Course syllabus

National- och företagsekonomi

VFTF01, 15 credits, G2 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2016/17
Decided by: Education Board D
Date of Decision: 2016-04-08

General Information

Main field: Technology.
Compulsory for: L3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish


The aim with the course is to provide students with the necessary knowlegde and skills required to analyze issues and problems in economics and business administration. The course also provides students with skills necessary for subsequent studies.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

Be able to:


In economics, we study incentives behind and the results of individuals' choices in the society. In microeconomics, we study how the allocation of scarce resources is solved in a market economy under different institutional set-ups. Particular focus is given to the microeconomic tools such as opportunity cost, equilbrium, and the models for consumers' and producers' choices. In macroeconomics, we study how the economy function on a aggregate level. Particular focus is given to long-run economic growth and business cycle fluctations.

In business administration, we study firms' goals, conditions under which they operate, and tools. The main focus is on external accounting and business account analysis.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH
Assessment: Written examination, one in economics and one in business administration.

Code: 0112. Name: Economics.
Credits: 9. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Economics
Code: 0212. Name: Business Administration.
Credits: 6. Grading scale: UG. Assessment: Written examination. Contents: Business Administration


The number of participants is limited to: No
The course overlaps following course/s: VFT045

Reading list

Contact and other information

Course coordinator: Universitetslektor Åsa Hansson,
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