Study Engineering with Oxford Summer Courses

Engineers take the abstract laws of maths and physics and use them to solve problems in the real world. Engineers across the world are using their skills to solve all sorts of problems; the one thing the people working on the international space station have in common with the team who built the Millennium bridge is the ability to take a problem, understand the scientific principles at play, and then use those principles to get to a solution.

Courses

At Oxford Summer Courses we are committed to the best academic experiences and to the personalised learning that has made Oxford a global academic force. So while all of our tutors are at the top of their fields depending on your age you'll be taught in slightly different ways. We use small group seminars to ensure that you get greater attention than you could elsewhere. On top of that if you're aged 16-17 or 18-24 then you'll receive weekly tutorials from leading academics mirroring the teaching method that makes Oxford a world-renowned university. Choose your Engineering course below:

18-24 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • Oxford/Cambridge University accommodation
  • tutorials & group seminars
  • Breakfast and dinner included

Our Engineering programme for 18-24 year olds is ordinarily taught through four seminars and one one-hour tutorial per week. All readings and seminar questions will be circulated prior to the seminars.

The course allows students the opportunity to explore the underlying principles behind the subject. Students will examine the strengths and limitations of a range of engineering problems including looking in detail at sustainable energy. Students will explore the newer and older sustainable technology methods and draw on physics and mathematics to help understand and develop technical solutions to sustainable energy.

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    18-24 timetable

16-17 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • Oxford/Cambridge University accommodation
  • tutorials & group seminars
  • Breakfast and dinner included

Our course for 16-17 year olds allows students to look at some of the arithmetic behind a number of the proposed solutions to the UK's energy problems and assess their feasibility.

A balance of group seminars and one-to-one tutorials will give you the opportunity to look at the underlying principles behind the subject and draw on physics and mathematics to help understand and develop solutions.

13-15 years

  • 2 and 4 week courses available
  • High quality Oxford accommodation
  • Maximum 6 students per class
  • Breakfast and dinner included

We don't currently offer Engineering courses for 13-15 year olds, but you can take a look at our specialised Mathematics course by clicking the course page below

10-12 years

  • 1,2,3 and 4 week courses available
  • High quality accommodation at Wycombe Abbey
  • Around 15 students per class
  • All meals included

We offer a Tech Explorers course for 10-12 year olds - take a look on our course page by clicking the button below.

Staff

Hachem Yassine

Hachem Yassine is a current Engineering DPhil student at the University of Oxford, Lincoln College, and his research involves communication theory, information theory and reliability science. His DPhil topic is centred on the system level reliability of flash memory. He obtained his MSc with distinction in communications from University of Bristol in 2013. He was a private tutor for many years during his studies, he taught physics, maths and communication theory. He has participated in the marking of PAT (physics attitude test) for engineering applicants at the University of Oxford

Prices and Dates

Courses for 13-15, 16-17 and 18-24 year olds:

  • 2 week courses: £3,895
    • • 25th June to 8th July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • 25th June to 8th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups) limited availability
    • • 2nd July to 15th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups) limited availability
    • • 9th July to 22nd July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • 9th July to 22nd July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups) limited availability
    • • 16th July to 29th July, Cambridge (16-17 and 18-24 age groups) limited availability
    • • 16th July to 29th July, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age group) limited availability
    • • 23rd July to 5th August, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
    • • 30th July to 12th August, Oxford (16-17 and 18-24 age groups)
  • 3 week credit-bearing course at Wroxton College: £5,645
    • • 2nd July to 22nd July, Wroxton College (18-24 age group)
  • 4 week courses: £7,395
    • • 25th June to 22nd July, Cambridge (13-15 age group)
    • • Oxford, (16-17 and 18-24 age group) contact Admissions Office to check availability at info@oxfordsummercourses.com

Included in the price is:

  • All teaching, including tutorials (16-17 and 18-24 only) and small group seminars
  • Accommodation and breakfast every day
  • All evening meals at local restaurants (16-17 and 18-24 only)
  • A three-course college banquet on Friday evening
  • Lunch for students aged 13-15 three times a week and all evening meals (3 times a week at local restaurants)
  • All activities and excursions

The price does not include flights/travel or medical insurance.

Courses for 10-12 year olds:

Held at Wycombe Abbey

  • • One week: £1,495 – Starting July 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd
  • • Two weeks: £2,795 – Starting July 2nd, 9th and 16th
  • • Three weeks: £3,995 – Starting July 2nd and 9th
  • • Four weeks: £5,195 – Starting July 2nd

Included in the price is:

  • All teaching, including small group seminars
  • Accommodation
  • All meals including lunch
  • All activities and excursions

The price does not include flights/travel or medical insurance.

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