Bachelor of Commerce

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International Trade and Economic Policy - unit set code MJ-M30015

Burwood (Melbourne), Waterfront (Geelong), Warrnambool*, Cloud (online)

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.

MAE101Economic Principles

MAE102The Global Economy

Plus 2 credit points of units from:

MAE201Competition and Industry

MAE202National Economic Policy

MAE207International Welfare Economics

Plus at least one unit from:

MAE302Macroeconomics of Open Economies

MET303/MAE303International Trade ^

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

MAE305Business and Financial Forecasting

MAE306Applied Econometrics for Economics and Finance

MAE314Economic Strategy for Business

MAE322Unit description is currently unavailable

MAE356Analytical Methods in Economics and Finance


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 Cloud (online) mode.

^ MET code denotes study tour version of the unit.

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