Economics Summer School

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Immerse Education’s Economics Summer School programme offers an enriching and intensive learning experience for participants passionate about economics and its real-world applications. Held in a stimulating academic environment, this two-week programme is designed for ambitious participants aiming to deepen their understanding of economic principles, global markets, and policy-making. Led by expert tutors and academics from top universities, the programme encourages lively discussions, group projects, and presentations that foster a deeper appreciation of economic concepts and challenges. Participants receive personalised guidance and feedback, ensuring they maximise your learning potential throughout the programme.
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Where Do We Offer Economics?

Explore our Economics programme at the leading institutions; the University of Cambridge or the University of Oxford, where both programmes are carefully crafted to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of economic principles, global markets, policy-making, and the impact of economic decisions on societies and individuals. Through engaging seminars, interactive lectures, and thought-provoking debates, our Academic Pathway programmes will develop critical thinking and analytical skills essential for success in the field of economics.
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Academic Insights Pathway

University Preparation

Offers a deep dive into specific academic fields, providing an unparalleled insight into university-level study. Suitable for high school students considering university studies in a particular area.
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Online Research Programme Pathway

Personal Research Project

Allows students to engage in advanced research under expert guidance. Focuses on developing rigorous research and analytical skills within a specific academic discipline.
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Online Insights Pathway

Web-based Learning

Offers flexible, web-based learning experiences. Provides foundational knowledge and insights into various academic subjects and career fields
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What to Expect in a Economics Programme

Immerse Education’s Economics summer programmes enable high school students to delve into the dynamic world of economic theory and practice. The ‘Academic Insights’ Pathway offers an in-depth exploration of key economic principles, market analysis, and the impact of global economic policies. Students study various economic models, analyze real-world case studies, and engage in simulations to understand the complexities of economic systems. This pathway encourages aspiring economists to explore their interests, preparing them for future academic and professional endeavors in the field of economics.

With Immerse, participants can choose to study Economics remotely, in our academic online economics summer programme.

Our Online Insights programme will equip remote learners with the same understanding of economic theories and market analysis, the same opportunities for personal research projects, and the same in-depth discussions on global economic policies as our traditional Academic Insights in-person programmes.

Our In-person Programmes May Include

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1-on-1 Tutoring

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Group Workshops

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Personal Research Project

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Expert Seminars

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Day Excursions

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Certificate of Achievement

Meet Some of Our Economics Tutors

Our economics tutors provide outstanding support to students passionate about understanding economic principles. Their academic and industry expertise in economic theory, market analysis, and policy development allows them to guide students through a comprehensive economics programme. By fostering discussions and cultivating interest in economic concepts, trends, and issues, tutors ignite student enthusiasm and deepen their understanding of economics. With personalised guidance and feedback, they ensure student success. Tutors also assist ESL students in mastering the essential terminology for global economics studies and careers.

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We are accredited with Aegis and BAC, and won: Queens Award for Enterprises, British Youth Travel: Best Educational product finalist, and Educational Investor Award 2023.

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Including Access to Membership Benefits and Events from Partners, Life-time Access to Learning Opportunities via the Immerse Alumni Network, Live Events, Exclusive Offers from our Partners.

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All mentors on our programmes are past/current students at Oxford or Cambridge University All of our support staff are background-checked and receive training in providing an unforgettable experience for every Immerse student.

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Economics Summer School FAQs

What is an Economics programme and why is it important to study?

What is economics?

Economics studies scarce resources’ production, distribution and consumption. The main problem? Human beings have unlimited wants, but we live in a world of limited goods. So how do you go about distributing resources?

There are two major categories of economics: macro and micro. Macroeconomics looks at the economy as a whole from a collective perspective. While microeconomics examines persons’ behaviour as consumers and producers from an individual’s perspective.

Why is it important to study economics?

Studying economics is important because it helps you understand how the market behaves. Every business needs to understand what factors affect prices, demand, and supply. Otherwise, they won’t know how to reach their target consumers. Resulting in low profit.

Studying economics also gives you an insight into your own spending habits. You’ll be surprised how a simple grocery trip can be full of economic principles at work. Awareness will help you make wise investments. And avoid pitfalls that get you into a cycle of debt.

In the UK, the Association of Graduate Careers Advisory Services’ Graduate Market Trends Survey 2021/2022 states that 59.3% of economics graduates work as Business, HR, and Finance Professionals. These include careers such as economists, data analysts, accountants, auditors, and statisticians.

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 13% employment growth from 2020 to 2030. That’s above-average growth compared to other occupations! Resulting in 1,600 job openings per year.

Immerse Education offers both online and residential courses for Economics. The residential course will be available in UK Cambridge and Oxford.

You don’t need prior skills, experience, or learning to take the Economics course. But having an active interest in the subject is valuable. Your expert tutor will provide work for you to complete before your economics summer course starts.

For 13-15 yr. old participants:

Introduction to Macroeconomics

What better way to introduce oneself to macroeconomics than by studying Adam Smith? Adam is one of the most famous economists of all time. In fact, he’s known as the Father of Modern Economics! In this session, you’ll learn through Adam Smith how macroeconomics affects the world. You’ll also understand normative and positive statements, the ‘invisible hand,’ and what ‘scarcity’ is.

Introduction to Microeconomics

Here you’ll dive into university-level economics. Topics include Production Possibilities Frontier, the different types of elasticities and comparative advantage, specialisation and gains from trade.

What are Markets?

What affects a market’s good or less good outcomes? There are five factors: market power, adverse selection, moral hazard, externalities and signalling.

Project Presentation

You’ve worked independently throughout the two-week course. Now it’s time for an exciting one-day mini-conference! You’ll present and discuss your relevant findings on your assigned Capstone Project with your peers and tutors.

There’s more! You’ll finish with a workshop and review session to learn about applying for economics, business and management degrees. And you’ll discover career options that will be available to you afterwards.
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For 16-18 yr. old participants:

Introduction to Econometrics

What’s econometrics? Econometrics uses mathematical methods to describe economic systems. This module will teach you how multiple regressions allow researchers to control variables that would otherwise confound one’s results. And the common tools you can use to test hypotheses and estimate causal effects. You’ll learn methods including natural experiments, regression discontinuities, and instrumental variables.

Development Economics

Why do some countries have more advanced economic development than others? Discover the roles of poverty traps, education and nutrition within this context. You’ll also explore how economic interventions such as microfinance and cash transfers help reduce poverty.

Auction Theory

What happens in an auction? You can view it as a game where players bid without knowing their opponents’ bids. So Auction Theory investigates bidders’ behaviour in auction markets. You’ll use game theory in this class to analyse various auction formats. These include first and second-price auctions and all-pay auctions. After this tutorial, you’ll be able to predict how people bid. And you’ll put predictions to the test by live auctions in the classroom!

Project Presentation

You’ll attend a one-day mini-conference to end the course with a flourish! Where you’ll present and discuss your findings on your assigned Capstone Project. You’ll also experience a workshop and review session to learn more about applying for economics, and business and management degrees. And you’ll also discover the potential career options that will be available to you after.

Motivated participants aged 13-18 are best suited for the Economics courses. Those looking to take economics, business, and management at the university will have a tremendous advantage over competitors.

Do you want to learn from expert tutors at the University of Cambridge? Then, you will love this course!

Immerse Education integrates Content and Language Integrated Learning (CLIL) to support ESL students. This approach combines academic content with language development, ensuring that students improve their English proficiency while engaging with subject-specific material. Our experienced tutors use a variety of techniques to enhance understanding and language acquisition. Additionally, they provide personalised feedback and support to help students master subject-specific terminology.

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