autumn 2016

SOK-3003 Applied Microeconomics - 10 stp

Sist endret: 20.04.2017

The course is administrated by

Faculty of Biosciences, Fisheries and Economics

Studiested

Tromsø |

Application deadline

Applicants from Nordic countries: 1 June for the autumn semester and 1 December for the spring semester. Exchange students: 1 October for the spring semester and 15 April for the autumn semester. 

Exchange students are students from academic institutions with which UiT The Arctic University of Norway have formal exchange agreements.

Type of course

This course can be taken as a singular course.

Admission requirements

A Bachelor's degree or equivalent in economics (An example of an equivalent degree can be another bachelor's degree containing a minimum of 80 ECTS in economics).

· The Norwegian grading system is an A-F scale in which A is the highest score and F is fail. An average grade C from a bachelor degree issued in Norway is the minimum requirement for admission to the master's level for students with Norwegian study background.

· Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand must have an average grade C as a minimum, or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score to be considered for admission.

· Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries must have an average grade B as a minimum, or the corresponding numerical mark/percentage score to be considered for admission.

 Application code 9371

Course contents

The course applies microeconomic theory to one or more topics in microeconomics. The topics are decided by the School of Business and Economics each year.

Objective of the course

The aim of the course is to give the student an understanding of how advanced microeconomic theory is applied to problems encountered when working on specified topics.

Language of instruction

English

Teaching methods

The course has multiple teaching approaches, lectures and seminars. The students need to be present at campus, and participate in lectures and group-work.

Assessment

There is a home exam at this course. Grades A-E, F is failure.

There will not be arranged a re-sit exam for this course.

Course work requirement: One hand-in has to be approved.

Schedule

Course overlap

SOK-8002 The Economics of Research and Development 5 stp

Recommended reading/syllabus

Literature will be announced in Fronter at the beginning of term or may be obtained by contacting the campus bookstore Akademika Tromsø.