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University of South Australia
This online Macroeconomics 1 unit from Open Universities Australia and the University of South Australia introduces students to the terms and concepts, models and evaluation methodologies for interpreting and explaining the Australian economy.
Students will learn about the economy over time, fundamental macroeconomic relationships, the simple aggregate demand and supply model, economic policy and how to evaluate current macroeconomic events, policy issues and debates from an economic perspective.
Macroeconomics looks at economic models on a national and international scale, and this unit is ideal for students interested in understanding the structures and behaviours of these economies in a flexible, resource-rich environment.
There are no prerequisites for this unit; anyone can apply.
If you have not previously studied economics, you may wish to consider completing Principles of Economics before enrolling.
In this business unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:
This unit is an elective 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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By completing this unit, students will be able to describe, explain and apply basic macroeconomic terms and concepts, use simple macroeconomic models to interpret the Australian economy, analyse the impact of changes in the economy and evaluate macroeconomic events, policy issues and debates through an economic framework.
Successful completion of this online unit will also contribute to achieving a business degree from the University of South Australia.
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If you are an Australian citizen, you may be eligible to receive a government HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP loan, 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.