Overview

Experience University Research (EUR)  courses allow students from around the world to take college-level coursework at a Top 10 public university. Students will participate in project-based learning to build practical skills, gain invaluable experience, and become better prepared to attend a competitive university.  EUR is also a great way for students to enhance their college applications and obtain letters of recommendation from experienced instructors and industry professionals.

Course content and schedules are subject to change at the University’s discretion. All courses are taught in English.

Benefits

  • Enhance your resume or university applications by taking university elective courses taught by field experts—with no risk or affected GPAs!
  • Get involved in hands-on learning in some of UCI’s strongest fields of study
  • Develop academic research, writing, and presentation skills.
  • Learn about UCI and the admissions process through a free webinar.

Requirements

  • Minimum iBT TOEFL score of 60 is recommended for non-native English speakers.
  • Students must be at least 15 years old unless otherwise noted.
  • Course prerequisites as noted.

Instructors

Read the biographies of the instructors you will be learning from here.

Winter 2023 - Single Course Enrollments

Introduction to Machine Learning & AI (Remote via Zoom)Expand

Description:  This course introduces concepts and topics essential to Machine Learning and AI. Starting with a foundational understanding of machine learning models such as predictive analytics algorithms, logistic regression, artificial neural networks, and introductory natural language processing, students will also learn major concepts on the design, architecture, and applications of networks. The course will focus on practical knowledge and skills through practice exercises and project work designed to teach students how to implement machine learning algorithms using real-world examples. It is also the first course in the Machine and Deep Learning specialized studies certificate.
Recommended for: Advanced high school students and undergraduates majoring in computer science or related fields
Prerequisites: I&C SCI X426.59 Intermediate Python or equivalent experience
Instructor: Majed Al-Ghandour, Ph.D.
Schedule: TBD – classes will be held sometime M-F, 09:00 – 12:00 China Standard Time
Units: 2.5 (25 hours)
Fee: $1250

Corporate Finance (Remote via Zoom)Expand

Description: This course introduces financial topics including time value of money with stock and bond applications, analysis of the capital asset pricing model, cash flow methods, and financial budgeting. Students will gain knowledge of fundamental topics in finance useful in evaluating investments and complex financial decision making.
Recommended for: Advanced high school students and undergraduates majoring in business, economics, or related fields
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Jason Gurtovoy, Ph.D.
Schedule: TBD – classes will be held sometime M-F, 09:00 – 12:00 China Standard Time
Units: 2 (20 hours)
Fee: $775

Methods of Teaching English (Remote via Zoom)Expand

Description: Explore current methods for teaching specific skill areas such as speaking, listening, reading and writing with an emphasis placed on communicative teaching techniques and theories. Develop lesson plans, materials and instructional aids for your classroom, and learn how to motivate your students to study and learn by using a wide variety of language games and techniques.
Recommended for: Undergraduates and recent graduates interested in living in another culture before starting a new career or looking for a change of pace, and who have limited or no teaching experience.
Prerequisites: None
Instructor: Judy Hu, MA
Schedule: TBD – classes will be held sometime M-F, 09:00 – 12:00 China Standard Time
Units: 2 (20 hours)
Fee: $625

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PROGRAM DATES

Winter

Jan 30 - Feb 10

TUITION AND FEES

Varies by course