Microeconomics Analysis 1 (ECON6001)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit is an introduction to modern microeconomic theory and as such has three purposes: (i) to introduce students to the major ideas of modern microeconomics and to develop their understanding of these ideas; (ii) to develop students' facility with analytic economic models; and (iii) to develop students' ability to solve economic problems with the ideas, techniques, and models available to professional economists. Topics covered include (i) individual decision-making by economic agents, (ii) the determination of prices and resource allocation in competitive general equilibrium models, (iii) strategic behaviour by firms under imperfect competition, and (iv) contracting with imperfect information.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Graduate Certificate in Commerce
- Graduate Certificate in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Commerce
- Graduate Diploma in Economic Analysis
- Graduate Diploma in Economics
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Public Administration
- Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
- Master of Commerce
- Master of Economic Analysis
- Master of Economics
- Master of International Relations
- Master of Public Administration
- Master of Public Policy
Further unit of study information
1x3hr lecture/week, 1x1hr non-compulsory online tutorial/week
1x1.5hr Mid-semester test (30%), 1x2hr Final exam (50%), 1xTake-home Mid-semester task equivalent to 1000wd (20%),
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.