Introduces students to the theory and practice of global political economy. Following an examination of neorealist, neoliberal, institutionalist and critical approaches to global political economy, the unit examines in detail its structure and operation as it relates to trade, investment and monetary policy. Case studies of several global institutions are presented including the World Trade Organisation (WTO), the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD), the International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the World Bank.
FLEXIBLE & ONLINE STUDY OPTIONS Note: Class attendance may still be required
Fully online - H,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
INTERNATIONALISATION This unit includes specific international contexts/case studies.
25% at level 100 in Public Policy or Political Science or equiv
Units are offered in attending mode unless otherwise indicated (that is attendance is required at the campus identified). A unit identified as offered by distance, that is there is no requirement for attendance, is identified with a nominal enrolment campus. A unit offered to both attending students and by distance from the same campus is identified as having both modes of study.
Campus - H Hobart, L Launceston, W Burnie. Study Centre - V Sydney, R Rozelle, P Beauty Point. Distance units may also have a campus identifier of I Isolated, N Interstate, O Overseas. Units delivered in Transnational Education (TNE) Programs have a campus identifier of A Hangzhou, F Fuzhou, G Shanghai, K KDU Malaysia, Q Kuwait or Y Hong Kong.