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BACHELOR OF SCIENCE IN SOFTWARE ENGINEERING

MGTE 11012

ECONOMICS

Status : Core Pre-requisite : G.C.E. (A/L) Co-requisite : None

 

On completion of this course, the student should be able to:

  • Describe microeconomic problems such as why markets allocate resources where they are most wanted
  • Illustrate how consumers make decisions on consumption
  • Illustrate how producers make decisions on production
  • Explain the macroeconomic issues that are given priority by modern governments.

Introduction to economics, demand and supply, elasticity, utility theory; production, cost and revenue, introduction to market structures, introduction to macro economics.

Lectures, in-class discussions, real world case studies and self-study assignments.

End of course unit examination, in-class assignments, mini projects and quizzes.

  1. Samuelson, P A and Nordhaus, W D (2011). Economics. McGraw-Hill
  2. Sloman, J (2011). Economics.Prentice Hall
  3. Hubbard, G and O’Brien, A (2012). Essentials of Economics. Prentice Hall.

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