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Module Detailed Information for [GE3201]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 09 Mar 2018 23:06

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Module Title : The Service Economy
Module Description : The module examines the patterns of growth and location of service industries. A number of current theoretical perspectives explaining the growth in service employment in developed countries will then be examined. Locational patterns and trends of producer and consumer services are compared at the metropolitan and national scales. The module also analyses the role of the service sector in economic development of selected countries, including Singapore. Other topics covered include the internationalisation of service firms, outsourcing of services, privatisation of public services, and the impact of new technology on service sector development.
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-05-2018 AM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : NIL
Preclusion : NIL
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-1-0-2-5
Remarks : Nil
* A: no. of lecture hours per week
B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

Lecture Time Table
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Tutorial Time Table
Attention: The tutorial timetables could be updated from time to time. Students are advised to check regularly for the latest update on the change of tutorial timing.
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