Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

 

Prerequisites and Preclusions

   
 
Introduction
Programme Requirements
Modules Offered
Honours Thesis (EC4401) / Independent Study (EC4660)
Prerequisites and Preclusions
Bullet Double Degree Programme in Economics and Law
Bullet Double Degree Programme in Engineering and Economics
Bullet Double Degree Programme in Economics and Business
Bullet Bachelor of Social Sciences (Honours in Actuarial Studies and Economics)
Bullet Double Major Programmes
(For students with primary major in Economics)
Bullet Second Major in Economics
Bullet Specialisations in B.Soc.Sci. (Hons)
Bullet Minor Programmes
(For students with primary major in Economics)
Bullet Minor in Economics
Bullet Student Exchange
Bullet Non-Graduating Students
Level 1000
Level 2000
Level 3000
Level 4000

 Level 1000 Modules

Code Title Modular
Credits
(MC)
Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules
FMA1202D




Taking Risks: Economics, Psychology, and Biology
4

Prerequisite(s): ‘A’ grade in A’Level Mathematics. Students who do not meet the grade requirement may contact the lecturer for an online discussion prior to the first class.
Preclusion(s): Nil

GEH1002 / GEK1018


Economic Issues in the Developing World
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion for GEH1002: GEK1018
Preclusion for GEK1018: GEH1002

GEH1074 Luck
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil
GEH1075 Life, Disrupted: The Sharing Revolution
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil
GES1002 / SSA2220


Global Economic Dimensions of Singapore
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion for GES1002: SSA2220
Preclusion for SSA2220:
EC2373, PP5215, GES1002

GET1023 Thinking like an Economist
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil

GET1049 Thinking Strategically
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil

EC1101E Introduction to Economic Analysis
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: EC1301, BSP1005/BSP1703, RE1704
(Remark : All BBA and BBA(Hons) students are not allowed to take EC1101E. All BAC and BAC (Hons) students from Cohort 2016 and before are not allowed to take EC1101E.)

EC1301 Principles of Economics
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: EC1101E, BSP1005/BSP1703, RE1704
(Remark :All BBA and BBA(Hons) students are not allowed to take EC1301. All BAC and BAC (Hons) students from Cohort 2016 and before are not allowed to take EC1301)


Level 2000 Modules

Code Title Modular
Credits
(MC)
Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules
EC2101 Microeconomic Analysis I
4
Prerequisite(s):EC1101E or EC1301 or BSP1005/BSP1703 or RE1704
Preclusion:
Nil
EC2102 Macroeconomic Analysis I
4
Prerequisite(s):EC1101E or EC1301 or BSP1005/BSP1703 or RE1704
Preclusion:
BSP2001, BSE3701
EC2104 Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion:Any 2MC MA module and 4MC MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421

EC2204 Financial Accounting for Economists
4

Prerequisite(s): EC1101E or EC1301 or GET1023
Preclusion(s): ACC1002, ACC1002X, ACC1701, ACC1701X

EC2205 Economic Analysis of Business
4

Prerequisite(s): EC1101E or EC1301
Preclusion(s): All BBA, BAC, BBA (Hons) and BAC(Hons) students are not allowed to take EC2205
Cross-listing(s): Nil

EC2303 Foundations for Econometrics
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion:
All ST and SA modules, DSC1007 or DSC1007X, MA2216, BT1101
EC2374 Economy of Modern China I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC1101E or EC1301 or BSP1005/BSP1703 or RE1704
Preclusion:
Nil
EC2383 Environmental Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC1301 or EC1101E or BSP1703/BSP1005 or RE1704
Preclusion:
EC3383

Level 3000 Modules

Code Title Modular
Credits
(MC)
Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules
EC3101 Microeconomic Analysis II
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion: Nil
EC3102 Macroeconomic Analysis II
4
Prerequisite(s): (EC2102 or BSP2001), EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion: Nil
EC3303 Econometrics I
4
Prerequisite(s): (EC1101E or EC1301 or BSP1005) and (EC2303 or DSC1007
or DSC1007X or any ST or SA module or MA2216)
Preclusion:
ST3131
EC3304 Econometrics II
4
Prerequisite(s): (EC3303 or ST3131) and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3305 Programming Tools for Economics
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2303
Preclusion:CS1010 and its equivalents

EC3312 Game Theory & Applications to Economics
4
Prerequisite(s):

EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
MA4264

EC3314 Mathematics for Economists
4
Prerequisite(s): (EC2104 or MA1101R or MA1102R or MA1505 or MA1506 or MA1507 or MA1508) and EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion:
EC3311, B.Eng. degree students, and students who major in Mathematics/Applied Mathematics
EC3322 Industrial Organisation I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
IS3240, CS3265
EC3332 Money and Banking I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2102 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3333 Financial Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102/BSP2001 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
NIL
EC3342 International Trade I
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion: EC3341

EC3343 International Finance I
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion: EC3341

EC3351 Public Finance
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3352 Seminar in Singapore's Economic Policy
4
Prerequisite(s): Minimum CAP of 4.0, and minimum average grade point for EC2101 and EC2102 together of 4.0, and EC3303
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3361 Labour Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421), and EC3303
Preclusion: YSS3244
EC3362 Population Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion: Nil
EC3372 Economics of Technology and Internet
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
NM2204
EC3373 ASEAN Economies
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101
Preclusion: EC3375, EC3376, EU3214
EC3374 Economy of Modern China II
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2374 or [EC2101 and (EC2102 or BSP2001)]
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3375

Economy and Business of Japan and Korea

4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3376 Economics of European Integration
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion:
EC3373, EC3375, EU3214
Cross-listing: EU3214
EC3378 Emerging India in Asia’s Economic Integration
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2102
Preclusion: NIL

EC3381 Urban Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
RE2102, RE2705
EC3384 Resource and Energy Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC/MA1301X or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)

Preclusion: Nil

EC3385 Maritime and Shipping Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3386 Port Economics
4

Prereq(s): Nil
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-Listing(s): Nil

EC3391 Evolution of Economic Thought & Analysis
4
Prerequisite(s): Passed in ’A’ level Economics or EC1301 or EC1101E or BH1005/BSP1005 or USE2301
Preclusion: EC3393

EC3392 European Economic History
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion:
EC3391, EC3393, EU3215
Cross-listing: EU3215
EC3393 Comparative Economic Systems
4
Prerequisite(s): Passed in ’A’ level Economics or EC1301 or EC1101E or BH1005/BSP1005 or USE2301
Preclusion: EC3391, EC3392, EU3215

EC3394 Economics and Psychology
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102, EC3303
Preclusion:
NIL
EC3395 Economics and Ethics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102, EC3101, EC3102
Preclusion:
NIL
EC3396 Economic Analysis of Law I
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2101
Preclusion:
Nil

EC3551 Undergraduate Research Opportunity (UROP)
4

Prerequisite(s): Students must have declared a Major, completed a minimum of 24 MC in that Major, and have a CAP at least 3.20.
Preclusion(s): NIL
Cross-Listing(s): NIL

EC3880 Topics in Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion:
NIL
EC3880A Topics in Economics: Understanding Government
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102, EC3101, EC3102
Preclusion:
PP5141
EC3880B Topics in Economics: Economics of Ageing  

Prerequisites: EC2101, EC2102
Preclusion: NIL


Level 4000 Modules


Code Title
Modular
Credits
(MC)

Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules

EC4301 Microeconomic Analysis III
5

Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
Prerequisite(s):
minimum average grade point for EC3101 and EC3102 together of 4.0

Note: If you do not have the current prerequisites for EC4301 and EC4302, but have:
1. passed at least 56 MCs in Economics modules (inclusive of EC3101 and EC3102), and
2. obtained an SJAP (average grade of all Economics modules) of at least 3.50,

then you may submit an appeal to waive the prerequisites for EC4301 and EC4302.

EC4302 Macroeconomic Analysis III
5

Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
Prerequisite(s):
minimum average grade point for EC3101 and EC3102 together of 4.0

Note: If you do not have the current prerequisites for EC4301 and EC4302, but have:
1. passed at least 56 MCs in Economics modules (inclusive of EC3101 and EC3102), and
2. obtained an SJAP (average grade of all Economics modules) of at least 3.50,

then you may submit an appeal to waive the prerequisites for EC4301 and EC4302.

EC4303 Econometrics III
5
Prerequisite(s):

Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102 and EC3304.
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4304 Economic and Financial Forecasting
5

Prerequistes:
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3303 and EC3304.
Preclusion(s): Nil

EC4305 Applied Econometrics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3304.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4306 Applied Microeconomic Analysis
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101.
Preclusion: EC4301

EC4307 Issues in Macroeconomics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3102.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4311 Mathematical Economic Analysis
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101 and EC3102
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4313 Search Theory and Applications
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3102.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4321 Organisation, Markets and Governance
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4322 Industrial Organisation II
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and (EC3322 or EC3312).
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4323 Income Distribution Analysis
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102 and (EC3303 or ST3131).
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4324 Economics of Competition Policy
5
Prerequisites:

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track.   EC3101, EC3102 and (EC3312 or EC3322).
Cohort 2012 onwards:
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, and (EC3312 or EC3322).
Preclusion: Nil

EC4331 Monetary Economics and Policy
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3102 and EC3332.
Co-requisite(s): EC4302
Preclusion: NIL

EC4332 Money and Banking II
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3332.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4333 Financial Economics II
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102 and EC3333

Preclusion: MA3245 and MA4269
EC4334 Financial Market Microstructure
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3304, and EC3333.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4342 International Trade II
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC modules, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3342.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4343 International Finance II
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC modules, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3343.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4351 Public Economics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3351
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4352 Singapore Economy: Practice and Policy
5

Prerequisite(s):

Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303

Preclusion: EC4103

EC4353 Health Economics
5

Pre-requisites:
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3304.
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4354 Economics of Education
5

Prerequisite(s)
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303
Preclusion: NIL

EC4358 Economics of Ageing
5

Prerequisite(s)
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3305
Preclusion: NIL

EC4361 Labour Economics II
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3361.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4362 Immigration Economics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and (EC3351 or EC3361 or EC3371)
Preclusion(s): Nil

EC4363 Applied Population Economics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3361.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4371 Development Economics
5

Prerequisite(s)
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303
Preclusion(s): NIL

EC4372 Technology and Innovation
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4373 Policy Issues of Singapore Economy
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion:
SE4231
EC4377 Global Economic History
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3304
Preclusion: EC3377

EC4382 Transport Economics
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3304.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4383 Environmental Economics and Policy
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3304.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4384 Resource and Energy Economics II
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3384
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4387 Housing Economics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3304.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4391 Economics of Entrepreneurship
5

Prerequisite(s)
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3303
Preclusion: NIL

EC4392 Comparative Business Cultures
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track.
EC3376 or EC3392 or EU3214 or EU3215.
Preclusion:
EU4217
Cross-listing:
EU4217
EC4394 Behavioural Economics
5
Prerequisite(s):

Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4396 Economic Analysis of Law II
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track
EC3101, EC3102, and EC3396.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4398 Economics of Inequality
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3304
Preclusion: NIL

EC4399 Behavioural Public Policy
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3304, and (EC3394 or EC4394)
Preclusion(s): Nil
Cross-listing(s): Nil

EC4401 Honours Thesis
15

Prerequisite(s):
Cohort 2012-2015
(1) Completed 110 MCs including 60 MCs of EC major requirements (or be on the Honours Track).
(2) Minimum SJAP of 4.00 and CAP of 3.50. Students may seek a waiver of the SJAP pre-requisite from the department if they have a minimum CAP of 4.25 after completing 110 MCs.
Cohort 2016 onwards
(1) Completed 110 MCs including 44 MCs of EC major requirements (or be on the Honours Track).
(2) Minimum SJAP of 4.00 and CAP of 3.50. Students may seek a waiver of the SJAP pre-requisite from the department if they have a minimum CAP of 4.25 after completing 110 MCs.
Preclusion: EC4660

EC4660 Independent Study
5

Prerequisite(s):
To be offered subject to the agreement of the Supervisor and Department.
Cohort 2012-2015
(1) Completed 100 MCs, with 60 MCs in EC.
(2) Minimum CAP of 3.20.
Cohort 2016 onwards
(1) Completed 100 MCs, with 44 MCs in EC.
(2) Minimum CAP of 3.20.
Preclusion: EC4401 or EC4401S or XFA4401 or XFA4402

EC4880 Topics in Economics
5
Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track EC3101 and EC3102.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4880A Topics in Economics: Economics of Careers
5

Prerequisite(s): 
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3303.
Preclusion(s): Nil

EC4881 Topics in Econometrics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4882 Topics in Applied Economics
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion: NIL

EC4883 Topics in Economic Policy
5

Prerequisite(s):
Completed 80 MCs, including 28 MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.20 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303.
Preclusion: NIL

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