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EC224 - War & Economy in the Twentieth Century

  • Module code: EC224
  • Module name: War & Economy in the Twentieth Century
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To familiarize students who have already acquired Honours-level competence in economic analysis with the economic background and experience of two World Wars and the Cold War, particularly in Europe and North America, and with some applications of economics that have been specific to defense and warfare in the twentieth century.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module students will be able to demonstrate general knowledge and understanding of the economic background and experience of two World Wars and the Cold War, particularly in Europe, North America, and the Near East; demonstrate familiarity with some applications of economics that have been specific to defence and warfare in the twentieth century.

Timetabled teaching activities

17 Lecture hours.

Departmental link

http://go.warwick.ac.uk/ec224

Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC224-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) Assignment 20%
  2 hour examination (Summer) 80%
D3 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment (NF) STAFF USE ONLY 20%
  2 hour examination (NF) STAFF USE ONLY 80%
D4 (Assessed/examined work) Assignment (F) STAFF USE ONLY 20%
  2 hour examination (F) STAFF USE ONLY 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed visiting/exchange PART YEAR only 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

Core

N/A

Optional Core

N/A

Optional
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics, Politics and International Studies (LM1D) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics 4 Year Variants (LM1H) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MG) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MH) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MJ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7ML) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MM) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MP) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MQ) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 3
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (V7MR) - Year 4
  • Undergraduate Philosophy, Politics and Economics (with Intercalated year) (V7MS) - Year 4