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UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

Founded in 1413, the University of St Andrews has grown to become a world leader in education. With over 600 years of teaching and research excellence, we continue to rank highly in both national and global league tables. We are proud of our diverse and vibrant student community and continue to strive towards attracting students from non-traditional educational backgrounds who have the talent and potential to succeed.

WHY YOU SHOULD ATTEND A SUMMER SCHOOL AT THE UNIVERSITY OF ST ANDREWS

FIND A COURSE

Browse the courses offered at the University of St Andrews. To reflect the flexibility and breadth of the faculty system at our Scottish University, students study two subjects during the summer school.

Choose your main subject and view all possible combinations with it below:

Subject overview

Biology Involves the study of life at all levels of organisation from the molecular biology of virus replications to the study of animals and plants in their natural habitats. Biology touches on many aspects of contemporary life, from drug design and investigating the molecular basis of Alzheimer’s disease, to the migration and conservation of marine mammals. Studying Biology at the Summer School will give you the opportunity to explore the various aspects of Biology 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 Biology at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Biology and Chemistry
- Biology and Computer Science
- Biology and English
- Biology and International Relations
- Biology and Medicine
- Biology and Physics and Astronomy
- Biology and Psychology

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Biology and one other science from Chemistry, Mathematics and Physics at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

Everything around us involves Chemistry, from the making of new materials to understanding biological systems, the food we eat, the medicines which keep us healthy, ensuring the purity of the water. Chemistry is a vibrant and exciting central science that borders with biology, physics, mathematics, medicine and geology. During the Summer School, you will explore various aspects of Chemistry taught at of 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 Chemistry at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Chemistry and Biology
- Chemistry and Classics and History
- Chemistry and Earth Science
- Chemistry and Mathematics and Statistics
- Chemistry and Medicine
- Chemistry and Economics and Management
- Chemistry and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Chemistry at Higher, A level or equivalent and one other science from Biology, Computing Science, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics and Psychology

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Subject overview

The study of history – the recovery and analysis of the full range of human activity over time – is rewarding as it is challenging. Having historical awareness of past cultures and civilisations help us recognise that our own cultural and social values are not the only ones that people have lived with. The Summer School also allows you to explore Classics: the study of ancient Greek and the Roman world. Studying History and Classics at the Summer School will give you the opportunity to explore the various aspects of both History and Classics 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 History and Classics at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Classics and History and Chemistry
- Classics and History and Computer Science
- Classics and History and English
- Classics and History and International Relations
- Classics and History and Medicine
- Classics and History and Psychology
- Classics and History and Physics and Astronomy

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

None

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Subject overview

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.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Computer Science and Biology
- Computer Science and Classics and History
- Computer Science and Earth Sciences
- Computer Science and Mathematics and Statistics
- Computer Science and Medicine
- Computer Science and Economics and Management
- Computer Science and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Mathematics at Higher, A level or equivalent and one other science from Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Geography, Geology, Physics and Psychology

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Subject overview

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.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Earth Sciences and Chemistry
- Earth Sciences and Computer Science
- Earth Sciences and English
- Earth Sciences and International Relations
- Earth Sciences and Medicine
- Earth Sciences and Psychology
- Earth Sciences and Physics and Astronomy

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying at least two sciences from Biology, Chemistry, Geography, Mathematics and Physics at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

Studying Economics and Management equips people with the skills, perspectives and information they will need to meet the challenges of the world, wherever they live and work. The Summer School will give you an overview of both disciplines, giving you the opportunity to explore the various aspects of Economics and Management 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 Economics and Management at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Economics and Management and Chemistry
- Economics and Management and Computer Science
- Economics and Management and English
- Economics and Management and International Relations
- Economics and Management and Medicine
- Economics and Management and Psychology
- Economics and Management and Physics and Astronomy

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

None

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Subject overview

Studying English at University develops techniques that enable you to read with close attention and to consider the ideas, human values, and historical forces that have helped to form our literature. During the Summer School, you will explore various aspects of English 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 English at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- English and Biology
- English and Classics and History
- English and Earth Sciences
- English and Mathematics and Statistics
- English and Medicine
- English and Economics and Management
- English and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying English at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

International Relations is a distinct discipline which draws on diplomatic history, political theory, political economy, political science and international law to provide its own theoretical perspectives to explain conflict and co-operation in the modern world. During the Summer School, you will explore various aspects of International Relations taught at The University of St Andrews. Through lectures and tutorials led by academic staff you will get a sense of what it would be like to study International Relations at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- International Relations and Biology
- International Relations and Classics and History
- International Relations and Earth Sciences
- International Relations and Mathematics and Statistics
- International Relations and Medicine
- International Relations and Economics and Management
- International Relations and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

None

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Subject overview

Understanding patterns and structures, and developing the tools with which to analyse them, it the primary focus of all mathematics. Whether the patterns relate to physical or biological phenomena or to the structure of mathematics itself, the primary aim is to describe, categorise, and understand the processes involved. Studying Mathematics and Statistics at the Summer School will give students the opportunity to explore the various aspects of mathematics and statistics 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 Mathematics and Statistics at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Mathematics and Statistics and Chemistry
- Mathematics and Statistics and Computer Sciences
- Mathematics and Statistics and English
- Mathematics and Statistics and International Relations
- Mathematics and Statistics and Medicine
- Mathematics and Statistics and Psychology
- Mathematics and Statistics and Physics and Astronomy

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Mathematics at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

Studying Medicine at the Summer School will give you the opportunity to explore the various aspects of Medicine taught at The University of St Andrews: from the foundations of medical science and biology labs to an introduction to clinical skills. Through lectures and practical workshops led by academic staff you will get sense of what it would be like to be a First Year medical student.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Medicine and Biology
- Medicine and Chemistry
- Medicine and Classics and History
- Medicine and Computer Science
- Medicine and Earth Sciences
- Medicine and Economics and Management
- Medicine and English
- Medicine and International Relations
- Medicine and Mathematics and Statistics
- Medicine and Modern Languages
- Medicine and Physics and Astronomy
- Medicine and Psychology

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Chemistry and one other science from Biology, Mathematics or Physics at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

The Sutton Trust Summer School allows you to develop your current language skills as well as exploring new languages not previously studied at school. During the summer school you will have the opportunity to explore the different aspects of learning a language including culture and literature. Through lectures and practical workshops led by academic staff you will get sense of what it would be like to study Modern Languages at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Modern Languages and Chemistry
- Modern Languages and Computer Science
- Modern Languages and English
- Modern Languages and International Relations
- Modern Languages and Medicine
- Modern Languages and Psychology
- Modern Languages and Physics and Astronomy

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

None

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Subject overview

Physics is thriving at The University of St Andrews, with major research groups working in Astronomy and astrophysics, laser physics, magnetism, superconductivity, optoelectronics and many more. During the Summer School you will have the opportunity to explore different aspects of Physics and Astronomy 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 Physics at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Physics and Astronomy and Biology
- Physics and Astronomy and Classics and History
- Physics and Astronomy and Earth Sciences
- Physics and Astronomy and Mathematics and Statistics
- Physics and Astronomy and Medicine
- Physics and Astronomy and Economics and Management
- Physics and Astronomy and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

You should be studying Physics and Mathematics at Higher, A level or equivalent

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Subject overview

The study of Psychology answers questions such as: “how do we remember things?”; "what are the roles of inheritance and experience in determining mental abilities?”; “how do nerves transmit information?”; "how do we perceive colour?”; “why does conflict occur between social groups?”; as well as questions about pathology, like “how does brain damage affect memory?”. During the Summer School, you will explore various aspects of Psychology taught at The University of St Andrews. Through lectures and tutorials led by academic staff you will get a sense of what it would be like to study Psychology at degree level.

Courses offered with this subject:

- Psychology and Biology
- Psychology and Classics and History
- Psychology and Earth Sciences
- Psychology and Mathematics and Statistics
- Psychology and Medicine
- Psychology and Economics and Management
- Psychology and Modern Languages

Course dates

1st July 2018 - 6th July 2018

Number of places

130 across all University of St Andrews Summer Schools

Subject Specific Entry Requirements

None

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