Europe in the International Economic Order (L1089)

15 credits, Level 5

Spring teaching

In this module, you are introduced to main developments in the world economy and its governance arrangements since 1945 - as they affect Europe, including its relations with the US and the developing world.

You cover debates on globalisation, the role of multinational firms and the role of the WTO, and you follow the evolving international financial crisis.


67%: Lecture
33%: Seminar


40%: Coursework (Essay)
60%: Written assessment (Essay)

Contact hours and workload

This module is approximately 150 hours of work. This breaks down into about 32 hours of contact time and about 118 hours of independent study. The University may make minor variations to the contact hours for operational reasons, including timetabling requirements.

We regularly review our modules to incorporate student feedback, staff expertise, as well as the latest research and teaching methodology. We’re planning to run these modules in the academic year 2021/22. However, there may be changes to these modules in response to COVID-19, staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of material changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.