Kingston University

Course Description

  • Course Name


  • Host University

    Kingston University

  • Location

    London, England

  • Area of Study


  • Language Level

    Taught In English

  • Prerequisites

    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.

    Hours & Credits

  • Credits

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

    Course Content:

    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

    ? A 'seminar portfolio?: including a short class essay and the submission of two
    problem sets
    ? 2 hour Exam
    Alternative assessment (tbc)

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

Course Disclaimer

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.


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