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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

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.

The experience

You’ll have time to explore Oxford for yourself, as well as forging new friendships for the future, and there’s an action-packed programme of social activities, field trips and excursions to help bring your learning to life. We might even head to London for the day.

You’re not a tourist, so we won’t treat you like one. Instead, we’ll help you uncover genuine local treasures and show you what life here is really like, from the inside.

Typical outings

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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.

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.

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.

Bath

Explore the cobbled streets and Georgian architecture of this historic English city. And discover the secrets of the literary world of Jane Austen, the Roman Baths, and its lively shops and cafés.

Blenheim Palace

Uncover the amazing history of the palace where Winston Churchill was born. And explore incredible state rooms, the tricky garden maze, the butterfly house, the beautiful grounds, and much more.

Ashmolean Museum

This world-famous museum of art and archaeology in the heart of Oxford University unveils a world of incredible historical artefacts, Egyptian mummies, Picasso, Da Vinci, Michelangelo, and much more.

Oxford

Let us show you around our home town. We’ll visit lots of fascinating museums, take a punt down the river, explore Oxford Castle, and uncover all the best bits of this classic English city.

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.

Bristol

Explore Brunel's amazing engineering feat, the SS Great Britain, get hands-on with science at We The Curious, marvel at the Planetarium, and uncover the secrets of one of the UK’s coolest 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 Oxford

Where it all began. Oxford is home to the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and it’s also where Oxford Summer Courses was born. Known as the city of dreaming spires, Oxford has educated and inspired world-changing thinkers through the ages. And its renowned tutorial teaching keeps the university among the global elite. But it’s so much more than books. This is a lively, cosmopolitan and open-minded place. There’s room for everyone, with something new (or very old) to discover at every turn.

All of the accommodation in Oxford is based within Oxford University college grounds, and the beautiful buildings that date back in some cases to the 13th century, present a real sense of the traditional university. Although the bedrooms have been appropriately modernised, they remain in-keeping with the college surroundings with lots of character and charm. Accommodating full-time students during term time, the rooms are practical and usually have some desk space for quiet study time. Each corridor houses a pastoral member of staff, who oversees students throughout the night. We are able to offer twin or single bedrooms with either shared or private bathroom facilities.

You will get the chance to eat at a range of Oxford's best restaurants and cafes during the week, and each Friday evening you will experience an Oxford University formal hall. As an Oxford Summer Courses student, you will get to attend two formal halls per course, where you can expect an excellent dining experience and an electric atmosphere, as students and staff celebrate the achievements of the week together. Usually followed by a traditional party and graduation ceremony it really is an experience of a lifetime, so don’t forget your cameras for this one!

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

25 Jun - 8 Jul 2023

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£5895

2 Jul - 15 Jul 2023

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£5895

9 Jul - 22 Jul 2023

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£5895

16 Jul - 29 Jul 2023

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£5895

23 Jul - 5 Aug 2023

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£5895

30 Jul - 12 Aug 2023

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£5895

6 Aug - 19 Aug 2023

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£5895

13 Aug - 26 Aug 2023

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£5895

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