Introductory Microeconomics (6 credits)

Course Code: HS-ECON1210_2017

Level-of-study: Senior Secondary School Students

Course Period: June 26, 2017 to August 19, 2017

Programme Fee: HKD 4,260 and HKD 350 application fee

Deadline for Application:

  • Local Applicants:          May 31, 2017

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Type of Programme:  Credit-bearing course (6 credit)

Area of Interest: Economics, Business

Managed by: School of Economics and Finance, Faculty of Business and Economics

Eligibility:

  • Students:       Local
  • Study Level:  Senior Secondary School Students

Class Date:                  Every Mon, Wed, Fri

Lectures:                      14:00-16:00

Consultation Hour:   16:00-17:00

Venue:                           KK201

Course Information:

Prerequisites: There are no prerequisites. This course is open to all students.

Course Description:

An introduction to the basic concepts and principles of microeconomics – the study of demand and supply, consumer theory, cost and production, market structure, incentives, and resource allocation efficiency, political economy, and ethics and public policy.

Course Objectives:

  1. To introduce price theory to analyze the choice of individuals, the decisions of firms, and the competitive market outcome of supply and demand interaction
  2. To introduce the strategic behavior of monopolistic firms and price discrimination
  3. To gain an understanding of the effects and consequences of different government interventions in the markets and the role of government in organizing economic activity
  4. To develop economic intuition rigorously
  5. To prepare students for leadership, enlightened citizenship and continuing economic studies

For more programme information, please visit: http://www.fbe.hku.hk/f/course/73161/ECON1001_ECON1210%20Introductory%20Microeconomics.pdf 

#Important Note: You are required to settle the application fee of HKD 350 (non-refundable) when applying for admission to this credit-bearing summer course.