Translation of the Swedish course syllabus

Advanced Microeconomics, 7.5 credits

(Avancerad mikroekonomi, 7,5 högskolepoäng)
Course code: 1119NE
Subject area: Economics
Main field of study: Economics
Academic school: School of Social Sciences
Disciplinary domain: Social Sciences 100%
Grading scale: AF
Education cycle: Second-cycle (Master)
Progressive specialisation: A1F (Second cycle. Entry requirements: completed second-cycle course/s)
Language of instruction: English
Valid from: HT 2019 (autumn semester)

1. Validation

This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Social Sciences at Södertörn University on 2019-02-14 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.

2. Entry requirements

Bachelor's Degree in Economics and English B or equivalent.

3. Learning outcomes

  • explain advanced microeconomic theory
  • apply theoretical models to analyse microeconomic problems.
  • participate in scholarly discussions and contribute qualified opinions on microeconomic issues,
  • evaluate and relate to how theoretical perspectives and choices of methods influence scientific studies

4. Course content, modules and examinations

The course extends the students’ knowledge within the field of microeconomic theory, which is the foundation of contemporary international research in the field of microeconomics. The level of abstraction in this course is significantly higher than in previous microeconomic theory courses in terms of formalised mathematical analysis.

  • Advanced Microeconomics, 7,5 credits
    (Avancerad mikroekonomi, 7.5 högskolepoäng)

    1001, Advanced Microeconomics, 7,5 credits
    (Avancerad mikroekonomi, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
    Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
    Academic discipline: Social Sciences 100%

5. Course design

The course comprises lectures and seminars

6. Examination format

Assessment is conducted through a written examination and 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.

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
HT 2019HT 20192019-06-03Ämnesrådet för nationalekonomi
VT 20202019-11-06Ämnesrådet för nationalekonomi

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.

9. Other stipulations