Engineering at Cambridge College

Passionate about Mathematics and Sciences, and want to learn how to bring them together to make a real difference?

Our Engineering course at Cambridge will help enhance your theoretical knowledge and help lay the foundations for an incredible career in engineering.

Our Engineering summer school course is designed for students who wish to develop their understanding of thermodynamics, mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics and electromagnetism through university-style seminars, lectures and workshops.

With engineering being an intersection of innovation, design and construction, at Cambridge our students apply these principles through analysing the construction of bridges, buildings, electronic circuits and mechanical design.

At a Glance

With its history, culture and record number of Nobel Prize winners, few places can capture your imagination as much as Cambridge, making it the perfect place to study Engineering this summer.

  • Price: £4,500
  • Ages: 15-17
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • English Level: B1+
  • Starting Dates: 9th, 23rd July, 6th August 2023
  • Location: Sancton Wood School, Cambridge
A view of Cambridge College across the river

What You’ll Learn

  • In our interactive and communicative Engineering seminars, students study elements of Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering and Environmental Engineering.
  • Students focus on both the scientific and mathematical principles of these disciplines and learn how these can be applied through our practical project lessons.
  • Learn the core academic and professional skills needed for your life at university and beyond, such as collaboration, creativity, ideation and communication.
  • Live the life of a real engineer, see how they work and gain unique, authentic and practical experience of working in Engineering through SBC’s industry experience programme.
  • Our university coaching sessions develop the academic and 21st century skills essential for university study and provide effective strategies to employ in university applications, exams and interviews. The sessions will inspire confidence, develop critical thinking and creative problem-solving skills, among other essential academic abilities needed to become successful at university.
Industry Experience

The objective of Summer Boarding Courses’ Industry Experience is for our students to feel better informed about what it is truly like to work and study in their field of interest. For Engineering students, this includes interactive workshops, lectures, and active research projects led by leading professionals, often in a live working environment in which your subject area is applied.

Who’s this for?

Strengthen your knowledge of key Engineering subject areas in both theory and practice.

Through coaching sessions with our academic experts, enhance your university application with the knowledge, motivation and ambition you demonstrate on this course.

With our dynamic and challenging programme we are delighted to offer a course that provides future engineers with exciting opportunities to learn how to function as part of a successful team in our Time to Shine projects.

Improve your ability to apply scientific and mathematical rules to eye-catching designs. This is a central focus in our Engineering project module design task in which students will be given an engineering challenge task that they will research and develop, before presenting their results to an audience of their fellow students.

What You’ll Get

  • Learn from leading guest lecturers who are top academics.
  • Expert guidance with your university applications.
  • Experience of taking part in practical design tasks and projects.
  • Authentic workplace experiences.
  • Personalised connection with engineering professionals.
  • Real insight into a career in Engineering.
  • The opportunity to develop transferable 21st century skills.
  • The chance to master analytical academic skills.

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This was a great experience, I now know I really like the field of Engineering and for the future I know which major I will go into. This was great to put on my CV and a way to get to know everyone.

Siad, Student

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