Postgraduate Course: Advanced Topics in Microeconomics (ECNM11006)
|School||School of Economics
||College||College of Humanities and Social Science
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||This is a course in advanced microeconomic theory, concentrating on game theory applied to economic situations and institutions.
Topics covered include:
Advanced Theory of Auctions, Contests and Tournaments
Behavioural and Evolutionary Game Theory
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
|| Students MUST have passed:
Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11023) AND
Microeconomics 2 (ECNM11025)
||Other requirements|| Students should be registered for MSc Economics OR MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email firstname.lastname@example.org in advance to request permission.
Information for Visiting Students
|Pre-requisites||Students should be registered for MSc Economics OR MSc Economics (Finance). All other students must email email@example.com in advance to request permission.
|High Demand Course?
Course Delivery Information
|Academic year 2017/18, Available to all students (SV1)
||Block 4 (Sem 2)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 18,
Summative Assessment Hours 2,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 2,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||One two-hour final examination
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||2:00|
| The course aims to widen and deepen knowledge in microeconomic theory especially improving the vocabulary and tool kit for analysing economic situations involving conflict and interdependency.
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Ed Hopkins
Tel: (0131 6)50 3061
|Course secretary||Miss Carole-Anne Marshall
Tel: (0131 6)51 1795