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2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue

LUBS2610 Intermediate Macroeconomics

10 creditsClass Size: 480

Module manager: Tadeusz Gwiazdowski
Email: T.Gwiazdowski@leeds.ac.uk

Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable

Year running 2021/22

Pre-requisite qualifications

LUBS1951 Economic Theory and Applications OR LUBS1952 Economic Theory and Applications for Finance OR LUBS1940 Economics for Management

AND (at least one of)
LUBS1285 Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 1B OR LUBS1525 Analytical Methods OR MATH1050 Calculus and Mathematical Analysis

This module is not approved as a discovery module

Module summary

The 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.

Objectives

The 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.

Learning outcomes
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


Syllabus

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.

Teaching methods

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information

Delivery typeNumberLength hoursStudent hours
Lecture102.0020.00
Seminar51.005.00
Private study hours75.00
Total Contact hours25.00
Total hours (100hr per 10 credits)100.00

Private study

This could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.

Opportunities for Formative Feedback

Your teaching methods could include a variety of delivery models, such as face-to-face teaching, live webinars, discussion boards and other interactive activities. There will be opportunities for formative feedback throughout the module.

Methods of assessment

Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information


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: 30/06/2021 15:19:59

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