AE201816 - Applied industrial economics - some selected industrial sectors


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Group project and individual home exam
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Exam at home 4/10 24 hours
Group project 6/10

Course content

Spesialization and factor prices, international and domestic sectors, international trade, factor movements, movement of capital, clusters, etc. Students are required to deliver a written thesis analyzing a sector of choice.

Learning outcome


  • Understanding the theory of international trade and the structure of a small open economy


  • Be able to apply the theory in pratical analysis


  • Able to fit the theory into a broader economic and social context. Able to accumulate further knowledge of the realm of Næringsøkonomi.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, exercises, workshops, guest lecturers from industry and academia, and student written thesis analyzing industry of choice. All material will be available on Blackboard. Blackboard will be used extensively, sharing information with students. Details concerning compulsory group written thesis and student presentation/oral exam will be communicated upon course start. Students must present and defend written thesis, and will be subject to oral exam covering theory from text book and lectures.

Course materials

Compulsory: Textbook will be announced prior to commencement of course.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2025

Language of instruction: Norwegian

Location: Ålesund

Subject area(s)
  • Economics and Administration
Contact information
Course coordinator: Lecturer(s):

Department with academic responsibility
Department of International Business


Examination arrangement: Group project and individual home exam

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Exam at home 4/10 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Group project 6/10 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Exam at home 4/10 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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