Economics Admissions Assessment (ECAA); 2x interviews
Interview 1: maths problems, graph sketching; Interview 2: interests within the subject, explaining data patterns
Practice relevant admissions test questions
Try to convey your curiosity and passion for your subject
Remember this advice isn't official. There is no guarantee it will reflect your experience because university applications can change between years. Check the official Cambridge and Oxford websites for more accurate information on this year's application format and the required tests.
Also, someone else's experience may not reflect your own. Most interviews are more like conversations than tests and like, any conversation, they are quite interactive.
Number of interviews: 2
Skype interview: no
Time between interviews: 5 minutes
Length of first interview: 25 minutes; Length of second interview: 25 minutes
My first interview started with a discussion on exchange rates and macro shocks, then went on to maths questions sketching graphs and probability calculations. The second interview began with a discussion of the specific elements of economics which interested me. I was then given some graphs and asked to justify the economic reasons underpinning the data. Once I relaxed, I actually began to enjoy both interviews.
I prepared for the admissions test by practising
Remember the tnterviewers are looking for intellectual curiosity, a passion for the subject and whether you are teachable, so try to be yourself and convey these attributes in the interviews.