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Quantum Computing Program - UC Berkeley

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Step into the future with our cutting-edge Quantum Computing course, a gateway to a technology set to revolutionize the tech world in the next decade. Quantum computing, a field harnessing the principles of quantum mechanics, addresses problems far beyond the reach of classical computers. This rapidly evolving technology, once a mere figment of imagination, is now being propelled by advancements like IBM's superconducting quantum processors, poised to redefine computational speed and capacity. This course offers an essential foundation in quantum knowledge and skills for the next generation.

  • You'll delve into core concepts such as superposition and entanglement, and explore quantum phenomena and their applications.
  • Taught by leading experts from academia and the quantum computing industry, our curriculum is designed not just to educate but to inspire and prepare you for a future where quantum computing reshapes our world.

Join us to be at the forefront of this technological renaissance!

This program is not run by the campus partners. Universities and their affiliated departments are not responsible for this program in any way.


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Location

The University of California, Berkeley, is ranked as one of the top public universities in the world!

  • Its faculty has garnered over 70 Nobel Prizes and 14 Pulitzers.

  • Its excellence in academics, alongside its abundant recreation opportunities and prized location in the San Francisco Bay Area, affords the ideal program experience for students.

What's Included

Full Board - Residential Students:

  • Includes: all meals, lodging, excursions, academic course, weekend excursions, application fee $99

  • Excludes: optional airport pickup and drop off service (available for an additional fee)

Day Course - Commuter Students:

  • Includes: lunch, academic course, excursions, programming from 9am to 6pm, Monday-Friday, application fee $99

  • Excludes: lodging, breakfast, dinner, and weekend excursions (Weekend excursions can be added on for $125 per day)

Activities

Diverse Discovery! Activities and sights to suit every interest await in the vibrant surroundings:

  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Lawn games, and more.

Accommodations

Experience the true first-year students lifestyle on UC Berkeley campus!

  • Share a gender-segregated dorm room without A/C, accommodating two to four students, in the iconic Unit 1 or Unit 2 Residence Halls.

  • Rooms contain an extra-long twin size bed, desks, drawers, mirror and a closet.

  • Bed sheets and linens will be provided (but extra blankets and towels are recommended).

  • Shared common bathrooms, just like first-year college students.

  • 24-hour security and electronic keys to enter each building and dorm room.

  • Enjoy meals at the bustling Crossroads Dining Hall or explore local Berkeley eateries.

  • Catering to most dietary needs, ensuring everyone has delicious and healthy meal choices.

Excursions

  • Bay Area Exploration: Discover attractions like the Exploratorium and Chabot Space & Science Center, including the NASA Ames Visitor Center.
  • Cultural Richness: Embrace the history, sights, parks, and famous landmarks the Bay Area has to offer.
  • Berkeley Arts & Culture: Dive into the arts and culture scene with UC Berkeley's vibrant community offerings, including parks, stages, and renowned restaurants.
  • California's Great America: A 100-acre amusement park with famous attractions, including the celebrated Gold Striker roller coaster.
  • San Francisco Scavenger Hunt: Discover San Francisco's famous landmarks like the Golden Gate Bridge and Fisherman's Wharf through an interactive scavenger hunt.

Educational Excursions:

  • UC Berkeley's proximity to Silicon Valley offers unique opportunities for student interactions with quantum computing professionals.
  • Past students have toured the Haeffner Trapped Ion Lab at UC Berkeley.
  • Opportunities to meet and engage with postgraduate researchers in the field.

Transportation

  • Group airport transfers: $95 each way.

  • Transfers outside of the official group pick-up and drop-off time window: $195 each way

  • Unaccompanied minor transportation: $145 total each way

Arrivals During Flight Window:

  • Greeted by campus staff.

  • Stay at the airport with staff until the flight window closes and all students have arrived.

  • Transported to campus after the flight window ends.

  • No immediate meeting by staff; must wait for the official arrival window.

  • For late arrivals(within reason), for those that pay a transfer fee will be met at the airport.

General Departure Information:

  • Students who opt for departure transfer (with a $95 fee) will arrive at the airport at maximum 10:00am.

  • Suitable for flights departing at 12:00pm or later.

  • With additional fee, there might be service for flights departing before 12:00pm.

Lesson Plan

Program Overview:

  • Learn accessible, yet challenging, introductory material in the fields of physics & quantum computing.
  • Cover topics such as quantum mechanics, quantum information science and computation, and quantum hardware.
  • Discover why having a foundational understanding of quantum computing will be important to politicians, public health researchers, and quantum engineers.
  • Develop skills in quantum computing - the technology of the future!

Course Schedule:

  • First week: Five 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Friday
  • Second week: Four 3-hour classes, 9am-12pm, Monday to Thursday
  • Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers)

Sample Tutors

  • Courses are taught by accomplished and passionate faculty recruited from many area colleges, universities and professional forums.

  • Each faculty member is selected for their subject area expertise and proven ability to both challenge and captivate students.

Extras

  • Airport Shuttle service: $95 (Each way)

  • Registration fee: $99

  • Pocket Money: We suggest an extra $100 per week.

Requirements

Criteria for Admission:

  • Vaccination Requirements: May be necessary for in-person programs, depending on university policies.

  • Academic requirements:

    • For students entering grades 9-12

    • A grade point average of 3.0 (or equivalent)

  • English Proficiency for International Students: Telephone interview or minimum test scores:

    • TOEFL: 490 (paper) or 60 (iBT).

    • Cambridge: PET-Distinction or FCE-C.

    • SAT: 450 in Reading/Writing.

  • Decisions are emailed within 7 to 10 business days after application review.


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Session Dates

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June - Boarding

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

June - Day Camp

Start 6/16/2024
End 6/28/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

June - Day Camp

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

June - Boarding

Start 6/30/2024
End 7/12/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

July - Day Camp

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $3,297

July - Boarding

Start 7/14/2024
End 7/26/2024
Duration 2 Weeks
Price $5,897

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