If you have any questions about the summer schools please contact the Summer School team.

E: summerschool@ucl.ac.uk

Other Activities

Year 12 Summer Challenge
Year 12 Taster Courses
Experience UCL: Pre-university International Summer School


Year 12 Summer Schools

Every year, UCL runs a number of residential and non-residential summer schools for students in year 12 attending state schools. These aim to give students a taste of university life and the degree programmes we offer.

Please note that for these programmes there are certain eligibility criteria, and for residential summer schools priority is given to students from state schools outside of London.

Summer school FAQ (pdf)

2016 Residential Summer Schools

Summer School
Application deadline
Apply / Alternative Course
Applied Medical Sciences & Nutrition Applications closed
Applications closed
Architecture Applications closed ALTERNATIVE: Urban Planning Taster Day
Archaeology 20 May 2016 Apply now
Arts and Sciences Applications closed Applications closed
Biosciences Applications closed Applications closed
Chemical Engineering Applications closed Applications closed
Fine Art (Slade)
Applications closed ALTERNATIVE: Drawing upon Observation Summer Challenge
Geography Applications closed ALTERNATIVE: Biodiversity: Our Place on the Planet Summer Challenge
History Applications closed Applications closed
Modern Languages (SELCS) Applications closed ALTERNATIVE: Myths to Movies Summer Challenge
Natural Sciences Applications closed Applications closed
Philosophy, Politics & Economics (PPE) Applications closed Applications closed
Population Health Sciences Applications closed
Applications closed
Statistical Science Applications closed Applications closed
Discover UCL: A Summer School for D/deaf and Hard of Hearing Students 20 May 2016
Apply now
UCL Investigates...Museums Summer School 6 June 2016 Apply now

2016 Non-residential Summer Schools

Summer School
Application deadline
Find out more and apply
Life Sciences
Applications closed Applications closed
Chemistry, Physics & Natural Sciences (MAPS) Applications closed Applications closed
English 20 May 2016 Applications closed
Ancient World
20 May 2016
Apply now
Law Applications closed Applications closed
Maths Applications closed Applications closed
Psychology & Language Sciences Applications closed Applications closed

Application Notes & Deadlines

Please read all the questions carefully before answering them, and do not rush the form - if you make a mistake in your contact details we will not be able to let you know if you have a place!

Part of the application form will require you to enter some information about your parent or guardian. Please make sure they are around when you are completing the form to give you this information.

Unless otherwise specified, the deadline for student applications is midnight, Friday 29th May, 2016*.

You are required to give the details of a teacher who can provide an academic reference to support your application, and to forward the reference link (which you will receive after submitting your application form) on to this teacher. If we do not receive the reference from your teacher we will be unable to consider you for a place on the summer school. 

The deadline for teacher references is midnight, Friday 6th May, 2016.**

Please ensure you complete your application form as soon as possible to allow your teacher plenty of time to complete the reference. 

*In the event a course has not reached it's capacity of eligible applicants, we may extend the deadline or reopen applications. The deadline will always be midnight of the date given. Please check this page regularly for further details.

**If the application deadline has been extended, we will accept teacher references submitted up to one week after the new application deadline.

For more detailed information about the programme this year, view our current brochure or have a look at some of the videos from last year: