Economics - exchange modules

Do you aspire to expertise in economics? High-level employability and research skills are the cornerstone of our course, in which you’ll develop the ability to analyse economic information through theoretical and practical research-based modules and gain analytical and numerical skills, key to a successful economics career. Whether you want to be a financial forecaster, a researcher or even a future leader of industry, this lively and involving course will prepare you to succeed.

See below for a list of all modules available for exchange students studying Economics at the University of Plymouth

First year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • ECN1005 - Contemporary economics
  • ECN1009A - Economics for business A 
  • ECN1011 - Principles of economics A

Semester 2:

  • ECN1001PP - Introduction to business and financial economics - immersive module/Plymouth Plus
  • ECN1008 - Economics in action
  • ECN1009B - Economics for business B
  • ECN1012 - Principles of economics B

Second year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • ECN2005 - Econometrics
  • ECN2006 - Microeconomics
  • ECN2008A - Contemporary business economics
Semester 2:
  • ECN2008B - Contemporary business economics
  • ECN2009 - Economics perspectives OR ECN2013 - economics of public policy
  • ECN2011 - Financial economics 
  • ECN2012 - Macroeconomics

Third year modules

All modules are 20 credits  

Semester 1:

  • ECN3013A - International trade and international finance
  • ECN3015 - Practical economic modelling
  • ECN3016 - Environmental and resource economics
  • ECN3017 - International economics
  • ECN3023 - Markets and industies

Semester 2:

  • ECN3013B - International trade and international finance
  • ECN3018 - Economic growth and development
  • ECN3019 - Games and strategy
  • ECN3022 - Topics in economics