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ES30026: Advanced macroeconomics

Follow this link for further information on academic years Academic Year: 2017/8
Further information on owning departmentsOwning Department/School: Department of Economics
Further information on credits Credits: 6      [equivalent to 12 CATS credits]
Further information on notional study hours Notional Study Hours: 120
Further information on unit levels Level: Honours (FHEQ level 6)
Further information on teaching periods Period:
Semester 1
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Summary: CW 30%, EX 70%
Further information on unit assessment Assessment Detail:
  • Coursework Test (CW 30%)
  • Examination (EX 70%)
Further information on supplementary assessment Supplementary Assessment:
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Like-for-like reassessment (where allowed by programme regulations)
Further information on requisites Requisites: Before taking this module you must take ES20013 AND take ES20014
Further information on descriptions Description: Aims:
To build on second year Macroeconomics and introduce topics which are the subject of recent academic research.

Learning Outcomes:
Students will achieve (i) an understanding of the scope of modern macroeconomics and its applications, (ii) an ability to read and understand current macroeconomic literature, (iii) an ability to use advanced macroeconomics concepts in analysing specific issues and (iv) examine how recent advances in macroeconomic theory has informed UK economic policy.
By the end of the unit students will be sufficiently competent in macroeconomics to pursue a masters in Economics.

Skills:


Content:
The course unit covers specific areas in macroeconomic theory, such as the foundations of macroeconomic theory, DSGE models, expectations in macroeconomics, theories of unemployment and inflation and monetary policy and fiscal policy. Recent advances in these topics will be covered.
Further information on programme availabilityProgramme availability:

ES30026 is Compulsory on the following programmes:

Department of Economics
  • UHES-AFB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AKB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UHES-AFB04 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Mathematics (Year 3)
  • UHES-ACB03 : BSc(Hons) Economics with Combined Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)

ES30026 is Optional on the following programmes:

Department of Economics
  • UHES-AFB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics (Year 3)
  • UHES-AAB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Study year abroad (Year 4)
  • UHES-AKB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Year long work placement (Year 4)
  • UHES-ACB01 : BSc(Hons) Economics and Politics with Combined Placement and Study Abroad (Year 4)
School of Management
  • UMMN-AFB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance (Year 3)
  • UMMN-AKB02 : BSc(Hons) Accounting and Finance with Year long work placement (Year 4)

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