Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Semester 2, Parkville - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: Two 1-hour lectures and a 1-hour tutorial per week |
Total Time Commitment:
An estimated total time commitment of at least 170 hours.
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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;
Study Period Commencement:
Summer Term, Semester 1
|Recommended Background Knowledge:|| |
Please refer to Prerequisites and Corequisites.
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the Disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Student Support and Engagement Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Overview, Learning Outcomes, Assessment and Generic Skills sections of this entry.
It is University policy to take all reasonable steps to minimise the impact of disability upon academic study, and reasonable adjustments will be made to enhance a student's participation in the University's programs. Students who feel their disability may impact on meeting the requirements of this subject are encouraged to discuss this matter with a Faculty Student Adviser and Student Equity and Disability Support: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/disability
CoordinatorMr Gareth James, Prof Nisvan Erkal
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%).
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
|Breadth Options:|| |
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|
Bachelor of Environments |
Construction major |
|Related Breadth Track(s):||
A Long-Run Economic Perspective |
Quantitative Methods in Economics
Contemporary Public Economic Policy
Global Economic Issues
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