University of St Andrews
Computer Science: Computers are everywhere. We use mobile phones, TVs and cars that include large amounts of software. Almost everyone has a computer in their home and many people enjoy playing computer games. These systems all rely on advanced computer science. When you study Computer Science, you will learn about the fundamental principles of the science as well as advanced techniques that are used for practical systems development. During the Summer School, you will explore various aspects of Computer Science taught at The University of St Andrews. Through lectures and practical workshops led by academic staff you will get a sense of what it would be like to study Computer Science at degree level.
Earth Sciences: Earth Sciences at The University of St Andrews spans topics from the current climate change to the formation of the planets, integrating chemistry, physics and biology to understand the world around us. Studying Earth Sciences will equip you with an understanding of natural processes, ranging from the formation of major mountain belts to modern ocean acidification, and volcanic eruptions to management of Earth?s natural resources. Studying Earth Sciences at the Summer School will give you the opportunity to explore various aspects of Earth Sciences taught at The University of St Andrews. Through lectures and practical workshops led by academic staff you will get sense of what it would be like to study Earth Sciences at degree level.
28 June 2020 - 03 July 2020
140 places across the St Andrews Summer School PROGRAMME PLACES
For Computer Science: You should be studying Mathematics at Higher, A level or equivalent and one other science from Biology, Chemistry, Computing Science, Geography, Geology, Physics and Psychology
For Earth Sciences: You should be studying at least two sciences from Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics at Higher, A level or equivalent