English Literature Summer Schools in Cambridge

What’s special about studying the English Literature in the Cambridge

Study in the footsteps of Marlowe, Milton, Wordsworth, Byron, Plath, Hughes and Zadie Smith. Cambridge has been at the centre of great literature for centuries and provides the perfect setting for aspiring literature students to explore their subject in detail. Explore new literary work, debate the nature of a literary classic and develop your technique as a literary critic. The Immerse English Literature summer school provides exceptional academic insight, and Cambridge provides a stunning and inspirational setting.



The English Literature Summer School in Cambridge for 16-18 Year Olds

Summary of the English Literature summer school in the Cambridge for the second age group

For 16-18 year olds interested in studying English Literature, the Immerse Education English Literature summer programme offers the perfect opportunity to explore your subject in depth ahead of committing to more advanced study. Surrounded by centuries of academic prestige and inspiring Cambridge graduates, you will explore a range of works across different genres learning how to to take a critical approach and express this in a sophisticated argument.


Why choose Immerse Education?

1. Exceptional learning experiences

At Immerse Education, our academic programmes are more than just a lesson in a classroom. We’re dedicated to providing our participants with exceptional learning experiences.

Participants will explore novel concepts and share ideas in small groups of like minded peers, guided by expert tutors who have honed their expertise through teaching at world-class universities, including the universities of Cambridge, Oxford and Harvard. The ‘Immerse’ model of learning is now offered in over 30 different programmes.

2. Developing global perspectives

Students from over 100 countries have participated in our academic programmes. Developing global citizens, building tolerance, broadening perspectives, and encouraging diversity and equality are all important priorities for Immerse Education. Our academic programmes facilitate healthy discussion, whilst enriching the perspectives of each of our participants.

3. A personalised approach

We offer a personalised approach that appreciates and caters to the needs of each of our participants. This starts at the point of contact, and continues throughout the programme, and beyond. Not only do we support our participants throughout their Immerse experience, but we’re also invested in their success after they’ve completed their programme. We provide exciting initiatives beyond our academic programmes to support our valued alumni.


Jessica Lim, English Literature tutor

Dr Jessica Lim tutors English literature at Lucy Cavendish College, Cambridge. She is a part-time research assistant on a University of Cambridge project exploring literary depictions of ‘a good death’ from the eighteenth century to the present day. Her research interests include women’s writings and children’s literature, particularly from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. She has spoken at conferences in the UK, Ireland, the US, Australia, and Sweden, and has published articles with Tulsa Studies in Women’s Literature, Oxford Research in Education, Notes and Queries, and The Charles Lamb Bulletin.

Academic programmes for students aged 13-15 years old and 16-18 years old.

Our academic summer schools are designed for students aged
13-15 years old, and for students aged 16-18 years old. Whatever
age you are, you will be taking part in an academically demanding
(but enjoyable!) programme, living in Cambridge University
colleges, and meeting other motivated students from all over the
world. Read on to find out more about some of the colleges that
you could be staying in.

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