Microeconomics

Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name

    Microeconomics

  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study

    Economics

  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    ? For study options 1 and 2, previous university-level study of introductory
    microeconomics.
    ? For study option 3, prior successful study of consumer and producer theory is
    required.

  • Course Level Recommendations

    Upper

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    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

    4
  • Recommended U.S. Semester Credits
    4
  • Recommended U.S. Quarter Units
    0
  • Overview

    Course Content:

    This module will show the use of microeconomic models in a problem solving context
    and provide an analytical basis for subsequent elective modules.

    Topics covered include:
    ? Consumer theory
    ? Producer theory
    ? Strategic choice
    ? General equilibrium and welfare
    ? Uncertainty and information

    Teaching: Lectures and seminars

    Assessment:
    STUDY OPTION 1:
    ? A 'seminar portfolio': including four of the periodic problem sets that form the
    basis of the weekly seminar schedule
    ? 2 hour Exam
    STUDY OPTION 2/3:
    Alternative assessment (tbc)

    Study Option 1 = Whole Year
    Study Option 2 = Autumn
    Study Option 3 = Spring/summer

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