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MPE711 - Global Trade and Markets

Unit details

Year2016 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
Previously coded as:MEE711
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

A Nicholas

Prerequisite:

MPE781 plus three postgraduate business units.

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with: Nil
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 3 hour seminar per week

Cloud(online): Learning resources are via CloudDeakin

Content

This unit will provide you with basic tools for analysing economic issues in the world today using an analytical framework, with an emphasis on the economics of international trade and the development of markets.  This view emphasises the role of government and studies the interactions between political and private actors in relation to markets.  Topics include the law of comparative advantage, economic growth and redistribution, privatisation and migration.  As managers and students of business economics you will be equipped with a toolbox of concepts and ideas that will allow you to analyse and adapt to the ever changing environment of the global economy.  The analytical approach, combined with the research essay assessment item will emphasise the ability to understand and apply theories, as well as recognise their limitations.

Assessment

Assessment 1 (Group of 2-4) - Group Presentation (12 minutes) - 20%

Assessment 2 (Group of 2-4) - Research Essay (2000 words) - 40%

Examination (2 hours) - 40%

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

Unit Fee Information

If you are:

Domestic

  • in a Commonwealth Supported Place (CSP) - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate full fee paying student - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • postgraduate full fee paying students commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

International

  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commenced before 2016 - refer to Unit based calculation below.
  • an undergraduate, postgraduate or Higher Degree by Research student commencing in 2016 - refer to Course based calculation below.
  • a non-award student - refer to Unit based calculation below.

Course based calculation

Your unit tuition fees are based on the course you are enrolled in. Please refer to the current year's course entry to estimate the unit cost.


Unit based calculation

Your tuition fees are calculated on the units you enrol in. This means your fees are based on the units you choose to study and not a fixed course price. The tuition fees for this unit are displayed in the table below:


Student Contribution Rate*Student Contribution Rate**Fee rate - Domestic Students Fee rate - International students
$1305$1305$3051$3864

* 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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