Oxford Online Summer School

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Oxford Online Summer School

Economics | International Relations

Session 1: June 20th - July 1st, 2022 (break on weekend)

Session 2:: July 25th - August 5th, 2022 (break on weekend)

Grade:10 - 12

Official online Summer School by Mansfield of Oxford University

Taught by instructors from the University of Oxford

Small class size of up to 15 students

Official certificates from the Mansfield of Oxford University | Opportunity for the authoritative recommendation letter

Academic research paper | Oxford application workshop

Introduction

University of Oxford

The University of Oxford is a collegiate research university, the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and one of the most prestigious academic institutions in the world. Oxford has educated a wide range of notable alumni, including 28 prime ministers of the United Kingdom and many heads of state and government around the world. 72 Nobel Prize laureates, 3 Fields Medalists, and 6 Turing Award winners have studied, worked, or held visiting fellowships at the University of Oxford.

Programme Introduction

The University of Oxford is a global leader in the field of Economics and International Relations. It has one of the largest groups of academic economists and politics and international relations departments in the world and regularly rank as the UK's top department. The researchers inform and improve economic and public policy around the world and are dedicated to training the next generation of economic and politics leaders.

Oxford Online Summer School is officially hosted by the Mansfield of Oxford University and taught by Oxford faculties and instructors, issuing the official certificate of completion to students. Within two weeks, students can acquire broad knowledge by understanding of the subject they choose. By the end of the programme, all the students need to finish an academic research paper, and present it to the instructors. The best-performing students will receive an authoritative recommendation letter.

Why Us

Official

The programme is officially hosted by the Mansfield of Oxford University and taught in small classes, culminating in awarding an official certificate of completion.

The Mansfield of Oxford University selects and assigns excellent instructors, teaches in Oxford's traditional discussing style, stimulating students' unique perspectives and developing their ability to learn, think and criticize independently in the process. The instructor is not just a transmitter of knowledge but also a guide who can evaluate students' ideas in a focused manner, help them choose appropriate research methods, and guide them in their research and analysis.

Faculty

Thesis

All the students will complete a thesis within two weeks and present it to the instructors and classmates. Students will experience topic setting, literature reading, in-depth research, and academic writing, greatly enhance their educational and research skills.

Oxford application workshop will give students an insight into the Oxford application process and mock interview preparation.

Workshop

Faculty

Dr. George Bitsakakis, Economics

Director of Studies in Economics (2015 - ), Dean of Degrees MA (Oxon) MA (Michigan-Ann Arbor), MSc, PhD (LSE)
George Bitsakakis currently works at University of Oxford and teach Micro-foundations of Macro, Growth Theory & Innovation, Asset Pricing, Stochastic Calculus, Mathematical Economics, Public Economics, History of Economic Thought. Philosophy of Economics, Philosophy of Mathematics, Causality & Scientific Explanation; Dynamical Systems, Computation Theory, Meta-mathematics.

Dr. Eileen Tipoe, Economics

Graduate Advisor in Economics at University of Oxford; MPhil, DPhil (Oxford); Staff Economist at CORE Economics Education
Eileen Tipoe is the designer of the Inclusive Economics course at the University of Oxford. Dr.Tipoe has been teaching undergraduate Economics since 2017, after 2019, she began to teach post-graduate students, and was once awarded the Oxford Social Sciences Divisional Teaching Excellence Award. Dr.Tipoe has published "Doing Economics," "Economy, Society, and Public Policy" on the CORE Econ platform. Her broad research area is applied microeconomics, focusing on revealed preference and welfare analysis.

Dr. Andrea Bernini, Economics

Lecturer in Economics at University of Oxford; MPhil, DPhil (Oxford); Visiting Ph.D. Fellow at Harvard University
Andrea Bernini is a lecturer in Economics at the University of Oxford, and also a consultant at the World Bank Group. Dr. Bernini has worked and conducted research for many international organizations, including Lendable, Goldman Sachs, the Bank of England, the Economic Commission of the United Nations, Deloitte, etc. His research interests lie at the intersection of political economy, econometrics, development and public economics.

Dr. Peter Bergamin, International Relations

Lecturer in Oriental Studies
Peter specialises on British Mandate for Palestine, with a particular interest in Maximalist-Revisionist Zionism. In addition to his teaching, he co-convenes, with Yaacov Yadgar, the Reconsidering Early Jewish Nationalist Ideologies Seminar. His first monograph focused on the ideological and political genesis of one of the major leaders of pro-Fascist, Far-Right Zionism.

Dr. Edward Howell, International Relations

Lecturer in Politics
Edward currently teaches undergraduate Politics papers, namely the core paper in International Relations, as well as optional papers on Politics in China, International Relations in the Era of the Cold War, and International Security & Conflict. Edward also supervises theses pertaining to East Asian politics and International Relations.

Schedule

 
Day Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5
Week 1 Classical approaches to the study of International Relations International Society and Law Power Politics Postcolonialism and Empire International Cooperation
Week 2 Globalization and International Financial Institutions Global War and Security International Organisations and International Security Culture and Conflict Final Presentation
Beijing Time Contents
9:00-10:30 Bilingual TA lead students in discussing and completing projects assigned & extracurricular activity
10:30-16:00 Teamwork and assignment
16:00-18:00/19:00-21:00 Live Course from Oxford instructors
21:15-22:15 Office Hour
*The schedule may vary depending on the Mansfield of Oxford University.
Day Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5
Week 1 Intro Economics Micro Economics Macro Economics Quantitative Economics Strategic Management or Economics of industry
Week 2 Econometrics Game Theory Labor economics Economics of industry Final Presentation
Beijing Time Contents
9:00-10:30 Bilingual TA lead students in discussing and completing projects assigned & extracurricular activity
10:30-16:00 Teamwork and assignment
16:00-18:00 /19:00-21:00 Live Course from Oxford instructors
21:15-22:15 Office Hour
*The schedule may vary depending on the Mansfield of Oxford University. *Students need to choose one of the teaching times(16:00-18:00 or 19:00-21:00)

Sample Schedule

Day Day1 Day2 Day3 Day4 Day5
Week1 Intro Economics Micro Economics

研究现代社会的市场机制运行及其在经济资源配置中的作用

Macro Economics

理解宏观经济政策是如何被制定的、理解公司的行为以及世界范围经济体的运行状态

Quantitative Economics

通过建立和运用经济数学模型研究经济问题

Econometrics

了解国际贸易理论和政策、国际金融理论和国家货币政策

第二周 计量经济学

运用数学、统计学与电脑技术,建立经济计量模型,对经济问题进行定量与定性研究

国际关系

研究国家、政府国际组织、非政府国际组织、跨国公司等国际社会之间的外交事务和关系

博弈论(或)劳动经济学

通过数学方法考虑游戏中的个体的预测行为和实际行为,并研究优化策略(或)研究劳动力市场中劳动力供给和需求的影响因素及相互作用关系,了解国内外劳动与社会保障理论及实践的历史和现状

战略管理(或)工业经济学

学习战略管理过程的三个阶段:战略制定、战术运用和战略评价,对资源调配作出合理决策(或)研究投入与产出关系,运用电子计算机等人工智能模拟的方法和逻辑证明的方法解决工业经济管理中的问题

学生论文成果展示
北京时间 周一至周五
9:00-10:30 名校双语助教带领学生进行丰富的与PPE相关的课外活动
10:30-15:00 独立调研/ 阅读与作业时间
16:00-18:00 /19:00-21:00 牛津大学教授导师直播授课

*最终课程顺序和课程内容可能根据牛津大学的官方安排有所微调

Application

Date:

  • Session 1: June 20th - July 1st, 2022 (break on weekend)
  • Session 2: July 25th - August 5th, 2022 (break on weekend)

Teaching Time:

  • Economics(Session1&2):16:00-18:00 or 19:00-21:00 (students need to choose one of the teaching times)
  • International Relations(Session2):16:00-18:00 or 19:00-21:00 (students need to choose one of the teaching times)
  • Admission quota:15 high school students for each class; There is a limited number of vacancies, placements are assigned on a first come, first serve basis

Grade:

  • 10-12
  • *For more information please contact ASDAN teachers

How to apply:

    Economics:

  • Students who received B or above in ASDAN EPQ
  • Recommendation letter from an invited Economics teacher (Each teacher can recommend up to two students)
  • Individual application need to submit English language performance (IELTS level 6.5 or TOEFL 90) and A or above in Economics
  • International Relations:

  • Students who received B or above in ASDAN EPQ
  • Recommendation letter from an invited English teacher (Each teacher can recommend up to two students)
  • Individual application need to submit English language performance (IELTS level 6.5 or TOEFL 90)

Class requirements:

  • A computer with camera and microphone; Students need to keep the camera on and wear collared shirts during the teaching time

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