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Unit name Economic Policy in Action
Unit code BEA121
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Business & Economics
Tasmanian School of Business and Economics
Discipline Economics and Finance
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Learning Outcomes

LO1Define, measure and interpret microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts.
LO2Apply microeconomic and macroeconomic concepts to describe the impact of global events, social change, government policy, changing economic conditions and the problems faced by government, business and individuals.
LO3Develop and critically evaluate basic microeconomic and macroeconomic policy solutions for firms and government, given current economic conditions and policy and identify their welfare implications for different members of society.




  • BEA111

Students enrolling in BEA121 are expected to have the following basic skills in mathematics (from high school)

  • Linear Functions–plotting functions, identifying slope and intercept.Students enrolling in BEA111 are also expected to be able to use:
  • MS Exceland MS Word–to perform simple calculations and produce professional reports.



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Quiz (10%), Workshop (15%), Assignment (25%), Final Exam (50%).

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