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LUBS2140 Intermediate Microeconomics

10 creditsClass Size: 480

Module manager: Michael Reynolds
Email: M.M.Reynolds@Leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable

Year running 2019/20

Pre-requisite qualifications

LUBS1950
AND (at least one of)
LUBS1280 OR LUBS1525 OR MATH1050

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The module will consider a number of microeconomic problems and explain the approach that microeconomists take when attempting to solve these problems. Students will develop insight into how mathematical modelling is used to understand problems of consumer theory and producer theory.

Objectives

The aim of this module is to give students a grounding in the tools, techniques, and theory of microeconomics theory and to explore the application of microeconomics.

Learning outcomes
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
- Analyse and evaluate microeconomic concepts and theories
- Use the tools and techniques of microeconomics
- Apply microeconomics to solve complex problems

Skills outcomes
On completion of this module, students will:
- have developed their ability to identify and solve problems


Syllabus

The module will consider two broad areas: consumer theory and producer theory.

Teaching methods

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture221.0022.00
Seminar51.005.00
Private study hours73.00
Total Contact hours27.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

- Formative assessment will be given through feedback in classes and online as you go through the exercises. Students should have attempted the exercises before the relevant class.

Methods of assessment


Exams
Exam typeExam duration% of formal assessment
Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)2 hr 00 mins100.00
Total percentage (Assessment Exams)100.00

The resit for this module will be 100% by 2 hour examination.

Reading list

The reading list is available from the Library website

Last updated: 30/04/2019

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