Please ensure you check the module availability box for each module outline, as not all modules will run in each academic year. Each module description relates to the year indicated in the module availability box. Please be aware that modules may change from year to year, and may be amended to take account of, for example: changing staff expertise, disciplinary developments, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback.
Department: Economics and Finance
||Available in 2019/20
||L1T209 Public Economics
||L1T309 Experimental Economics
||L1T409 Environmental & Natural Resource Economics
||N3K709 Finance (Economics and Finance)
||L2T109 Global Politics
Excluded Combination of Modules
- to develop knowledge and analytical skills in international economics at an advanced level.
- Models of exchange rate determination
- Currency Crises
- Intertemporal approach to the current ccount
- Ricardian Trade Theory;
- Hecksher-Ohlin Trade Theory;
- New Trade Theory;
- International Labour Migration
- have explored, understood and appreciated the complexity and diversity of the current academic literature and its implications for professional practice, and be able to identify open questions for their own research;
- have demonstrated ability to learn and work independently in addressing challenging complex issues in international economics.
- have used highly specialised and advanced academic, technical and professional skills in analysing issues in international economics.
- Written Communication;
- Planning, Organising and Time Management;
- Problem Solving and Analysis;
- Using initiative;
- Computer Literacy.
Modes of Teaching, Learning and Assessment and how these contribute to
the learning outcomes of the module
- A combination of lectures, seminars and guided reading will contribute to achieving the aims and learning outcomes of this module. Summative assessment by written examination will test students' knowledge and understanding of the subject-matter, their critical judgement and problem-solving and critical skills.
Teaching Methods and Contact Hours
|Preparation & Reading
||Component Weighting: 100%
||Length / duration
|Unseen written examination
Via group presentation during seminars. Work prepared by students for seminars; answers to questions either discussed during a seminar, or posted on DUO.
■ Attendance at all activities marked with this symbol will be monitored. Students who fail to attend these activities, or to complete the summative or formative assessment specified above, will be subject to the procedures defined in the University's General Regulation V, and may be required to leave the University
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