The Running the Economy module from The Open University UK starts with macroeconomics, looking at how economies work from global and integrated perspectives. It then moves to microeconomics, drilling down into the behaviour of people, firms and governments. This combined analysis allows you to start exploring how policy affects, and is affected by, the economy and its constituent members. Using a simulator, you will apply what you have learned, taking on the role of an economic analyst to make or advise on policy choices.
This module will be of interest to anyone who wants to, at an introductory level:
Your journey through the module will tackle key issues including:
This module has a student-centred approach in developing and applying economic theories and debates to serious worldwide economic problems and the critical assessment of proposed solutions. The transferable and vocational skills you’ll gain include the ability to:
This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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