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Institute of Continuing Education (ICE)


Study online with us from wherever you are in the world - Bookings are now open! 

Our Virtual Pre-University Summer Programme brings together high school students from across the globe to learn from some of our finest academics and subject specialists. Whatever your current interests, you will discover new disciplines and topics that will challenge your perceptions. The two-week programme combines subject specific lectures with sessions on study skills, careers and how to apply to a UK University. There will also be the opportunity to take part in sessions hosted by current University of Cambridge students, as well as exchanging ideas with fellow participants via our online forums.



Providing high school students with a taste of undergraduate study

The programme is both intellectually stimulating and intensive, and consists of pre-recorded lectures and live Zoom sessions. Proposed subjects for 2022 include: Astronomy; Classics; Economics; Evolution; History; History of Science; International Development; Literature; Nanobiotechnology; Philosophy; Physics; Politics and International Relations; Psychology; Sociology; Sustainability.

Summer 2022 dates

This year we will be offering two entry points:
Option 1: Monday 4 July to Friday 15 July 2022
Option 2: Monday 25 July to Friday 5 August 2022

Programme fee

The programme fee is £249.

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