Module Catalogue 2016/17

ECO1019 : Global Economy

  • Offered for Year: 2016/17
  • Module Leader(s): Dr David Barlow
  • Lecturer: Mr Martin Enilov
  • Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
  • Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0
Pre Requisites
Pre Requisite Comment


Co Requisites
Co Requisite Comment



To enhance understanding of global and European economic issues; to provide a historical and analytical framework for such an understanding; to introduce data sources.

Outline Of Syllabus

Global economic history
UK economy
European economy
US economy
Japanese economy
Chinese economy
International organisations

Learning Outcomes

Intended Knowledge Outcomes

Understanding of global and European economic issues in historical and analytical frameworks for such; knowledge of data sources.

Intended Skill Outcomes

Ability to make coherent arguments regarding a range of global and European economic issues. Ability to access key materials to analyse the global and European economy.

Graduate Skills Framework

Graduate Skills Framework Applicable: Yes
  • Cognitive/Intellectual Skills
    • Critical Thinking : Assessed
    • Data Synthesis : Present
    • Active Learning : Present
    • Numeracy : Present
    • Literacy : Present
    • Information Literacy
      • Source Materials : Present
      • Use Of Computer Applications : Present
  • Self Management
    • Self Awareness And Reflection : Present
    • Planning and Organisation
      • Goal Setting And Action Planning : Present
      • Decision Making : Present
    • Personal Enterprise
      • Initiative : Present
      • Independence : Present
      • Problem Solving : Present
      • Adaptability : Present
  • Interaction
    • Communication
      • Written Other : Present
  • Application
    • Commercial Acumen
      • Governance Awareness : Present
      • Financial Awareness : Present
    • Social Cultural Global Awareness : Present
    • Legal Awareness : Present

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion150:0050:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture301:0030:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading150:0050:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching61:006:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study164:0064:00N/A
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures provide the essential overview of the subject matter. Reading list and Blackboard material encourage students to explore issues and their impact on particular areas of the world.

Reading Lists

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination901A50N/A
Written Examination902A50N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Exam tests students breadth of knowledge through multiple choice and short answer questions.


Past Exam Papers

General Notes


Disclaimer: The information contained within the Module Catalogue relates to the 2016/17 academic year. In accordance with University Terms and Conditions, the University makes all reasonable efforts to deliver the modules as described. Modules may be amended on an annual basis to take account of changing staff expertise, developments in the discipline, the requirements of external bodies and partners, and student feedback. Module information for the 2017/18 entry will be published here in early-April 2017. Queries about information in the Module Catalogue should in the first instance be addressed to your School Office.