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EC137 - Economics 1: Micro

  • Module code: EC137
  • Module name: Economics 1: Micro
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 15

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To develop in students an understanding of fundamental and intermediate concepts in microeconomic analysis; To equip students with a range of appropriate analytical skills, including descriptive, graphical and mathematical methods; and to develop the capacity to apply analytical techniques to real world problems.

Principal learning outcomes

To understand key concepts and principles in microeconomics; To demonstrate knowledge of economics trends, institutions and policies and to abstract and simplify economic problems through the application of theoretical models.

Timetabled teaching activities

20 Lecture hours and 8 Support and Feedback classes.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
15 CATS (Module code: EC137-15)
D (Assessed/examined work) 2000 word essay 20%
  1.5 hour examination (Summer) 80%

Module availability

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