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UNIT

Introductory Economics

ECON1000

TAUGHT BY: School of Economics, Finance and Property

CREDIT

A full-time study load usually consists of 200 credits (approximately eight units) per year, with 100 credits (approximately four units) in each semester.

25

About offering

Introduction to economic concepts and principles, Demand and supply analysis, Elasticity ,Economic Efficiency, Market failure, Introduction to macroeconomics, Unemployment and inflation, Model of aggregate demand and aggregate supply, Global markets.

What you'll learn

  • explain the nature of the economic problem
  • explain the economic way of thinking
  • apply the economic way of thinking to analyse real world events
  • analyse and evaluate economic issues using economic theory
  • demonstrate economic literacy by writing effectively using economic theory

Learning pathway

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If this applies to you, you can apply for credit for recognised learning (CRL), which means your previous study is recognised and matched against a similar unit in your intended Curtin course.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

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Email: crl@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

CRL search

At Curtin, we understand that everyone’s study journey has been different.

You may have already studied some of the units (subjects) listed in your Curtin course at another educational institution, or you may have work experience that matches the degree requirements.

A successful CRL application exempts you from having to complete certain units within your course and means you could finish your degree in a shorter amount of time.

CRL is also known as recognition of prior learning, advanced standing and credit transfer.

Use the CRL search to find out how much CRL you qualify for, or contact us at:

Email: ci-enquiries@curtin.edu.au
Tel: 1300 222 888

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Bentley Campus

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Semester 1and Semester 2

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Dubai Campus

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Trimester 2

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Kalgoorlie Campus

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Semester 1and Semester 2

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Malaysia Campus

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Summer School, Semester 1and Semester 2

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Mauritius Campus

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Semester 1and Semester 2

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Muresk Institute

On Campus
Semester 2

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Singapore Campus

On Campus
Trimester 1A, Trimester 2Aand Trimester 3A

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  • Curtin course code: ECON1000
  • This offering was last updated on: 20/02/2019