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International Economics

GDM155

Become familiar with the practice of international economic relations through the study of current policy debates about the workings of the contemporary international economy.

Topics covered

This module will focus on the political economy of international economic relations and economic globalisation. The module has two main objectives: to provide students of differing academic backgrounds with a basic understanding of the theory of international economics, and to familiarise them with the practice of international economic relations through the study of current policy debates about the workings of the contemporary international economy. No prior knowledge of economics is required.

Assessment

  • Five written online activities (30% of the module mark)
  • 5,000 word essay (70%).