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DRPS : Course Catalogue : School of Economics : Economics

Undergraduate Course: History of Monetary, Capital and Interest Theories (ECNM10098)

Course Outline
SchoolSchool of Economics CollegeCollege of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
Credit level (Normal year taken)SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate) AvailabilityAvailable to all students
SCQF Credits20 ECTS Credits10
SummaryIn this course we will look at the development of three key areas of economic theory, Money, Capital and Interest, looking at the relationship between them and also exploring some debates and controversies in economic theory.
Course description In this course we will look at the development of three key areas of economic theory, Money, Capital and Interest. We will study the development in each area and also look at the relationship between them, in particular contrasting the monetary theories of interest with real theories related to capital. We will also explore some debates and controversies in economic theory. This may for example include the Banking School vs Currency School debate and/or the Cambridge Capital controversy.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
Pre-requisites Students MUST have passed: Economics 2 (ECNM08006)
Co-requisites
Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
Information for Visiting Students
Pre-requisitesStudents should usually have at least 3 Economics courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this) for entry to this course. This MUST INCLUDE courses in both Macroeconomics and Microeconomics. We will only consider University/College level courses.
High Demand Course? Yes
Course Delivery Information
Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None
Course Start Semester 2
Timetable Timetable
Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 200 ( Lecture Hours 20, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 4.5, Summative Assessment Hours 3, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 168 )
Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 60 %, Coursework 40 %, Practical Exam 0 %
Additional Information (Assessment) Examination - Degree exam - 60%
Coursework - 3,000 word essay - 30%
Coursework - Project - 10%
Feedback Not entered
Exam Information
Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes
Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)3:00
Learning Outcomes
On completion of this course, the student will be able to:
  1. An understanding of the development of the theories studied and an evaluation of competing theories.
  2. Research and investigative skills such as problem framing and solving and the ability to assemble and evaluate complex evidence and arguments.
  3. Communication skills in order to critique, create and communicate understanding.
  4. Personal effectiveness through task-management, time-management, dealing with uncertainty and adapting to new situations, personal and intellectual autonomy through independent learning.
  5. Practical/technical skills such as, modelling skills (abstraction, logic, succinctness), qualitative and quantitative analysis and general IT literacy.
Reading List
None
Additional Information
Graduate Attributes and Skills Not entered
Additional Class Delivery Information This course will be taught via weekly 2-hour lectures, and weekly 30-minute tutorials in small groups.
Keywordsmoney,capital,interest,theory,economic theory
Contacts
Course organiserDr Ahmed Anwar
Tel: (0131 6)50 8355
Email: Ahmed.Anwar@ed.ac.uk
Course secretaryMiss Becky Guthrie
Tel:
Email: becky.guthrie@ed.ac.uk
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