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EC109 - Microeconomics 1

  • Module code: EC109
  • Module name: Microeconomics 1
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

Together with EC202 Microeconomics 2 (to be taken in the second year), this module aims to provide students with a thorough grounding in the basic principles of microeconomics and exposure to a range of applications of the theory.

Principal learning outcomes

After completion of the first year, students will have a solid grasp of the basic theoretical material and be able to demonstrate knowledge of important areas of application. After completion of EC202 Microeconomics 2 in the second year, students will have a solid grasp of all the theoretical material and also show that they are able to select and apply an appropriate model to a given problem.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 lectures (2 per week in the Autumn and Spring Terms), plus plus weekly seminars in Autumn and Spring

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EC109-30)
D1 (Assessed/examined work) Assessed Course Work 10%
Assessed Course Work 10%
Examination - Main Summer Exam Period (weeks 4-9) 80%
Assessed Course Work 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 1
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 1
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