- Professor Don Bredin
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Curricular information is subject to change
On completing this module, students will be expected to be able to:
1. Understand and describe the key features and challenges in relation to allocation.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of the theoretical framework associated with single-sided platforms.
3. Summarize the increased interconnectedness and the role of network effects in society.
4. Describe the implications of increased interconnectedness on the allocation process.
5. Explain the importance and the fundamental elements associated with multi-sided platforms.
2. The Market Model
4. Game Theory & Auctions
5. Multi-Sided Platforms
|Student Effort Type||Hours|
|Specified Learning Activities||
|Autonomous Student Learning||
Not applicable to this module.
|Description||Timing||Component Scale||% of Final Grade|
|Class Test: Mid-Term Test||Varies over the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Assignment: Assignment in the form of 2 separate problem sheets.||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Presentation: Group presentation on MSP's||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Continuous Assessment: Class participation - weekly discussion||Throughout the Trimester||n/a||Graded||No||
|Resit In||Terminal Exam|
• Feedback individually to students, on an activity or draft prior to summative assessment
• Feedback individually to students, post-assessment
• Group/class feedback, post-assessment
• Online automated feedback
Feedback will be provided in person and if required remotely post all assessment.
|External & School Exams||Offering 1||Week(s) - 4, 5||Mon 16:00 - 16:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 0||Tues 16:00 - 17:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5||Tues 16:00 - 17:50|
|External & School Exams||Offering 1||Week(s) - 6||Wed 14:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 0, 1, 2, 3, 4||Wed 17:00 - 18:50|
|Lecture||Offering 1||Week(s) - 7||Tues 13:00 - 14:50|
|Lecture||Offering 2||Week(s) - 7||Tues 16:00 - 17:50|