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

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      July 1, 2019

      Monday  10:00 AM

      166-220 Holloway Road
      Holloway, Greater London N7 8DB

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

      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    Course Subject areas included Description 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 Psychology 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 Law 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. 

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