Economics Year Abroad - EC537

Location Term Level Credits (ECTS) Current Convenor 2017-18 2018-19
Canterbury Autumn
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5 120 (60)

Pre-requisites

None

Restrictions

Students on the BSc European Economics (French, German, Spanish) Programmes are required to pass the relevant Stage 2 language module(s) as detailed in the programme specifications in order to progress to Stage A of their chosen programme.

2017-18

Overview

Students take modules equivalent to 120 Kent Credits from across a range of economics, mathematics, and social science subject areas. The curriculum will vary depending on the partner institution and the modules chosen.

Details

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Contact hours

Learning and teaching methods will vary depending on the partner institution and the modules chosen. Inclusive of independent study, this module will require a total of 1,200 hours of study. The different learning and teaching methods will collectively enable students to achieve learning outcomes stated.

Method of assessment

The module is assessed on a pass/fail basis. In order to pass the module, students will have to take the equivalent of 120 Kent Credits at the partner institution and successfully pass the year as documented by the transcript issued by the partner institution.

Preliminary reading

Required and recommended reading will be set by the partner institution according to the modules chosen.

See the library reading list for this module (Canterbury)

See the library reading list for this module (Medway)

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of the module, students will have:

- acquired the ability to study Economics in a different higher education environment
- enhanced their understanding of economics within an international context
- developed the ability to study Economics in a different language [only relevant for the BSc European Economics (French, German, Spanish) programmes]
- enhanced their command of the target language in a native-speaker setting [only relevant for the BSc European Economics (French, German, Spanish) programmes]

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