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

On-campus unit delivery combines face-to-face and digital learning. For Online unit delivery, learning is conducted exclusively online.

2022 teaching periods

Hawthorn

Higher Ed. Semester 2

Dates:
1 Aug 22 - 30 Oct 22

Results:
6 Dec 22

Last self enrolment:
14 Aug 22

Census:
31 Aug 22

Last withdraw without fail:
16 Sep 22

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 3

Dates:
7 Nov 22 - 5 Feb 23

Results:
28 Feb 23

Last self enrolment:
20 Nov 22

Census:
2 Dec 22

Last withdraw without fail:
23 Dec 22


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