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EC9A1 - Advanced Microeconomic Theory

  • Module code: EC9A1
  • Module name: Advanced Microeconomic Theory
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 35

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to develop the skills in, and knowledge of, microeconomics necessary for a career as an academic economist. Specifically it aims to take students from the level taught in Masters programmes to being able to understand, appreciate, and ultimately contribute to, research at the frontier. It is intended to be comparable to modules taught at good research universities in the USA and elsewhere in Europe.

Principal learning outcomes

Have a thorough understanding of the main techniques of modern microeconomic theory; Have a detailed knowledge of recent research in some key areas of microeconomic theory; Be in a position to apply modern techniques to develop microeconomic models in their own research.

Timetabled teaching activities

Please see Teaching Timetable

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
35 CATS (Module code: EC9A1-35)
A (Assessed work only) Assessed Course Work 20%
Assessed Course Work 20%
Assessed Course Work 60%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:



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