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Area/Catalogue
ECON 1007

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100318

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
Yes

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Timetable/s
First Semester
(Study Period 2)

Second Semester
(Study Period 5)
Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To familiarise students with fundamental macroeconomic principles and the Australian economy in an international economic setting.

Course content

Introduction to macroeconomics; the economy over time, fundamental relationships in the macroeconomy; the introduction of simple macroeconomic models; the simple aggregate demand/ aggregate supply model of the macroeconomy, money; the open economy, economic policy; contemporary economic issues.

Textbook(s)

Hubbard, G, Garnett, A, Lewis, P & O'Brien, A 2018, Macroeconomics, 4th edn, Pearson, Australia

Prerequisite(s)

Nil

Corequisite(s)

Nil

Teaching method

Component Duration
INTERNAL, CITY WEST
Preparatory 1 x 1 week
Lecture 2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial 1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual) 2 hours x 10 weeks
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
External 30 hours x NA
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Workshop 35 hours x NA

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
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Assignment 1500 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 50% 3 hours
Continuous assessment N/A 25% N/A

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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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
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* 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

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