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Swinburne University of Technology
Information is becoming more central and more crucial to the efficient functioning of the global economy. The Global Knowledge Economy will teach you to understand how international and national economies have changed into knowledge-based systems.
During this Open Universities and Swinburne University unit, you will delve into the history, characteristics and future of the Global Knowledge Economy. You’ll learn to analyse social, political and economic change and their effects both locally and within the global knowledge economy.
Finally, you will critically analyse how different agents can operate and succeed in the global knowledge economy. This practical lesson will be applied to Australia, various organisations and your own individual or relevant business experience, enabling you to act with adeptness and foresight.
In order to enrol in this unit, you must be accepted into one of the following courses:
You should also ensure that you have not already completed a previous, or academically equivalent version of this unit.
In this business unit, the topics you will study include:
This unit is an elective 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.
Want more information about this unit? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.
Want more information about financial and student support? Fill out the enquiry form to the right and a study consultant will contact you with the details you need.
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.
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