Hobart, Launceston, Cradle Coast, Hong Kong Universal Ed, Shanghai Ocean University
MyLO will open for the Spring (Extended) study period on Monday 28 October for self-directed study however classes will not commence until week 5 of the study period (week beginning Monday the 25th of November). Enrolment will be permitted until teaching commences, for more information please contact U.Connect@utas.edu.au.
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||College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
|Discipline||Economics and Finance|
Dr Paul Blacklow and Dr Dugald Tinch (Hobart; Cradle Coast; Distance)
|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|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 1||On-Campus||International||Domestic|
|Launceston||Accelerated Study Period 3||On-Campus||International||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
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|Study Period||Start date||Census date||WW date||End date|
|Spring school (extended)||28/10/2019||20/11/2019||23/12/2019||16/2/2020|
|Accelerated Study Period 1||4/2/2019||22/2/2019||20/3/2019||3/5/2019|
|Accelerated Study Period 3||16/9/2019||4/10/2019||30/10/2019||13/12/2019|
|Shanghai Semester 2||25/2/2019||22/3/2019||15/4/2019||2/6/2019|
* 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 2019 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2019 will be available from the 1st October 2018.
|Band||CSP Student Contribution||Full Fee Paying (domestic)||Field of Education|
|3||2019: $1,369.00||2019: $2,200.00||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|
Please see the unit outline for details.
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