Students develop their knowledge of International Economics (finance).
Classic and modern trade theories
Foreign exchange markets
Exchange rate determination
Project counseling and contact lessons. Class-based learning and team project, assignments, and independent work. Examination.
If the student has obtained the relevant knowledge and skills elsewhere, for example at work, s/he can demonstrate the knowledge and skills through the RPL process. See MyNet for further RPL information and instructions.
Krugman, P., Obstfeld, M. & Melitz, M. 2019. International Economics. Global ed., 11e. Pearson. Selected chapters.
Lecture notes, articles, …
Starting level and linkage with other courses
A-part of basic studies module 5 Growing Global. The B-part is Communication and Culture and the C-part is International economics
Assessment criteria - grade 1
• knows some of the basic concepts of international economics
• knows some of the economic mechanisms in the international economic sphere
• in a team, is capable of analyzing some of the effects of the international economy on the firm
• understands news related to international economics
• knows where to look for information
Assessment criteria - grade 3
• knows how economics is related to international economics
• knows core concepts of both international trade and international finance
• can independently analyze effects of international trade and international finance on the firm
• feels comfortable when working in a team
• in a team, can make suggestions for preventive measures
Assessment criteria - grade 5
• has a very good understanding of the potential effects of international trade and international finance on the firm
• has a very good understanding of different models used in international economics
• can independently analyze potential opportunities in the international environment for the firm