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MAE317 - International Business Economics

Enrolment modes:Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Unit chair:A Torre
Prerequisite:MAE101 and MAE102
Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

1 x 1 hour class, 1 x 2 hour compulsory seminar per week

Note: 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.


The theme of this unit is how to identify profitable and unprofitable business decisions in a business and how to implement the former. Students will also explore the limitations of using accounting data to make economic decisions in a business environment, since, for example, the accounting and economic measure of cost is different. Consequently students will be taught how to make necessary adjustments to accounting data to measure the corresponding economic concept. In addition there will be some discussion about the differences between cyberspace and non cyberspace businesses.


Assessment 1 (individual) - Class test - 15%

Assessment 2 (Individual) - Class test - 15%

Assessment 3 (Group of 3 students) - Written report (1500 words) - 20%

Assessment 4 (Group of 3 students) - Oral presentation based on written report - 10%

Examination 2 hours - 40%


Hurdle requirement: achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the examination.

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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