17 August 2017
Politics & Economics **15-18 years old**
Oxford Summer College is a two week university preparation course held in the heart of Oxford at Somerville College.
We offer a challenging P&E course for students who may, or may not have studied politics or economics before.
Our political and economic institutions determine the way our societies are organized. Students on the P&E course learn about key economic concepts such as, supply and demand, market structure and the role of finance. Students also explore the often troubled relationship between economics and politics and investigate political regimes in different nations.
The course gives students vital practice in debating issues where there is no correct answer, and teach students how to apply academic learning to real world situations. Analytical, research and debate skills will be developed throughout this course and students will have a broader understanding of current affairs.
Topics will include:
o US Politics
o Theory of politics
o International relations
o Game Theory
Expert Oxbridge-educated tutors.
Students aged 15-18 who have a keen interest in understanding more about economics and politics or those who considering an undergraduate degree in politics, economics, PPE or another related field, at a top university,
To introduce students to the study of politics, economics and the vital role it plays on a nation and international level. Analytical, research and debate skills will be developed over the duration of this course.
GBP 3895: The course fee covers all tuition, accommodation and meals at Somerville College It also covers all activities, excursions included in the course and airport transfers between Oxford and London. Flights to and from London are not included.