Global Opportunities

ECO1089 : Introductory Economics (Study Abroad S1)

Semester 1 Credit Value: 10
ECTS Credits: 5.0


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;
Basic understanding of micro economics

Teaching Methods

Teaching Activities
Category Activity Number Length Student Hours Comment
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesLecture131:0013:00PiP Lectures
Guided Independent StudyAssessment preparation and completion130:0030:00Time for students to complete formative and summative coursework & assessments
Structured Guided LearningLecture materials11:001:00Pre-recorded
Guided Independent StudyDirected research and reading133:0033:00N/A
Scheduled Learning And Teaching ActivitiesSmall group teaching31:003:00PiP Seminars
Guided Independent StudyIndependent study120:0020:00N/A
Jointly Taught With
Code Title
ECO1017Introductory Economics
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

Other Assessment
Description Semester When Set Percentage Comment
Essay1A1002000 words
Formative Assessments
Description Semester When Set Comment
Prob solv exercises1MIn a seminar a planned answer to a past exam question (for paired module) is discussed.
Assessment Rationale And Relationship

Test of depth of understanding.

Reading Lists