United Kingdom, Cambridge

Biological Sciences **Ages 15-17**

when 2 August 2016 - 16 August 2016
duration 2 weeks

The Cambridge Summer College is a two week university preparation programme in the beautiful city of Cambridge. Participants on this programme will live and study at Peterhouse, Cambridge and select two subjects to explore in depth for the duration of the course.

If you select the Biological Sciences course, you can explore the subject at a challenging level and gain an insight into undergraduate study.

This course introduces students to the two fundamental disciplines of Biological Sciences; zoology and plant sciences. Students will gain a more advanced understanding of living matter by analsying life at a number of levels, from ecosystems to molecules.

Through pure sciences, such as ecology and genetics, students will study all life on earth and consider the changes modern science has had on the subject. Our course combines the traditional topics such as animal and plant systematics with cutting edge research and developments.

Topics covered may include:

• Cells and Genes
• Ecology
• Organisms
• Quantitative Methods
• Zoology
• Physiology
• Behavioral Ecology
• Human Origins

Course leader

The courses are led by expert Oxbridge academics.

Target group

This course is ideal for 15 - 18 year olds looking for a challenging summer programme and keen to explore the biological sciences beyond the school curriculum.

Fee info

GBP 0: The course fees include all tuition, accommodation and main meals (breakfast and dinner) at Peterhouse College, Cambridge. Activities and excursions whilst on the programme are also covered by the fee but please note that flights to and from the UK are not included.