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EC1001   Macroeconomics

Academic year(s): 2017-2018

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF Level 7

Semester: 1

Planned timetable: 2.00 pm Mon, Tue, Thu

This module is designed to equip you with a fundamental knowledge of macroeconomics. On completing this module you should understand the basic subject matter and framework of macroeconomic analysis, and you should be able to use simple models to analyse such issues as the determinants of economic growth, unemployment, inflation and business cycles.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take EC1004

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: 30 hours of lectures over 10 weeks, plus 1 office hour (x 12 weeks) and 6 tutorials per semester.

Scheduled learning hours: 36

Guided independent study hours: 164

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 75%, Coursework = 25%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 0%

Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%

Personnel

Module coordinator: Dr P G Egan
Module teaching staff: Prof A Sutherland and Dr P Egan