ECON 1023 Principles of Macroeconomics | UNB

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Principles of Macroeconomics

Subject Course No. Credit Value
Economics ECON 1023 Three (3) credit hours

Macroeconomics studies the determinants of key economic aggregates, such as GDP, inflation, interest rates, the unemployment rate, and the exchange rate. 

Instructor: Dr. Tony Myatt (please contact the instructor if you need an up-to-date syllabus)
Prerequisite: This course has no prerequisites. Please note that students with credit in ECON 1002, 1024 or 1073 may not take this course for credit.

Why take this course?

  • It is a key theory course in an undergraduate economics degree and is often required for business degrees.
  • It will help you to critically evaluate public policy in terms of macroeconomic outcomes.
  • It will help you form an opinion about the likely course of future economic events.

Course details

Students have six months from the registration date to complete the course. All course exams and/or assignments must be completed by the designated end date.

Assignments and examinations

  • 13 x Quizzes (26% total)
  • 1 x Mid-course Test (24%)
  • 1 x Final Exam (invigilated, 50%)

The exam(s) for this course will be invigilated on an approved date using Respondus e-proctoring software (LockDown Browser and Monitor). This is a free tool provided with this course, a webcam is required. More information will be given once you have been registered. 

Fees and payments

There is a $150 non-refundable/non-transferable online fee per course in addition to applicable tuition & fees. Learn more about tuition and fees and methods of payment.