and The Department of Physics, Imperial College London.

Target group

16 - 17

Course aim

You will have the chance to take your subject knowledge to the next level through a challenging academic programme that balances lectures, seminars and a high level of practical work. This includes the chance to access professional advice and guidance around applying for university study in the UK, especially to Imperial College London.

Fee info

GBP 1845: The cost of the 2021 online Global Summer School programme is £1,845. This includes:

- All tuition fees.
- Masterclasses.
- A certificate of participation awarded by Imperial.
- Social programme activities.


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