Future Engineers Summer School

Are you passionate about mathematics and science and want to learn how to bring them together to solve real world challenges?

With Future Engineers at Headington your theoretical knowledge will be stretched and enhanced, creating the groundwork for a fantastic career in engineering.

In our Engineering summer school programme, students expand their understanding of thermodynamics, mechanical engineering, fluid dynamics, aerodynamics, and electromagnetism through university-style seminars, lectures, and workshops.

Because Engineering is at the forefront of addressing significant issues, such as water and air pollution, understanding how to collaborate is crucial for the engineers of tomorrow. As part of our programme we are delighted to provide aspiring engineers with fresh opportunities to practice their teamwork abilities in our Time to Shine challenge.

At a Glance

  • Price: £4,200
  • Ages: 13-16
  • English Level: B1+ (Intermediate and Above)
  • Duration: 2 weeks
  • Starting Dates: 15th July & 29th July 2024
  • Academic Content: 15 Hours of Lessons per Week
  • Maximum Class Size: 15
  • Location: Headington School, Oxford
At a glance

What you’ll learn

  • Students learn about topics in chemical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, mechanical engineering, and environmental engineering in our dynamic and communicative engineering seminars.
  • Through our practical project courses, students focus on both the scientific and mathematical concepts of these fields and discover how these might be applied.

Why Choose Future Engineers at Headington

  • Become more knowledgeable through both theory and practise in Engineering.
  • Students are given an Engineering challenge project, which they have to investigate and develop before presenting their findings to a group of their fellow students.
  • Become more adept at using mathematical and scientific principles to create innovative designs.

Course Outcomes

  • By taking part in Future Engineers students are able to gain authentic knowledge of what an engineering career involves.
  • Students will grow in confidence and acquire deeper insight through participating in real-world design projects.
  • As a result of meeting engineering experts students will have benefited from more real-world experiences to help them in their development as student engineers.
  • All of the project work that takes place on the course is designed to help students to develop transferable 21st century skills.
  • By being involved in practical design and construction activities students can further practice their academic analytical abilities.

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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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