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UCL Masterclass: Economics

Location: Online

Event information: Masterclasses are online, subject-specific hour-long sessions for students in Year 12 to get an opportunity to have a taste of university. The masterclasses are designed to introduce you to subjects that can be studied at university. The hour-long sessions will feature a lecture on a specific topic from UCL academics or students. This year, Masterclasses will be hosted online.

The sessions are interactive and we encourage you to engage with the presenters, there is an opportunity at the end to ask questions about the topic presented.

Topic: Economic Story of the World in the Last Four Decades In this Masterclass, you will look at interactive data to help answer the following questions:
Which technologies have made the most improvements in our standard of living in the last four decades?
Who were the main winners and losers of automation and globalisation since 1980?
What has happened to the income gap between rich and developing countries in the past 40 years?
What has happened to the gap between rich and poor inside countries?

This event is suitable for: Year 12

How to book a place: Please apply for a place on this event via the following page of the UCL website:

Masterclasses | Access and Widening Participation – UCL – University College London

Please email srs.realisingopportunities@ucl.ac.uk to let us know that you have applied, including the full name and date of the event. This way we can ensure that your application is prioritised.

Recording your attendance on the RO student hub: After the event please email srs.realisingopportunities@ucl.ac.uk to confirm that you attended, including your full name and the full name and date of the event.

Event Details

Date: 16 February @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Time: 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: Online
Organizer Name: UCL