There is no supplementary exam (Report) for this course. Course information, such as the dates, times and venues of lectures, tutorials and tests, and of the prescribed and recommended books will be posted on the School of Economics notice board at the beginning of the semester.
18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7
Course entry requirements: ECO1010F/S/H/X and ECO1011F/S; At least TWO 2000-level economics courses
This course is a simulation of a multi-national, multilateral trade negotiating round, based on the ‘Doha agenda’. Students representing countries, based on random assignment, and, after researching their country's trade policies and interests, participate in supervised negotiations simulating the World Trade Organization bargaining and treaty-making process. The course is partly web-based, using a special site and resources on the Vula interface. There is no sit-down examination, but
students submit substantial final reports that are externally examined and have equivalent status to an examination.
Lecture times: 10h00 – 11h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
DP requirements: None
Assessment: Coursework: 55%; Final Research Report: 45%. The course outline will detail the breakdown for submission weighting and variation for exemptions and absences.
Last updated : 19 Apr 2018