Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Shanghai Ocean University
Principles of Economics 1 is a compulsory unit in the Bachelor of Economics (BEc) and Bachelor of Business (BBus) degrees. It is also available as a student elective in a wide range of other programs throughout the University of Tasmania.
Principles of Economics 1 is the first in a sequence of two foundation level economics units offered by the School of Economics and Finance. Principles of Economics 1 enables students to improve decision making in all domains of their lives, to better understand aspects of the microeconomic policy environment in which they operate and to apply 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 students with a comprehensive introduction to economic theory and policy, and forms a strong foundation for students planning to continue their study of economics.
|Unit name||Principles of Economics 1|
|Faculty/School||Tasmanian School of Business & Economics (TSBE)|
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|
|Hobart||Spring school (extended)||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|
- International students
- Domestic students
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Special approval is required for enrolment into TNE Program units.
|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||31/10/2015||23/11/2015||22/12/2015||13/2/2016|
|Shanghai Semester 2||9/3/2015||30/3/2015||25/4/2015||12/6/2015|
* 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 2015 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2015 will be available from the 1st October 2015.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2015: $1,283.00||2015: $1,957.00||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.
|Timetable||View the lecture timetable | View the full unit timetable|