Economics

International Trade

Module code: L1070
Level 6
15 credits in spring teaching
Teaching method: Lecture, Seminar
Assessment modes: Coursework, Unseen examination

This module develops the theory of international trade and explores contemporary developments in the international trading system.

In particular, you will examine 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.