ECON 0001 Economics (WSTC Prep)
Credit Points 10
Legacy Code 700217
Coordinator Abdullah Al Aabed Opens in new window
Description This unit is designed to familiarise students with some of the basic concepts and relationships of the discipline. It was developed to prepare students for undergraduate study in the academic discipline area of commerce/business and educate students as to the crucial role economic decisions have in society and how economic problems and issues dominate media and politics. By understanding Economics, students are empowered to participate effectively and knowledgeably in economic debate.
School Western Sydney The College
Student Contribution Band HECS Band 4 10cp
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Level Undergraduate Level 0 Preparatory subject
Equivalent Subjects ECON 0002 - Economics (UWSC)
The following table summarises the standard assessment tasks for this subject. Please note this is a guide only. Assessment tasks are regularly updated, where there is a difference your Learning Guide takes precedence.
|Mid-term exam||1 hour||10||N||Individual|
|Stimulus based research exercise assessed in class in the form of multiple choice, short answer and stimulus based questions||1.5 hours||20||N||Individual|
|Research Essay/Report||1 hour under test conditions||10||N||Individual|
|Seminar Presentation on essay topic||10 minutes||10||N||Individual|
|Final Exam||2 hours||50||N||Individual|