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Entry requirements: Bachelor's Degree in Economics and 60 credits at Master's level, of which 45 credits must be in Economics, and English B or the equivalent.

Selection: On the basis of previous university credits. Between 30 and 285 credits may be taken into account.

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  • 15/03/2018 AS18 week 50-03, fulltime100%, day. Application code: SH-43243

Advanced Microeconomics

Course 7.5 credits

The course provides deeper knowledge of the microeconomic theories that are the basis of modern international research in the field of microeconomics. This entails a significantly higher level of abstraction than on previous theory courses, with considerably more formal mathematical analysis.

The information below comes from the syllabus and is valid from: autumn semester 2014

Course design

Teaching is primarly conducted through lectures.

Learning outcomes

After the course the student is able to:

Knowledge and understanding

  • describe advanced microeconomic theory
  • relate advanced economic theory to social problems at the micro level.
Skills and abilities
  • apply microeconomic theory in abstract and applied contexts
  • participate in scholarly discussions of microeconomic issues, contributing qualified opinions
  • use an economic perspective in other professional contexts, domestically and internationally.
Judgement and approach
  • critically and analytically assess empirically and theory-based claims
  • understand how theoretical perspectives and choices of methods influence scientific studies.


Examination will be via written examaniation.

Grading criteria will be distributed at course/module start.

Syllabus valid from autumn semester 2014

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