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This online International Economics unit from Open Universities Australia and Curtin University provides students with an essential insight into the workings of international trade and investment, with a focus on theoretical frameworks and policy analysis.
Through discussion and a series of written tasks, students will learn about multilateral trade negotiations, bilateral trade frictions and other international trade policy developments.
This unit encourages students to apply relevant theoretical models to examine trade relations between countries; analyse strategies in different trading arrangements; and understand the rules and standards applied to trade relationships in environments where the impacts of cultural diversity must be acknowledged.
Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible to enter this program:
In this Economics unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is not currently a requirement for any courses, but may be eligible for credit. Content may 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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By completing this unit, you will possess a thorough understanding of the central issues relating to international trade and investment, preparing you for a role in the field of international economics or for further study.
You will be able to apply knowledge from relevant theoretical models to examine international trade between countries; effectively analyse strategic state interactions in an international context; explain the roles, rules and standards implicated by a range of international trade organisations; and have an awareness of the impacts of cultural diversity on international trade relations.
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If you are an Australian citizen you may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this unit, meaning you can defer payment of your fees.
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This course can be paid for through the HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP government loan schemes. 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.