Why attend?

Explore a vibrant city

Explore a vibrant city

University of Bristol’s Summer School offers you the opportunity to experience student life in a vibrant city within easy reach of the UK’s popular destinations and stunning countryside.

Receive guaranteed interviews & contextual offers

Receive guaranteed interviews & contextual offers

The guarantees are awarded to students who both complete the summer school with the University of Bristol and meet the entry requirements for the course they apply for. This highlight how much the university values the skills and experiences students gain during the week.

Experience university-level study

Experience university-level study

With 11 streams to choose from, you have the opportunity to try out a course before you apply.

*This university may give contextual offers! Click here to find out more.

Courses

Biomedical Science
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

Subjects covered include human anatomy, physiology, pharmacology, neuroscience, biochemistry and cellular and molecular medicine. You will learn mo...

Economics
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

Economics provides tools to understand the society we live in. Although often thought of as the study of money and finance, economics is a broad so...

Engineering
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The stream will enable you to gain a deeper understanding and develop skills across a variety of Engineering disciplines, including Civil, Aerospac...

English Literature
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The University’s Department of English is committed to making literary studies rewarding for all. Staff research areas in the English department ...

History
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The History stream will give you a taste of two different university degree courses with a historical dimension: History and History of Art. The De...

Law
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

Law is a major part of our everyday lives. Buying lunch, applying for a job, working for an employer, claiming benefit, driving a car, taking an ex...

Mathematics
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

Some of the content will be found on the Further Maths syllabus or even outside the A-level framework. What matters is your ability to address new ...

Medicine
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The medicine stream is designed to give you a true taste of what it is like to study medicine here at the University of Bristol. During the week yo...

Modern Languages and Culture
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The study of languages opens doors onto other societies, cultures and ways of seeing the world, and this has never been more important as the Unit...

Physics
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

The Physics Stream gives students a taste of Bristol's state-of-the-art research and teaching facilities. As well as attending taster sessions whic...

Social and Political Sciences
Location:
University of Bristol
Start Date:
12 July 2020
End Date:
17 July 2020

This interdisciplinary nature of this stream allows students to focus on issues relating to inequality, unemployment, political ideology, the const...

Alumni Stories

Hayley Moulding

University of Bristol Summer School 2009

Innovation and Skills Manager, BBSRC UKRI

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Izabella Smolicz

University of Bristol Summer School 2011

MB PhD Student, UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health

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Megan

University of Bristol Summer School 2019

Student

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