Cambridge Regional College - Centre of Vocational Excellence

Pre-university Science Taster

This two or four-week course is designed for students considering our Access to Higher Education (Science) course which prepares students for university and is also suitable for students who wish to progress to Science-related subjects at university and wish to gain a basic understanding of the concepts needed in these disciplines.

At the same time, the programme also seeks to develop a more sophisticated understanding and use of English.

The course gives an insight into a range of scientific topics such as Radioactivity, Light, Electricity and the Periodic table and uses practical skills to obtain data which will be analyzed. Participants will learn basic subject specific vocabulary and language.

The level of English needed for this programme is a minimum of B1/intermediate.

You will enjoy the following during your study:
• A minimum of 20 study hours per week
• Experienced lecturers and course tutors
• Excellent resources and teaching facilities

Course Dates
6 Jan – 22 Feb 2020
6 Jul – 14 Aug 2020

Cost of Programme (per week)
Accommodation / Registration fee £120
Academic tuition £350 non-EU / £250 (EU)
Lunch at CRC £35
Bus pass £18
Airport transfer available for individuals and groups

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