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EPS Summer Schools

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EPS INTERNATIONAL SUMMER SCHOOLS 2021
19 JULY - 30 JULY 2021

Spend two weeks with us virtually, immersing yourself in a unique academic experience, and pursue your interests in one of six tailored EPS summer school programmes.*

*please read the Important Application Information available at the bottom of this page

Choice of Six Unique Programmes

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PSYCHOLOGY

MODULE:

Research Skills and Contemporary Issues in Psychology

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Understand foundational and emerging questions in contemporary psychology, spanning health, development, wellbeing, and personality/identity

Gain knowledge of methodological issues in each area

Design practical elements of a research project: experimental design, ethics application, questionnaire design using Qualtrics, and using online recruitment systems

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CIVIL ENGINEERING

MODULE:

Practical Introduction to Structures

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Basic principles of structural design

Principles of engineering drawing (hand drawing and CAD)

Understand load paths for simple structures

Innovation, from concept to testing

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ELECTRONICS, ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING AND COMPUTER SCIENCE

MODULE:

Microcontroller Programming (Arduino/Tinkercad Simulation)

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Introduction to microcontroller programming using ‘C’

Basic principles of interfacing digital and analogue circuits to microcontrollers

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MATHEMATICS AND PHYSICS

Module: Simulation, Physical and Mathematical Analysis 

The module covers two topics “Mathematics of Rainbows” and “Monte Carlo Simulation”. 

Learning outcomes: 

Understand the physical and mathematical reasons behind the phenomenon of rainbows. 

Be able to calculate the path of light through a spherical rain droplet and predict the position and order of colours in the first and second rainbows, the nature of the Alexander band and the physical origin of the supernumeraries. 

To able to examine the behaviour of a simulation model as parameters are changed, and to plot graphs using matplotlib and describe what these graphs show. 

Students will be able to build python functions that use for loops, 1D NumPy arrays and if statements. 

Learn how to use LaTeX to write mathematical reports, and produce a report on the results of the investigation using this tool. 

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MECHANICAL & AEROSPACE ENGINEERING

MODULE:

Project on Mechatronics/Robotics

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Understanding general principles of Mechatronics as an interdisciplinary topic between Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering and Computer Science

Gain knowledge of basic terms in Dynamic Systems, including Degrees of Freedom, Motions, Velocity, Accelerations, Forces, Torque and Gears

Gain basic knowledge in electrical devices such as sensors and motors

Get experience in use of computer software to train Robots

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CHEMISTRY AND CHEMICAL ENGINEERING

MODULE:

Solving global challenges with Chemistry and Chemical Engineering

LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Gain knowledge of sensors in disease diagnosis, healthcare materials and preparation, computer-aided molecular design and next generation of antibodies.  

Gain knowledge of design, preparation of functional materials and their applications in sustainable development such as renewable energy, CO2 capture/conversion. 

Dry practical skills from workshops/mini-projects

Enhance critical thinking, problem-solving and teamwork skills

WHY JOIN OUR SUMMER SCHOOL?

 
£700M CAMPUS INVESTMENT IN CUTTING EDGE FACILITIES
 

QUEEN'S IS ONE OF THE MOST BEAUTIFUL UNIVERSITIES IN THE UK  

(QS World University Rankings 2021)
 

RANKED 200 IN THE WORLD

(Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021)
 
NORTHERN IRELAND HAS THE LOWEST STUDENT COST OF LIVING IN THE UK
(Which? University, 2018)
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FEES
TUITION FEES

Early Bird Tuition Fee before 1st June 2021: £200.00

Regular Tuition Fee after 1st June 2021: £250.00

  • All tuition
  • Certificate
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BEFORE YOU APPLY
IMPORTANT APPLICATION INFORMATION

GROUP BOOKINGS

If you work with an institution and wish to register a group of students for the International Summer School at Queen’s, we would be delighted to assist you.

For further information, please contact us at epssummerschool@qub.ac.uk

 

In order to apply for the EPS Summer School, your students must complete the simple online form on the ‘Apply Now’ tab.

The deadline for applications is Friday 21 May 2021.

Once your students have completed the online application form we will ask for a payment of £250* per student to secure their place on the programme.

The deadline for paying your fee is Friday 18 June 2021. 

Before you apply please make sure you have read and agreed to our terms and conditions. 

INDIVIDUAL APPLICATIONS

In order to apply for the EPS Summer School, you must complete the simple online form on the ‘Apply Now’ tab.

The deadline for applications is Friday 21 May 2021.

Once you have completed the online application form we will be in touch to ask for some further information. If you are offered a place on the programme we will require payment of £250* to secure your place and we will provide details on how to pay this. Programmes can fill up quickly and therefore we run on a ‘first come first serve’ basis, we cannot hold or guarantee your place on this programme until the fee is paid.

The deadline for paying your fee is Friday 18 June 2021. If your fee is not received prior to this date, your place may be offered to someone else.

*We are offering an early bird discount of 20% for payment received by 1 June 2021

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ESSENTIAL INFORMATION
TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Please ensure you read our terms and conditions prior to application.

Our terms and conditions can be found below and include information on:

- Cancellations and refunds

- Data protection

- Student Code of Conduct

- Complaints procedure

Terms and Conditions

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