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MAE317 - International Business Economics

Unit details

Year2015 unit information
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


The theme of this unit is how to identify profitable and unprofitable business decisions in a business and how to implement the former, in both a domestic and international context. The economic literature will be examined critically, using where necessary, relevant insights from the accounting, marketing and corporate strategy literature. A distinction will be drawn between virtual or cyberspace and old world businesses.


Assessment 1 (individual) -  supervised  in class tests - 30%

Assessment 2 (group of 2-3 students) - two components totalling 30%:

-Written report (equivalent to 3000 words) - 20%

-Oral presentation -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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