Cambridge College | Ages 15 - 17
Embark on a captivating exploration of the human mind with Cambridge College Summer School’s two-week Psychology programme. Immerse yourself in the multifaceted world of psychology, unravelling its major fields of study. Discover how psychology extends its influence across diverse domains, from sociology to marketing and healthcare. Gain both theoretical and practical insights into clinical psychology, equipping yourself with the techniques used in real-world practice.
But that’s not all: brace yourself for the exhilarating Time to Shine project. Here, you’ll delve into the fascinating world of behavioural experiments, uncovering the profound impact of subconscious factors on the human psyche.
Our program goes beyond the classroom, offering captivating workshops. Dive into the realm of clinical psychology, forensic psychology, and sports psychology. Learn from an experienced practitioner who has worked with World, Olympic, and Paralympic champions. She candidly shares her journey, providing invaluable insights into the world of sports psychology.
Prepare for enlightening talks delivered by university lecturers, academics, and qualified psychologists. Explore topics ranging from the science of stress to persuasion in social media, gaining a comprehensive understanding of the diverse facets of psychology.
Join us in Cambridge, where you’ll sharpen critical thinking, communication, creativity, and collaboration skills, preparing yourself for a future where you can unravel the complexities of the human mind.
✔ 25 hours of subject-specific academic content per week with an experienced subject tutor, delivered through interactive seminars and hands-on practical workshops
✔ Opportunities to apply and share this knowledge with your peers through dynamic group projects, culminating in the end-of-the-week Time to Shine Ceremony
✔ An action-packed programme of guest speakers and industry experiences each week designed to give you first-hand insight into your chosen field
✔ Dedicated academic coaching sessions designed to support you in applying for a UK university, whether that’s writing a personal statement or preparing for a presentation
✔ Numerous opportunities throughout your academic program to develop your English language skills, whether that’s building vocabulary to talk about your subject, or developing your speaking skills to present your Time To Shine project
Subject + skills + language = success
At the core of our student-centered academic approach is a commitment to nurturing not just your subject knowledge, but also your communication, critical thinking, and collaboration skills through interactive lectures, dynamic seminars, and hands-on practical workshops. We also emphasise the development of your public speaking and teamwork through group work and our Time to Shine projects. And finally, our programme of engaging guest speakers and industry experiences bring real-world relevance to your learning. This immersive learning journey will empower you with the skills you need for success in the 21st century.
Over the course of this two-week programme, you will:
In this foundational module, students will embark on a fascinating exploration of the field of psychology. They’ll delve into the basics of human behaviour, cognitive processes, and the scientific methods used in psychological research. Through interactive discussions and hands-on experiments, students will gain insights into the complexities of the human mind and the fundamental principles that govern behaviour.
In this practical module, students will apply their psychological knowledge to real-world scenarios. They’ll explore the role of psychology in areas such as clinical psychology, counseling, and mental health. Through role-playing exercises, simulations, and discussions with psychologists, students will learn about therapeutic techniques, ethical considerations, and contemporary issues in psychology, such as the impact of technology on mental health and the psychology of decision-making.
In this practical module, students will apply their psychological knowledge to real-world scenarios. They’ll explore the role of psychology in areas such as clinical psychology, counselling, and mental health. Through role-playing exercises, simulations, and discussions with psychologists, students will learn about therapeutic techniques, ethical considerations, and contemporary issues in psychology, such as the impact of technology on mental health and the psychology of decision-making.
Develop your public speaking skills. Share your passion. Inspire your classmates.
Today, giving great presentations are a vital skill for achieving academic and professional success. Our programmes reflect this by having the ‘art of presenting’ at the heart of their content, and allow you to discover new confidence when using English in public situations.
It’s more than just a chance to enhance your public speaking skills, though; it’s an opportunity for you to share your passion and subject knowledge with your fellow classmates. Through your presentations, you will become sources of inspiration, and encourage others to delve deeper into your subject.
|Start Date||End Date||Duration||Price|
|Sunday 7th July 2024||Sunday 20th July 2024||2 Weeks||£4,900|
|Sunday 21st July 2024||Saturday 3rd August 2024||2 Weeks||£4,900|
|Sunday 4th August 2024||Saturday 17th August 2024||2 Weeks||£4,900|
The content of the course is designed to push students, but our tutors have know-how in instructing varied ability courses and are supported by our academic team. Teachers can change their approach based on the group’s proficiency with English and capacity to pick up new material. At SBC we do all that we can to provide an inclusive learning environment.
B1 and above is required to help students to feel completely engaged.
Yes. Each student receives a certificate of completion at their graduation ceremony.
SBC handouts are given to students, all of which were created by our own in-house team.
Students are required to bring basic stationary. However, pens, notebooks and folders are provided.
Before the course starts it is not necessary to read anything beforehand.
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.
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.