|Short Title:||Economics 1|
|Full Title:||Economics 1|
|Field of Study:||Accounting and taxation|
|Module Delivered in
|Module Author:||MARTIN NOLAN|
|Module Description:||Module Aims:
This module aims to introduce students to microeconomic concepts, to the scientific approach to problem solving and the role of microeconomics in business.
The concepts introduced in this module provide students with skills which can be applied in their business career and provides a foundation for future modules.
|On successful completion of this module the learner will be able to:
||Demonstrate knowledge of the fundamental concepts of economics at a microeconomic level. A.1.g, B.1
||Apply the main theories, concepts and knowledge that underpins microeconomics to solving practical problems. C.1.a, D.1.a, D.1.b,
||Use mathematical techniques in conjunction with economic models to improve internal business operations and understand the external economic environment. E.1.c, E.1.g
||Demonstrate an awareness of the complexity and interconnectivity of the general business environment to business decision making. H.1.b
|No Co-requisite modules listed|
Module Content & Assessment
|End of Module Formal Examination||70.00%|
||% of total
||The continuous assessment will take the form of an individual assessment. This can be an in-class time constrained short answer type exam or a project. The continuous assessment is designed primarily to assess learning outcomes 1, 2 and 3. There will also be a final written examination which will assess all of the learning outcomes of the module.
|End of Module Formal Examination|
||% of total
||End-of-Semester Final Examination
IT Tallaght reserves the right to alter the nature and timings of assessment
|Workload: Full Time
||Average Weekly Learner Workload
||Class Based Instruction
|Total Weekly Learner Workload
|Total Weekly Contact Hours
|This module has no Part Time workload.|
|Required Book Resources|
- Nagle, S., 2005, Economics, 3rd Ed., Colour Books
|Recommended Book Resources|
- Begg , D., Fischer, S., and Dornbusch R., 2000, Economics, Mc Graw-Hill.
- Lipsey, R.G. and Chrystal, A., 1995, Positive Economics, 8th Ed., Oxford University Press
- McDowell, M., & Thom, R 2006, Principles of Economics, 1st Ed., McGraw-Hill
- Economics 1990, n/a, Folens Dublin [ISBN: PALMER, N]
- Sloman, J., 2002, Economics,, 5th Ed., FT Prentice Hall
- Samuelson, P.A. and Nordhaus, W.D.,( 2004, Economics, 18th Ed., Mc Graw Hill
- Turley, G., & Maloney, M 2006, Principles of Economics: an Irish Textbook,, 3rd Ed., Gill & Macmillan Dublin
- Web resources will be identified in the course of delivery of this module.
|This module does not have any article/paper resources|
|This module does not have any other resources|