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EC4427   Philosophy of Economics

Academic year(s): 2018-2019

Key information

SCOTCAT credits : 20

ECTS credits : 10

Level : SCQF level 10

Semester: 1

Availability restrictions: Available to General Degree students with the permission of the Honours Adviser

Planned timetable: To be arranged.

Philosophy of Economics is designed as an interdisciplinary module that will aim to study theoretical, methodological and ethical foundations of economics. It will challenge the students to think and question the reasoning and implications of widely used economic models and methodologies. It will appeal to students that want to complement their basic economic understanding with a normative approach to the same material.

Relationship to other modules

Anti-requisite(s): You cannot take this module if you take PY4657

Learning and teaching methods and delivery

Weekly contact: Weekly lectures (2 hours) and fortnightly tutorial (1 hour)

Scheduled learning hours: 37

Guided independent study hours: 168

Assessment pattern

As used by St Andrews: Coursework = 66%, 2-hour Written Examination - 34%

As defined by QAA
Written examinations : 34%
Practical examinations : 0%
Coursework: 66%

Re-assessment: 2-hour Written Examination - 100%


Module coordinator: Dr T Cuhadaroglu
Module teaching staff: Dr T Cuhadaroglu