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Maxer Online Research Programme

*with Academics of the University of Cambridge 
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Maxer Education Institute partners with scholars from University of Cambridge* to provide a wide range of
10-week online research training programmes in various disciplines to high school, undergraduate and postgraduate students. The Cambridge academics and supervisors provide lectures, research training workshops, small group supervisions and research meetings to students based on their research progress and academic abilities. Consultation on research topic selections and research planning will also be guided throughout the process. Students will produce their own research papers at the end of the programme.

Instructional Model

Innovation and creative structure become the heart of the Online Research Programme. Each subject course is intertwined by the shared goal of fostering intellectual growth and promoting student collaboration. The programme includes a complete research skills training course, academic lectures, practical sessions, group supervisions, Academic English Enhancement workshops and discussions with Cambridge academics and PhD students to complete a research project.


Subject Portfolio

Programme Dates

The Online Research Programme will take place in the following periods in the summer 2024:

February 26 - May 6, 2024

July 1 - September 9, 2024

Subjects with the corresponding Cambridge Professors are available as follows:

Subjects and Professors
Feb 26 – May 6
Jul 1 – Sep 9
Architecture - Prof. John Orr

Artificial Intelligence - Prof. Pietro Lio

Artificial Intelligence  - Prof. Nic Lane

Business - Prof. Matthew Grimes

Business - Prof. Shahzad Ansari

Finance and Economics - Dr. Matthias Dörrzapf

International Relations and Governance  - Dr. Catherine MacKenzie

Medicine - Prof. Thomas Krieg

Natural Sciences - Prof. Jason Robinson

Psychology - Prof. Nicola Clayton, FRS

Sociology - Prof. Patrick Baert

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Programme Itinerary

The following plan outlines a preliminary structure to provide an overview of the programme for reference:

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The evaluation method for our academic programme is designed to ensure a comprehensive and fair assessment of participants' endeavours, which includes:

  • Research proposal:

Students are required to submit a 2000 words individual research proposal to the research leader for approval and evaluation before they confirm the research topic and methodologies.

  • Research report:

Students are required to submit a 3000 words research report to the research leader for review and evaluation.

Admission Requirements

This programme is suitable for:

  • Senior high school students, and all undergraduate and postgraduate students who want to:

  • Get professional feedback from professional academics and researchers

  • Work on a final year project/research project as their school or university assignment

  • Receive academic references

  • Gain insights and development in a certain research field

  • Age 16 and above

We welcome qualified talented individuals to join our programme. To ensure a fair and competitive admission process, the programme requires applicants to submit the following documents for admission:


A current transcript from your existing school/ university is required to show your basic knowledge of the applying subject

(studying relevant subject preferred)

Proof of English:

All courses and activities in the programme are held in English. Students are expected to have a high level of English to interact with the teaching academics, fellow students, and programme team members, as well as to conduct the final assessment to graduate from the programme,


Please provide any proof of your English ability (could be any of the following: English proficiency test certificate, school transcript, competition certificate etc)

Personal Statement:

A well-crafted personal statement highlighting goals, aspirations, and why you're a perfect fit for the programme (within 200 words)

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Apply now to be admitted and pick your desired subject led by the renowned Cambridge Professor*!

***Application is reviewed on a rolling-basis. Early application is strongly advised as places are filled quickly. 

***An admission result will be notified within 3 working days via email.

Fee Structure

Online Research Programme Fee:

£2,000 / ten week programme

What is included:

  • All academic activities, such as lectures, supervisions, revisions, seminars, workshops in the 10-week programme

  • Access to the Maxer Moodle system

  • Access to the online teaching and learning platform for academic activities

  • Programme awards as outlined in the program details

Take advantage of our early application discounts by confirming your enrollment with prompt payment, ensuring both your spot and savings on programme fees as follows :

  • Before Dec 31 2023                                                   .

  • Before May 10 2024

£100 reduction for February programmes

£100 reduction for July programmes

Application closure occurs upon reaching full capacity for the course. 

DON’T MISS the deadlines : Discounts are applicable for full payments made by specified discount deadlines only.

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