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Economics @ IMS, Goldsmiths- module choice

This is a map of how the BA Economics and the BSc Economics with Econometrics are structured. It shows the core and optional modules of these degrees.

Constantinos Repapis

on 16 August 2018

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Transcript of Economics @ IMS, Goldsmiths- module choice

Economics at Goldsmiths
A map of your studies!

Year 3
Bsc Economics with Econometrics

Compulsory Modules:
International Economics
Public Economics
Further Econometrics
From National Statistics to Big Data
Communication and Presentation Skills
And either:
Manias, Bubbles, Crises, and Market Failure
or: Individual and Institutional Economic Behaviour
Year 2
What tools does an economist use to analyse the real world?
Year 3
BA Economics

Compulsory modules:
International Economics
Public Economics
Communication and Presentation Skills
And either:
Manias, Bubbles, Crises, and Market Failure
Individual and Institutional Economic Behaviour
BA Economics
BSc Economics with Econometrics
Year 1
Compulsory modules
Introductory Economics
Economic Reasoning
Perspectives from the Social Sciences
Mathematics for Economics and Business
What is economics about? What do economists do?
Stream I

What is different in Goldsmiths compared to other universities?

We have organised a huge number of modules from departments across Goldsmiths into five interdisciplinary streams for you to choose from.

You can choose modules that interest you from your first year of study!

The streams are:

I: Communication and Technology
II: Markets and Organisations
III: Human Behaviour and Choice
IV: The Creative Impulse
V: Concepts, Ideas and Perspectives

You can choose two modules either from the same stream or from different streams in your first year of study!

These are your choices:
This stream explores the new forms of social communication, from the advent of the internet in the 1990s until today and how this has changed how humans communicate with each other and how they do business.
Stream II
Communication and Technology
Markets and Organisations
Stream III
Stream IV
The Creative Impulse
Stream V
Concepts, Ideas and Perspectives
Human Behaviour and Choice
1st-year modules to choose from:
Business Enterprise in the Digital Era
Designing Digital Interactions
1st-year modules to choose from:
Accounting and Finance
Organisations and Organisational Strategies
Introduction to Economic Policy
Introduction to Marketing
Marketing Management
1st-year modules to choose from:
Information Processing and Cognition
Understanding Entrepreneurship
Mathematical Modelling for Problem Solving
1st-year modules to choose from:
Cultural Policy: Contexts and Models
Introduction to Dramaturgy
1st-year modules to choose from:
Issues In Political And Cultural Economy
Perspectives on Capital
Introduction to Philosophy: Problems of Ethics
Goldsmiths’ research and teaching in creativity, design and the arts is world- renowned. This stream fosters unconventional connections between the artistic world and economics.
What is a market? How do markets function? In this stream you will explore the differences between markets and other types of organisations found in the modern economy.
How humans make choices is a core question of economics.
In this stream you will be introduced to the work of anthropologists, psychologists and sociologists who also study choice.
What makes the economist’s viewpoint so distinctive across the social sciences? This stream explores in depth the context of economic ideas.
Remember: out of the 16 modules shown in these five streams, you only have to choose up to 2 in your first year!
And one optional module either in Economics or from the streams
The Rubicon
At the end of the second year you have to decide if you are going to specialise in Econometrics, and go for the BSc Economics with Econometrics, or continue with the streams and go on with the BA in Economics.
Optional modules from the streams include (this is not a complete list):

I Communications and Technology
Money and the Media
Sociology of Culture and Communication

II Markets and Organisations
Politics, Economics and Social Change
Organisations and Society
Organisational Behaviour

Compulsory Modules:
Intermediate Microeconomics
Intermediate Macroeconomics
Quantitative Economics
Applied Quantitative Economics
History of Economic Ideas
Economic History
Further Mathematics for Economics (This is a compulsory module for the BSc Economics with Econometrics and optional for the BA Economics)
You also have a choice of two modules from the streams!
Using Economic analysis in the real world
You will also have a wide choice of modules in Economics and from the streams!
Specializing in Data Analysis and Mathematical Economics
Also many optional modules to choose from!
After 3 years you can graduate with one of the following degrees:
Choices from the streams include
(this in not a complete list):
Marketing Strategy
Public Policy Analysis
Politics and Welfare
International Business
Leadership and Talent Management
Companies and the Global Economy
The Political Economy of the European Union
Migration, Gender and Social Reproduction
Early Modern European Philosophy
Art and Society
The Psychology of Marketing and Advertising
New Radical Political Economy
And many more!
III Human Behaviour and Choice
Consumer Behaviour
Cognitive Psychology
Social Psychology

IV The Creative Impulse
How do you Create? From Creative Thought to Action and Impact
Creative and Social Enterprises: Business Models, Value and Planning

V Concepts, Ideas and Perspectives
Political Economy
Philosophy and Methodology of the Social Sciences
The People's Century: Social, Political and Cultural change in Britain

And many more!
NB: If you are doing the BA in Economics you need to have taken
Further Mathematics for Economics
in year 2 to transfer to the BSc.
Choices in Economics include
(this is not a complete list):
Development Economics
Behavioural Economics
Topics in Economic Policy
Money, Banking and the Financial System
From National Accounting to Big Data
Econometrics / Further Econometrics
Finance and the Global Political Economy
Topics in Mathematical Economics
The Ethics and Economics of Environmental Protection
Issues in Financial Accounting and Reporting
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