Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2014.
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This subject is not offered in 2014.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment: Not available
Entry into the Bachelor of Commerce
Entry into the Bachelor of Science
A study score of at least 25 in VCE English/English Language/Literature (Units 3 and 4), or equivalent, or at least 30 in ESL, and at least 25 in VCE Mathematical Methods (Units 3 and 4) or Specialist Mathematics (Units 3 and 4), or equivalent.
Students who do not satisfy the VCE Mathematics prerequisite (or equivalent) can enrol providing they have successfully completed or are concurrently enrolled in
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Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
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For the purposes of considering requests for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements for this entry.
The University is dedicated to provide support to those with special requirements. Further details on the disability support scheme can be found at the Disability Liaison Unit website: http://www.services.unimelb.edu.au/disability/
This subject is an introduction to microeconomic theory and policy. Topics include the theory of perfectly competitive markets, welfare analysis and the role of government in the economy, theory of the firm (production and costs), game theory, and effects of market structure on resource allocation.
A 2-hour end-of-semester examination (60%), a multiple choice test (5%), two assignments not exceeding 2500 words (25%) and tutorial attendance and participation (10%).
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You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
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This subject potentially can be taken as a breadth subject component for the following courses:
You should visit learn more about breadth subjects and read the breadth requirements for your degree, and should discuss your choice with your student adviser, before deciding on your subjects.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Graduate Diploma in Economics |
Construction major |
Development Studies Major
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
Global Economic Issues |
A Long-Run Economic Perspective
Quantitative Methods in Economics
Contemporary Public Economic Policy
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