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Business and Economic Analysis, offered by Open Universities Australia and RMIT University, is an online postgraduate unit that will develop your ability to use, analyse and understand a wide range of economic data and theories.
By the end of the unit, you will be able to use these skills to make more informed business decisions. Over this 12 week unit, you will look into the external environments that impact businesses' performance, such as government policies and macroeconomic trends. You will also investigate possible strategies (for example, pricing and product differentiation) that you could implement in response to these varied external environments.
This unit is assessed through a group assignment (worth 50% of your final grade) and a group presentation (worth 25%), so you will have ample opportunity to polish your teamwork skills. The unit is also graded on a reflective task (worth 25% of the final mark).
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
It is also recommended that you complete the unit, Introduction to Business Management, or an academic equivalent, prior to enrolment.
In this Business and Economic Analysis unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
Content may also be relevant to other courses, and could qualify you for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for a course offered by another institution.
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Upon successful completion of this unit, you will have gained the analytical skills and business knowledge required to make more informed business decisions. Such skills will see you well equipped to enter a managerial, accounting, administrative or executive role in one of any number of industries.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government FEE-HELP loan, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the FEE-HELP government loan scheme. If you are an Australian citizen or hold a permanent humanitarian visa, this means you don’t need to pay upfront.
Instead, the Australian government will pay your course fees on your behalf. You’ll begin repaying your loan through the tax system once you start earning more than the minimum threshold of $54,869 (2016-17 income year).Find out more about government study loans here.
Want more information about the career benefits of this course?
Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.