Units of Study

ECON1002 - Introductory Macroeconomics

Summer Main, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6


Introductory Macroeconomics addresses the analysis of the level of employment and economic activity in the economy as a whole. It is a compulsory core unit for the Bachelor of Economics and an alternative core unit for the Bachelor of Economic and Social Sciences. Introductory Macroeconomics examines the main factors that determine the overall levels of production and employment in the economy, including the influence of government policy and international trade. This analysis enables an exploration of money, interest rates and financial markets, and a deeper examination of inflation, unemployment and economic policy.


Tutorial participation (5%), 5x online quizzes (10%), mid semester exam (25%), essay (10%), final exam (50%)


1 x 2hr lecture and 1x 1hr tutorial per week

Assumed Knowledge


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