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Paris Placement Program

Units of study

  1. BUSS2502/BUSS6504 Paris Placement - Administered by the Business School. This unit is compulsory for all students accepted into the program. The unit requires students to undertake their work placement in Paris as well as undertaking preparatory coursework in reflective and professional practice while concurrently completing coursework on research methods, reporting and other professional writing skills.

    Assessment in this unit will include a reflective journal, a research report and a formal presentation based on the professional placement and the overall study abroad experience.

  2. Unit of Study taken at SciencesPo (Study Abroad program) will comprise a French Language Unit (16 hours in total) at Beginner or Intermediate Level plus study on the European Union (32 hours in total).

    Classes will cover the history, politics, and economics of the EU, and will include such topics as the political system and institutional functioning of the EU, the economics of integration, monetary and fiscal polies, identity issues (including gender) relating to the EU, and the European economies in the wake of the global financial crisis.


  • Economics of the EU, Economics of integration, EU Governance, the EU Budget, Fiscal Policies, Single Currency- single monetary policy, the EU Banking System, the Eurozone Crisis, European Economies after the world financial crisis.