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MAE317 - International Business Economics

Unit details

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Year2014 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


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, 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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