APPLIES TO ACADEMIC YEAR 2012/2013
SØK 1101 Microeconomics
Responsible for the course
Department of Economics
According to study plan
Language of instruction
This course will introduce the students to basic economics and principles of how the markets work. They will study how enterprise and individuals achieve economic results through their choices, and achieve an understanding of how the resources in the society are distributed in a market economy.
Trough the course students will develop a critical attitude to scientific analysis, and stimulated to assess the economic objectives against other societal concerns.
Riis, Christian og Espen R. Moen. 2012. Moderne mikroøkonomi : med digital arbeidsbok. 2. utg.. Gyldendal akademisk
Learning process and workload
The course consists of 12 three-hour lectures.
The students will receive three hand-in exercises. In order to take the final examination, two out of three exercises must be approved.
Feedback on the exercises will be given through a review in the classroom. The students will also get access to learning resources developed by the publisher of the book.
Recommended use of hours:
In order to take the final examination, two out of three exercises must be approved.
The course is concluded by a five-hour individual written examination.
SØK 11011 - written examination, accounts for 100% of the grade in SØK 1101 Microeconomics, 7,5 credits.
Examination support materials
A BI-defined calculator TEXAS INSTRUMENTS BA II Plus™ is allowed.
Support materials during written examinations are specified under exam information in our web-based Student Handbook. Please note the use of calculator. http://www.bi.edu/studenthandbook/examaids
A re-sit will be held every term.
Students, who have not passed two of three exercises, are not allowed to sit for the examination. They have to re-take the whole course. Students that does not pass the written examination or who wish to improve their grade, can take a re-sit examination in next term.
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