English: Specific Terms in Economics
Students perfect their writing skills in business reports, and become familiar with English academic prose. They also refine their oral skills in negotiating and presenting (country profiles). They acquire knowledge about macro-economic key concepts. Especially towards the end of term the skills required for studying and communicating successfully in an English-speaking academic environment are enhanced.Economic topics: sectors of the economy, business cycle, economic and trade policy, (un-)employment, central banks, fiscal systems, international trade, economic theories (Keynesianism, monetarism), business ethics, business and the environment, business and law, globalisation (BRIC economies)Communicative skills: presentations (country profiles), negotiating language, academic prose, drafting business reports
Banking and Finance (Bachelor)
Language of instruction
After passing this course successfully, students are able to Students will develop the ability to grasp, discuss and deal with even more complex and specifically economic topics in English (focus on macroeconomics).