Study programme 2020-2021Français
Principes d'économie
Programme component of Master's in Economic and Social Policy à la Warocqué School of Business and Economics

Students are asked to consult the ECTS course descriptions for each learning activity (AA) to know what special Covid-19 assessment methods are possibly planned for the end of Q3

CodeTypeHead of UE Department’s
contact details
UW-MC-POECSO-014-MCompulsory UEVERMEYLEN GuillaumeW765 - Finances publiques et Fiscalité
  • VERMEYLEN Guillaume

of instruction
of assessment
HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) CreditsWeighting Term
  • Français
Français402000066.002nd term

AA CodeTeaching Activity (AA) HT(*) HTPE(*) HTPS(*) HR(*) HD(*) Term Weighting
W-FPFI-054Principes d'économie - AAEP4014000Q2
W-FPFI-055Principes d'économie - AAEHP06000Q2
Programme component

Objectives of Programme's Learning Outcomes

  • Analyse concrete political, social and economic issues in a multidisciplinary way, identifying future societal changes.
    • Mobilise highly specialised knowledge methods and tools in different fields of economic, political and social sciences.
    • Analyse a situation by critically selecting adapted methodological theories and approaches.
  • Develop innovative solutions/actions/policies/methodologies adapted to an institutional and social context of actors concerned in a process of change.
    • Monitor knowledge and methodological approaches in order to evolve their thinking and practice.
  • Implement a scientific approach in order to carry out detailed research on issues within the economic, social or political field.
    • Master the different steps and methods to carry out scientific reasoning on complex or innovative issues in economic and social politics.
  • Independently or collectively mobilise the skills acquired through training, in social and political fields.
    • Demonstrate independence and persevere, despite the difficulties or initial errors, to find an optimal solution.
  • Be critical and have a general overview of the analysis of problems and implementation of actions in the economic, social and political fields.
    • Critically analyse the extent and limitations of actions implemented in the economic, social and political field.
    • Monitor knowledge and methodological approaches in order to evolve their thinking and practice.
    • Assess their practices and be able to question it.
  • Communicate, orally and in writing, in a structured and relevant way.
    • Communicate and interact in a clear and structured manner, orally and in writing in French and English, on issues, analyses and projects.
    • Present and structure data in a clear, precise, neutral, and non-oriented way.

Learning Outcomes of UE

After this course, the students will be able to :
- Understand the basic foundations of the microeconomic theory and the macroeconomic theory;
- Acquire a wider knowledge of real economy.

Content of UE

The microeconomic theory (supply and demand, background to demand, background to supply, ...).
The macroeconomic theory (national economy, macroeconomic issues and analyses, ...).

Prior Experience

Not applicable

Type of Assessment for UE in Q2

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral Examination
  • Written examination

Q2 UE Assessment Comments

The Q2 evaluation will be in the form of:
- Presentations;
- Oral exam;
- Written exam

Or a combination of these elements. 

Type of Assessment for UE in Q3

  • Presentation and/or works
  • Oral examination
  • Written examination

Q3 UE Assessment Comments

See Q2

Type of Teaching Activity/Activities

AAType of Teaching Activity/Activities
  • Cours magistraux
  • Conférences
  • Travaux de laboratoire
  • Travaux pratiques
  • Etudes de cas

Mode of delivery

AAMode of delivery
  • Mixed
  • Mixed

Required Reading


Required Learning Resources/Tools

AARequired Learning Resources/Tools
W-FPFI-054Pindyck, R. et Rubinfeld, D. (2018), Microéconomics, 9ème éd. - Ed. : Pearson Education.

Mankiw, G. N. (2017), Macroeconomics, 7th Ed. Brussels: De Boeck University.
W-FPFI-055Pindyck, R. et Rubinfeld, D. (2018), Microéconomics, 9ème éd. - Ed. : Pearson Education.

Mankiw, G. N. (2017), Macroeconomics, 7th Ed. Brussels: De Boeck University.

Recommended Reading


Recommended Learning Resources/Tools

AARecommended Learning Resources/Tools
W-FPFI-054Not applicable
W-FPFI-055Not applicable

Other Recommended Reading

AAOther Recommended Reading
W-FPFI-054Not applicable
W-FPFI-055Not applicable
(*) HT : Hours of theory - HTPE : Hours of in-class exercices - HTPS : hours of practical work - HD : HMiscellaneous time - HR : Hours of remedial classes. - Per. (Period), Y=Year, Q1=1st term et Q2=2nd term
Date de génération : 09/07/2021
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