2019/20 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS2610 Intermediate Macroeconomics
10 creditsClass Size: 480
Module manager: Tadeusz Gwiazdowski
Taught: Semester 1 View Timetable
Year running 2019/20
Pre-requisite qualificationsLUBS1950 Economic Theory and Applications 1
AND (at least one of)
LUBS1280 Mathematical Economics
LUBS1525 Analytical Methods
MATH1050 Calculus and Mathematical Analysis
This module is not approved as a discovery module
Module summaryThe module will consider a number of macroeconomic problems and explain the approach that macroeconomists take when attempting to solve these problems. Students will develop insight into how macroeconomic models and macroeconomic concepts are used to understand macroeconomic problems.
ObjectivesThe aim of this module is to provide students an intermediate level of understanding in the tools, techniques, and theory of macroeconomics and to explore the application of macroeconomics.
On completion of this module, students will be able to:
- demonstrate an intermediate level knowledge of macroeconomic models and concepts
- critically discuss a range of macroeconomic models
- use macroeconomic models and concepts to critically evaluate a range of macroeconomic problems
The module will consider a number of areas in macroeconomics. Indicative content includes goods markets, financial markets, product markets, labour markets, aggregate demand, aggregate supply and the balance of payments.
|Delivery type||Number||Length hours||Student hours|
|Private study hours||75.00|
|Total Contact hours||25.00|
|Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)||100.00|
Private studyFor each 10 credits of study taken, the expectation is that the normal study time (including attendance at lectures and tutorials, self-study and revision) is 100 hours. Self-directed work should focus on learning and understanding core theories, learning and understanding examples in lectures and seminars, and further reading and learning as directed.
Opportunities for Formative Feedback- Informally assessed MCQ tests are used to make you aware of the learning process.
- Formative assessment will be given through feedback in classes and online as you go through exercises. Students should have attempted the exercises before the relevant class.
- Students are encouraged to attend feedback hours with tutors each week to discuss and engage with the module content.
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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