ACCT 121

CPA Economics and Markets

Course overview

This course will introduce you to macroeconomic and microeconomic concepts as well as statistical analysis tools.

Course information

Prerequisites and Restrictions You must satisfy the following requirement(s):

Your Academic Program is Pathway Cert for MPA Entry, 5761


your Academic Program is C.Proficiency (L5-7), 4000

Available semesters Semester 1 2024 Semester 2 2024
Credits 10
Domestic fees $528.00

What you will learn

After successfully completing this course, you’ll be able to:

  1. Explain microeconomic concepts including demand and supply, elasticity, productivity, market structures and market failures.
  2. Explain macroeconomic concepts including income distribution and the structure of the financial economy including the calculation of key national economic measures.
  3. Apply microeconomic and macroeconomic principles to private and public management of business, environmental and social problems.
  4. Demonstrate the use of key statistical tools including descriptive statistics, frequency distributions and probability, hypothesis testing, simple linear regression and correlation.

Course examiners

Baiding Hu

Associate Professor Baiding Hu

Head of Department

Department of Global Value Chains and Trade