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This course focuses on the economics of business allowing students to understand the economics that underlie a whole host of business issues. The course will cover the functioning of markets, consumer behaviour, pricing, production and costing problems, monopoly and the business implications of inflation, economic growth and economic policy.
|Session||First Sub Session||Credit Points||15 credits (7.5 ECTS credits)|
The aim of this course is to introduce students to the key concepts of macroeconomics relevant to international business. These include analysis of product, money and foreign exchange markets, labour market issues, unemployment, inflation and economic growth. Students will develop the basic quantitative and modelling techniques required by managers, and an appreciation of national and international policy contexts within which to apply these. They will apply numeracy, problem-solving and modelling skills and computing techniques to a variety of common situations in macroeconomics.
Information on contact teaching time is available from the course guide.
1 x MCQ Test 1 (10%)
1 x MCQ Test 2 (20%)
1 x 1500-word Essay (70%)
Alternative Resit Assessment
1,500-word Essay (100%)
There are no assessments for this course.
|Knowledge Level||Thinking Skill||Outcome|
|Factual||Remember||ILO’s for this course are available in the course guide.|