|Mathematics at Standard grade 3 or GCSE grade C or permission of the Director of Undergraduate Programmes. Not open to students who have passed or are taking ECNU115.|
Grades will be awarded for each of two coursework components, the two class tests. A coursework average grade will be computed using the following weights: 1st class test 50%, 2nd class test 50%
If you gain an overall coursework average of at least 65%, you will be exempt from the examination. Your final grade will be your overall coursework grade.
If you do not meet the above condition for an exemption, you should take the examination. Your module grade will be computed by weighting the components of assessment as follows: two class tests 20% each and the exam 60%.
The module introduces students to the foundation of Macroeconomics, like GDP, inflation, employment, monetary and fiscal policy.
To provide an introduction to the concepts, theories and models of the economy which are the foundation blocks of macroeconomics.
To make possible informed discussion of how the macroeconomy functions and the main fiscal and monetary policy options.
Knowledge and understanding of:
Parkin, M., Powell, M. & Matthews, K., Economics, Pearson, Harlow
This module information is representative of what is included in the module in a given year. Details of actual reading, lectures and coursework may vary year to year and will be available at the beginning of the semester.