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UK Summer School Courses

Summer school programmes in the UK provide the perfect learning environment for international students preparing to study in the UK for the first time.

Summer courses help build your knowledge of a higher education subject or introduce you to it for the first time. Because of this, many courses are available at an introductory or advanced level, and minimum entry requirements are not always required.

At Bucksmore Summer School for example, courses take place at prestigious boarding schools and leading universities in the UK. Students can focus on various subjects, including Business, Coding or Marketing.

Summer courses last one to five weeks during June, July and August, and accommodation, meals and social trips and activities are also provided.

Why study a summer course in the UK?

  • Choose from a wide variety of academic courses and gain valuable international experience
  • Improve your English by learning in an English-speaking environment alongside fellow international students
  • Classes are made up of lectures, seminars and group work, just like a full degree
  • Visit famous UK and London landmarks on special trips
  • Accommodation and meals provided

UK Summer School FAQ

Summer school programmes in the UK last between one to five weeks. Admission for university summer schools is usually open in June, July and August.

Yes, studying at summer schools is worth it as they provide a focused academic environment with fewer learning hours and smaller classes. Since the duration of summer school programmes is limited, the courses available have precise study goals. Whilst studying at university summer schools, you will gain a solid grounding in the subject matter you have chosen whilst also meeting many new friends.

Yes, selected UK university summer schools offer online courses. One of the first institutes in the UK to offer an online summer school was SOAS.

Summer school programmes help students gain the key skills and experiences needed to apply for undergraduate study or specific jobs and roles. Some key skills students will pick up whilst studying at a UK summer school are communication skills, critical thinking skills, and overview knowledge of specific subjects.

Studying at a UK Summer School

If you want to learn more about upcoming summer school courses in the UK, arrange a free consultation with SI-UK London today.


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