Economics Taster Day

In 2020 we are excited to add a Year 12 Economics Taster Day to our calendar for the first time.

This event is planned for Tuesday 25 February 2020 and full details including the theme and content will be available nearer the time. 


This Taster Day is aimed at academically able students who meet all of the criteria below:

  • are in Year 12 (or equivalent) in the UK
  • attend an academy, school or college that does not charge fees.
  • are studying Mathematics AND Further Mathematics for A Level, or IB Higher Level Mathematics: Analysis and Approaches (if you are taking another Mathematics qualification, please email us to check your eligibility).
  • are interested in exploring Economics beyond your standard school curriculum.

If you are taking a different Mathematics qualification and are unsure about your eligibility to apply for this event, please contact us for further information.

Theme and content

Details of the theme and content for this Economics event will be available nearer the time. 

Apply for a place on the Economics Taster Day 

We are planning the Economics Taster Day to take place on Tuesday 25 February 2020

Applications will open in mid-January 2020. Eligible Year 12 students in the academic year 2019-20 will need to complete an application form (available here at the time) in order to be considered for a place. 

Although applications have not yet opened, if you would like to register your interest for the Year 12 Economics Taster Day, we will send you an email when applications open.

Practical details

The Economics taster day is for students only (there are no sessions for parents & guardians). The exact timetable for has yet to be determined, but as a guide, we normally start our Taster Days at about 10.30 or 11am and finish at about 4 or 4.30pm. Lunch is provided (free of charge).

Visiting students are responsible for getting themselves to Cambridge for taster days, however we provide travel information and a map of the college:

If you are in (or were previously in) Care, please read about the Care Travel Fund (eligibility criteria apply).

For students travelling a long way, limited accommodation is normally available at Christ's on the night before the taster day on a first come, first served basis.

Undergraduate Admissions / Open Days / Why choose Christ's? / Economics at Christ's