The degree is studied over three years and there are three terms each year: Michaelmas (autumn), Hilary (spring) and Trinity (summer). Michaelmas and Hilary are 12 weeks long. Trinity is eight weeks long.
The Michaelmas and Hilary terms both consist of eight to ten weeks of intensive study for the degree programme, with one Reading Week and the remaining week for Collections (individual meetings with the student and their tutors to review their performance over the term).
The Trinity term consists of three to four weeks of teaching and revision, three of exams, and then a fortnight of other activities and preparation for courses to be studied in the year ahead.The courses in History, the minor subject, will be taught over the whole of the academic year. The courses in Economics, the major subject, may be taught in more concentrated periods through the year.
STRUCTURE OF THE ECONOMICS MAJOR (270 credits)
NCH400 Introduction to Economics (30 credits)
NCH401 Mathematics (15 credits)
NCH402 Statistics (15 credits)
NCH404 International Development (30 credits)
NCH533 Microeconomics I (15 credits)
NCH534 Microeconomics II (15 credits)
NCH501A Macroeconomics I (15 credits)
NCH501B Macroeconomics II (15 credits)
NCH502 Econometrics (30 credits)
NCH600A Applied Economics I (15 credits)
NCH600B Applied Economics II (15 credits)
And a choice of two from:
NCH601A Finance I (15 credits) and NCH601B Finance II (15 credits)
NCH602 Political Economy (30 credits)
NCH603 Dissertation (Economics) (30 credits)
STRUCTURE OF THE HISTORY MINOR (90 credits)
First Year: NCH406 Britain and the Wider World (30 credits)
Second Year: NCH505 History, Heritage and Memory (30 credits)
Third Year: NCH643 Power and Politics [Minor] (30 credits)
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