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The Future Computer Scientist Programme

Live Online Ages 12-14 Timezone: GMT+0

Live Online
31st January 2021

Starts at 2.30pm

Starts at 2.30pm

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Internship Overview

The Future Computer Scientist Programme takes students aged 12-14 on an immersive exploration through the world of a computer scientist. The programme gives you an interactive experience with top computer scientists, who will guide you through exciting simulations, including designing a game and testing the security of a specially built website.

You will also be coached on how to become a top computer scientist, with guidance on GCSE choices, extra-curricular activities, work experience and more.

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Internship Highlights

Immersive Computer Science Experiences:

  • Use pseudo-code to build a game in a time pressure environment
  • Use ethical hacking to test the security of a specially built website
  • Understand the world of an engineer and the exciting future that lies ahead

    Why attend?:

    • An immersive experience of one of the world’s most prestigious careers
    • Meet successful computer scientists and ask them questions 
    • Coaching on a how to become a top computer scientist
    • Valuable work experience even before you turn 16

      Programme Fee, Format & Options

      This programme will take place online, delivered LIVE by top professionals, with opportunities for you to interact and ask questions

      Programme Fee:

      £65/student. Places are limited. If 2 or more places are booked students receive a 10% discount. Enter code GROUP10 at checkout to benefit from this.

        For a full list of terms and conditions, please click here.

        Timetable

        THE FUTURE COMPUTER SCIENTIST

        THE FUTURE COMPUTER SCIENTIST

        2.30pmThe World of a Computer Scientist

        - Our time is now: Computer Scientists as the most valuable assets in global commerce
        - Software engineering in the most cutting-edge industries

        2.45pmSoftware Engineering in Videogames

        - Discover how a Computer Scientist develops a videogame, the phases of production and the industry.
        - What are the key languages and roles needed to start a company capable of making the next blockbuster game

        3.15pmBuild a Videogame

        - Create a game using pseudo-code and defining the functionalities.
        - What can you achieve in a high pressure environment racing against your peers?
        - Pitch your new game to top computer scientists

        4.00pmCybersecurity

        - What good is a game if the data can be readily stolen?
        - Finding vulnerabilities and exploits in secure systems
        - Become a White Hat Hacker as you try and find your way into a “secure” system

        4.45pmCareer Coaching and Panel Q&A

        - Interactive session dedicated to your journey to becoming a top computer scientist. Detailed advice on:
        - GCSE/A-level/degree/university choices
        - Excelling in the UCAS process
        - Extra-curricular activity choices
        - Work experience options
        - Career path options for computer scientists of the future

        5.30pmClose

        *exact programme subject to change without notice.

        Venue & Dates

        Live Online

        31st January 2021

        Live Online:

        31st January 2021

        You can attend this programme via our state-of-the-art, interactive online platform from anywhere in the world. All the content will be delivered in a live, interactive manner and you’ll have the opportunity to ask questions of our experienced professionals. All you need is an internet connection; we will send you full details of how to access the programme well in advance.

        Who Can Attend

        The programme is for students aged 12-14 who have the passion and ambition to both learn about this career and start boosting their university/college applications & CVs. If you are a student who is slightly older or younger than our guidelines, then please do get in touch with us to discuss your specific situation.

        You can secure your place simply by clicking “Register Now”.

        There is no application process. We operate on a first-come first-served basis and programme places are highly limited. We expect to be fully-booked several months in advance so advise you to register as soon as possible.

        No prior knowledge or experience is required to join this programme as we build your knowledge from the basics up to more advanced concepts.

        Testimonials

        We exist to give students a life-changing experience. We are proud to report that we have an overall rating of 4.8 out of 5 on Google Reviews. Our Google reviews can be read in full here, and some highlights are below.

        Support

        If you are trying to register and the registration box is not appearing it is likely because of firewall restrictions on your desktop device. You may wish to try on your mobile device instead. Alternatively, please email info@investin.org with details of the programme you want to register for. We will reserve your place immediately and send you a link to pay by card online.

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