Module Catalogues

Trends in Economics and Finance

Module Title Trends in Economics and Finance
Module Level Level 0
Module Credits 5.00
Academic Year 2021/22
Semester SEM2

Aims and Fit of Module

The aim of this Year 1 module is to provide students in BSc Economics and BSc Economics and Finance with an overview of the field of study before they engage with modules related to methodology and theory. The module exposes students to the relevance of the fields of economics and finance through discussions on the key questions they help society to solve. At the same time, the module provides students with a roadmap of all the knowledge they will be exposed to in the next three years.

Learning outcomes

A.Understand basics in the fields of economics and of finance
B.Demonstrate awareness of linkages between different economic fields

Method of teaching and learning

A variety of teaching and learning techniques will be employed in the delivery of the course with aim of creating interactive learning environment. Some sessions may be co-taught by staff from the English Language Centre, who will use activities to further develop the English language skills of students within the context of Economics and Finance. Students may also be provided with online language/study skills support from the English Language Centre (ELC) to help them engage with module content.