Politics & Economics

Overview

Politics & Economics has been designed for the political leaders of tomorrow. During the course students will develop their knowledge and understanding of key political and economic concepts, as well as develop their understanding of international geopolitical trends. They will discover how governmental policies are maintained or changed, while furthering their ability to evaluate the ideologies and values at the heart of different political systems. In addition, students will learn how to develop political campaigns and master the art of giving presentations.

At a Glance

Length of Course
Two weeks - St Hugh's
Key Skills Developed
Presentations, Critical Thinking, Debating
Language Level Required
Intermediate and above
Suitable for further study or career
International Relations, Politics, Finance, Philosophy, Economics

Prices & Dates

  • 2 Weeks
  • 02/07/2018 — 16/07/2018
    Price £3,700
  • 16/07/2018 — 30/07/2018
    Price £3,700
  • 30/07/2018 — 13/08/2018
    Price £3,700

Why choose Politics & Economics at Oxford College Summer School?

Oxford College Summer School’s Politics & Economics programme is a unique two week residential programme situated in the heart of historic Oxford.

We have created the Politics & Economics programme at Oxford College Summer School for the political leaders of tomorrow. In this programme, students will develop their knowledge and understanding of key political and economic concepts, as well as developing their understanding of international geopolitical trends.

At Oxford College Summer School, our dynamic tutors ensure that the Politics & Economics programme focuses on learning through communicating, meaning that all students participate actively in spoken English at all times.

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Course Objectives

  • To develop an understanding of key concepts in the process of governance and how they impact on society.
  • To discover how governments and governmental policies are maintained or changed.
  • To evaluate the ideologies and values at the heart of different political systems.
  • To discover how Economics shapes political thinking and ideologies, both nationally and internationally.
  • To discover how resources and consumers shape domestic and foreign policy.
  • To improve all-round confidence in using English communicatively.

Presentation and Leadership

Mastering the art of giving presentations is essential for any successful political career. Our Politics & Economics programme therefore assists students in developing their presentation and leadership skills. Throughout the programme students will participate in an assignment in which they will develop a campaign for a political election. This project will culminate in the students giving a 10-minute campaign speech and presentation.


Where can Politics & Economics at Oxford College Summer School take me?

Politics & Economics at Oxford College Summer School is the first step towards future studies in philosophy, economics, or political science. Such a degree can open the door to a variety of professions, such as those in political life, diplomacy, industry, journalism, management, intelligence, marketing, and law.

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