Postgraduate Course: Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11023)
|School||School of Economics
||College||College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences
|Credit level (Normal year taken)||SCQF Level 11 (Postgraduate)
||Availability||Available to all students
|Summary||To give students a command of the main tools of microeconomic analysis, so that they can undertake advanced work in areas such as modern micro-founded macroeconomics, industrial economics, public economics, labour economics, environmental economics, international economics and finance; and to show how such microeconomic analysis can be applied in making the transition from theoretical models to policy models.
Entry Requirements (not applicable to Visiting Students)
||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.
|Additional Costs|| None
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 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1)
|Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info)
Lecture Hours 36,
Seminar/Tutorial Hours 27,
External Visit Hours 12,
Feedback/Feedforward Hours 14,
Formative Assessment Hours 3,
Summative Assessment Hours 3,
Revision Session Hours 5,
Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 4,
Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours
|Assessment (Further Info)
|Additional Information (Assessment)
||There will be two exams: one in the December Diet (25%) and one in the April/May Diet (75%).
||Hours & Minutes
|Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May)||3:00|
|Main Exam Diet S1 (December)||3:00|
| See description
|The basic textbooks to be used are:|
- Mas-Colell, A., M.D. Whinston and J.R. Green, Microeconomic Theory (OUP, 1995).
- Varian, H.R., Microeconomic Analysis, 3rd ed. (Norton, 1992).
- Jehle, G.A. and P.J. Reny, Advanced Microeconomic Theory, 2nd ed. (AWL, 2001).
- Gibbons, R., Game Theory for Applied Economists (PUP, 1992)
- Diamantaras, D., A Toolbox for Economic Design (Palgrave Macmillan, 2009)
|Graduate Attributes and Skills
|Course organiser||Dr Andrew Clausen
Tel: (0131 6)51 5131
|Course secretary||Ms Grace Oliver