|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
Intermediate Microeconomics, 7.5 credits
|(Intermediär mikroekonomi, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Economics|
|Academic school:||School of Social Sciences|
|Disciplinary domain:||Social Sciences 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||B (intermediate)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1F (First cycle. Entry requirements: 0-60 credits from first-cycle courses)|
|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 2018-09-26 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
30 credits in Economics A and English B or equivalent.
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course creates deeper understanding of economic theory about choice, the determination of prices and the importance of the market system for the allocation of resources. During the module, students investigate consumer behavior under certainty and uncertainty, as well as the importance of prices as providers of information and resource allocation. Certain concepts such as collective goods, external effects and asymmetric information are described and their analytical use in microeconomic theory is explained.
- Lectures and Seminars. Some individual work or group work may be required in addition to the lectures.
Written examination and take-home assignments.
|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.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|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.