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ES20110: Study year abroad

[Page last updated: 15 October 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: 60      [equivalent to 120 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 1,200
Further information on unit levels Level: Intermediate (FHEQ level 5)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Academic Year
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 100%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Study Year Abroad (CW 100%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites:
Description: Aims:
An opportunity to gain the experience of studying and living in a different country at an approved partner institution. To enable students to study economics/economics and politics in another context with application to different institutional structures, political and policy environment. Students should also have the opportunity of selecting subjects not available at the University of Bath.

Learning Outcomes:
By the end of the exchange period the student should be able to:
* Achieve learning outcomes specified in the course units/modules taken in the partner institution;
* Have a better understanding of how the use of economic/economic and political terms, analysis and applications vary across countries and regions.

Intellectual skills
* Development of understanding of economics/economics and politics through study of course units/modules taken at the partner institution.

The student will follow an approved programme of course units/modules at a partner academic institution, which converts to an equivalence of 60 credits at University of Bath.
Students in all partner universities will be taught in English. A student must satisfy the requirements of the host institution in order to gain the required credits and be deemed to have passed the year.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ES20110 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Economics
  • UHES-AAB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Study year abroad (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics with Study year abroad (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Study year abroad (Year 3)


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