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Module

ECO2016 : Groningen Economics Exchange

  • Offered for Year: 2021/22
  • Module Leader(s): Dr Roxana Radulescu
  • Lecturer: Dr David Barlow
  • Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
  • Teaching Location: Off Campus
Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 60
Semester 2 Credit Value: 60
ECTS Credits: 60.0

Aims

This module records the marks of outgoing Newcastle exchange students who have chosen to study the second year of their economics related degree programme at the University of Groningen.

Outline Of Syllabus

Students will have to take 60 ECTS credits during the year (30 in each semester, with 15 credits in each half-semester).

Subject to availability, students should choose 3 modules in each half-semester from the list below. Note: all modules are 5 ECTS; the modules in capital letters are compulsory for University of Groningen students.

Semester 1a:
EBB064A05 Foreign Direct Investment and Trade
EBB066A05 Matrix Analysis and Optimization
EBB841B05 INTERNATIONAL MACROECONOMICS
Semester 1b:
EBB933B05 INTERMEDIATE MATHEMATICS
EBB067A05 MICROECONOMICS- INDUSTRIAL ORGANISATION
EBB861A05 Public Finance
EBB846C05 Management Accounting
Semester 2a:
EBB060A05 CAPITAL STRUCTURE AND FINANCIAL PLANNING
EBB022A05 Growth, Institutions and Business
EBB814A05 ECONOMETRICS for ECONOMICS
EBB065A05 Human Resource Management
Semester 2b:
EBB020B05 EMPIRICAL RESEARCH PAPER for ECONOMICS
EBB069A05 Philosophy and Ethics of Business
EBB062A05 ECONOMICS OF BANKING
EBB934A05 History of Economic Thought

Marks in Groningen are on a scale of 1-10 hence do not directly map to our percentages and grade bands. The following conversation rates are therefore used:

Groningen       Newcastle       Conversion rates
Grade       Indicative       Class      
(out of 10)       Range            
10       85-100             90
9       75-84       I       80
8       60-74       2.i       70
7       50-59       2.ii       60
6       40-49       3       50
1-5 fail             fail      
Of which:                  
5                   35
4                   25
3                   15
2                   10
1                   5

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion11200:001200:00N/A
Total1200:00
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

N/A

Assessment Methods

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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written exercise1M50As set by host institution
Written exercise2M50As set by host institution
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

N/A

Reading Lists

Timetable