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Royale Philosophy, Literature and Modern History for Senior Young Learners at Oxford University

Dates and Tuition

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Weekly course hours – 20

Age Range - 16-18 yrs

Session DatesDuration
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2 weeks
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Royale Pre College Philosophy, Literature and Modern History Program in Oxford University is the best opportunity for teens, ages 16-18, who are interested in philosophy, literature, drama and like to pursue a degree in Philosophy, Literature, History, or the Humanities at University.

Enriching Summer Program Under the Light of Great Minds

Why do we exist? What’s the truth? How do we define beauty? Under the lights of history’s great thinkers and minds, let’s debate and search meaningful answers to those questions.

Royale Philosophy, Literature and Modern History Summer camp offers us to follow the footsteps of the most famous thinkers, artists and writers in one of the most literary location on earth, Oxford. Are you ready for this enriching journey?

After successfully completing your course, you’ll receive a graduation certificate, awarded at a memorable ceremony hosted for you and your parents on the final Friday of your summer school. We’ll also provide a detailed report card, highlighting all that you have achieved during your time with us, as well as some next steps for future success.

Why It is a Great Choice

  • Network with guest speakers and faculty as you explore logic, metaphysics, ethics and epistemology expressed through literature and philosophy.
  • Evaluate the impact and influence of literary and philosophical works on modern history, engaging in an Oxbridge-style tutorial discussion which will hone your ability to present and justify your arguments.
  • Follow Lewis Carroll’s footsteps across Christ Church Meadow, read poetry under the Bridge of Sighs and soak in the atmosphere of the world’s most literary city

Let’s Zoom into Royale Pre College Philosophy, Literature and Modern History Program for Teens at Oxford University


Are you ready to taste what it's like to be a student at Oxford? Your Oxford Summer School experience will take place in historic residential colleges.  Sleep in historic quadrangles, mingle in bustling student common areas, and unwind in beautiful campus gardens. Take a seat in the lofty hallways where students have dined for over 800 years. Learn in lecture halls and labs where revolutionary discoveries were created, and in classrooms where 55 Nobel Laureates gained fundamental academic and life skills essential for future success.

Course Description

In a truly international environment – over 170 nationalities, 20+ hours a week with maximum of 15 students per class, you will have opportunities to dive in the hot topics of Philosophy, Literature and Modern History in Oxford University.

During the program you will:

  • Identify famous philosophers and literary works and their arguments.
  • Examine and critique the ideas of authors from over 2,000 years of history.
  • Strengthen formal debate, discussion and presentation skills while also learning how to identify fallacies in an argument.
  • Sharpen text analysis and writing skills in preparation for university courses.
  • Discover how to best pursue university studies in the Humanities the increasing importance of these skills in the dynamic, global society.

Accommodation & Food

Most of Oxford's housing locations contain a mix of single and twin beds, with en-suite bedrooms available on certain campuses and shared toilet facilities shared by a small group of same-sex students. If you have a certain room type in mind, you can request it during the enrollment process, which may or may not be granted depending on availability.  If you require a certain room type for medical reasons, please contact the camp's Admissions Team, who will be able to verify availability on various locations based on the course you have chosen.  Remember, sharing a room with other students is a fantastic opportunity to meet new people and make friends. Meals are also included, served in the Hall.


Summer should be fun, right?! Don’t worry, we never forget that you’re on holiday! Oxford Royale Academy can help you discover Oxford's secrets, from the best coffee shops to riverside parks, from Oxford's very own castle to must-see stores, galleries, and museums.  You and your classmates will have access to a fantastic extracurricular program that includes beautiful graduation balls, historical expeditions, and much more. Visit dazzling attractions are nearby such as the bright lights of London's theatres, Windsor Castle, and Blenheim Palace to create unforgettable memories.

Getting to Oxford University

By Flight The following is a list of the most convenient airports for Oxford. To choose a flight that meets your needs, we recommend looking online.

  • Birmingham (1 hour )
  • Heathrow (1.5 hours away)
  • Luton (2 hours away)
  • Gatwick (2.5 hours away)
  • Stansted (3.5 hours away)

By Train - Eurostar The Eurostar is a rail service that connects France, Belgium, Switzerland, Germany, and the Netherlands to the United Kingdom. The Eurostar arrives at London's central St Pancras International station.

Oxford Royale Academy Airport Transfer Service A member of the Oxford Royale Academy staff will meet students with an Airport Transfer booking in the arrivals hall and ensure that they are connected with their taxi driver. The student will be driven directly to their lodging by the driver. When it's time to leave the program, students are picked up from their lodging and driven to the appropriate airport terminal. If the student is traveling as an unaccompanied minor, please notify the camp when booking your Airport Transfer and the camp will provide you with any further information you require.

Public Transport The information is valid at the time of writing, but you should always check with the public transportation operator for the most up-to-date service availability. You are also urged to reserve any public transportation in advance to verify that your preferred route is available.

Good to Know Before Picking the Session for Royale Pre College Philosophy, Literature and Modern History Program for Teens at Oxford University

Session Dates

Any course for a student under the age of 18 includes a transportation option.
Our packages are designed to be all-inclusive. We will contact you after checkout with info of exact items included.

Royale Philosophy, Literature ...7/2/20237/15/20232 weeks£5,995.00
Royale Philosophy, Literature ...7/16/20237/29/20232 weeks£5,995.00
Royale Philosophy, Literature ...7/30/20238/12/20232 weeks£5,995.00
Royale Philosophy, Literature and Modern History
Start Date7/2/2023
End Date7/15/2023
Duration2 weeks

Royale Philosophy, Literature and Modern History
Start Date7/16/2023
End Date7/29/2023
Duration2 weeks

Royale Philosophy, Literature and Modern History
Start Date7/30/2023
End Date8/12/2023
Duration2 weeks
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