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Why study online with King’s Summer Programmes?


At King’s Summer Programmes, our online summer schools are much more than passive experiences. In the age of digital education, we take advantage of innovative international education approaches and the advancements offered by technology to realise a collaborative learning environment with you in the centre, your fellow students and our distinguished tutors. King’s prioritises active learning in all its teaching, and is one of the UK’s leading providers of high-quality online programmes.

Our summer schools combine these traditions of active learning and online provision. Let us tell you how:


Onlne Education with Kings Summer Programmes

Our programmes focus on your experience through:

  • Unique design: King’s summer school courses do not simply copy and paste existing face-to-face courses into online formats. Rather, our courses are designed specially for online delivery under the guidance of digital education experts.
  • Flexible learning: We appreciate that students learning online need flexibility, and want to take advantage of the options that digital education brings. We break down your learning into manageable pieces so that you can fit it around your schedule and time zone.
  • Student-centred: At our summer schools, you will not be sitting watching long lectures delivered live. Our live teaching sessions are dedicated to discussion, participation and groupwork. Where the teacher feels that the lecture format is necessary, this will generally be recorded in advance so that you can learn on-demand and ask questions live.
  • Evidence-based approach: Our online courses are based on the best of online learning theory. For example, a great deal of research has shown that watching lectures online is not like being in a lecture theatre, and that students learning remotely respond best to shorter, more dynamic videos. Again, we ask our lecturers to break down your learning by topic, and keep your learning experience active.
  • Teaching variety: Active learning requires an effective mix of activity types, rather than doing the same thing in every session. We ensure that the student experience is wide-ranging and fulfilling, from discussion and collaborative work to independent research and authentic tasks focused on real-world application of knowledge.
  • Social learning: One of the hardest things to replicate online is the social aspect of learning. But here at King’s Summer Programmes we have taken additional steps to ensure that groupwork is at the forefront of students’ learning, and that there are frequent opportunities to interact, both within the virtual classroom and beyond.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or enquiries about our summer courses, please contact us via email or phone.

+44(0)20 7848 1218