The global credit crunch of 2007-2008 has had significant implications for the lives of many people around the world. This short course aims to provide students with an understanding of conventional macroeconomic thinking so that they can understand the essential principles of how the macroeconomy of nation states functions in a globalised world.
Once Macroeconomics - an Introduction students have completed this course they will be better placed to understand the causes of inflation and unemployment and the relevance of government monetary and fiscal policy in dealing with such economic problems.
Therefore, students at University of Oxford will be able to use the knowledge gained to understand everyday macroeconomic events. Furthermore, students will have a solid foundation upon which they can progress to higher level studies in Macroeconomics as well as being able to apply the knowledge gained to other online courses such as ‘Globalisation’ and the ‘New Economic Powers’.
FHEQ level 4, 10 CATS points
- Useful tools and concepts
- Supply and demand
- Macroeconomic measurement: The current approach
- Macroeconomic Useful tools and concepts measurement: Environmental and social dimensions
- Employment and unemployment.
- Aggregate demand and economic fluctuations
- Fiscal policy
- Monetary and monetary policy
- Aggregate supply, aggregate demand and inflation: putting it all together
- Finance, trade and investment
- 3 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
DisciplinesEconomics Finance Environmental Economics & Policy View 25 other Short Courses in Economics in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- To earn credit (CATS points) for your course you will need to register and pay an additional £10 fee for each course you enrol on. You can do this by ticking the relevant box at the bottom of the enrolment form or when enrolling online. If you do not register when you enrol, you have up until the course start date to register and pay the £10 fee.
This course is delivered online; to participate you must to be familiar with using a computer for purposes such as sending email and searching the Internet.
International300 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 300 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
EU/EEA300 GBP/fullTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 300 GBP for the full programme during 3 months.
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