History and Economics

Last updated: 7 months, 4 weeks ago


A course with a small cohort but broad coverage, allowing you to combine two quite different subjects in many ways.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to History and Economics.

Overview

Official overview 🔗 🌟 A good overview of the course with an outline of its structure, entry requirements, and more.

Oxford History department information 🔗
Links to the student handbooks, which provide more information about course structure and other details. Not at all necessary reading, but available for the curious.

Alternative Prospectus page 🔗 🌟 A colourful overview written by students.

More things to explore

Pembroke College guide 🔗 Pembroke College is particularly interested in the course of history and economics so their guide is worth looking at.

Application Resources

Economics-related reading suggestions & FAQs 🔗 Check out the ‘Reading Suggestions’ and ‘FAQ’ tabs

History Admissions Test 🔗 All applicants are required to sit the History Admissions Test (HAT). This website describes the format of the test and provides some past papers. Applicants must also sit Section 1 of the Thinking Skills Assessment 🔗, which is explained further here.

‘Good mock interview for Oxbridge Economics’ video 🔗 An interesting example interview, although typically interviewers won’t ask for as much specific knowledge as in this example.

InsideUni History and Economics interview experiences 🔗 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!