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Module Title LH Game Theory
SchoolBirmingham Business School
Department Birmingham Business School
Module Code 08 03615
Module Lead Joseph Bromfield
Level Honours Level
Credits 10
Semester Semester 1
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

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 : Exam (Centrally Timetabled) - Written Unseen (50%)
03615-05 : Essay : Coursework (50%)
Assessment Methods & Exceptions Assessment: 1000-word assignment (50%), 1-hour exam (50%). Reassessment: by failed element
Other Duplicate of Dubai-based module 08 30415
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