Economics Papers at Tauranga (2018)
Economics is concerned with the way in which people and institutions make the best decisions to meet their objectives. It is relevant to the everyday life of individuals, businesses and government.
Economics is available as a first major for the Bachelor of Arts, Bachelor of Business, Bachelor of Business Analysis, Bachelor of Management Studies with Honours and Bachelor of Social Sciences. Economics may also be included as a second major or as a minor in other undergraduate degrees, subject to the approval of the Faculty in which the student is enrolled.
To complete Economics as a single major for the BA, BBus, BBA, BMS(Hons) and BSocSc students must gain 135 points from papers listed for Economics, including 105 points above 100 level, and 60 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS205, ECONS302 and 45 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305. BBus students may count one of MNMGT495, MNMGT496 or MNMGT499 in place of 15 points from the 45 point option list.
To complete Economics as part of a double major for the BA, BBus, BBA, BMS(Hons), BSocSc, or other undergraduate degree, students must gain 120 points from papers listed for Economics, including 90 points above 100 level, and 45 points above 200 level. Students must complete ECONS101, ECONS102, ECONS200, either ECONS202 or ECONS301, ECONS205, ECONS302 and 30 points from either ECONS203 or ECONS306, either ECONS204 or ECONS307, ECONS303, ECONS304 and ECONS305.
To complete a minor in Economics, students must complete 60 points from the papers listed for the Economics major, including at least 30 points above 100 level, and including ECONS101.
Note: Students who commenced a major in Economics in 2016 or prior and are undertaking their third year in 2018 will do so using existing 20 point papers. Students are encouraged to contact the Waikato Management School for programme advice.
For a full list of offerings in this subject, including those available in Hamilton and online, see the Catalogue of Papers. Not all qualifications and subjects can be taken in full in Tauranga. See what can be studied in Tauranga.
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Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ECON200 Macroeconomics and the Global Economy 18S (Tauranga) An analysis of the overall performance of the national economy, the role of macroeconomic policy, and the interactions with the global economy. ECONS200 Understanding the Global Economy 18A (Hamilton), 18A (Tauranga), 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga) This paper focuses on developing understanding of contemporary global issues, including economic well-being, sustainable growth, emerging economies, world trade and globalisation. ECONS205 Data Analytics with Business Applications 18B (Hamilton), 18B (Tauranga), 18C (Zhejiang University City College, Hangzhou China) & 18T (Hamilton) This paper introduces various data analytical methods and illustrates their business and economics applications, showing how to use data to communicate more convincingly and to produce better-informed business decisions.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location FINA311 Corporate Finance 18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga) This paper covers the principles of corporate finance. The material builds upon fundamental present value concepts to examine corporate capital budgeting, capital structure, dividend policy and cash and liquidity management. FINA312 Portfolios and Markets 18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga) This paper provides an introduction to portfolio construction, management, and protection. Based on the concept of risk-return trade-off, this paper discusses the techniques and implications of efficient portfolio diversification and the allocation of assets among different securities. FINA313 Capital Markets 18B (Hamilton) & 18B (Tauranga) This paper introduces students to the principal capital markets in Australasia, their associated institutions, markets, regulators and their financial functions.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location FINA417 Multinational Financial Management 18A (Hamilton) & 18A (Tauranga) This paper deals with finance subject matters faced by multinational corporations. The course examines exchange rate determination, currency exposure management, international investments and international capital budgeting.
Prescriptions for the PhD
The Doctor of Philosophy is a three year research-based degree in which students undertake a programme of approved and supervised research that leads to a thesis which critically investigates an approved topic of substance and significance, demonstrates expertise in the methods of research and scholarship, displays intellectual independence and makes a substantial original contribution to the subject area concerned, and is of publishable quality.
Code Paper Title Occurrence / Location ECON900 Economics PhD Thesis 18C (Hamilton) & 18C (Tauranga) No description available.
2018 Catalogue of Papers information current as of : 21 May 2018 4:26pm