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Computer Science

Develop your knowledge and practice of computing and informatics with this comprehensive course, which we’ll fine-tune according to your interests and experience.
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Learning

Outline

Where would we be without computers? The digital age has changed the way we work, live and interact with life. But where do we draw the line? Answer the questions on our insightful Computer Science course. You’ll explore the ethics of computing; understand the impact of the digital revolution, and the theory of code. You’ll also undertake a personal project – either a research paper or digital tool to showcase your new skills and put them into practice.

Teaching methodology

Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your 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.

Review

Magnus, Norway

"The main reason why I choose Oxford Summer Courses was to make new experiences, both with people and for myself to grow as an individual. Looking back now, the two weeks might be one of the most memorable and I am greatly thankful and satisfied."

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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Dr Paul Cook

PhD Applied Maths, University of Cambridge - Since completing his PhD, Paul has worked in the silicon industry mainly on optimising (e.g. high-speed, low-power, low-cost) algorithms in silicon mainly for mobile phones or wireless networks. Alongside this main career, he has always taken an interest in tutoring maths and computer science to bright, pre-university students.

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.

Dates & Prices

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

En-suite (private room and bathroom)

available

£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

En-suite (private room and bathroom)

available

£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

En-suite (private room and bathroom)

available

£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

En-suite (private room and bathroom)

available

£5895

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