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Bachelor of Commerce

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International Trade and Economic Policy~ (B, S, W*, X) - unit set code MJ-M30015

Acquire a sound understanding of the economic basis to trade and the institutions and market structures underlying global commerce. Gain the essential background in economics and, in particular, international trade, which business operators need to be successful participants in the global economy.   You will study the economic, political and cultural characteristics of the major trading regions, including North America, Western and Eastern Europe and the Middle East, but with a strong emphasis on Asian trade.

Career opportunities
Graduates can be found working in all aspects of international business, both in Australia and overseas, undertaking roles in trade promotion, government departments, banking and general business management.


MAE101 Economic Principles (B, S, W, X)  

MAE102 The Global Economy (B, S, W, X)  


Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MAE201 Competition and Industry (B, S, W, X)  

MAE202 National Economic Policy (B, S, X)  

MAE207 International Welfare Economics (B)  


Plus at least one unit from:

MAE302 Macroeconomics of Open Economies (B, S, X)  

MET303/MAE303 International Trade (B, X, ONLINE)  ^


Depending on the choice above, plus one credit point from:

MAE305 Business and Financial Forecasting (B)  

MAE306 Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance (B, X)  

MAE314 Economic Strategy for Business (B)  

MAE322 The Economics of the Environment (B, W, X, ONLINE)  

MAE356 Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance (B, S, W, X)  



Students intending to complete the Economics, Quantitative Business Analysis and/or the International Trade and Economic Policy major sequences will need to complete 2 distinct units at level 3 from each of the major sequences.

* Warrnambool students will be required to undertake two units in off campus or online mode.

~ previously titled International Trade

^ MET code denotes study tour version of the unit.

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