Area of Study
Taught In English
Previous university-level study of introductory micro- and macro economics is required.
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits4
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
This module provides fundamental knowledge on the key areas of macroeconomic
theory and policy in the short-run and long-run and within both closed and open
economy settings. Real world applications are signposted at the earliest opportunity.
Topics covered include:
? Economic growth
? Money and inflation
? Economic fluctuations
? The IS/LM framework
? Aggregate demand and supply
? The open economy
? Fiscal and monetary policy
? Fluctuations in economic activity
? Macroeconomics and finance
? Macroeconomic policy debates
Teaching: Lectures and seminars
STUDY OPTION 1:
? A 'seminar portfolio?: including a short class essay and the submission of two
? 2 hour Exam
STUDY OPTION 2/3:
Alternative assessment (tbc)
Study Option 1 = Whole Year
Study Option 2 = Autumn
Study Option 3 = Spring/summer
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
Please note that some courses with locals have recommended prerequisite courses. It is the student's responsibility to consult any recommended prerequisites prior to enrolling in their course.