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ADS713 - Aid, Trade and Development

Unit details

Note: You are seeing the 2014 view of this unit information. These details may no longer be current.
Year2014 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Previously coded as:


Unit chair:TBA



For students who commenced prior to 2014: Nil

For students who commenced from 2014: ADS701 for students enrolled in courses A511, A611 or A727

Incompatible with:



Online teaching methods require internet access. You will need to access substantial learning resources and experiences in CloudDeakin (Deakin’s online learning environment). Compliance with the Standards in computing, connectivity and student capability are a condition on your enrolment.


This unit introduces students to literature on aid, trade and development and enables them to identify dominant themes and policy issues.

Topics to be addressed in this unit are: the definition and measurement of development aid; the levels, forms, sources, composition and geographical distribution of aid; trends in the level of aid; donor motives for aid; dominant theories of aid and development; issues in evaluating the effectiveness of aid; the definition and measurement of international trade; dominant theories of trade and development links between aid and trade.


Essay 1, 2500 words (50%)

Essay 2, 2500 words (50%)

Unit Fee Information

Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students

* Rate for all CSP students, except for those who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
** Rate for CSP students who commenced Education and Nursing units pre 2010
Please note: Unit fees listed do not apply to Deakin Prime students.

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