Courses & Units

International Trade JNB512

Launceston

Introduction

This unit provides students with a framework for understanding the field of international trade. The unit examines the environment for international trade and investment, particularly political, social, economic, technological, environmental and other factors that influence strategic firm-level plans and senior management decisions about a firms cross-border trade and investment activities. Students will be required to understand relevant macro-level international trade and investment theories and the global system and issues surrounding the conduct of international business from an organisational strategy and operational perspective. An applied understanding of international trade and investment will be encouraged through students analysing and examining the constraints affecting entry to new markets and specific market entry options and global business activities.

Summary

Unit name International Trade
Unit code JNB512
Credit points 12.5
College/School College of Sciences and Engineering
Australian Maritime College
Discipline Maritime and Logistics Management
Coordinator Associate Professor Jiangang Fei
Available as student elective? No
Level Postgraduate

Availability

Location Study period Attendance options Available to
Launceston Semester 1 On-Campus Off-Campus International International Domestic Domestic

Key

On-campus
Off-Campus
International students
Domestic students
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Key Dates

Study Period Start date Census date WW date End date
Semester 1 21/2/2022 22/3/2022 11/4/2022 29/5/2022

* The Final WW Date is the final date from which you can withdraw from the unit without academic penalty, however you will still incur a financial liability (see withdrawal dates explained for more information).

Unit census dates currently displaying for 2022 are indicative and subject to change. Finalised census dates for 2022 will be available from the 1st October 2021.

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Learning Outcomes

  • discuss the main features and theories of international trade and investment systems and the role of key global institutions
  • evaluate international trade and investment market entry issues and options
  • apply international trade and/or investment research and theory to the strategic management of global businesses
Field of Education Commencing Student Contribution 1 Grandfathered Student Contribution 1 Approved Pathway Course Student Contribution 2 Domestic Full Fee
080311 $1,828.00 $1,432.00 not applicable $2,638.00

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Teaching

AssessmentExamination - invigilated (externally - Exams Office) (40%)|Test or quiz|Report (35%)|Report (15%)|Assignment (10%)
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Textbooks

Required

Required readings will be listed in the unit outline prior to the start of classes.

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