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ECON3033 Economics Skills and Employability 3

Module Overview

The aim of this module is to equip you with professional skills and knowledge that will be useful in your future careers, as well as when applying for graduate jobs. The module consists of three timetabled lectures per semester plus independent study via Blackboard at your own convenience. The timetabled lectures include guest talks on what employers look for when hiring graduates. The average study time is 1-2 hours per week.

Aims and Objectives

Module Aims

The aim of this module is to: 1. provide useful information about job opportunities in your discipline; 2. offer on-line training opportunities useful for your Economics projects; 3. develop opportunities to enhance your professional skills, including presentation and writing skills.

Learning Outcomes

Learning Outcomes

Having successfully completed this module you will be able to:

  • Know where to go to find out more about job opportunities in your discipline


- Employability and guest employer talks - Economics study skills - Programming and Bloomberg sessions

Special Features

No special features are envisaged for this module

Learning and Teaching

Independent Study150
Total study time150


Assessment Strategy

There is no assessment for this module.


MethodPercentage contribution
Attendance at all sessions 100%

Repeat Information

Repeat type: Internal & External

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