Translation of the Swedish course syllabus

Industrial Organisation, 7.5 credits

(Industriell Organisation, 7,5 högskolepoäng)
Course code: 1116NE
Subject area: Economics
Main field of study: Economics
Academic school: School of Social Sciences
Disciplinary domain: Social Sciences 100%
Grading scale: AF
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: VT 2019 (spring semester)

1. Validation

This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2018-12-06 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.

2. Entry requirements

30 credits in Economics A and English B or equivalent

3. Learning outcomes

On completing the course, the student is able to:
  • describe basic concepts about markets with market power
  • describe the concept of equilibrium and explain how prices and quantities (production/consumption) are determines in a market economy in markets with market power
  • explain how market structures affect the allocation of societal resources
  • describe how incomplete information can lead to suboptimal outcomes

4. Course content, modules and examinations

The course takes an in-depth look at the economic theory of economic choices in markets where there is market power. Basic game theory and how markets with asymmetric information are dealt with. The course also covers the welfare implications of market power.

  • Industrial Organisation, 7,5 credits
    (Industriell Organisation, 7.5 högskolepoäng)

    1001, Industrial Organisation, 7,5 credits
    (Industriell Organisation, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
    Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
    Academic discipline: Social Sciences 100%

5. Course design


6. Examination format

Written examination
 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.

7. Reading list

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.
Valid from Valid to Decision date Decision board
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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.