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Course Details in 2018/19 Session

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Module Title LC Economics for Business (A)
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 07 28826
Module Lead Sami Bensassi
Level Certificate Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Restrictions None
Contact Hours Guided independent study-68 hours
Seminar-10 hours
Lecture-22 hours
Total: 100 hours
Description This module provides students with an introduction to core micro and macro-economic theory and principles in a business context. It combines basic micro and macroeconomics with cases/applications to provide students with the ability to understand and analyse current and topical economics issues with relevance for business.
Learning Outcomes By the end of the module students should be able to:
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the meaning of key microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts relating to supply and demand, market structure, costs and market failures, macroeconomic policy and international trade;
  • Apply diagrammatic analysis to demonstrate the broad principles involved in the microeconomic theory of markets and market failures and macroeconomic policy decisions;
  • Analyse real world cases and economic problems faced by individuals, business and governments using micro and macroeconomic principles and models;
  • Interpret and apply economic principles and models to understand and analyse the business and economic environment in which we live and work.
Assessment 28826-01 : Final Assessment : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions 100% 2 hour exam
Reassessment: 100% 2 hour exam
Other Duplicate version of this module delivered in Dubai: 07 30469
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