Psychology Summer School

At Cambridge College this summer you can gain valuable academic experience by comprehending fundamental concepts at the heart of Psychology.

With our exciting Time to Shine projects you’ll also get the chance to develop your skills in critical thinking, efficient research, and presenting, making SBC the perfect preparation for university and beyond.

By studying with classmates from all around the globe in one of the most renowned university cities in the world, you will leave Cambridge College with inspiring memories to look back on as you progress in the field of psychology.

At a Glance

Price: £4,500
Ages: 15-17
Duration: 2 weeks
Starting Dates: 9th July, 23rd July, 6th August 2023
Location: Sancton Wood School, Cambridge

What you’ll learn

  • Develop an understanding of the major fields of study within the scope of Psychology.
  • Learn about how psychology is used in a variety of fields, such as sociology, marketing and healthcare.
  • Develop a theoretical and practical understanding of the techniques used in clinical psychology, including neuropsychology.
  • Take part in our exciting psychology in our Time to Shine project, in which you and your classmates will produce a series of behavioural experiments to discover how the mind can be affected by subconscious factors.

Industry Experience

In partnership with the Medic Portal our Psychology students will learn how Psychology can be used in clinical medical healthcare, and how psychologists can contribute to the mental health and well-being of patients.

Why Choose Psychology at Cambridge College

  • Through fun and engaging lesson activities, at Cambridge College, you’ll get to develop and apply your 21st-century skills, such as critical thinking, communication skills, collaborative skills, and original thinking.
  • Expand your knowledge of psychology specific vocabulary so that it is closer to undergraduate level.
  • Further, develop your understanding of various aspects of psychology to gain a head start should you consider studying Psychology in higher education.
  • Improve your ability to work collaboratively in our Time to Shine projects.
  • Be inspired by the same surroundings as Nobel prize-winning neuroscientists such as Adrian, Langley, Matthews, Hodgkin and Huxley.

Course Outcomes

  • The opportunity to learn from tutors who can assist you as you begin your studies in psychology, giving you a broader understanding of the topic as a whole.
  • You will get the chance to acquire important transferable skills as well as boosting your confidence by participating in our Time to Shine project.
  • By studying your chosen field in this celebrated university city, you will be better placed than ever to make informed decisions regarding your future.

Time to Shine

At the end of each week, Cambridge College students come together as a learning community and take part in a group presentation we call Time to Shine. These projects are a highlight of the week’s work and give students an opportunity to showcase their learning and development throughout the programme. The project provides them with the opportunity to gain valuable experience practising their collaboration, communication and presentation skills in front of a larger audience.

Time to Shine

Future People

Time to Shine Project – Psychology in Practice: Experimental Psychology and Neurodiversity

Do colours affect the way we think? What is the limit of short-term memory? Does music improve our ability to study? Do people experience phenomena in exactly the same way? In Cambridge College’s Psychology Time to Shine project, students will devise and develop fun and engaging behavioural psychological experiments which will reveal how the mind can be influenced.

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Cambridge College Psychology FAQs

 

With its good academic programme and friendly staff, we are very happy to be a member of SBC. My daughter returned with unforgettable memories from the course.

Evren, Parent, Turkey

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Enhance your knowledge of a fascinating subject area with classmates from all around the world. Complete the enquiry form below and book today to avoid missing out on this popular course.