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Department of Economics Programme Catalogue 2020/1


UHES-AAB03: BSc(Hons) Economics with Study year abroad

Leading to the award of BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN ECONOMICS

Mode of attendance: Full-time with Study Year Abroad

Normal programme duration: 4 years

[Page last updated: 10 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 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 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
ES10007 The modern world economy 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

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
MN10248 Introduction to accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN10354 An introduction to law 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
SP10204 Introduction to international development 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 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
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

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
MN10500 Corporate finance for managers 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


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

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES20159 Econometrics 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits

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


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

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
NB. Students choosing a year long option ES20070 must select 1 unit from this list; all other students must select 2 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
ES20023 Economics of politics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
MN20501 Intermediate accounting 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 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
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

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 1 and a maximum of 2 units from the following list:
NB. Students choosing a year long option ES20070 must select 1 unit from this list; all other students must select 2 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
ES20019 Public finance - economics of taxation 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits
ES20022 Economic thought & policy 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
MN20503 Intermediate corporate finance for managers 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 1 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30029 Final year research project 12 credits       [equivalent to 24 CATS credits] Further information on credits


Semester 1: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30026 Advanced macroeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS 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


Semester 2: Part 3 Stage 4

Compulsory Units:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS Credits
ES30025 Advanced microeconomics 6 credits       [equivalent to 12 CATS credits] Further information on credits

Optional Units: Select a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 4 units from the following list:
Unit Code
Title
ECTS 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
MN30549 Advanced accounting 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.