2021/22 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS2610 Intermediate Macroeconomics
10 creditsClass Size: 480
Module manager: Tadeusz Gwiazdowski
Taught: Semester 1 (Sep to Jan) View Timetable
Year running 2021/22
Pre-requisite qualificationsLUBS1951 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 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.
Due to COVID-19, teaching and assessment activities are being kept under review - see module enrolment pages for information
|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 studyThis could include a variety of activities, such as reading, watching videos, question practice and exam preparation.
Opportunities for Formative FeedbackYour 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
|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
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