Demonstrate a deep and systematic understanding of the way an economic system is structured, the economic theoretical and methodological approaches and the outcome of their applications.
Unit title & code THE GLOBAL ECONOMIC CONTEXT AAF038-6
Assignment number and title AS002 Individual report
Assignment type WR-I
Weighting of assignment 60%
Size or length of assessment 3000 words
Unit learning outcomes 1. Demonstrate a deep and systematic understanding of the way an economic system is
structured, the economic theoretical and methodological approaches and the outcome of
- Develop critical responses to existing economic theoretical disclosures, the structure of
our economy and the behaviour of economic entities, and be able to decompose economic
models to critically apply them to real economic situations, evaluates their effectiveness.
What do I need to do to pass? (Threshold Expectations from UIF)
In order to pass Assessment 2 you will need to:
• Demonstrates knowledge of market structure in the macroeconomic field and awareness of current evidence and
• Research the relevant literature in order to identify patterns of different economic behaviour, compare the various
points of view and develop own perspective.
• Present evidence of economic behaviour in a clear and concise way
How do I produce high quality work that merits a good grade?
Assessment of a student’s work in a particular task is a judgement of the extent to which the student has attained the unit’s
learning outcomes (ULO) covered by that task. To begin with understanding what the assigned question is about, is essential.
Students need to demonstrate that understanding the course content, can expand upon their existing knowledge and go above
and beyond the expected standard. In order to produce high quality work that merits a good grade, the students should
clearly demonstrate a critical and sophisticated understanding of the topic, with a high degree of competence and have
excellent usage of relevant literature, theory and methodology.
How does this assignment relate to what we are doing in scheduled sessions?
The assignment offers you the opportunity to further practice what you learn in the sessions, particularly, the material and
class activities covered in weeks 2 and 4. (Please see study guide on BREO).
How will my assignment be marked?
Your assignment will be marked according to the threshold expectations and the criteria on the following page.
You can use them to evaluate your own work and consider your grade before you submit