School of Business and Management

Economics for Business (BUS017)

Semester: A
Level: 4
Module code: BUS017
Module organiser: Dr Sanghamitra Bandyophadhy 

Module overview

This module explains how firms, consumers and government interact in markets and how business decision-making is shaped by internal factors such as costs and by external market conditions. The unit examines the main concepts of economic theory and explores the importance of these within a business context, with emphasis on the applicability of economic theory to an understanding of the internal dynamics of business organisations.

Indicative Reading List

  • Business Economics, Cengage Learning. Mankiw, N.G.; Taylor, M.P. and Ashwin, A (2013)


  • Examination 60%
  • Coursework 40%