18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 6
Course entry requirements: ECO1010 or an international equivalent
This is an introductory course in game theory, the framework for strategic interaction. Game theory is (among other things), the basic technology for understanding most phenomena in microeconomics and some phenomena in macroeconomics, along with many processes in political science, law, evolutionary biology, and the science of animal (ethology). In this we will study the basic structure of the theory. All mathematics will be either self-contained within the or will be familiar from STA1001F or MAM1010F.
Lecture times: 09h00 – 10h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday11h00 – 12h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
DP requirements: The class test must be written and a weighted average mark of 30% for the test and tutorials is required to write the final examination. Only students who have obtained DP certificates may write the final examination.
Assessment: Coursework: 40%; Exam: 60%. The course outline will detail the breakdown for submission weighting and variation for exemptions and absences.
Last updated : 19 Apr 2018