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#Cambridge #13-15 years old #Maximum class size of 15 #From £5895

Computer Science

Do you speak Python or perhaps Java? By the end of this course, you will. Learn what it takes to become a game-changing software developer.
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Learning

Outline

Learn about the coding and computer programming languages you need to accelerate your career as an analyst, developer or consultant with a computer science course. On this course, you’ll develop the skills to solve problems with programming, explore the general principles of software development, learn how to code and build confidence in creating interfaces.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

The experience

It’s all about balance. Study with us at Cambridge and we’ll help you embrace everything the city has to offer – from socialising with new friends with shared interests to field trips and excursions for practical lessons you just can’t learn from a textbook. We understand students. We make sure you’re stimulated with a social calendar that packs it all in, from traditional guided tours of the University museums to a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam.

And of course, you’ll experience the true Cambridge way of life from weekly formal dinners to competitive debating and croquet. Remember to save some energy for dancing the night away at a disco!

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.

British Museum

Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.

Canterbury

Enjoy the fun of the classic Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as we take you back in history to discover English life in the 14th Century. Explore the famous Cathedral and even have a go at dressing in clothes of the time.

Greenwich

Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

Tower of London

The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.

Portsmouth

It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.

Reviews

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Loobdhak, Bahrain

"After finishing the course, I feel as if I have not only learnt more on this topic but also understood how important it is in our everyday life. We explored different parts of computer science such as Hardware, Software engineering, Artificial Intelligence, Game designing etc."

Maxim, Russia

"Even though I consider myself an advanced student in this field, I still had something new to learn and feel as if there’s plenty more that I could do."

Stay in Cambridge

Home to Cambridge University since 1209, this city is famous for its cyclists, its museums, and of course, the 107 Nobel Laureates. But have you heard of the Mathematical Bridge (c.1749)- the first bridge built using mathematical principles? Or did you know that the first official game of football with rules similar to those we use now was played in 1848 in the middle of the city? Cambridge has so much to offer, from a vibrant history to cobbled streets and cozy cafes. It’s the perfect place to study, and spend a summer exploring.

You will be staying in single or twin room college accommodation, occupied by students during term time, located within a mile of the centre. Your accommodation will be ideally located to explore all the best areas of the city, from its oldest colleges to its lovely cafes. Ensuite rooms may be available at some locations.

You will get a chance to eat in a variety of restaurants in Cambridge, tasting food from all over the world. On top of that, you’ll be treated to a delicious formal dinner in your college - a three-course meal where everyone gets a chance to dress up!

Tutors

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Osman Engin Zat

After graduating from Marmara University's Electronics and Computer Education Department, Engin opened my franchise branch of IT education centre in Eskisehir, Turkey and worked as a teacher and manager for five years. Following his masters, he worked for a municipalities transportation planning department on traffic data and smart city projects for another five years. In January 2019, Engin opened an IT consultancy company in the UK and began sharing his experiences here. He is passionate about technology and innovative ideas, also teaching younger children robotics with Lego Mindstorms and Arduino systems. He loves to discover the world with his 7-year-old son.

Lena Dorfschmidt

PhD Candidate Neuroscience, University of Cambridge - Lena is a PhD student in Neuroscience at the Department of Psychiatry, University of Cambridge. Born in Germany, she has studied, volunteered and worked in many countries, including Honduras, India, Burma, Egypt and England. After completing her undergraduate degree focusing on Machine Learning and Neuroscience, Lena now researches depression development during adolescence using a variety of multivariate methods for the analysis of magnetic resonance imaging scans - using computer science techniques for brain research. She is particularly interested in understanding why during adolescence girls are so much more likely to develop depression than boys.

Prince Abudu

DPhil, Computer Science, University of Oxford - Prince is based in the Indoor Positioning and Cyber-physical Systems Group, where his research interests include Distributed Communication and Machine Learning for Resource Constrained Systems and the Internet of Things. He's undertaken several internships including at Cummins Inc., Genentech, and Distributed Power Africa. During these posts he analysed and generated actionable insights from over 500,000 data samples for power management of a telecoms network. He also led a project to establish automated communication amongst user applications and enterprise software.

Stuart Forsyth

Stuart specialises in Computer Science, Programming, AI and Robotics. Prior to becoming a teacher, Stuart worked as a programmer and business systems analyst in the banking industry. He's published two research papers and is starting his own business to mark short answer exam questions using the AI that he invented. He has also been involved in research into platforms to use for robotics in secondary education. One day he would love to take a doctorate in natural language processing and AI.

Dates & Prices

25 Jun - 8 Jul 2023

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£5895

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

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£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

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