- Module code: EC9A1
- Module name: Advanced Microeconomic Theory
- Department: Economics
- Credit: 35
Module content and teaching
The module aims to develop the skills in, and knowledge of, microeconomics 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 thorough understanding of the main techniques of modern microeconomic theory; Have a detailed knowledge of recent research in key areas of microeconomic theory; Be in a position to apply modern techniques to develop microeconomic models in their own research.
Timetabled teaching activities
60 Lecture hours and 30 Support and Feedback classes.
|Assessment group||Assessment name||Percentage|
|35 CATS (Module code: EC9A1-35)|
|A (Assessed work only)||Class test 1||20%|
|Class test 2||20%|
|Final class test||60%|
This module is available on the following courses:
- in Economics (Master of Research) (L1PJ) - Year 1
- in Economics (Master of Research plus PhD) (L1PL) - Year 1