ECON10020 Principles of Macroeconomics

Academic Year 2022/2023

This module is intended for those who have already taken ECON10770 (Introduction to Economics). It reviews the basic concepts of macroeconomics covered in ECON10770 and moves on to address issus related to economic growth, short-run determination of national income, money and banking, inflation, unemployment, exchanges rates and the open economy, fiscal and monetary policy.

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Curricular information is subject to change

Learning Outcomes:

On completion of this module students should be able to: ·Develop their analytical skills through the application of macroeconomic theory to problems and case studies. ·Understand of the determinants of aggregate economic activity and the role of macroeconomic policy in stabilising the economy.

Student Effort Hours: 
Student Effort Type Hours
Autonomous Student Learning

80

Lectures

24

Tutorial

5

Total

109

Approaches to Teaching and Learning:
Lectures, enquiry & problem-based learning. 
Requirements, Exclusions and Recommendations
Learning Requirements:

Students are expected to have taken ECON10770 Introduction to Economics prior to taking this module.


Module Requisites and Incompatibles
Incompatibles:
ECON10760 - Macroeconomics for Business

Equivalents:
Principles of Macroeconomics (ECON1902)


 
Assessment Strategy  
Description Timing Open Book Exam Component Scale Must Pass Component % of Final Grade
Multiple Choice Questionnaire (Short): 1 hour Week 7 n/a Graded No

20

Examination: MCQ 2 hour End of Trimester Exam No Graded No

60

Attendance: Attendance and participation in tutorials Unspecified n/a Graded No

20


Carry forward of passed components
No
 
Resit In Terminal Exam
Summer Yes - 2 Hour
Please see Student Jargon Buster for more information about remediation types and timing. 
Feedback Strategy/Strategies

• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment

How will my Feedback be Delivered?

Grades and solutions to midterm and continuous assessment will be provided prior to final exam.

Name Role
Dr Lucy Liu Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Dr Ivan Pastine Lecturer / Co-Lecturer
Matthew Amalitinga Abagna Tutor
Dimitrios Argyros Tutor
Daire Crotty Tutor
Timetabling information is displayed only for guidance purposes, relates to the current Academic Year only and is subject to change.
 
Spring
     
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 31, 32, 33 Fri 10:00 - 10:50
Lecture Offering 1 Week(s) - 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, 26, 29, 30, 31, 32, 33 Tues 17:00 - 17:50
Tutorial Offering 1 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Tues 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 2 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Tues 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 3 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Tues 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 4 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Tues 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 6 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 7 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 8 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Wed 12:00 - 12:50
Tutorial Offering 9 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Wed 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 10 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Wed 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 11 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Wed 09:00 - 09:50
Tutorial Offering 12 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 13 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Wed 09:00 - 09:50
Tutorial Offering 14 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 15 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Wed 13:00 - 13:50
Tutorial Offering 16 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Tues 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 20 Week(s) - 22, 24, 26, 30, 32 Wed 14:00 - 14:50
Tutorial Offering 21 Week(s) - 21, 23, 25, 29, 31 Wed 14:00 - 14:50
Spring