Principles of Economics A

Department of Economics, Business School

College of Social Sciences


Code 11095

Level of study First Year

Credit value 10

Semester 1

Pre-requisite modules None

Other pre-requisites Co-requisite - Principles of Economics B - 11096

Module description

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