PRINCIPLES OF ECONOMICS

ECO5POE

2014

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students are exposed to the economic way of thinking about decision making. The subject will introduce microeconomic and macro economic theories and principles and illustrate them by simple stylised examples. The subject relates economic theories to practice using a framework suitable for students not majoring in economics.

FacultyFaculty of Business, Economics and Law

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorShawn Leu

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

PrerequisitesN/A

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Readings

Resource TypeTitleResource RequirementAuthor and YearPublisher
ReadingsEconomicsPrescribedMcTaggart, Douglas, Findlay, Christopher Parkin, Michael.PEARSON 2013

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNauman Ejaz

Class requirements

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour mid-semester examination20
One three hour final exam50
Tutorial participation5
Two problem sets25

Melbourne, 2014, Semester 2, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShawn Leu

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 31 - 43
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 31 - 43
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 31 to week 43 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour mid-semester examination20
One three hour final exam50
Tutorial participation5
Two problem sets25

Melbourne, 2014, Summer, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorShawn Leu

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 44 - 07
One 2.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Tutorial Week: 44 - 07
One 1.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 44 to week 07 and delivered via face-to-face.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments%
One 1-hour mid-semester examination20
One three hour final exam50
Tutorial participation5
Two problem sets25