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History and Economics

A course with a small cohort but broad coverage, allowing you to combine two quite different subjects in many ways.
βŒ›οΈLast updated: April 28, 2020, 9:58 p.m.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to History and Economics.


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

Oxford History department information πŸ”—
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 πŸ”— 🌟 A colourful overview written by students.

Pembroke College guide πŸ”— 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 πŸ”— Check out the β€˜Reading Suggestions’ and β€˜FAQ’ tabs

β€˜Good mock interview for Oxbridge Economics’ video πŸ”— 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 πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!

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