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#Cambridge #16-17 years old #Maximum class size of 15 #From £5895

Economics

Do you want to know how the world really works? This course will have you thinking like an economist in no time, giving you new insight into the vast system that connects us all.
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Learning

Outline

Economics affects us all. In business and in life. As you explore the world around you, and look towards your future career, you’ll understand its implications even more. Our Economics course is designed to help you dissect the most important issues from macroeconomics (international level) and how businesses succeed and fail within a domestic economy (microeconomics). We’ll also look at measuring economic performance, markets and competition for all-round, immersive learning.

Teaching methodology

Learning in a small group (no more than 15 students and often fewer) means that you get quality time with your teacher and ask as many questions as you like! Through interactive learning, our teachers will guide you through new concepts and assign you practice tasks to build your knowledge and skills. You will also have an opportunity for group work, independent research, and homework assignments to be discussed in class. Small classes mean everyone gets to have their say, and students learn from debating with one another, as well as from their tutor.

The experience

It’s all about balance. Study with us at Cambridge and we’ll help you embrace everything the city has to offer – from socialising with new friends with shared interests to field trips and excursions for practical lessons you just can’t learn from a textbook. We understand students. We make sure you’re stimulated with a social calendar that packs it all in, from traditional guided tours of the University museums to a tranquil afternoon punting on the River Cam.

And of course, you’ll experience the true Cambridge way of life from weekly formal dinners to competitive debating and croquet. Remember to save some energy for dancing the night away at a disco!

Typical outings

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Westminster, London

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.

British Museum

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.

Canterbury

Enjoy the fun of the classic Chaucer's Canterbury Tales as we take you back in history to discover English life in the 14th Century. Explore the famous Cathedral and even have a go at dressing in clothes of the time.

Greenwich

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.

Warwick Castle

Let your imagination roar with history, magic, myth and adventure in the age of gallant dragon-slaying knights. And discover dark dungeons and watch birds of prey soar at one of England’s finest mediaeval castles.

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.

Portsmouth

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.

Review

Chloe, China

"The economics course I'm taking is really helpful as a range of topics were introduced and explained clearly to us. "

Stay in Cambridge

Home to Cambridge University since 1209, this city is famous for its cyclists, its museums, and of course, the 107 Nobel Laureates. But have you heard of the Mathematical Bridge (c.1749)- the first bridge built using mathematical principles? Or did you know that the first official game of football with rules similar to those we use now was played in 1848 in the middle of the city? Cambridge has so much to offer, from a vibrant history to cobbled streets and cozy cafes. It’s the perfect place to study, and spend a summer exploring.

You will be staying in single or twin room college accommodation, occupied by students during term time, located within a mile of the centre. Your accommodation will be ideally located to explore all the best areas of the city, from its oldest colleges to its lovely cafes. Ensuite rooms may be available at some locations.

You will get a chance to eat in a variety of restaurants in Cambridge, tasting food from all over the world. On top of that, you’ll be treated to a delicious formal dinner in your college - a three-course meal where everyone gets a chance to dress up!

Tutors

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Alawi Muthana

Alawi has more than 10 years of industry experience in finance, accounting, market research, IT and management, including for the NHS. Since moving into teaching, Alawi has taught business, finance, management, leadership, marketing as well as economics to several levels and age groups.

Eric Sukumaran

MBA, University of Oxford - Eric has worked with the UK government, advising on large- scale infrastructure projects climate change policy, with a focus on international treaty negotiations governed by the Paris Climate Agreement (and with a year-long stint in Brexit negotiations!). Eric is Founder and CEO of fettl limited, a renewable energy financing platform for emerging economies. His role involves managing a wide range of stakeholder relationships, including investors, governments, insurance, legal and development finance institutions.

Myrto Oikonomou

DPhil Economics, University of Oxford - Myrto has varied experience leading graduate and undergraduate tutorials, in central banking and investment banking as well as in research. She specialises in labour economics and macroeconomics, and her research focuses on the effects of uncertainty (mainly related to trade) on labour market dynamics. Prior to her DPhil studies, she completed an MPhil at the University of Oxford. Myrto also holds a BSc in Finance from the University of Athens.

Dr Peter Arthur

BA Economics, University of Cambridge | MA Educational Leadership, University of Hertfordshire - Peter is a qualified teacher having completed his PGCE at the UCL Institute of Education, and financial analyst (CFA). He has over fifteen years of experience of working in secondary schools and sixth form colleges. He primarily teaches specialism is Economics up to Oxbridge/Scholarship level, and also teaches Business Management again up to Oxbridge/Scholarship level.

Tony Marriott

Tony is currently head of Business and Economics department at one of the country's leading independent schools. He manages a team of teachers, organises schemes of work, and creates teaching materials. Tony's academic interests include the economic development of East Asian Economies, free-market capitalism, economic theory, and education. His ambition is to complete a PhD on development economics and become a published author.

Dates & Prices

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

available

£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

Standard (shared bathroom)

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£5895

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