Global Economic Issues
University of Westminster
Area of Study
International Economics, International Trade
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units6
Hours & Credits
Globalisation has created a constantly changing and interconnected international economic environment. This module
draws on economic analysis to provide critical insights and analysis of the causes, consequences and solutions to a
diverse range of topical global economic issues. These might include: managing international labour migration,
tackling poverty and global inequality, mitigating against climate change, international trade disputes, global economic
crises and the challenges of sustainable energy and development.
Assessment: Group Report (2000 words) (50%) ; Exam (50%).
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