Introduction to Macroeconomics

Module code: ECON1542

Module description

The objective of this module is to: Firstly, introduce students to the study of mainstream  macroeconomics and its core principles. Secondly, to facilitate an understanding of the way economists approach and analyse societal problems at the national level. The module runs through the year covering both the theoretical as well policy and real-world implications.

Contact hours per student per year

  • Lectures: 44 hours
  • Tutorials: 20 hours


  • Individual assignment (2000 words): 40%
  • In-class work: 10%
  • Exam: 50%

Additional costs: No extra costs other than purchase of books