Oxford Royale at UC Berkeley

Business & Entrepreneurship

Inventing the Future: Business, Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Pitch your idea and kickstart your career in business. ‘Inventing the Future’ will equip you with the skills, tools and mindset to innovate and create the future. This comprehensive immersion into business principles, innovation methods and entrepreneurial thinking will enable you to incubate your idea, and accelerate it into a successful business.

Immerse yourself in the core principles of business management, early stage innovation and entrepreneurial behaviours that drive value creation. Network with business faculty and successful executives and innovators as you gain insights into accounting, finance, marketing, and business ethics.

Experience early stage innovation and entrepreneurship through observing leading businesses and exploring companies innovating at the global level.

Sharpen your creative thinking, business modeling, presentation and leadership skills as you collaborate with your peers to research, design and market a new business idea in the ‘Inventing the Future Innovation Challenge’—a unique ‘Shark Tank’ idea pitch challenge.

Location San Francisco
For Ages 15-18 years
Duration 2 weeks
Price £5995
Start Dates 30 Jun, 14 Jul
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Great if you're thinking about

  • Launching your own business venture

  • Developing an entrepreneurial mindset

  • Pursuing a Business, Finance or Marketing degree at university

  • Becoming the next generation of innovation leaders

On this course you will

  • Learn how markets work and how you can launch your own business

  • Identify and solve business and market problems

  • Explore innovation methodologies to solve challenges and identify opportunities

  • Acquire value proposition design and business pitch skills

  • Develop competencies in business modeling, project management, market research, business analysis, and concept development

  • Strengthen your capacity for leadership and collaboration

What's Included

  • Residential on the prestigious campus of UC Berkeley

  • Inspiring courses taught by experts

  • International student community with over 170 nationalities represented since 2004

  • Accommodation, meals, tuition and cultural programmes included

  • Graduation, report cards and certificate

  • 17.5 hours of tuition per week

  • Inspirational cultural programmes


Oxford Royale Academy

Start something truly amazing at our Berkeley Summer School, on campus at UC Berkeley.

  • Experience life at the University of California
  • Choose from a range of fascinating subjects
  • Network with students from all over the world
  • Enjoy showstopping parties and black-tie events

How You'll Learn

Escape ordinary classroom teaching and learn through interactive and immersive lessons.


Hands-on classes designed to help students learn through practical application.


An interactive forum with an expert in the field, giving students valuable insights into related and new topics.

Guest Speakers

Successful and famous guest speakers offer students the chance to pose their most important questions.


Essential for honing students' reasoning abilities and public speaking skills.

Interactive Lectures

Dynamic lectures given by passionate teachers packed with facts and viewpoints to engage the audience.

Group projects

An opportunity to work closely with, and learn from, different perspectives.


Working in pairs and small groups, students have plenty of opportunity for discussion and debate.

Educational Trips

Our trips provide real examples of the course subject in action, and bring students' learning to life for them.

Start something amazing today!

Book a call with one of our advisors. We will call you at the time requested to answer any questions you have and to help you through the booking process.

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Experience Life on Campus

What is life like at one of the most celebrated US universities? Oxford Royale students will have a fully immersive experience on campus at one of UC Berkeley’s spectacular campuses. Live, study and dine with Oxford Royale for a truly authentic taste of undergraduate life at a top university, all while exploring the vibrant location. UC Berkeley is neighbours with San Francisco, an area vibrant with entertainment and culture. Join Oxford Royale and experience the Bay Area like a real undergraduate.

Join Exciting Activities and Trips

Summer should be fun, right?! Don’t worry – we never forget that you’re on holiday! Your UC Berkeley summer session will provide unmissable excursions in this quirky city. Discover San Francisco with Oxford Royale, from the mysterious history of Alcatraz Island, to exploring the natural scenery of the city’s many stunning parks, seeing the ‘Crookedest Street in the World’ to riding in cable cars. 

Make unforgettable memories in one of the USA’s most exciting cities with Oxford Royale.


Hear From Our Students

Hear from students just like you all about their experiences on our summer schools in these videos.

Student Testimonials


We have a 4.8 rating based on 769 reviews on Reviews.io.
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I had an absolutely incredible time doing Summer school with Oxford Royale Academy! I learnt new things about myself and the world around me, and would definitely recommend to others!

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I loved the Oxford Royal program, I met many people with bright personalities and unique minds, and I also learned a lot from the teachers, campus staff etc. You will enjoy it!

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Oxford Royals Academy made my summer amazing! I learned many new things and I met people from all over the world that I know I can call true friends. I definitely recommend ORA to anyone who wants to make unforgettable memories!

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It was very nice and the experience at Cambridge was amazing! I made a lot of new friends and made a lot of memorable memories. I also really enjoyed all the activities such as punting and then the party. I hope to do this again.

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The twelve days I spent in Oxford Summer School were very happy, the teachers were very kind and professional, and the curriculum was very reasonable, which expanded my knowledge. All the courses mean a lot to me and I hope I can come back next summer.

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The oxford royale academy was definitely the highlight of my summer. I have not only learnt more about the course I have chosen, but I've also met a lot of new friends, friendly staff and helpful teachers from different cultures all in the same campus and had a lot of unforgettable memories.