Managerial Economics and Strategy

Qualification: Undergraduate unit
Study mode: Online
Payment options: HECS-HELP may be available
FEE-HELP may be available
Duration: 13 weeks
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Awarded by: Swinburne University of Technology
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About this unit

This online unit, Managerial Economics and Strategy, from Swinburne University of Technology is a project unit in economic development. In it, you will explore concepts and principles of economic development from a domestic and international perspective.

Topics include, but are not limited to, population, human capital, the environment, development policies, and foreign aid. You will also research and investigate a range of other issues related to economic development.

By completing this unit, you will gain the tools to analyse theoretical concepts related to economic development and critically analyse how they relate to economic development problems and policies.

Eligibility

In order to enrol, you must have successfully completed the following unit:

  • Microeconomics

Areas of study

In this Managerial Economics and Strategy unit, the topics you will study include:

  • Concepts and principles of economic development
  • Concepts of economic development
  • Theories of economic development
  • Development problems and policies
  • National and international perspectives
  • Population
  • Human capital
  • Agriculture
  • The environment
  • Development planning and the role of state
  • Financial reform
  • Fiscal policy
  • Development problems and policies
  • National and international perspectives
  • Trade. Payments, debt and stabilisation
  • Foreign investment and aid
  • Development prospects

Course pathways

This unit is a core requirement in the following courses:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Computing Studies), RMIT University
  • Bachelor of Business, Swinburne University of Technology

This unit is part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation in the following course:

  • Bachelor of Technology (Information Systems), Swinburne University of Technology

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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How will this unit advance my career?

During this unit, students will research and investigate issues related to local and international economic development through comparative and case studies. They will learn how to critically evaluate concepts related to economic development and apply this to major policy solutions put forward by governments and various international agencies. The unit provides a broad look at economic development from development planning to foreign investment and aid.

How else will I benefit from this unit?

  • Upon successful completion of this unit you will receive credit for competencies in Managerial Economics and Strategy from Swinburne University of Technology.
  • Studying online means you can study where you want, at your own pace.
  • Gain industry-relevant skills and transferrable knowledge.
  • Government financial support through FEE-HELP or HECS-HELP may be available.
  • Studying single units allows you the flexibility to work towards a qualification at your own pace.
  • Receive Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for this unit across a number of OUA’s full degree programs.

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Financial assistance

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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You may be eligible to receive HECS-HELP or FEE-HELP for this course!

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).

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