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Area/Catalogue
ECON 1008

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
105460

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2018.

Textbook(s)

Parkin and Bade 2016, Microeconomics: Australia in the Global Environment, 1st edn, Pearson, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Course aim

To introduce students to the meaning and application of fundamental economic principles.

Course content

The economic decisions faced by individuals, households, firms and governments; analysis of prices and output determination in the context of markets and incentives; market structures, competition policy and its implication for the general economy; the strengths and weaknesses of the market mechanism and the role of public policy; and economic analysis of contemporary economic issues in the macroeconomy.

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Workshop 3 hours x 10 weeks
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Lecture 2.5 hours x 8 days
Tutorial 10 hours x across 10 weeks
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Seminar 30 hours x N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 3 hours x 10 weeks

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

Task Length Weighting Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, MT GAMBIER
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, WHYALLA
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, HONG KONG BAPTIST UNIVERSITY
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
INTERNAL, CITY WEST (INTENSIVE)
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
Article Analysis 1000 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
To determine the fee for this course as part of a Commonwealth Supported program, go to:
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
International students and students undertaking this course as part of a postgraduate fee paying program must refer to the relevant program home page to determine the cost for undertaking this course.

Non-award enrolment
Non-award tuition fees are set by the Division offering the course. To determine the cost of this course, go to:
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Not all courses are available on all of the above bases, and students must check to ensure that they are permitted to enrol in a particular course.

* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation

Course Coordinators

Dr Peter Fairchild arrow-small-right
School of Commerce
Ms Malarvilly Ramayah arrow-small-right
School of Commerce

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