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ES30033: International trade

[Page last updated: 10 August 2020]

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2020/1
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Economics
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW100
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
ES30033C - Resit Examination (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take ES20011 AND take ES20013 AND ( take ES20012 OR take ES20020 )
Description: Aims:
The aim of the Unit is to provide an economic perspective on issues relating to international trade.

Learning Outcomes:
Students will have developed a fuller knowledge and understanding of international trade. They will have acquired greater awareness of economic debates relating to trade and trade policies. They will have learnt how to apply theory to international trade issues and how these issues are researched empirically.

Skills:
Understanding and applying theory. Understanding empirical research. Relating theory and empirics to contemporary debates and policy issues. Critical reading. Analytical thinking. Discussing ideas. Communication skills.

Content:
Topics include: the pattern and importance of international trade; determinants and welfare effects of international trade; instruments and effects of trade policy; trade and labour; migration.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ES30033 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Economics
  • UHES-AFB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AKB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UHES-AFB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AKB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UHES-ACB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics with Combined Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AKB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UHES-ACB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Combined Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-ACB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Combined Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)

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