Courses & Units

Global Political Economy HIR307

Introduction

Introduces students to the workings of the global political economy by examining its trade, investment, financial, monetary and sustainability dimensions. Examines the global economic governance system, focusing on the World Trade Organization (WTO), bilateral and regional investment treaties, the G8/G20, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and global standards organisations like the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC). The unit investigates the impact of the global economy on local polities and the environment and the strategies communities are adopting to secure their economic, social and environmental sustainability in a turbulent world.

Summary

Unit name Global Political Economy
Unit code HIR307
Credit points 12.5
Faculty/School College of Arts, Law and Education
School of Social Sciences
Discipline Politics and International Relations
Coordinator

A/P Fred Gale

Teaching staff

A/P Fred Gale

Level Advanced
Available as student elective? Yes
Breadth Unit? No

Availability

This unit is currently unavailable.

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Fees

Domestic

Band Field of Education
1 090101

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Requisites

Prerequisites

HIR101 OR HPP101 OR 12.5 points at introductory level in HSG units.

Mutual Exclusions

You cannot enrol in this unit as well as the following:

Teaching

Teaching Pattern

On Campus:    web-based delivery of 13 weeks learning resources; 1-hr weekly tutorial (face-to-face and via MyLO webconference) 

Off Campus:     web-based delivery of 13 weeks learning resources; weekly online tutorial discussions

Assessment

2,500-word essay (30%); 1,000-word minor essay(15%); tutorial participation (20%), 2-hr end-of-sem exam (35%)

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Textbooks

Required

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