Pre-University Science Technology & Engineering (Session Two)
Not for credit
Available course dates:
From: 10 July 2023 To: 14 July 2023
31 May 2023
Pre-University Summer School courses helps prepare students for university. The course offers an in-depth exploration of a subject area at degree-level and improves students’ understanding of university study. Our courses provide insight into the key debates, themes and cutting-edge research areas of a subject. Students will have the opportunity to collaborate on group assignments and experience social learning which are central elements of undergraduate study.
What does this course cover?
This course is ideal for students who are keen to learn about the intersection of science, technology and engineering within the context of modern societal challenges.
Led by academics from King’s School of Biomedical Engineering, students will study topics including microprocessors and digital logic, robotics, the nervous system and artificial intelligence, medical imaging, 3D printing, and computer aided design. A combination of lectures, seminars, discussion groups and practical lab work will provide an immersive and inspiring experience, with team-based problem-solving activities to help students prepare for future studies.
What will I achieve?
By the end of the module you should have:
- Experienced a variety of learning activities typical of first year undergraduate study
- Built relevant knowledge to support future study in the fields of Science, technology & Engineering
- Carried out independent research and produced a structured and well supported response to an assignment brief
- Worked collaboratively in diverse groups to produce a presentation
Who is this for?
The King's College London Pre-University Summer School is open to high-achieving students who are about to start or who are enrolled in their final two years of high school and are typically aged 16 and 17. Students must be aged 16 before the start date of their course.
How will I be assessed?
Coursework will consist of a written and oral component. Students are required to complete the coursework to be eligible for a certificate.
What is the teaching schedule?
Taught on-campus between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Friday