Money, Employment and Growth (10083.1)
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|Faculty Of Business, Government & Law
|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society
|Level 1 - Undergraduate Introductory Unit
| Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan 2021)
Band 4 2021 (Commenced After 1 Jan Social Work_Exclude 0905)
Band 5 2021 (Commenced Before 1 Jan 2021)
Learning outcomesOn successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Explain basic economic concepts and how the competitive market operates using demand and supply models;
2. Explain the meaning and significance of basic macroeconomic terms and concepts;
3. Undertake an analysis of the Australian economy using simple macroeconomic models using diagrams and in simple quantitative terms;
4. Explain how output, employment and price are determined using the basic aggregate demand/aggregate supply model; and
5. Describe how fiscal and monetary policies can be used to achieve macroeconomic goals in an open economy like Australia.
Graduate attributes1. UC graduates are professional - communicate effectively
1. UC graduates are professional - display initiative and drive, and use their organisation skills to plan and manage their workload
1. UC graduates are professional - employ up-to-date and relevant knowledge and skills
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - reflect on their own practice, updating and adapting their knowledge and skills for continual professional and academic development
Incompatible unitsFoundations of Macroeconomics, 9519.
|Teaching start date
Parkin, M & Bade, R 2016, Macroeconomics: Australia in the Global Environment, Pearson Education, Melbourne.
Submission of assessment items
Special assessment requirements
Students must complete all components of assessment and achieve 50% overall in order to pass the unit. A deferred examination for the final examination will only be available to students who present a valid doctor's certificate. Re-submission of assessment items will not be allowed.
Students have a responsibility to uphold University standards on ethical scholarship. Good scholarship involves building on the work of others and use of others' work must be acknowledged with proper attribution made. Cheating, plagiarism, and falsification of data are dishonest practices that contravene academic values. Refer to the University's Student Charter for more information.
To enhance understanding of academic integrity, all students are expected to complete the Academic Integrity Module (AIM) at least once during their course of study. You can access this module within UCLearn (Canvas) through the 'Academic Integrity and Avoiding Plagiarism' link in the Study Help site.
Use of Text-Matching Software
The University of Canberra uses text-matching software to help students and staff reduce plagiarism and improve understanding of academic integrity. The software matches submitted text in student assignments against material from various sources: the internet, published books and journals, and previously submitted student texts.
Students are expected to attend all lectures and tutorials. Students should bring the textbook and a calculator to the tutorials.
Required IT skills
It is assumed students will be able to access material which is on the textbook as well as on Online Learning Management System (Canvas) at the University of Canberra.
No other additional costs apart from the cost of purchasing the required text and related teaching materials.
Work placement, internships or practicums
The following descriptors are used as a guide for grades.
High Distinction (HD) 85-100
Work of outstanding quality on the learning outcomes of the unit, which may be demonstrated in areas such as criticism, logical argument, interpretation of materials or use of methodology. This grade may also be given to recognise particular originality or creativity.
Work of superior quality on the learning outcomes of the unit, demonstrating a sound grasp of content, together with efficient organisation and selectivity.
Work of good quality showing more than satisfactory achievement on the learning outcomes of the unit, or work of superior quality on a majority of the learning outcomes of the unit.
Work showing a satisfactory achievement of the learning outcomes of the unit.
Work showing an unsatisfactory achievement of one or more learning outcomes of the unit, and not qualifying for the grade of pass.