Economics at Oxford

This course will provide the structure required to understand the way our world operates, from everyday lives to businesses and government.

Program Highlights

Learn about fundamental economic concepts such as micro and macro economics, historical trends, human behavior and social phenomenons
Discuss how economics played a key role in historical moments and build practical leadership skills
Gain a better knowledge of economics as a social science, therefore distinguish the concepts of labor, capital, land value, inflation, fiscal policy and other political and social ideas
Examine how economists use the scientific process to expand understanding of individual decision-making, market outcomes, and government policies, and apply the process by practicing curiosity and hypothesis testing
Debate economic issues in ways that promote mutual understanding and inquiry, demonstrate fluency in basic economic terminology and tools, and explain economic reasoning to incorporate insights from non-economists
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Tuition:

Residential Tuition:
$5,798 Tuition will increase to $5,998 after November 30th

Extended Commuter Tuition:
$3,598 Tuition will increase to $3,698 after November 30

Commuter Tuition:
$2,998 Tuition will increase to $3,098 after November 30th

Dates:

Session 1:
July 9, 2023 July 21, 2023

Session 2:
July 23, 2023 August 4, 2023

Location:

Oxford, UK
Oxford, UK

Course Overview

Discover how individuals, businesses, and governments make decisions about the use of scarce resources in a world of unlimited wants and needs, and what implications economic issues can cause, such as tax and inflation, interest rates and wealth, inequality and emerging markets, and energy and the environment. The Economics course will provide the structure required to understand the way our world operates, from the choices we make in our everyday lives to how businesses or governments achieve their desired objectives.

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Real World Insights


Students will have the opportunity to welcome distinguished speakers and leading scholars. Take part in interactive seminars and enjoy a variety of walking tours and excursions.

Course Structure


There are nine 3-hour class sessions over the two-week course. During week one, students have class from 9am-12pm, Monday - Friday. During week two students have class from 9am-12pm Monday through Thursday. Wednesday afternoons are dedicated to additional academic time (excursions, speakers).

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