University of Galway
Area of Study
Taught In English
Principles of Microeconomics
Students enrolled in this course cannot enroll in EC209 Managerial Economics.
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits2
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units3
Hours & Credits
This is an intermediate microeconomics course dealing with the theory and application of microeconomics.
Topics covered include consumer behaviour, utility theory, applications of consumer theory, production and
costs, market structure, theories of pricing, game theory, general equilibrium theory, externalities and public goods, economics of information and welfare economics. We review the neo-classical and non neo-classical theories of consumer behaviour and their implications for the government?s policies.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
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.
ECTS (European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System) credits are converted to semester credits/quarter units differently among U.S. universities. Students should confirm the conversion scale used at their home university when determining credit transfer.
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.