|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Advanced Macroeconomics, 7.5 credits|
|(Avancerad makroekonomi, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Economics|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Social Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||Second-cycle (Master)|
|Progressive specialisation:||A1F (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed second-cycle course/s)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
Bachelor's Degree in Economics and 60 credits at Master's level, of which 45 credits must be in Economics, and English B or the equivalent.
After the course the student is able to:
Knowledge and understanding
Skills and abilities
Judgement and approach
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course provides additional knowledge of modern macroeconomic theory at the frontline of contemporary international macroeconomic research.
Using micro foundations and political economics as points of departure and with an emphasis on problems of coordination and stability, it deals with the following areas, with an emphasis on problems of coordination and stability: consumption and investment; money, credit and growth.
The financial crisis is studied from different theoretical and applied perspectives. The level of abstraction in this course is significantly higher than in previous theory courses in terms of formalisation and concepts.
1001, Advanced Macroeconomics, 7,5 credits
(Avancerad makroekonomi, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
The course comprises seminars that are based on introductory lectures.
Assessment is conducted through a written take-home examination, assignments and active participation in seminars.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1080NE, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1773-2.1.1-2018).