Becoming an Economist

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Becoming an Economist

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Lower

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Content:

    The module is designed to help students develop many of the basic skills used in the
    discipline of economics. The module explores and covers a variety of study and research
    techniques.

    Students will develop skills in the use of language, writing, ICT usage, data collection,
    data interpretation and group work. Key threshold economic concepts will also be
    incorporated. Particular emphasis will be placed on small group learning and personal
    development planning.

    Teaching:
    Lectures, labs and small group tutorials

    Assessment:
    STUDY OPTION 1:
    A portfolio of assessments, to include synoptic elements
    STUDY OPTION 2:
    Alternative assessment (tbc)

    Study Option 1 = Whole Year
    Study Option 2 = Autumn
    Study Option 3 = Spring/summer

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