Intermediate Microeconomics (ECOS2001)
UNIT OF STUDY
The aim of Intermediate Microeconomics is the development of theoretical and applied skills in economics. It covers applications and extensions of the theory of consumer choice, firm behaviour and market structure. Emphasis is given to the economics of information and choice under uncertainty; industry structures other than monopoly and perfect competition; markets for factors of production; general equilibrium and economic efficiency; market failure and the role of government. This unit provides a basis for the more specialised options that comprise third year economics.
Further unit of study information
1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week
Tutorial participation (10%), 2x in-class tests (40%) and 2hr Final exam (50%)
Faculty/department permission required?
Unit of study rules
Prerequisites and assumed knowledge
ECON1001 or BUSS1040, ECON1001 or BUSS1040, ECON1001 or BUSS1040
ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901, ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901, ECON2001 or ECON2901 or ECOS2901
ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015, ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015, ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015
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.