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Introduction to Economics (6355.4)

Level: Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: School of Government & Policy

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    • HKBU Trimester 3, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, HKBU (180808) - View
    • UC College Trimester 3, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (180097) - View
    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, NSI-SL (179210) - View
    • Semester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (179208) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (180092) - View
    • HKBU Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, HKBU (180809) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2018, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (180080) - View
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    • UC College Trimester 3, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (166533) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, NSI-SL (167407) - View
    • Semester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (167405) - View
    • UC Term 3, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, HKBU (173458) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (165611) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (165564) - View
    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, TQB-SB (166850) - View
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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (166852) - View
    • UC College Trimester 3, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (150010) - View
    • UC Term 4, 2016, INTENSIVE, HKBU (155264) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, NSI-SL (156451) - View
    • Semester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (151121) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (152724) - View
    • UC Term 2, 2016, INTENSIVE, HKBU (155262) - View
    • UC College Trimester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (153283) - View
    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, UC-MELB (154055) - View
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    • Semester 1, 2016, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (154056) - View
    • UC Term 3, 2015, INTENSIVE, HKBU (143585) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UC-MELB (149718) - View
    • Semester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (139239) - View
    • UC College Trimester 2, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, UCC-BRUCE (142470) - View
    • Semester 1, 2015, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (145485) - View

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    Syllabus

    This unit is designed to equip students who have little or no knowledge of economics with a clear and up-to-date commentary of the economy. The topics covered will provide all the information necessary to enable discussion of government policy, international trade, the financial sector, and the economy's main industries (agriculture, manufacturing, mining and services).

    Learning Outcomes

    DESCRIPTION:

    1. Students will gain a good foundation for understanding how economies operate.

    2. how businesses use economics in their decision making, and why governments implement certain economic policies. These include policies on unemployment, inflation, interest rates, and the environment.

    3. this unit also looks at Australia?s place in the world economy, covering issues such as international trade, exchange rates, and foreign debt.

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    Contact Hours

    Normally 39 hours per semester.

    Prerequisites

    None

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