# DEGREE REGULATIONS & PROGRAMMES OF STUDY 2022/2023

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# Postgraduate Course: Mathematical Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11073)

 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 SCQF Credits 30 ECTS Credits 15 Summary This course introduces the tools of microeconomic analysis, with a special emphasis on writing mathematical proofs. These tools are widely used in modern micro-founded macroeconomics, industrial economics, public economics, labour economics, environmental economics, international economics and finance. Course description This course introduces the tools of microeconomic analysis, with a special emphasis on writing mathematical proofs. These tools are widely used in modern micro-founded macroeconomics, industrial economics, public economics, labour economics, environmental economics, international economics and finance. The exact sequence of topics varies from year to year. In recent years, the main topics of the course were general equilibrium theory, decision theory, game theory and metric spaces.
 Pre-requisites Co-requisites Prohibited Combinations Other requirements None
 Pre-requisites None High Demand Course? Yes
 Academic year 2022/23, Available to all students (SV1) Quota:  None Course Start Semester 1 Timetable Timetable Learning and Teaching activities (Further Info) Total Hours: 300 ( Lecture Hours 65, Seminar/Tutorial Hours 33, Summative Assessment Hours 12, Programme Level Learning and Teaching Hours 6, Directed Learning and Independent Learning Hours 184 ) Assessment (Further Info) Written Exam 100 %, Coursework 0 %, Practical Exam 0 % Additional Information (Assessment) Model formulation and analysis is examined separately from mathematical maturity in separate exams. Both topics are assessed in December and May. The weights are: * Model formulation and analysis: 66% split between the December exam (25%) and May exam (75%). * Mathematical maturity: 33% (maximum of December and May scores) Feedback Not entered Exam Information Exam Diet Paper Name Hours & Minutes Main Exam Diet S1 (December) Mathematical Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11073) - Mathematics 3:00 Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May) Mathematical Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11073) - Mathematics 3:00 Main Exam Diet S2 (April/May) Mathematical Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11073) - Microeconomics 3:00 Main Exam Diet S1 (December) Mathematical Microeconomics 1 (ECNM11073) - Microeconomics 3:00
 On completion of this course, the student will be able to: Model formulation: transforming a research question into a mathematical model suitable for analysis.Analysis: applying the tools to economic models to obtain model predictions.Mathematical maturity: writing coherent and logically sound proofs, fluency with mathematical notation, formulating appropriate (counter)-examples to evaluate conjectures.
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 Course organiser Dr Andrew Clausen Tel: (0131 6)51 5131 Email: Andrew.Clausen@ed.ac.uk Course secretary Ms Grace Oliver Tel: Email: grace.oliver@ed.ac.uk
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