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Summer Schools 2019: Schools of Computing and Digital Media, Business and Law, Human Sciences and Social Sciences

Schools, Colleges and Widening Participation Team

Monday, 1 July 2019 at 10:00 - Friday, 5 July 2019 at 16:00

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Applications for Summer School 2019 22 Jul 2019 Free  

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London Metropolitan Year 12 Summer Schools 2019

Are you in Year 12 / first year college? Our FREE summer schools give you a great chance to explore university life and discover what your course is really like.  

  • Attend lectures, seminars and hands-on workshops with professional academics.
  • Explore our £30 million Science Centre, Mock courtroom, Newsroom and other amazing facilities.
  • Get tips on your UCAS application and personal statement.
  • Learn first-hand what student life is like from our student ambassadors. 

  Courses 2019 



Subject areas included


Applications open/closed

Writers Week: An Exploration of Journalism and Creative Writing

Journalism, English, Creative Writing


During this inspiring week you will work with both a professional journalist and theatre writer, producer and director to develop and hone your writing ability. You will have training in journalistic techniques before you take on the role of reporters, photographers and sub-editor and use professional production software in our newsroom to create your own news stories. You will also look at a variety of aspects of creative writing including character development, narrative structure, thematic clarity and an understanding of your audience both as a reader and spectator. You will take away a variety of work to add to your portfolio and meet students from related courses.


Applications open

Engineering: Design and Build Your Own Robot

Electronic Engineering, Robotic Engineering

You’ll use an in-house designed system to develop programs for a series of tiny robots to perform tasks such as following a set course, avoiding obstacles and writing simple words. You will also attend a series of short lectures and seminars introducing robots, their design, operation and applications before building your own robots and presenting your work to an expert panel of industry specialists.


Applications closed  

Psychology in the Real World


Each day you will work with leading academics exploring different core areas of psychology and how it can explain human behaviour in real-world contexts. You will develop your knowledge through a mixture of lectures, seminars and hands-on workshops. Previous topics covered include personality, addiction, cognitive psychology, counselling psychology and conducting research. You will also be able to attend a taster lecture in another area of Social Science and meet current university students from a variety of subject areas. 


Applications closed  

The law, Our Lives and 800 Years of Legal History


We will introduce you to the fascinating world of the British legal system. You will learn how law is relevant to what sometimes may appear to be the most mundane aspects of our lives and how law has developed over hundreds of years and continues to develop today in response to increasingly rapid social, political and technical change. You will have the opportunity to participate in a debate in our mock courtroom involving questions of human rights in relation to the expression of religious belief and to visit the Royal Courts of Justice.


Applications closed  

Chemistry and Pharmaceutical Science

Chemistry, Pharmaceutical Science


Join us for a week exploring disciplines linking Chemistry and Pharmaceutical science. This year sessions will include extraction of natural products, separation of compounds and analysis via thin layer chromatography, nuclear magnetic resonance and Infra-red spectroscopy. Sessions will take place in the University’s £30m Science Centre, which includes one of the largest open plan laboratories in Europe.

Applications closed 



An online brochure with further details of the courses can be found here.

Please register for a ticket and complete the application form

Deadline for applications is Friday 31st May 2019


 Can't find the course you want? We are also running summer schools in our Sir John Cass School of Art, Architecture and Design including Architecture, Fashion Design, Photography and Design and Illustration. 

Do you have questions about Summer Schools 2019: Schools of Computing and Digital Media, Business and Law, Human Sciences and Social Sciences? Contact Schools, Colleges and Widening Participation Team

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Tower Building
London Metropolitan University
166-220 Holloway Road
N7 8DB London
United Kingdom

Monday, 1 July 2019 at 10:00 - Friday, 5 July 2019 at 16:00

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