Academic year(s): 2018-2019
SCOTCAT credits : 20
ECTS credits : 10
Level : SCQF Level 10
Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with the permission of the Honours Adviser
This module is an analytical treatment of industrial organisation in a dynamic context, providing rigorous coverage of core areas of the subject, supported mostly by both theoretical models and some econometric studies. The Topics covered are as follows: Modules of intra-industry competition, including discussion in game theoretic terms; market structures, economies of scale, entry and exit; product differentiation, innovation; mergers.
Weekly contact: 20 hours of lectures over 11 weeks, 1-hour tutorial (x 5 weeks) plus 1 office hour (x 12 weeks).
Scheduled learning hours: 37
Guided independent study hours: 163
As used by St Andrews: 2-Hour Written Examination = 50%, Coursework (including Class test 25%) = 50%
As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 75%
Practical examinations : 0%
Re-assessment: 2-Hour Written Examination = 100%
Module coordinator: Dr M M A La Manna
Module teaching staff: Dr M La Manna