International Economics

Structure Type: Course
Code: TIP0203
Type: Compulsory
Level: Bachelor
Credits: 2.0 points
Responsible Teacher: ka
Language of Instruction: English

Course Implementations, Planned Year of Study and Semester

Curriculum  Semester  Credits  Start of Semester  End of Semester
T-IB-2009   1 spring   2.0   2010-01-04   2010-06-18  
T-IB-2010   1 spring   2.0   2011-01-05   2011-06-17  
T-IB-2011   1 spring   2.0   2012-01-09   2012-06-18  
T-IB-2012   1 spring   2.0   2013-01-05   2013-06-18  
T-IB-2013   1 spring   2.0        
IB-2014   1 spring   2.0        
IB-2015   1 spring   2.0        
IB-2016   1 spring   2.0        
IB-2017   1 spring   2.0        

Learning Outcomes

The goal is to give the student a picture of the structure, development and problems of international trade and globalisation.

Student's Workload

Total work load of the course 54 h
- of which scheduled studies 26 h
- of which autonomous studies 28 h
The assesment of student's own learning 1 h is included in contact lessons.

Prerequisites / Recommended Optional Courses

No prerequisites


Theoretical framework of Finland and international trade, free-trade regions,
important growth promoting areas, obstacles of free trade.

Regional Impact

The practical examples are chosen so that the characteristics of the international companies of the region are considered.


The practical examples are chosen so that the characteristics of the international companies of the region are considered.

Recommended or Required Reading

Handout provided by the lecturer.

Mode of Delivery / Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods

Course participation, completed tasks and examination.

Assessment Criteria

5. Student can utilize theories, concepts and methods consistently in various situations, use various methods for information retrieval, use independently various problem solving methods, act in various groups in an target-oriented way and as the situation requires, apply the professional ethical principles
3. Student can utilize essential concepts in single situations and assignments and understand the theories on which the assignments are based, utilize the essential information resources and data-bases on the field, utilize the problem-solving methods learnt during the study unit, act in various groups and understand the values and ethical principles of the field
1. Student can recognise and understand the essential theories, principles and methods, search for information from various sources , when given guidance, utilize the problem-solving methods dealt with during the study unit when given guidance, act as a member of student group and identify the values of the field and the professional ethical principles

Assessment Methods

Numerical (0-5). Written assignment and project work 80%, exam 20 %