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Swinburne University of Technology
Professionals working in economics, finance, or government policy will all have something to learn from this online Economic Policy in Society unit from Open Universities Australia and Swinburne University of Technology. The unit allows you to analyse policy issues using economic reasoning, and appreciate the relationship between different economic and social factors. It is offered entirely online, and gives you the skills required to evaluate the policy options for particular issues. At the end of this unit you will be able to engage in debates about economic policy in society, using all the skills and knowledge you will have acquired from taking the unit.
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 part of a major, minor, stream or specialisation 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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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.
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