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Introductory Economics

Undergraduate | CUR-BAN12 | 2024

Strive to understand how economists look at the world, then apply their approach to problems both big and small. Review economic theories, the GDP and the rules of supply and demand. Get a bird’s eye view of the global economic markets.

Study method
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Enrol by
18 Aug 2024
Entry requirements
Prior study needed
13 weeks
Start dates
26 Feb 2024,
26 Aug 2024

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Introductory Economics

About this subject

  • At the completion of this subject, students will be able to:

    1. apply the tools of game theory to model social interactions and explain social dilemmas
    2. evaluate economic outcomes and assess the data from experimental economics
    3. analyse and critically evaluate broader economic issues in the real world using economic theory, data and case studies
    4. demonstrate economic literacy on key concepts and indicators of the macroeconomy, such as economic growth, employment, and inflation - by effectively communicating analyses of economic events

Entry requirements


USA-ECO11 Principles of Economics was equivalent to this subject if completed prior to 2021.

Additional requirements

No additional requirements

Study load

0.125 EFTSL
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.

Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.

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What to study next?

Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following courses

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Bachelor of Commerce (Business Law)

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Bachelor of Commerce (Taxation)

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