Oxford, United Kingdom

Enterprise and the Environment Summer School

when 1 July 2018 - 13 July 2018
language English
duration 2 weeks

Our Enterprise and the Environment Summer School is designed, delivered and managed within the University of Oxford, with teaching led by world class academics at the forefront of their fields. During the Summer School we will explore critical global environmental challenges in the 21st century through a combination of rigorous science and diverse stakeholder engagement and the value of the environment to enterprise. This is a unique experience to live, learn and grow from an unparalleled learning experience. The themes to be explored will include:

- How does climate change affect economic stability?
- How do financial markets drive long-term environmental decision-making?
- Is the 1.5 degree threshold of the Paris climate change agreement possible?
- How can we safeguard clean water for everyone?
- What is the future of energy markets?
- What can corporations do to protect biodiversity?

Course leader

Academic Director:
Professor Cameron Hepburn, Professor of Environmental Economics, University of Oxford

Programme Director:
Dr Caitlin McElroy, Departmental Research Lecturer, Enterprise and the Environment and Programme Director, Executive Educat

Target group

The Summer School is intended for the following:

- Those already studying related topics at an undergraduate level who would like to supplement their current studies, which may be in fields such as finance, management, economics, geography, politics, or the physical sciences.
- Those who are considering a Masters degree in a field related to the Summer School’s content and would like an introduction to key issues.
- Individuals who are undertaking a Masters degree in a similar area and would benefit from broadening their understanding within these subject areas.
- Young professionals and recent graduates who are working in roles at the intersection of the environment and enterprise.
We encourage learning as an opportunity for everyone so even if you don’t fit the criteria above then we strongly

Credits info

Arrangements can be made with a students home institution to provide graded assessment information that can be used for credit purposes.

Fee info

GBP 0: A discounted early bird price of £2750 is available to all students who pay for the Summer School before 31 May 2018. After this date the standard fee of £3000 will be applied to students when securing their place.

In both instances these costs includes all teaching, social activities, accommodation and some meals. The fees do not include the travel to and from Oxford, visas, insurance or any personal expenses incurred.


There are currently no scholarships or bursaries available for the Summer School. However, if individuals wish to apply for scholarships in their own country to attend the programme, we will provide a letter of support.