18 NQF credits at HEQSF level 7
Course entry requirements: ECO2003F and ECO2004S
The aim of the course is to learn the basics of modern economics so as to understand some of the most crucial economic issues in South Africa and internationally (e.g. unemployment, inequality, migration etc.). The course covers a review of demand and supply; alternative approaches to economics and to the SA market; the economics of education and training; earnings inequality and discrimination; the economics of trade union collective bargaining; unemployment.
Lecture times: 14h00 – 15h00 Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday.
DP requirements: None
Assessment: Coursework: 40%; Exam: 60%. The course outline will detail the breakdown for submission weightings and variation for exemptions and absences.
Last updated : 19 Apr 2018