|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To enhance understanding of global issues; to provide a historical and analytical framework for such an understanding; to introduce data sources and history of economic thought.
Semester 1 Global economic history, the Malthusian economy, the industrial revolution, the great divergence. History of thought, Classical economics, marginalists.
Semester 2 topics including market failure, unemployment, trade, cross border production, international finance, financial crises, development. History of thought: Keynes, Imperfect competition, Shumpeter.
Understanding of global economic issues in historical and analytical frameworks for such; knowledge of data sources, understanding history of economic thought in the context of the issues that inspired the thinking.
Ability to make coherent arguments regarding a range of global economic issues. Ability to access key materials to analyse the global economy.
|Graduate Skills Framework Applicable:||Yes|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||30||1:00||30:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||50:00||50:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||6||1:00||6:00||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. Seminars permit discussion of key issues.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Essay||1||M||30||1500 word essay|
Exam tests students’ breadth of knowledge through multiple choice and short answer questions, covering material from both semesters
The essay in semester 1 tests students ability to use library resources to write more detailed answers than required in the exam.
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