LEC1017 : Introductory Economics
- Offered for Year: 2017/18
- Module Leader(s): Dr Wessel Vermeulen
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: London
|Semester 1 Credit Value:||10|
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To introduce basic concepts in economics to students not progressing to study degree in economics.
Outline Of Syllabus
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 Rationale And Relationship
Lectures provide overview. Small group classes support learning through exercises and opportunity for discussion.
The format of resits will be determined by the Board of Examiners
|Written Examination||120||2||A||100||Exam includes; multiple choice questions and short answer questions.|
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
|ECO1017||Introductory Economics||1||Newcastle parent module|
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 List Website : rlo.ncl.ac.uk