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EC201 - Macroeconomics 2

  • Module code: EC201
  • Module name: Macroeconomics 2
  • Department: Economics
  • Credit: 30

Content and teaching | Assessment | Availability

Module content and teaching

Principal aims

To provide students with the opportunity to understand the core theoretical models used in macroeconomics, for both closed and open economies, and how to use them to enhance their comprehension of real-world macroeconomic experiences, especially involving macroeconomic policy.

Principal learning outcomes

By the end of the module the student should have an understanding of a wide variety of theoretical models commonly used in macroeconomics; an ability to present clearly and methodically in their own words, also using equations and diagrams as appropriate; an understanding of the relationship between different models, and how to apply them in the analysis of recent macroeconomic episodes and policy discussions affecting actual economies.

Timetabled teaching activities

40 Lecture hours and 16 Support and Feedback classes.

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Module assessment

Assessment group Assessment name Percentage
30 CATS (Module code: EC201-30)
D (Assessed/examined work) Test 1 10%
  Test 2 10%
  3-hour examination (Summer) 80%
VA (Visiting students only) 100% assessed Visiting/Exchange PART YEAR ONLY 100%

Module availability

This module is available on the following courses:

  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L100) - Year 2
  • Undergraduate Economics 3 Year Variants (L116) - Year 2
  • Postgraduate Taught Economics (L1P5) - Year 1
  • Postgraduate Taught Economics (Diploma plus MSc) (L1PA) - Year 1
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