Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON5003 - Economics for Accountants

Semester 2, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Jordi McKenzie

Description

The broad aim of this unit is to provide an introduction to economic analysis that is useful in the business world. The unit develops vital microeconomic and macroeconomic principles, using case studies to enhance understanding. Particular emphasis is given to explaining how economic agents make choices in a variety of environments. The unit covers situations where strategic interactions are important and investigates the macro-environment in which businesses operate.

Assessments

mid semester exam (50%), final exam (50%)

Classes

1x 3hr seminar per week

Prohibitions

ECON5001, ECON5002

Additional Information

This unit of study is ONLY available to students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting degree

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