Economics

ECO80001 12.5 Credit Points Hawthorn, Online, Sarawak Available to incoming Study Abroad and Exchange students

Duration

  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 36 hours

2021 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 1 Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Mar 21 - 30 May 21

Results:
6 Jul 21

Last self enrolment:
14 Mar 21

Census:
31 Mar 21

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Apr 21

Dates:
2 Aug 21 - 31 Oct 21

Results:
7 Dec 21

Last self enrolment:
15 Aug 21

Census:
31 Aug 21

Last withdraw without fail:
17 Sep 21

More teaching periods

Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

Dates:
5 Jul 21 - 3 Oct 21

Results:
26 Oct 21

Last self enrolment:
18 Jul 21

Census:
30 Jul 21

Last withdraw without fail:
20 Aug 21


Prerequisites

Nil

Corequisites

Nil

Aims and objectives

This unit is designed to provide students with skills and practice of understanding, interpreting and evaluating microeconomic and macroeconomic issues. In particular the unit focuses on developing students' ability to apply these skills to real world applications of relevance to accountants and other business professionals.

Student who successfully complete this unit will be able to:
 
1 Apply coherent and advanced knowledge of the workings of markets.
 
2 Apply problem solving methodologies to provide innovative solutions to pricing and output decisions.
 
3 Critically analyse and apply key economic principles relevant to managerial decision making.
 
4 Critically analyse current economic issues and policies using a systematic framework.
 
5 Demonstrate analytical and research skills and problem solving as applied to economic scenarios either individually or collaboratively