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.

Our courses that offer this unit of study

Further unit of study information

Classes

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

Assessment

Tutorial participation (10%), 2x in-class tests (40%) and 2hr Final exam (50%)

Faculty/department permission required?

No

Unit of study rules

Prerequisites and assumed knowledge

ECON1001 or BUSS1040

Prohibitions

ECON2001, ECOS2901, ECON2901

Corequisites

ECMT1010 or BUSS1020 or MATH1905 or MATH1005 or MATH1015

Study this unit outside a degree

Non-award/non-degree study

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.

Cross-institutional study

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.