Oxford Engineering Summer School

Get ahead in your future in engineering. Join our Oxford Engineering Summer School on the Oxford University campus, or online, to experience what studying engineering is like, and develop the confidence and knowledge to put you ahead of the curve – in your university application and beyond.
Engineering summer school

Get excited about engineering

Spend two weeks of your summer immersing yourself in the world of engineering on the prestigious Oxford University campus – a global centre of innovation. We’ll introduce you to a successful professional who’s built a career working in an engineering-related field.

Learn from world-class engineering tutors

Studying alongside ambitious students from around the world, you’ll also take on fun challenges, such as learning how to build a bridge.

Be inspired

Rooted in Oxford’s spirit of academic excellence, the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s Engineering Summer School courses will enable you to truly immerse yourself in your subject. You’ll gain unique insights into what studying your favourite subject at university is like – giving you the edge in your future.

Get the Oxford experience

You’ll learn all about Engineering goals while enjoying everything that the magical city of Oxford has to offer.

Browse our Oxford Summer Engineering Courses

Our Oxford engineering summer programmes are two weeks long and are held on the world famous Oxford University campus. Whether you’ve studied aspects of the subject before, or are totally new to it, our Engineering Summer School offers a perfect course to suit your needs.
technology summer course

In Oxford | 12-14 Year Olds

Discover Technology

Are you fascinated by rockets and robots? Do you love playing with computers? On this technology summer course, you’ll learn how websites are built using different coding languages, design a rocket using practical applications of maths and physics, and build your own hydraulics system.

In Oxford | 15-18 Year Olds

Experience Engineering

If you love understanding how things work and exploring individual components of machines and structures, there’s a good chance you’re considering engineering as an area of study. On this Oxford engineering summer programme, you’ll explore the differences between mechanical, civil and electrical engineering — and build your very own engine.
Engineering summer courses

Browse our Online Engineering Courses

Drawing on the Oxford Scholastica Academy’s years of experience of running world-class summer schools, our online Engineering courses combine Oxford’s spirit of excellence with the very best in future-focused learning.
technology course for teens

Live Online | 12-14 Year Olds


On this exciting course, you’ll be introduced to some of the most important concepts in Engineering and Technology — and you’ll learn how to build your own website! With your tutor and classmates, you’ll also explore how the practical applications of Maths and Physics work in the real world.

On this course, you’ll explore:

  • Electronics
  • Photonic systems (the science of light)
  • Coding in HTML and CSS
  • How to build your own website

Live Online | 15-18 Year Olds


Does the world of engineering spark your interest? Guided by an expert tutor, you’ll explore key introductory engineering topics and work together to design your own models. You’ll learn how to apply Mathematics and Physics to solve problems, and learn how to stand out in future university applications. You’ll also get to participate in a Q&A with an engineer.

On this course, you’ll cover:

  • Maths for engineers
  • Material efficiencies and construction
  • Designing engineering models
  • Building a tower from limited materials
engineering course for teenagers

Students from up to 85 different nationalities chose to experience our engineering courses last year:

9 out of 10 said our engineering summer courses were one of the most memorable summers of their life

9 out of 10 said that our high school summer engineering courses gave them greater certainty about their future direction

94% of students said they had a greater certainty over their future academic and career choices

Why choose one of our Oxford Engineering summer school programmes?

The Best Courses

We’ve designed our high school summer engineering courses to stimulate, stretch and challenge you – regardless of your existing subject knowledge.

The Best People

Your engineering course will be taught by tutors that are current or former students and faculty of world-class institutions such as Oxford and Cambridge Universities.

Your Future Success

Our engineering summer school is designed to help you discover, experience and prepare for a successful future personally, academically and professionally.

Get the Oxford Experience

You’ll be taught engineering on the prestigious Oxford University campus, where many world-famous figures in the field began their own career journeys.


Headshot of Radhiyya, an Oxford summer school technology student
This programme has truly been a valuable and memorable experience for me. Not only did I broaden my knowledge about Technology but I’ve also developed my self-management and communication.


Indonesia, Technology
Headshot of Maria, a Oxford summer school psychology student
For the second year in a row my daughter had an unforgettable summer break in the magical setting of Oxford! A fascinating course with an untold amount of fun things to do. Oxford Scholastica has undoubtedly been one of the best experiences my daughter has ever had.


Parent of Sofy, Italy, Psychology
Headshot of Mubasher, a Oxford summer school debate and public speaking student
Two of my children have now attended this course. It gave them the confidence to surge ahead in life with a purpose and confidence that is so essential. One of the best decisions I made for my children and their futures is to have sent them to the Oxford Scholastica Academy.


Parent of Fajar, Pakistan, Debate & Public Speaking
Headshot of Prutha, an Oxford summer school business student
I attended the Oxford Scholastica Academy and I can genuinely say it was the best summer of my life. Not only were we exposed to different subjects and courses but also so many different cultures and people. I hope I can go back!


India, Business
Headshot of Salma, an Oxford summer school law student
I absolutely loved my Oxford Scholastica experience! I definitely recommend it to anyone who either knows what they’re doing and want better preparation, or even students who have no idea who they want to be when they grow up! I was both at some point and Oxford Scholastica filled that gap for me. Thank you so much for this amazing opportunity!


United Arab Emirates, Law
Headshot of Lina, an Oxford summer school law student
The Law course was challenging but extremely rewarding, as it assured me that it was the path I wanted to choose at university. The Oxford Scholastica community also leaves you with an excellent support network even after the programme. Overall, it was an amazing experience that I would recommend to anyone.


Finland, Law
Headshot of Ravi, an Oxford summer school law student
Those two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were a really wonderful experience. I got the chance to explore what Law is really all about through this programme. Classes were very interesting and I loved how the tutor made the classes very interactive!


Indonesia, Law
Headshot of Richard, an Oxford summer school international relations student
My son, Alexander, truly enjoyed his experience. He was academically and intellectually challenged while also making friends from around the world. We highly recommend this programme.


Parent of Alexander, USA, International Relations
Headshot of Abdul, an Oxford summer school medicine student
My two weeks at Oxford Scholastica were two of the best weeks of my life. It was an amazing experience and I made some great friends that I know I will stay in touch with for a very long time.

Abdul Rahman

UK, Medicine

What You’ll Get From Our Engineering Courses

Whether you’re interested in exploring more about your subject, or are keen to pursue an engineering-related course at university, this summer school is for you. You’ll:
  • Be introduced to the world of engineering, both at university and as a career, through our fully accredited engineering course
  • Take part in a mix of classroom-based discussions and fun practical challenges to help you understand the work of an engineer and the challenges you’ll face in an engineering career
  • Experience life as an engineering student, with expert teaching from our predominantly Oxbridge-educated staff
  • Gain an understanding of the wide variety of career options available to you if you choose to study engineering at university
  • Meet a real engineer, who’ll answer all your questions about what it’s like working in engineering and studying a branch of engineering at university
  • Take part in practical challenges that test your knowledge and skills while demonstrating the real-life applications of engineering, such as constructing a bridge and building a hydraulics system and engine
  • Find out more about what your options are for studying engineering at university
  • Meet like-minded students from around the world, who’ll form the start of your future professional network, and you’ll join our community of Oxford Scholastica Academy alumni
  • Graduate, on successful completion of your engineering summer course, in a formal Graduation Ceremony held at Oxford University’s Saïd Business School

Get an Authentic University Experience

We believe that learning should be interactive and fun, and this belief fuels our approach to teaching. As a student on one of our courses you’ll:
Oxford-style teaching
You’ll learn in small, dynamic classes just as you would be at Oxford or Cambridge University. You’ll be taught by our first-class teaching faculty thereby ensuring you have the very best Oxford engineering summer school experience.
University-style independence
You’ll have the opportunity to study and socialise on the Oxford University campus, and take part in legendary activities such as punting. You’ll have the opportunity to meet and make friends with ambitious students like you from all over the world.
Real-world skills
You’ll leave equipped with key skills for the future – like public speaking, how to prepare for your future career and how to bounce back from failure – thanks to our Masterclass programme.

Reserve Your Spot

Ready for a life-changing educational experience? Apply in minutes and reserve a spot for Oxford’s #1 rated summer school and online programmes.