Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Shanghai Ocean University
Principles of Economics 1 enables you to improve your decision-making in all domains of your life. The unit will enable you to better understand aspects of the microeconomic policy environment in which you operate, and to apply the key economic concepts that help managers form successful competitive strategies and run more profitable firms. Taken together with BEA121 Principles of Economics 2, Principles of Economics 1 provides you with a comprehensive introduction to economic theory and policy, and forms a strong foundation for further study in economics.
Principles of Economics 1 is a compulsory unit in the Bachelor of Economics (BEc) and Bachelor of Business (BBus) degrees.
|Unit name||Principles of Economics 1|
|Faculty/School||Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)
|Discipline||Economics and Finance|
Dr Clinton Levitt
|Available as student elective?||Yes|
|Location||Study period||Attendance options||Available to|
|Hobart||Semester 1||On-Campus||Off-Campus||International International||Domestic Domestic|
|Cradle Coast||Semester 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Hong Kong Universal Ed||Semester 1||On-Campus||International|
|Shanghai Ocean University||Shanghai Semester 2||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered as On-campus where the majority of teaching will occur at the campus identified. Units offered Off-campus generally have no requirement for attendance at a physical university campus unless the unit has practical or fieldwork components*: the campus indicated for an Off-Campus unit is the one at which teaching is administered from.
*Please read the Unit Introduction in the Course and Unit Handbook for attendance requirements for units offered in Off-campus mode.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Shanghai Semester 2||20/2/2017||22/3/2017||10/4/2017||26/5/2017|
* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).
Unit census dates currently displaying for 2017 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2017 will be available from the 1st October 2016.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2017: $1,324.00||2017: $2,055.00||091901|
Fees for next year will be published in October. The fees above only apply for the year shown.
Please note: international students should refer to this page to get an indicative course cost.
You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:
1 x 2 hour lecture per week, 1 x 1 hour tutorial per week.
Internal assessment 40%; Final exam 60%. Please see the unit outline for details.
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