United Kingdom, London, Cambridge

Chemistry **Aged 15 to 18**

when 1 July 2018 - 25 August 2018
language English
duration 8 weeks
fee GBP 3995

This course is aimed at introducing 15-18 year olds the subject of chemistry and its fundamental principles. Topics on atomic structure and chemistry calculations will be discussed, as well as an introduction to organic and physical chemistry. Students are encouraged to think broadly and to actively learn about the industrial significance and real-life application of the topics. Additionally, tips on making reports and presentations that are commonly used in top colleges such as Oxford will be discussed to help students get a head start in scientific writing.

Students with a natural curiosity towards the sciences, enthusiasm, critical thinking, scientific reasoning, and perseverance will make the most out of this program, as it develops these said traits and hopes to inspire them to learn more about the sciences.

Target group

15 to 18 year olds

Course aim

By the end of two weeks, this course aims to achieve the following outcomes:

Understand the fundamental principles of chemistry.
Able to read and understand underlying concepts of phase diagrams.
Able to perform chemical calculations.
Understand basic chemical reaction kinetics.
Differentiate organic and inorganic compounds.
Identify functional groups of organic compounds.
Relate course topics with real-life situations and industrial applications.
The course aims to foster a positive attitude towards the subject matter, and to inspire students to pursue higher studies on the field.

Fee info

GBP 3995: nitial deposit to secure a place is £595. Remaining balance payable 60 days prior to start.
Course fee includes: over 40 hours of tuition, all course materials, guest lectures and industry visits, academic reports and certificates, half board accommodation at University campuses, wide range of afterschool, evening activities and full day cultural excursions in UK, graduation party, welcome pack + gift.

Scholarships

scholarships are available on this course