Module Identifier EU10210  
Academic Year 2003/2004  
Co-ordinator Mr Nicholas Perdikis  
Semester Semester 2  
Course delivery Lecture   16 Hours 2 per week  
  Seminars / Tutorials   3 Hours Three classes per seminar group  
Assessment TypeAssessment Length/DetailsProportion
Semester Exam1.5 Hours  80%
Semester Assessment Essay: One essay plus satisfactory completion of the course.  20%
Supplementary Exam Students may, subject to Faculty approval, have the opportunity to resit this module, normally during the supplementary examination period. For further clarification please contact the Teaching Programme Administrator in the Department of International Politics. 

Learning outcomes

On successful completion of this module students should be able to:
To equip students with an understanding of the main forces that have shaped and continue to influence the development of the
European Economy.


This module is designed to introduce students to the nature and development of the European economy. More specifically it
concentrates on the earlier economic divisions of Europe between free market economies on the one hand and centrally
planned economies on the other, the collapse of the latter and the desire for closer European economic union. The course will
conclude with a discussion concerning the forces that are currently influencing the future shape of the European economy.


Outline Syllabus

1.   Introduction and Overview

   i.   The structure and extent of the European Economy

   ii.   The economic aftermath of the war

   iii.   The post war economic division of Europe

   iv.   The resurgence of economic growth

Reading Lists

** Recommended Text
N M Healey The Economics of the New Europe"
"The European Economy 1914-1990"


This module is at CQFW Level 4