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Immerse Pre College International Relations Program for Juniors at Cambridge University

Immerse Pre College International Relations Program for Juniors at Cambridge University

For a better future.

Dates and Tuition

Please check the course dates carefully as each course's schedule and holidays may be different.

Weekly course hours – 20

Age Range - 13-15 yrs

Session DatesDuration
7/23/2023
8/5/2023

2  weeks

8/6/2023
8/19/2023

2  weeks

Course Description

The camp is an award-winning academic summer school that offers programs for students aged 13 to 15 in prestigious academic institutions. The goal of this program is to give academically rigorous content that expands participants' knowledge and love for their chosen field. The program also provides young varied and essential views into what it would be like to study at university through 40 hours of academic sessions over the two week.

Individual work, referred to as the "Personal Project" in this curriculum, is required. This is usually an essay or a presentation given on the last day of the program. Participants will get comments on their work, which may be included the final assessment of the participant.

International relations is a fascinating, multidisciplinary study that examines past, current, and future local, regional, and global relationships. This topic involves a working knowledge of geography, economics, politics, history, psychology, and math. The Immerse Education International Relations program's goal is to expose participants to the fundamentals of the topic and to emphasize the options open to those who choose to study international relations in the future. Participants will learn about many fundamental IR theories and how to apply them to current and historical instances from across the world.

Example Modules

  • **The United Nations and Its Challengers: **This module explores the historical context of the United Nations and the failings of past models. Having analysed the institutional structure of this organisation, you will evaluate the relative significance of other international actors, debating whether globalisation reinforces or undermines the UN system.
  • Rising Powers and International Order The Case of China: By exploring policies such as the 'Made in China 2025 Strategy' and the gradual process by which China is integrating international organisations (such as the World Trade Organisation in 2001), you will explore the rising power of China and its consequences for the international order.
  • **Change and Continuity in US Foreign Policy: **Current US Foreign Policy focuses on three areas: military disengagement from the Middle East, the defence of US foreign trade interests and a challenging attitude towards Europe. You will assess these policies in the historical context of Trump's predecessors to evaluate the possible consequences of his actions.
  • Exploring International Actors: You will choose one key international actor and analyse their structure and function within the context of the International Relations theory that you have studied over the course of the programme. Then present your research as a written essay and also deliver a presentation to your peers ahead of a class discussion and questions.

Activities Offered

The Academic Insights summer course's social program is a highlight, allowing participants to establish friends with like-minded peers from all around the world. Two trips, on-site games, sports, and other activities are included in the social program, as well as three formal lunches at various Oxbridge Colleges.

Food and Accommodation

Breakfast, lunch, and dinner is included. These meals are served in one of the college's historic halls. Most medical and religious dietary restrictions can be met by the on-site catering staff. Please let us know if you have any dietary or medical restrictions well ahead of time so that we can make sure that all necessary staff members are informed. All rooms are single occupancy with shared bathrooms, with one bathroom per four attendees on average. There are some ensuite facilities provided, with preference given to those with special requirements. Participants are separated by gender in different hallways where restroom facilities are shared. Corridors may be mixed gender if ensuite facilities are available.

Outside trips

  • Trips include formal dinner at Cambridge colleges and playing croquet
  • 2 coach excursions including a trip to Oxford

Transportation

Participants traveling from London Heathrow Airport and returning at the end of the program can take advantage of a shared airport transportation service. The camp offers a chaperoned service for an extra charge, which may be requested after enrolling.

What is Included:

  • 13 nights accommodation in a central college of the University of Cambridge or Oxford
  • Breakfast and dinner in College Hall
  • Accommodation in an individual bedroom
  • 40 hours of academic sessions from Oxford University and Cambridge University tutors
  • Carefully designed study and lecture materials
  • Mentor programme and access to support material
  • All excursions- including formal dinner at Cambridge/Oxford colleges, punting, croquet
  • Comprehensive summer school insurance
  • 2 coach excursions including a trip to London
  • Graduation ceremony and certificate
  • Detailed evaluation written by tutor
  • Notebook and pen
  • Mentor family photograph
  • Free premium membership to UniPrepare's 'Nurture' plan

Session Dates

Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.

SessionStartEndDurationPrice
2 Weeks Full Board7/23/20238/5/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 Weeks Full Board8/6/20238/19/20232 weeks£5,495.00
2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date7/23/2023
End Date8/5/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

2 Weeks Full Board
Start Date8/6/2023
End Date8/19/2023
Duration2 weeks
Price£5,495.00

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