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MAE301 - Microeconomic Theory and Policy

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

L Colombo

Prerequisite:

MAE201 or MAE206

Corequisite:Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour class, 1 x 1 hour seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin

Content

The unit develops microeconomic theory at an advanced level relative to MAE201 by systematically developing and applying mathematical techniques involving calculus to explore topics such as optimization, consumer choice and demand; theory of the firm; models of market imperfection and market failure and decision making under risk.

Assessment

For Campus based students:

Assessment 1 (Individual) - In class test - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual)- Written  assignment (2000 words) - 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

For Cloud (Online) students:

Assessment 1 (Individual) – Online test - 20%

Assessment 2 (Individual) – Written assignment (2000 words) - 20%

Examination (2 hours) - 60%

Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination

Unit Fee Information

All Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP), fee paying undergraduate and pre-2016 commencing students

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2016 commencing International and full fee paying postgraduate domestic students

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