Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 7
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.
Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take EC1004
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
As used by St Andrews: 2-hour Written Examination = 75%, Coursework = 25%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 100%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 3-hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr V Prasad
Module teaching staff: Prof A Sutherland and Dr P Egan