|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enhance understanding of global and European economic issues; to provide a historical and analytical framework for such an understanding; to introduce data sources.
Industrialisation and global economic integration
Gains from trade
International institutions and agreements
Critics of the International Institutions
Foreign Direct Investment and other Financial Flows
International inequalities and differential development
Modeals of Economic Development
Population Growth and the Environment
Underdevelopment in Africa
Japanese Economic Development
The Chinese Economy
The Indian Economy
The Latin American Economies
History of European Economy
European Union, single market, single currency
Key EU economies
The communist economy
Non-EU economies (Russia etc)
Conflict in Europe (Balkans, Caucasus)
Europe in crisis
Understanding of global and European economic issues in historical and analytical frameworks for such; knowledge of data sources.
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 Applicable:||Yes|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||32||1:00||32:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Drop-in/surgery||4||1:00||4:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||64:00||64:00||N/A|
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.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
Exam tests students breadth of knowledge through multiple choice and short answer questions.
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