Joint-honours information for 2016 entry

International Trade

Module L1070

Module details for 2016/17.

15 credits

FHEQ Level 6

Module Outline

This module develops the theory of international trade and explores contemporary developments in the international trading system; in particular, it examines the underlying causes and welfare effects of trade on countries and their residents, and the implications of these results for international trade policy and institutions.

Module learning outcomes

2. Have demonstrated an a systematic understanding of those principles at the forefront of economics as they relate to economic problems and issues

3. Have demonstrated a systematic understanding of an appropriate number of specialised fields of economics (e.g. labour economics, development economics)

5. Be able to use the power of abstraction to focus upon the essential features of an economic problem and to provide a systematic framework for the coherent and critical evaluation of the effects of policy or other exogenous events.

6. Be able to analyse an economic problem or issue using an appropriate theoretical framework, recognise its limitations and appreciate uncertainties around such analyses.

TypeTimingWeighting
Coursework20.00%
Coursework components. Weighted as shown below.
Group written submissionT1 Week 12 100.00%
Unseen ExaminationSemester 1 Assessment80.00%
Timing

Submission deadlines may vary for different types of assignment/groups of students.

Weighting

Coursework components (if listed) total 100% of the overall coursework weighting value.

TermMethodDurationWeek pattern
Autumn SemesterLecture2 hours111111111111
Autumn SemesterSeminar2 hours011111111111

How to read the week pattern

The numbers indicate the weeks of the term and how many events take place each week.

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