Level of study First Year
Credit value 10
Pre-requisite modules None
Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Principles of Economics B - 11096
This linked module provides an introduction to economics for students wishing to take a degree in which economics is a major component, laying the foundations for subsequent courses in advanced economics. Principles of Economics A: Preferences and actions of households as suppliers of factors and purchasers of goods; analysis of producers; factor demands and production of supplies; theories of perfect and imperfect competition; welfare economics.
Teaching and learning methods
2 hrs lectures per week, 1 x class per fortnight