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Area/Catalogue
ECON 2010

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Course Level
Undergraduate

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Offered Externally
Yes

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Course ID
100325

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Unit Value
4.5

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University-wide elective course
No

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Timetable/s

This class has not been
timetabled for year 2020.

Course owner

Course owner
School of Commerce

Course aim

To enable students to apply economic analysis to the behaviour of individuals, businesses and governments and to consider the effect of this behaviour on market outcomes.

Course content

A review of the basic framework of business economics – objectives and constraints, incentives, opportunity costs, the time-value of money and marginal analysis. Oligopoly: non-collusive models and collusive models. Concentration: Measurements and Determinants. Barriers to entry. Market Structure, firm strategy and performance, Pricing strategy. Auction, Advertising, Research and Development. Competition Policy and Regulation.

Textbook(s)

Baye, MR & Prince, J 2017, Managerial Economics and Business Strategy, 9th edn, McGraw Hill, Sydney

Prerequisite(s)

Common to all relevant programs
Subject Area & Catalogue Number Course Name
ECON 1008 Principles of Economics

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
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
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
EXTERNAL, CITY WEST, ONLINE
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours
INTERNAL, OFFSHORE, TAYLOR'S BUSINESS SCHOOL
Continuous assessment N/A 15% N/A
Assignment 1800 words 25% N/A
Examination N/A 60% 3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.125
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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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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