International Economy

University of Westminster

Course Description

  • Course Name

    International Economy

  • Host University

    University of Westminster

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics, International Business

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • UK Credits

    20
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    6
  • Overview

    The module explores the shifts and patterns within the global economy, analysing the impact on global businesses. Various theories of globalization will be analysed along with the role of transnational corporations, the institutions of the global economy and the problems of global governance in the context of global economic crisis and the role of corporate social responsibility. The environmental impact and ethical considerations of big business is also evaluated. Students will learn about the role and impact of external global forces on businesses and some of the strategies used to minimize risk within a changing external global environment. Assessment: Podcast (25%); Coursework (25%); Exam (50%). *All transcripts are issued in UK credits.

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