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


  • One Semester or equivalent

Contact hours

  • 24 hours face to face + blended

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

2023 teaching periods


Higher Ed. Semester 2

31 Jul 23 - 29 Oct 23

5 Dec 23

Last self enrolment:
13 Aug 23

31 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
15 Sep 23

More teaching periods
Swinburne Online

Teaching Period 2

10 Jul 23 - 8 Oct 23

31 Oct 23

Last self enrolment:
23 Jul 23

4 Aug 23

Last withdraw without fail:
25 Aug 23

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.

Unit Learning Outcomes (ULO)
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