Postgraduate Coursework Units of Study

ECON5003 - Economics for Accountants

Semester 1, 2012  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Stephen Patrick Whelan

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 test (50%) and 2hr final exam (50%)

Classes

1x3-hr seminar/week

Prohibitions

ECON5000, ECON5001

Additional Information

This unit of study is ONLY available to students enrolled in the Master of Professional Accounting and Master of Commerce degrees.

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