|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 2019 (autumn semester)|
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.
Bachelor's Degree in Economics, and English B or the equivalent
After the course the student is able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The course provides further knowledge of modern macroeconomic theories that form the basis of international research in the field of macroeconomics. Based on micro fundamentals and political economics, the course deals with the following areas with an emphasis on stability problems: consumption and investment, money and access to credit, and growth. The financial crisis is examined from a range of theoretical perspectives and applications.
The course comprises lectures and seminars
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.
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.
Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be credited in a degree programme alongside a course completed inside or outside of Sweden, which has a content that wholly or partly corresponds to the content of this course.