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Unit of Study ECO82210 - Economics and Quantitative Analysis (Online) (2016)

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Learning outcomes and graduate attributes

Unit Learning Outcomes express learning achievement in terms of what a student should know, understand and be able to do on completion of a unit. These outcomes are aligned with the graduate attributes. The unit learning outcomes and graduate attributes are also the basis of evaluating prior learning.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

GA1: Intellectual rigour, GA2: Creativity, GA3: Ethical practice, GA4: Knowledge of a discipline, GA5: Lifelong learning, GA6: Communication and social skills, GA7: Cultural competence
GA1 GA2 GA3 GA4 GA5 GA6 GA7
1 apply microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to understanding the behaviour of consumers, businesses, governments and other organisations
2 assess the impacts of economic activity on business, society and the natural environment to inform business decisions applying economic tools and concepts
3 evaluate the likely impacts on business of various macroeconomic considerations and government policy settings in an open economy to inform business decisions
4 analyse business and economic data and interpret quantitative analysis to inform business decisions using quantitative analytic techniques.

On completion of this unit, students should be able to:

  1. apply microeconomic and macroeconomic theory to understanding the behaviour of consumers, businesses, governments and other organisations
    • GA1:
    • GA4:
  2. assess the impacts of economic activity on business, society and the natural environment to inform business decisions applying economic tools and concepts
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  3. evaluate the likely impacts on business of various macroeconomic considerations and government policy settings in an open economy to inform business decisions
    • GA1:
    • GA2:
    • GA4:
  4. analyse business and economic data and interpret quantitative analysis to inform business decisions using quantitative analytic techniques.
    • GA1:
    • GA4:

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