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EC4409   International Macroeconomics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with the permission of the Honours Adviser

Planned timetable: 11.00 am - 1.00 pm Fri.

This module provides a comprehensive treatment of selected aspects of international macroeconomics. The course makes intensive use of mathematical techniques of exchange rate modelling. The module aims to deepen understanding of the functioning of the international monetary and financial system, and to familiarise students with some key issues in the literature of international macroeconomics.

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 20 hours of lectures over 11 weeks, 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks) plus 1 office hour (x 12 weeks).

Scheduled learning hours: 25

Guided independent study hours: 175

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework (incl. Class Test 25%) = 50%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 75%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 25%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination = 100%


Module teaching staff: Dr O Senay