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Department of Economics Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UHES-AAB01: BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Study year abroad

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS AND POLITICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Study Year Abroad

Normal programme duration: 4 years

[Page last updated: 11 August 2020]

Click here for further information Possible DAPs for this programme:

Please see your programme handbook for circumstances where transfer to DAP may be permitted/required.

 

Click here for further informationPossible exit awards for this programme:



Year 1

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 1 Stage 1 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Semester 1: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10001 Introductory microeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES10005 Core skills for economists: mathematics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES10091 Core skills for economists: introduction to probability and statistics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL10967 Introduction to politics: theory and analysis 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 1 Stage 1

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10002 Introductory macroeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES10004 Core skills for economics: statistics and data analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL10966 Introduction to international relations 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select 1 unit from the following list:
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES10006 Core skills for economists: mathematics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES10008 Economic policy in the UK 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL10417 Introduction to British politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10203 Development economics: microeconomic perspective 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10205 Introduction to politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 2

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 2 of this programme contributes 32% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 2

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 1 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20070 Money and finance 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20159 Econometrics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20011 Intermediate microeconomics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20013 Intermediate macroeconomics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20023 Economics of politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 credits from the following list:
NB. Students choosing a year-long option (ES20069 or ES20070) may only select units worth 6 credits from this list.
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
PL20414 American politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20721 International organisation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20726 European integration 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20889 Contemporary politics of the Middle East 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20904 Political violence and terrorism in the UK 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20970 Political theory 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20277 Development economics: macroeconomic perspective 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 2 Stage 2

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20022 Economic thought & policy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20968 International comparative politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 2 and a maximum of 3 units from the following list:
NB. Students choosing a year long option (ES20069 or ES20070) must select 2 units from this list; all other students must select 3 units.
Further information on DoS approved options Director of Studies approved option allowed: students may be permitted to take a Director of Studies approved option as an alternative to one of the units from this list
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20012 Intermediate microeconomics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20014 Intermediate macroeconomics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20019 Public finance - economics of taxation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20097 Games and experiments 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20416 Totalitarian politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20720 Foreign policy-making and its analysis 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL20724 European Union politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL21015 Parliamentary studies 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP20208 International politics of development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 3

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP may be possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 11 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 12 PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 2 Stage 3 of this programme contributes 0% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 2 Stage 3

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20110 Study year abroad 60 credits       [equivalent to 120 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.


Year 4

Click here for further information NFAAR-UG assessment regulations:
  • Transfer to DAP is not possible from this programme year.
  • Main assessment regulations: Appendix 27 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view; Supplementary assessment regulations: Appendix 28 (Section B)PDF format -requires Acrobat Reader to view.
  • Part 3 Stage 4 of this programme contributes 68% towards the final award classification


Academic Year: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 0 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
  • NB. You may only choose ES20069 if you have not studied this unit in Year 2.
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20159 Econometrics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30029 Final year research project 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 units from the following list:
  • Students must select at least 2 Economics units (units with codes beginning ES).
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30026 Advanced macroeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30027 Advanced econometrics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30031 Environmental economics 1 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30033 International trade 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30035 Analytical development economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30037 Experimental, behavioural and neuro economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30038 Public choice 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30083 Health economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30089 Economics of banking 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30092 Game theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN30470 Investment and trading 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30101 Russian national option R4: Gorbachev & Perestroika 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30107 Culture & national identity 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30108 Art and politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30468 Transitions to democracy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30732 The politics of ethnicity, religion, and nationalism 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30741 US global politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30864 Europe in global politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30881 Contemporary security challenges in Asia 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30895 Meltdowns, conflicts and resistance: capitalism in flux and shifts in economic governance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30897 Comparative peace processes 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30210 Conflict, security and international development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 units from the following list:
  • Students must select at least 2 Economics units (units with codes beginning ES).
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30025 Advanced microeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30028 Advanced econometrics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30032 Environmental economics 2 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30040 Economics of incentives 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30044 Industrial organisation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30046 Growth theory 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30093 Political economy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30096 Economics of financial markets 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30098 Economics of innovation and entrepreneurship 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES30099 Monetary economics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30102 Russian national option R5: Politics in post-communist Russia 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30744 Anti-politics and direct action 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30745 Culture and religion in international relations 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30756 The politics of Latin America 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30875 Comparative elections and voting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30879 Modern silk roads: international trade in a global economy 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30880 The rise of the far right: from the margins to the mainstream 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30882 The disunited kingdom: devolution and the end of British politics? 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30898 Politics in China 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
PL30902 Contemporary critical thinkers: theory and praxes 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP30278 Development finance 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Notes:

  • Programmes and units may be changed in accordance with normal University procedures.
  • This programme catalogue is applicable for all years of study for the 2020/21 academic year only. Students continuing their studies into 2021/22 and beyond should not assume that this programme, or its component units, will be delivered in future years in the format displayed here.
  • NFAAR assessment regulations are subject to review and update. Links given here will provide access to the latest versions of NFAAR documentation. The regulations described in this documentation may not necessarily be those which applied in previous academic years. For detailed information on how the NFAAR was applied to this programme in previous academic years, please contact the relevant Director of Studies.
  • Availability of units is subject to constraints such as staff availability, minimum and maximum group sizes, and timetabling factors as well as a student's ability to meet any pre-requisite rules.
  • Find out more about these and other important University terms and conditions here.