#London #16-17 years old #Project Based Learning #From £4190
Business and Finance
It’s so much more than making money. See how the right financial products can help fix some of society’s most pressing problems, before creating your own and pitching to the experts.
Learn all about financial products and their functions in modern society on our insightful Business and Finance course. We’ll hit the books, studying the processes and practices of the financial world before visiting iconic sites for an authentic experience.
One day we could be looking around the Pensions and Lifetime Savings Association, the next we might be at the Financial Conduct Authority learning about the essentials of regulation. To showcase your knowledge, the course culminates in pitching a business solution you've designed to a panel of industry experts.
Learn the Oxford way with tutorial-style teaching. Your expert tutor will foster self-directed learning and critical thinking through interactive seminars in small groups (no bigger than 8). During your course, you will complete two pieces of independent work (essays or problem sheets), which your tutor will then evaluate in either a 1:1 or 2:1 tutorial. Tutorials will provide you with the opportunity to discuss your work and feedback with your tutor and learn new perspectives from your classmates. On completion of the course, you'll receive a certificate and letter of recommendation from your tutor.
Discover the best of British culture and beyond to find out what makes Great Britain so great by visiting all of its wonderful landmarks on foot, by bike or via the tube.
Hop on to London’s infamous tube system, and explore trendy Shoreditch (with its delicious eateries and boutique shops), visit Camden market for some vintage finds, or stroll along the Thames and watch the sunset behind the London Eye. Wherever you choose, you’re sure to be captivated by the city’s atmospheric charm.
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The Houses of Parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Cathedral, St James’s Park and Buckingham Palace – just a few of the world-famous landmarks in this part of London. Enjoy being at the heart of our vibrant capital.
Discover amazing treasures and experience the history of people from around the world. Then explore the heart of London from Covent Garden and Trafalgar Square to the National Gallery and St James' Park.
Explore the history of space, time and navigation at the Royal Observatory, step aboard the historic Cutty Sark, and uncover gripping stories about how today’s world was shaped at the National Maritime Museum.
Tower of London
The Crown Jewels, Beefeaters, and over 1,000 years of history – explore this iconic ancient fortress and castle, walk along the mighty river Thames and discover vibrant Brick Lane.
It’s action stations as you step aboard world-famous warships, including Nelson’s HMS Victory, brave the glass floor of the Spinnaker Tower, and explore one of England’s most important naval cities.
Students will experience a half-day academic excursion to explore topics taught in the classroom in a real-world, hands-on environment.
"I love how practical the course is. Our tutors supported and guided us throughout the course and really helped us build businesses from scratch."
Stay in London
London calling! What’s not to love about the capital- you can cruise down the River Thames, learn about high fashion history at the V&A, and eat at some of the country’s top restaurants all in one day. London is home to a plethora of cultures and industries, with start-ups from around the world making it their office address. It is the perfect place to get a head start in your area of interest, while experiencing all that a multicultural capital city has to offer. The fun doesn’t end, and neither does the learning.
You will be staying in Queen Mary accommodation, in modern single rooms occupied by university students during the academic year. It is located at the Mile End campus, a popular student suburb, close to some of the capital's best sites, green spaces and all your essential amenities. You'll also be on the doorstep of several local Tube services, which means that countless attractions, museums and restaurants are at an easy reach.
Food and catering
You’ll experience some of London’s best local restaurants and cafes, as well as a lovely formal dinner on the last night of your course.
Shafiq specialises in the areas of Economics, Finance and Accounting as well as Quantitative Methods. He believes in adapting his teaching to the individual needs of his students and his teaching role as Head of Economics at an international school in London has given him valuable experience in communicating with and addressing the pastoral needs of students from a wide range of cultures and nationalities.