2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS2140 Intermediate Microeconomics
10 creditsClass Size: 480
Module manager: Michael Reynolds
Taught: Semester 2 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
AND (at least one of)
LUBS1280 OR LUBS1525 OR MATH1050
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThe 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.
ObjectivesThe 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.
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
On completion of this module, students will:
- have developed their ability to identify and solve problems
The module will consider two broad areas: consumer theory and producer theory.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||73.00|
|Total Contact hours||27.00|
|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
|Exam type||Exam duration||% of formal assessment|
|Standard exam (closed essays, MCQs etc)||2 hr 00 mins||100.00|
|Total percentage (Assessment Exams)||100.00|
The resit for this module will be 100% by 2 hour examination.
Reading listThe reading list is available from the Library website
Last updated: 30/04/2019
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