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University of Malta

Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy

Economics

(for courses commencing October 2014)

YEAR ONE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (56 ECTS credits), and 4 ECTS credits as optional study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN1011 Introductory Micro-Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1008 Quantitative Analysis for Business 1 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1100 Business Statistics 1 4 ECTS (NC)
PBL1016 Elements of Maltese Law 1 2 ECTS (NC)
PPL1021 Sociology of Industrial Societies 4 ECTS (NC)
PPL1924 Industrial Psychology 4 ECTS (NC)

Students are also required to register for:

Either

ACC1721 Financial Accounting and Control 1 4 ECTS (NC)

Or

ACC2112 Accounting Theory and Practice 1 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

ENG1062 English Proficiency 2 ECTS
CST1021 Communications: An Overview 4 ECTS
IOT1008 An Introduction to Creativity 4 ECTS
TTC1107 Introduction to Mediterranean History and Culture 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN1021 Introductory Macro-Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1009 Quantitative Analysis for Business 2 4 ECTS (NC)
EMA1200 Business Statistics 2 4 ECTS (NC)
MGT1011 Introduction to Business Management 4 ECTS (NC)
MRK1003 Business and Academic Report Writing 4 ECTS
PBL1017 Elements of Maltese Law 2 2 ECTS (NC)
PPL1011 Policy for Business 4 ECTS (NC)

Students are also required to register for:

Either

ACC1731 Financial Accounting and Control 2 4 ECTS (NC)

Or

ACC2113 Accounting Theory and Practice 2 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

EMA1007 Business Ethics 1 4 ECTS
MRK1000 Marketing Principles and Practice 4 ECTS
IOT1004 Design and Innovation 2 ECTS
IOT1009 A Toolkit for Thinking Out of the Box 4 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (24 ECTS credits). 4ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year, 28 ECTS credits in the other area and 4 ECTS credits as optional study-units, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN2217 Intermediate Microeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN2218 Intermediate Macroeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN2031 Econometrics 1 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3124 Public Sector Economics 1 4 ECTS (NC)

Recommended Optional Units

ENG1062 English Proficiency 2 ECTS
IOT2003 Foresight - A Tool for Shaping Futures 4 ECTS
IOT2005 Leadership and Organisational Innovation 2 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN2215 Mathematical Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3129 Public Sector Economics 2 4 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

ECN2210 Introduction to International Economics 4 ECTS
ECN2310 Introduction to Political Economy 4 ECTS
ECN2216 Economics of Social Policy 4 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

IOT2006 Creativity, Innovation and Digital Technologies: An Introduction 2 ECTS




YEAR THREE

Students are required to register for ALL compulsory study-units (26 ECTS credits), 4 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year, and 30 ECTS credits in the other area, to a total of 60 ECTS credits.

Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN2161 Applied Microeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3126 Monetary Economics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3141 Economics of Small Island States 4 ECTS
ECN3200 International Economics 4 ECTS

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

ECN4195 Applied Public Sector Economics 4 ECTS
ECN4196 Development Economics 4 ECTS
EMA3100 JA-YE Start Up – Entrepreneur 1 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

ECN2041 Econometrics 2 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3127 Applied Macroeconomics 4 ECTS (NC)
ECN3128 Economic Research Methods 2 ECTS (NC)

Elective Units (Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.)

BKF3031 International Finance 4 ECTS
ECN2214 Behavioural Economics and Policy 4 ECTS
ECN3201 Monetary Policy 4 ECTS
ECN3240 Economics of Innovation, Creativity and Knowledge 4 ECTS
ECN4202 European Monetary Union 4 ECTS
EMA3200 JA-YE Start Up – Entrepreneur 2 4 ECTS




This programme of study is governed by the General Regulations for University Undergraduate Awards, 2004 and by the Bye-Laws for the award of the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Commerce (Honours) under the auspices of the Faculty of Economics, Management and Accountancy.
 
Last Updated: 12 December 2016
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.
Calendar
Notices
Semester 1 Time-table 2017/8 - Day Courses
Time-tables for Day Courses for the Academic Year 2017/18 - Semester 1
Semester 1 Time-table 2017/18 - Evening Courses
Time-tables for Evening Courses for the Academic Year 2017/18 - Semester 1
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Wednesday 18th October 2017, 1600hrs - 1930hrs

Venue: Lecture Theatre 2 (LT2)

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