Programme And Module Handbook
 
Course Details in 2020/21 Session


If you find any data displayed on this website that should be amended, please contact the Curriculum Management Team.

Module Title LH Game Theory
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 03615
Module Lead Ganna Pogrebna
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
Pre-requisites
Co-requisites
Restrictions Available to all students who have been allowed onto the final year of a degree programme for which it is compulsory or who have passed 08 28536 Microeconomics; other students who wish to take the module must first consult the lecturer.
Contact Hours Lecture-20 hours
Guided independent study-80 hours
Total: 100 hours
Exclusions
Description

This module provides students with advanced knowledge and analytical skills associated with game theory and its economic applications. The main emphasis is on the discussion and description of solution concepts appropriate for various types of economic problems. The purpose of the module is to develop the solid theoretical background necessary to understand game theoretic models and how these models are applied as a tool to solve problems in different areas in economics. The module will not only introduce theoretical concepts of Game Theory but also focus on a variety of applications and use examples from the real world situations

Learning Outcomes

On completion of this module students should be able to:

  • demonstrate systematic knowledge and understanding in game theory;
  • apply game theory to formulate and solve complex practical problems;
  • critically evaluate theoretical constructs and practical applications of game theory.
Assessment 03615-01 : Exam : Coursework (100%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Students will have a choice between two options;
(i) 3 minute individual video describing how game theory can be sued to explain and predict behaviour in a real-world scenario (topic for each student will be picked at random).

(ii) 2500 word individual essay describing how game theory can be used to explain and predict behaviour in a real-world scenario (topic for each student will be picked at random).

Reassessment: N/A
Other Duplicate of Dubai-based module 08 30415
Reading List