With a ﬁrm grounding in economics developed in the ﬁrst year, the course allows you to specialise in international economic issues such as international trade patterns and policy, globalisation and its impacts. This course encourages you to become a ‘global thinker’. You will focus on transnational interactions of ﬁrms and individuals through market exchanges and trade. You will also consider the impact of globalising processes due to developments in the communications media, technological and environmental changes, and the search for a new economic order. Possible employment could result in national and international organisations, including non-proﬁt and Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs). If you choose this course you may beneﬁt from: The option to apply for a work placement in the UK or internationally. Experienced teaching staff who bring professional or research expertise into their teaching. links to HM Treasury opportunities for mentoring and placements. Interactive learning approaches; you will take part in economic experiments including a trading pit game, international trading game and the chance to run your own production line. The opportunity to apply for summer studentships with the Government Economic Service (GES), PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), Barclays and the Bank of England, amongst others.