Business Economics (6394.4)
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|0.125||3||Faculty Of Business, Government & Law|
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|Canberra School Of Politics, Economics And Society||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate 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. Analyse the issues of scarcity and trade-offs, and how the market makes decisions on these issues;
2. Explain how different factors affect the demand and supply for goods and services and the market equilibrium outcome;
3. Describe production function and understand how short run production function varies from long run production function;
4. Describe different market structures and explain the differences between them;
5. Understand externalities and use graphs to show how externalities affect economic efficiency.
Graduate attributes1. 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 - take pride in their professional and personal integrity
1. UC graduates are professional - use creativity, critical thinking, analysis and research skills to solve theoretical and real-world problems
2. UC graduates are global citizens - behave ethically and sustainably in their professional and personal lives
2. UC graduates are global citizens - make creative use of technology in their learning and professional lives
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - adapt to complexity, ambiguity and change by being flexible and keen to engage with new ideas
3. UC graduates are lifelong learners - be self-aware
PrerequisitesIntroduction to Economics.
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Required Text: Hubbard, G., A. Garnett, P. Lewis, and T. O'Brien (2015) Microeconomics, 3E, Pearson Education Australia.
The text is available from the Co-op Bookstore.
McTaggart, D., C. Findlay and M. Parking (2010),Microeconomics, Pearson Education Australia.
Taylor, J. and L. Frost (2009),Microeconomics,John Wiley and Sons.
There is 5% allocated to tutorial participation. This requires students to contribute to tutorial discussions by asking and answering questions. Students who don't attend tutorials will forfeit the tutorial participation mark.
Required IT skills
Work placement, internships or practicums