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At A Glance

  • Length of Course: 2 Weeks
  • Tuition: 15 Hours Per Week
  • Campus: St Hugh’s College
  • Age Range: 15 to 17 Years
  • Class Size: Maximum 15 Students
  • Key Skills Developed: Analytical Skills, Research Skills, Analysis, Critical Thinking
  • Language Level Required: Intermediate and Above
  • Suitable for Further Study or Career: Physics, Biology, Chemistry, Life Sciences

 

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Why Choose Natural Sciences?

Natural Sciences is the perfect course for students with a passion for understanding how the universe works. During the course students will focus on three core science subjects: chemistry, physics and biology. These subjects are studied with the objective of better understanding the laws of the physical world around us, as well as developing the English language skills necessary to describe them.

Course Objectives

  • To understand key scientific concepts required to explain the natural world
  • To gain understanding of the fundamentals of physics, biology and chemistry
  • To develop effective problem-solving and analytical skills
  • To debate and reflect on the effects of new scientific developments on society
  • To improve all-round confidence in using English communicatively

Time to Shine

Natural Sciences enables students to develop a better understanding of the natural world, by giving equal attention to chemistry, biology and physics throughout the course. Through this approach, students can explore new areas of science and build on their existing scientific knowledge further. We also want students to develop a newfound confidence in articulating their thoughts and findings so as part of our Time to Shine programme, students will also learn how to present scientific findings to an audience.

What You’ll Take Away

Through its interdisciplinary approach, Natural Sciences at Oxford College is a perfect first step towards future studies within the sciences. Not only will students leave the course with a deeper understanding of the three core science subjects, but they will develop a range of skills transferable to a vast number of further study and career opportunities, including analytical problem solving, teamwork, and effective communication skills in written, verbal and presentational forms.