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Modules

Modules

ECO1017 : Introductory Economics

Semesters
Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
Semester 2 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 10.0

Aims

To introduce basic concepts in economics to students not progressing to study degree in economics.

Outline Of Syllabus

Introduction.
Demand and Supply; Market Structure, Input markets; Welfare; Governing the Market;
Aggregate demand and supply; Money and interest rates; inflation and unemployment;
Open economy; Business Cycles

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion164:0064:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture281:0028:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading150:0050:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching81:008:00N/A
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study150:0050:00N/A
Total200:00
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
ECO1089Introductory Economics (Study Abroad S1)
ECO1090Introductory Economics (Study Abroad S2)
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures provide overview. Small group classes support learning through exercises and opportunity for discussion.

Assessment Methods

The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners

Exams
Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1202A100Exam includes; multiple choice questions and short answer questions.
Exam Pairings
Module Code Module Title Semester Comment
LEC1017Introductory Economics2N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Multiple choice questions test breadth of knowledge.
Short answers show depth over a range of topics.

SEMESTER ONE ONLY STUDY ABROAD: two essays instead

Reading Lists

Timetable