Units of Study

ECOS3901 - Advanced Microeconomics Honours

Semester 1, 2011  |  Credit Points: 6

Coordinator: Abhijit Sengupta

Description

ECOS3901 Advanced Microeconomics is the second course in the microeconomics sequence in the Economics Honours program. The goal of the course is to provide a working knowledge and understanding of the most powerful methods of analysis and discourse in modern microeconomic theory. We build on the foundations of ECOS2901 and ECOS2903 to continue progress toward the frontier of microeconomics.

Assessments

Mid semester exam (30%); problem sets (10%); final exam (60%)

Classes

One 2 hour lecture per week and one additional hour per fortnight

Prerequisites

(ECOS2901 or ECON2901) and (ECOS2902 or ECON2902) and (ECOS2903 or ECON2903 or MATH2070) with a 70% average or better over the three units combined

Corequisites

ECMT2110 or ECMT2010

Prohibitions

ECON3901, ECOS3012

Additional Information

Students intending to proceed to fourth year economics honours must also complete at least one unit of study from (ECOS3001 or ECON3001) to (ECOS3015 or ECON3015) inclusive, in either semester of their third year

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