ECO1020 : Introductory Macroeconomics
- Offered for Year: 2018/19
- Module Leader(s): Dr David Barlow
- Demonstrator: Miss Deeya Sewraj
- Other Staff: Miss Rosie Cao, Dr Xueqi Dong, Mr Olalekan Aladesanmi
- Owning School: Newcastle University Business School
- Teaching Location: Newcastle City Campus
|Semester 2 Credit Value:||10|
To introduce basic concepts in macroeconomics to students not progressing to study degree in economics.
Outline Of Syllabus
Aggregate demand and supply; Money and interest rates; inflation and unemployment;
Open economy; Business Cycles
|Guided Independent Study||Assessment preparation and completion||1||32:00||32:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Lecture||14||1:00||14:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Directed research and reading||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
|Scheduled Learning And Teaching Activities||Small group teaching||4||1:00||4:00||N/A|
|Guided Independent Study||Independent study||1||25:00||25:00||N/A|
Jointly Taught With
|ECO1090||Introductory Economics (Study Abroad S2)|
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||90||2||A||100||Exam includes; multiple choice questions and short answer questions.|
|Module Code||Module Title||Semester||Comment|
|ECO1017||Introductory Economics||2||The exam contains the second half of the ECO1017 exam.|
Assessment Rationale And Relationship
Multiple choice questions test breadth of knowledge.
Short answers show depth over a range of topics.