Oxford College (Ages 15-17)

Politics and Economics

Our Politics & Economics course introduces students to economic systems and political ideologies. Students in this course examine the history of modern political institutions, and discover how economics forms political thinking. The course also develops the research, presentation and English language skills needed for successful academic study, and later political career.

Politics & Economics at Oxford College

At A Glance

  • Campus: Oxford College
  • Length of Course: 2 Weeks
  • Hours of English Through Academic Subjects Tuition Per Week:  20
  • Age Range: 15 to 17 Years
  • Class Size: Maximum 15 Students
  • Key Skills Developed: English Language, Public Speaking, Critical Thinking, Debating, Collaboration, Leadership
  • Language Level Required: Intermediate (B1) and Above
  • EtonX: Exclusive EtonX Future Skills Online Course Included
  • Suitable for Further Study or Career: Politics, International Relations, Finance, Economics


Politics and Economics at Oxford College

Time to Shine

Success in politics requires effective research and writing skills, public speaking and presentation skills, and the ability to understand your audience. Because of this, our Politics & Economics students are encouraged to utilise the political knowledge and insight they have developed on the course, in an engaging and collaborative Time to Shine project. During the course students will have the chance to run an exciting political campaign at the college, complete with speeches, rallies and an election.

Politics and Economics at Oxford College

What You’ll Take Away

Politics & Economics at Oxford College is the first step towards future studies in political science, economics, or law. Such a degree can open the door to a variety of professions, including politics, diplomacy, law, journalism, management and marketing. Not only will our Politics & Economics students develop specific subject knowledge, but they will also leave the course with transferable skills that are useful for a wide range of academic disciplines, including critical thinking, argumentation, presentation, research and teamwork skills.

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Politics and Economics at Oxford College

Politics and Economics takes place at Oxford College (Ages 15 – 17).  To find out more about our Oxford College campus including accommodation, activities, excursions, and prices and dates visit our campus page.

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