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Summer Programmes

Summer Programmes

International Science Summer School

International Science Summer School


Key course features

This programme will introduce you to the general concepts and basic principles of natural science, the philosophy behind scientific research and the history of its development. It will enable you to gain an understanding of how science and technology influence and are influenced by contemporary society. You will develop theoretical and practical knowledge of key laboratory methods in biology and chemistry, particularly safe working practice in laboratory techniques and equipment. You will also plan and execute a laboratory or field experiment and develop your data interpretation and presentation skills. 

What you will study

The summer school consists of three subject modules for all students and one English module for international students (80 credits in total). 

  • (SCI455) Investigative Skills for Science, Level 4, 20 credits
  • (SCI456) Practical Techniques in Science, Level 4, 20 credits
  • (SCI457) Principles & Applications of Science, Level 4, 20 credits
  • (LAN474) English for STEM, Level 4, 20 credits 

Topics which will be covered on the course include:

  • Fundamental concepts underpinning science and technology. 
  • Key concepts in chemistry, biology, and maths
  • Scientific language and terminology 
  • Philosophy and methodology in natural science. 
  • Use graphs and charts to interpret scientific data. 
  • Setting up and using a range of laboratory equipment.
  • Instrumental techniques such as titrations, separations, microscopy, and colorimetry
  • Scientific writing and communication skills
  • Good laboratory practice, including risk assessments & ethics.

Course Dates

This course will run for 4 weeks from Monday 5th August 2024 – Friday 1st September 2024.

International Course Fees

with accommodation - £1750*

without accommodation - £1250*

*If you are unable to join the programme you will receive a full refund less an administrative fee of £50.

If you are not applying as an International Student for this programme please go to Science Summer School - Wrexham University to apply as a home student.

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STEM Summer School

STEM Summer School


The Wrexham University STEM Summer School is a great way to continue studying a subject you enjoy, gain new subject knowledge and as preparation for further study. The Summer School take place in August, and we offer the opportunity to experience a mixture of academic lectures and engaging study opportunities.


You may study at our Summer School purely for the interest value. However, the programme offers university credits and top-up pathways leading to full undergraduate qualifications. The programme has students from multidisciplinary backgrounds, such as Aeronautical, Automotive Engineering, Computing, and Industrial Mechatronics. You will also collaborate with students from all parts of Europe, such as Germany, Austria, France, and Switzerland. 


Key course features:


The Wrexham University Summer School is worth a total of 60 UK university credits. Learn key knowledge and skills that will help prepare you for academic study in the final year of your undergraduate degree course. On completing the top-up course, you can go onto the final year of an Honours Bachelor’s degree programme and complete the degree in one year. After completing the bachelor’s degree final year, you will have the opportunity to complete a master’s degree in one year, hence two qualifications in just two years.


This course will run from Monday 5th August – Friday 30th August 2024There are a total of 80 spaces available for this course.




Deposit for this course is £50.00 (non-refundable)

The balance due after deposit with accommodation is £1,700.00

The balance due after deposit without accommodation is £1,200.00

Full balance with accommodation: £1,750.00

Full balance without accommodation: £1,250.00

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