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This programme is an introduction to economic concepts and basic economic theory. The course is split between the study of microeconomics, which focuses on the decision-making of individual consumers and firms and macroeconomics, with focuses on aggregate-level economic questions such as interest rates and government spending, among others. In this programme, we will develop economic tools to analyse and evaluate public policies, welfare and other applied topics.

Note: Subject relates to Bachelor of Accounting & Finance

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Business & Accounting
Entry Requirements: 

Entry Requirements - No 
Min. Age Requirement - 19 Years Old and Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Prerequisites - No

  1. Economic Problems
  2. Demand and Supply Analysis
  3. Market Equilibrium
  4. Costs and Production Decisions
  5. Competition and Market Structures
  6. Welfare Economics
  7. Macroeconomic
  8. Income Determination in The Keynesian Model
  9. Determinants of Aggregate Demand
  10. Inflation and Unemployment
  11. International Trade
  12. Balance of Payment
  13. Exchange Trade
  14. Economy

Assignment 1 - 30% 
Assignment 2 - 30% 
Final Examination - 40% 

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Principles of Economics (BAF), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Accounting & Finance
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Accounting & Finance programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Master of Financial Planning 
  2. Master of Accountancy 
  3. Master of Business Administration (Global   Business)
  4. Master of Business Administration (General Management) 
Career Opportunities: 

The student will enhance the skills in the workplace withI by developing critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to make good decisions. It develops analytical skills to examine data to support good decisions. These skills are desired across careers in the public and private sectors.Suitable professions are Economist, Market Analyst