• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2014
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The course aims to provide students with an understanding of, and the competence to apply economic analysis to, the main issues confronting business and the economy in the modern international trading and financial environment. Issues of contemporary international debate and policy relevance are investigated in the context of the development of the core body of the theory of international trade, commercial policy and international monetary economics.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

Upon a successful completion of this course, students should be able to:

  • Understand the theoretical models that economists typically use and also form the basis of current research in international economics;
  • be familiarized with the analytical tools that economists use to analyze international economic interactions.
  • Explain and understand the associated empirical implications and policy issues;
  • Evaluate the contribution of some recently created knowledge in international economics;
  • Synthesize some of the recently created knowledge in international macroeconomics;
  • Be ready to identify a research topic and undertake an independent research.

Other Information

See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available. 

Indicative Assessment

  • Tutorial exercise (10%)
  • Midterm Exam (30%)
  • Final Exam (60%).

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Workload

10 hours

Assumed Knowledge

This course assumes a good intermediate knowledge of macroeconomics and microeconomics. It will also be assumed that students are reasonably familiar with mathematical tools and intermediate econometrics or statistics. No other prior knowledge will be assumed.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Students continuing in their current program of study will have their tuition fees indexed annually from the year in which you commenced your program. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
3
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $2088
2004 $2160
2005 $3234
2006 $3240
2007 $3240
2008 $3240
2009 $3240
2010 $3240
2011 $3240
2012 $3240
2013 $3240
2014 $3246
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3234
2004 $3234
2005 $3234
2006 $3534
2007 $3618
2008 $3618
2009 $3618
2010 $3942
2011 $3942
2012 $3942
2013 $3942
2014 $3948
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
5035 17 Feb 2014 07 Mar 2014 31 Mar 2014 30 May 2014 In Person N/A

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