Economics Year Abroad - ECON5370

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Module delivery information

Location Term Level1 Credits (ECTS)2 Current Convenor3 2022 to 2023
Canterbury
Autumn Term 5 120 (60) Alfred Duncan checkmark-circle

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

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.

Indicative reading

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

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]

Notes

  1. Credit level 5. Intermediate level module usually taken in Stage 2 of an undergraduate degree.
  2. ECTS credits are recognised throughout the EU and allow you to transfer credit easily from one university to another.
  3. The named convenor is the convenor for the current academic session.
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