MPE711 - Global Trade and Supply Chains


2024 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Previously: Global Trade and Markets


Corequisite: Nil
Incompatible with: Nil
Study commitment

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

This will include educator guided online learning activities within the unit site.

Scheduled learning activities - campus

1 x 3 hour on-campus seminar (recordings provided) each week.

Scheduled learning activities - online

1 x 3 hour recorded seminar each week and  1 x 1 hour scheduled online seminar  in weeks 4, 7 and 10.


Study global trade and supply chains to get ahead of the issues facing the world today. This unit will provide you with basic tools to analyse the challenges and opportunities which present in the global economic transactions between countries as well as supply chains. Key topics include interactions between political and private actors in relation to global supply chain, basis of international trade, trade and inequality, trade policy, global oil markets, economics of migration, and global organisations governing international trade and finance. Obtain the necessary knowledge that helps businesses adapt to and grow in the ever-changing environment of the global economy.

Hurdle requirement

Hurdle requirement Achieve at least 50% of the marks available on the end-of-unit assessment to evidence a minimum proficiency in the aligned discipline learning outcomes included in this unit.

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