|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Graduate coursework|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject develops the analytical skills routinely used by practicing macroeconomists. These may include: theories of long-run economic growth; the flexible and sticky price macroeconomic models; open economy macroeconomic models; and the analysis of macroeconomic policy making.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject students should be able to:
- Use a range of macroeconomic models to explain macroeconomic issues;
- Evaluate the merits of competing approaches to macroeconomics;
- Formulate key ideas in macroeconomics using models such as the AD-AS and IS-LM models;
- Explain the role of expectations in modern macroeconomics.
On successful completion of this subject, students should have improved the following generic skills:
- High level of development: written communication; collaborative learning; problem solving; team work; application of theory to practice; critical thinking; synthesis of data and other information; evaluation of data and other information.
- Moderate level of development: oral communication; interpretation and analysis; accessing data and other information from a range of sources; receptiveness to alternative ideas.
- Some level of development: statistical reasoning; use of computer software.
Eligibility and requirements
ECON90032 Macroeconomics for Managers
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|ECON90032||Macroeconomics for Managers||
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- Two-hour final examination (50%);
- Mid-semester test conducted in week 6 (30%); and
- Four 10-20 page class assignments (5% each) due in weeks 3, 5, 9 and 11 (20%)
Note: Successful completion of this subject requires a pass (50%) in the final exam.
Dates & times
- Semester 1
Principal coordinator Efrem Castelnuovo Mode of delivery On Campus — Parkville Contact hours Two 1-hour lectures and one 1-hour workshop per week Total time commitment 170 hours Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019 Last self-enrol date 15 March 2019 Census date 31 March 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 10 May 2019 Assessment period ends 28 June 2019
Semester 1 contact information
Time commitment details
Estimated total time commitment of 170 hours per semester
You will be advised of prescribed texts by your lecturer.
- Related Handbook entries
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.