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EC9A2 - Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis

  • Module code: EC9A2
  • Module name: Advanced Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 35

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

The module aims to develop the skills and knowledge of macroeconomics necessary for a career as an academic economist and in all areas where advanced research skills in economics are required. Specifically, it aims to teach the students to understand, appreciate, and ultimately contribute to, frontier research. It is intended to be comparable to modules taught in the best research universities in the USA and elsewhere in Europe.  

Principal learning outcomes

Have a good overview and a thorough understanding of macroeconomic theory; Develop a critical knowledge of recent research in some key areas of macroeconomics; Enable students to pursue their own research agenda in the field.

Timetabled teaching activities

60 Lecture hours and 30 Support and Feedback classes.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
35 CATS (Module code: EC9A2-35)
A (Assessed work only) Class test 1 50%
  Class test 2 50%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • in Economics (Master of Research plus PhD) (L1PL) - Year 1
Optional Core