ECO3002 : Advanced Macroeconomics

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


The module provides an understanding of current Macroeconomic issues based on macro models with strong micro-foundations. The models analysed are based on market imperfections and have policy implications. The module also provides an understanding of key monetary issues. Throughout the module students have the opportunity to develop a range of key skills.

Outline Of Syllabus

Various topics in macroeconomics such as:

Economic Growth
Micro-foundations of Macroeconomic models
New Keynesian Macroeconomics
Macroeconomic policy

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
Teaching Rationale And Relationship

Lectures provide detailed overviews. Seminars provide opportunities to go into greater depth through exercises and discussion.

Assessment Methods

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

Description Length Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Written Examination1201A50N/A
Written Examination1202A50N/A
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

The written exams will provide evidence of understanding of concepts and ability to analyse economic problems.

Reading Lists