Economics, Basic Level,
ECTS credits: 30.
Semester: autumn & spring/full-time.
A higher secondary certificate that gives access to university studies in your home country and an internationally recognized
test of Swedish if your mother tongue ia another language.
Mathematics: 3rd year, 3rd level, or Course C according to the Swedish gymnasium
program. Social studies: 2nd year, 2nd level, or Course A according to the Swedish gymnasium program.
Language of instruction: Swedish.
Objectives, assessment, and teaching methods: see course curriculum.
Recommended reading: see reading list.
The course constitutes the first term's studies in the subject of economics. It can be taken as an independent course
or it can be included in a number of a study programme.
The objective is to provide students with fundamental knowledge of economic theory and the ability to apply
economic theory to current problems, as well as to provide knowledge of,
and ability to critically evaluate, economic conditions and development trends at the national and international levels.
The course consists of 4 component courses as follows:
- Microeconomic Theory with Applications, 11 Swedish credits (11 ECTS)
- Macroeconomic Theory and Economic Policy, 9 Swedish credits (p ECTS)
- International Economics, 5 Swedish credits (5 ECTS)
- Financial Economics, 5 Swedish credits (5 ECTS)