2022/23 Undergraduate Module Catalogue
LUBS2140 Intermediate Microeconomics
10 creditsClass Size: 655
Module manager: Michael Reynolds
Taught: Semester 2 (Jan to Jun) View Timetable
Year running 2022/23
Pre-requisite qualificationsLUBS1951 Economic Theory and Applications
LUBS1952 Economic Theory and Applications for Finance
LUBS1940 Economics for Management
AND at least ONE from the following:
LUBS1285 Mathematics and Statistics for Economics and Business 1B
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 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||50.50|
|Total Contact hours||49.50|
|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
Last updated: 16/05/2022
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