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Intermediate Microeconomics Honours - ECOS2901

Year - 2020

This unit is comprised of lectures based upon the curriculum for ECOS2001 Intermediate Microeconomics, supported by a seminar for one hour a week. The content of lectures reflect a more analytical and critical treatment of the topics than ECOS2001. The topics, which build on the theory of consumer and firm behaviour and market structure, include game theory, oligopoly, general equilibrium and welfare, externalities and public goods and the economics of information.

1x2hr lecture/week, 1x1hr tutorial/week

2x Mid-semester tests (50%) and 2.5hr Final exam (50%)

Additional information
Students are strongly advised to undertake one of ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970 either concurrently with or prior to ECOS2901.

Assumed knowledge
ECOS2903 or MATH2070 or MATH2970


(ECON1001 or BUSS1040 or ECON1040) with a minimum Distinction grade (75%)


ECOS2001 or ECON2001 or ECON2901


Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Economics
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: Yes
Faculty/department permission required? Yes
Courses that offer this unit

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