MAE308 - Contemporary Issues in Trade and Development


2020 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125

MAE101 and MAE203

Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: MAE207
Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

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

Scheduled learning activities - cloud (online)

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 3 scheduled online seminars


In this unit we examine contemporary geographic topics and perspectives relating to the world economy.  We discuss the underlying theory and practice for the understanding of the global economy in an era of restructuring economies, and regional realignments. Aspects of growth, income distribution, and development along with the relevance of free trade agreements will be analysed.

Hurdle requirement

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

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