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Prerequisite(s)

Nil


Corequisite(s)

Nil


Course aim

To introduce students to the meaning and application of fundamental economic principles.

Course content

The economic decisions faced by individuals, households, firms and governments; analysis of prices and output determination in the context of markets and incentives; market structures, competition policy and its implication for the general economy; the strengths and weaknesses of the market mechanism and the role of public policy; and economic analysis of contemporary economic issues in the macroeconomy.


Teaching method

ComponentDuration
External, City West
External10 weeks x N/A
Internal, City West
Lecture2 hours x 10 weeks
Tutorial1 hour x 10 weeks
Lecture (Virtual)2 hours x 10 weeks
Internal, Mt Gambier
Workshop3 hours x 10 weeks
Internal, Whyalla
Workshop3 hours x 10 weeks
Internal, Hong Kong Baptist University, Offshore
Lecture2.5 hours x 8 days
Tutorial10 hours x across 10 weeks
Internal, City West, (intensive)
SeminarN/A x N/A

Note: These components may or may not be scheduled in every study period. Please refer to the timetable for further details.


Assessment

TaskLengthWeightingDuration
External, City West
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Internal, City West
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Internal, Mt Gambier
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Internal, Whyalla
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Internal, Hong Kong Baptist University, Offshore
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours
Internal, City West, (intensive)
Continuous assessmentN/A25%N/A
Assignment1000 words25%N/A
ExaminationN/A50%3 hours

Fees

EFTSL*: 0.1250
Commonwealth Supported program (Band 3)
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Fee-paying program for domestic and international students
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Non-award enrolment
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* Equivalent Full Time Study Load. Please note all EFTSL values are published and calculated at ten decimal places. Values are displayed to three decimal places for ease of interpretation


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