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2013 HIR207 Global Political Economy

Unit Level: Intermediate

Available as a Student Elective: Yes

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See also   HIR307

OFFERINGS
Not Offered

DESCRIPTION

Introduces students to the workings of the global political economy by examining its trade, investment, financial and monetary dimensions. Examines the global economic governance system, focusing on the World Trade Organization (WTO), bilateral and regional investment treaties, the G8/G20 and the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The unit investigates the impact of the global economy on local polities and the strategies communities are adopting to secure their economic survival in an economically turbulent world.

WEIGHT: 12.5%

ASSESSMENT: 200 level: 2,000-word essay (35%); 1,000-word book review (15%); tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)
300 level: 2,500-word essay (35%); 1,000-word book review (15%); tutorial participation (10%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (40%)

TEACHING PATTERN: Int: 2-hr lecture weekly, 1 tutorial fortnightly;
Dist. Ed: web-based delivery of 13 lectures, 1 online tutorial discussion fortnightly

FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS
Note: Class attendance may still be required

   Web supported - H
Online access to some part of this unit online is optional
   Fully online - L,I,N,W
This unit is taught entirely online
   Resource supported teaching & learning - H,L,I,N,W
Additional resources are provided for your optional use; e.g. audio taped lectures
   Video conferencing - H,L
A live video link between campuses is used for at least some teaching in this unit
About Flexible Study Options

REQUISITE INFO
M.Excl HIR307 HSG241/341
Prereq 2 Introductory HSG units or HIR101

STAFF: Dr R Eccleston(Coordinator)

FEES
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