Department of Economics

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

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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 ANU/NUS Joint Hons Degree
Bullet Second Major in Economics
Double Major in Economics and Mathematics
Double Major in Economics and Statistics
Bullet Minor in Economics
Bullet Student Exchange
Bullet Non-Graduating Students
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Level 1000
Level 2000
Level 3000
Level 4000

 Level 1000 Modules

Code Title Modular
Credits
(MC)
Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules
GEK1018 Economic Issues in the Developing World
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: GEM1018K
EC1101E Introduction to Economic Analysis
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: EC1301/BH1005/BSP1005, USE2301
(Remark : All BBA, BAC, BBA(Hons) and BAC (Hons) students are not allowed to read this module, except DDP (Economics and Business) students)

EC1301 Principles of Economics
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: EC1101E, BH1005/BSP1005, USE2301
(Remark : All BBA, BAC, BBA(Hons) and BAC (Hons) students are not allowed to read this module)


Level 2000 Modules

Code Title Modular
Credits
(MC)
Prerequisites/Preclusions/
Cross-Listed Modules
EC2101 Microeconomic Analysis I
4
Prerequisite(s):EC1101E or EC1301 or USE2301 or BSP1005/BH1005
Preclusion:
Nil
EC2102 Macroeconomic Analysis I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC1101E or EC1301 or USE2301 or BSP1005 or BH2001
Preclusion:
BSP2001
EC2104 Quantitative Methods for Economic Analysis
4

Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion: EC3311, any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421

EC2303 Foundations for Econometrics
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil
Preclusion:
All ST and SA modules, DSC1007 or DSC1007X, MA2216
EC2373/
SSA2220
Global Economic Dimensions of Singapore
4
Prerequisite(s): Nil

Preclusion for EC2373: SSA2220 and PP5215
Preclusion for SSA2220: EC2373 and PP5215
Cross-listing: SSA2220

EC2374 Economy of Modern China I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC1101E or EC1301 or BSP1005 or USE2301
Preclusion:
Nil

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 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 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 or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3312 Game Theory & Applications to Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC3101, (EC2303 or MA2216 or any SA module or any ST module, or their equivalent) and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
MA4264
EC3314 Mathematical Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): (EC2104 or MA1101R or MA1102R or MA1505 or MA1506 or MA1507 or MA150) 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 or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3332 Money and Banking I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2102 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC 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 or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
FNA3102/FIN3102, BH2004/FNA2004/FIN2004/FIN2004X
EC3341 International Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102/BSP2001 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3342 International Trade
4

Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion: EC3341

EC3343 International Finance
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 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
EC3353 Health Economics I
4

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

EC3361 Labour Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421), and EC3303
Preclusion: Nil
EC3362 Population Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion: Nil
EC3371 Development Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421), and EC3303
Preclusion: Nil
EC3372 Economics of Technology and Internet
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC 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 European Economic Integration
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and EC2102
Preclusion:
EC3373, EC3375, EU3214
Cross-listing: EU3214
EC3377 Global Economic History
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101, EC2102
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3381 Urban Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3382 Transport Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421)
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3383 Environmental Economics
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101
Preclusion:
Nil
EC3384 Resource and Energy Economics I
4
Prerequisite(s): EC2101 and (EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC 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): (EC2102 or BSP2001), EC3101, and [(EC2104 or any MA module that is not MA1301/MA1301FC or MA1311 or MA1312 or MA1421) or EC3311]
Preclusion:
Nil

EC3551 Undergraduate Research Opportunity (UROP)
4

Prereq(s): Students must have declared a Major, completed a minimum of 24 MC in that Major, and have a CAP at least 3.5.
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

AY2008/09 and before AY2009/10 onwards
EC4101 Microeconomic Analysis III
4
5
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 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 EC4101 and EC4102, 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 3.5,

then you may submit an appeal to waive the prerequisites for EC4101 and EC4102.
Preclusion:
Nil
EC4102 Macroeconomic Analysis III
4
5
Completed 80MCs including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 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 EC4101 and EC4102, 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 3.5,

then you may submit an appeal to waive the prerequisites for EC4101 and EC4102.
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4303 Econometrics III
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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 EC3304
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 EC3304
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4304 Economic and Financial Forecasting
4
5

Prerequistes:
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.
EC3303 and EC3304.
Cohort 2012 onwards:
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

EC4311 Mathematical Economic Analysis
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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 and EC3102
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 and EC3102
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4321 Organisation, Markets and Governance
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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 EC3303
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 EC3303
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4322 Industrial Organisation II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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, EC3303, and (EC3322 or EC3312)
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, EC3303, and (EC3322 or EC3312)
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4323 Income Distribution Analysis
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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 (EC3303 or ST3131)
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 (EC3303 or ST3131)
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4324 Economics of Competition Policy
4
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

EC4332 Money and Banking II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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, EC3303, and EC3332
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, EC3303, and EC3332
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4333 Financial Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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 (EC3333 or FNA3102/FIN3102/FNA2004/FIN2004/FIN2004X)
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 (EC3333 or FNA3102/FIN3102/FNA2004/FIN2004/FIN2004X)
Preclusion:
MA3245

EC4341 International Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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, EC3303, and EC3341
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, EC3303, and (EC3341 or EC3342 or EC3343)
Preclusion: Nil

EC4351 Public Economics
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

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, EC3303 and EC3351
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, EC3303 and EC3351
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4353 Health Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102 and EC3353
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 EC3353
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4361 Labour Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3361
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, EC3303, and EC3361
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4362 Immigration Economics
4
5

Prerequisite(s):
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, EC3303, and (EC3351 or EC3361 or EC3371)
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, EC3303, and (EC3351 or EC3361 or EC3371)
Preclusion(s): Nil

EC4371 Development Economics II
4
5

Prerequisite(s)
Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3371
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, EC3303, and EC3371
Preclusion(s): Nil


EC4372 Technology and Innovation
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303
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 EC3303
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4373 Policy Issues of Singapore Economy
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3303
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 EC3303
Preclusion:
SE4231

EC4382 Transport Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3382
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, EC3303, and EC3382
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4384 Resource and Energy Economics II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, EC3303, and EC3384
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, EC3303, and EC3384
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4392 Comparative Business Cultures
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3376 or EC3392 or EU3214 or EU3215
Cohort 2012 onwards:
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
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.50 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102 and (EC3303 or ST3131)
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 (EC3303 or ST3131)
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4396 Economic Analysis of Law II
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track. EC3101, EC3102, and EC3396
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 EC3396
Preclusion:
Nil

EC4401 Honours Thesis
8
15
Prerequisite(s): (1) Passed EC4101 or EC4102 and
(2) Completed 110MCs including 60MCs of EC major requirements with a minimum SJAP of 4.0 and CAP of 3.5.
Preclusion: EC4660
EC4660 Independent Study
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

To be offered subject to the agreement of the Supervisor and Department.
Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 100MCs, with 60MCs in EC that include EC4101 or EC4102, and with CAP of at least 3.50.
Cohort 2012 onwards:
Completed 100MCs, with 60MCs in EC that include EC4101 or EC4102, and with CAP of at least 3.20.
Preclusion: EC4401 and EC4401S

EC4880 Topics in Economics
4
5
Prerequisite(s):

Cohort 2011 and before:
Completed 80MCs, including 28MCs in EC, with a minimum CAP of 3.5 or be on the Honours track. EC3101 and EC3102
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 and EC3102
Preclusion:
Nil

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