International Trade

University of Glasgow

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Trade

  • Host University

    University of Glasgow

  • Location

    Glasgow, Scotland

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations


    ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.

    Hours & Credits

  • SCQF Credits

  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    3.75 - 4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
  • Overview

    Course aims
    The main aims of this course are to:
    • present real world policy problems within a coherent theoretical framework;
    • present an analysis of how the international economy works in terms of trade;
    • set out a coherent framework within which trade policy can be analyses
    Intended learning outcomes
    By the end of this course, students should be able to:
    • select and appropriately deploy general theoretical principles to address practical issues and
    • problems.
    • critically assess trade policy,
    • analyse current issues in international trade, with reference to different models of international trade.

Course Disclaimer

Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.

Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.

ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.

Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.


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