• Offered by Department of International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Asia and the Pacific
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject International Relations
  • Areas of interest International Relations
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Richard Carney
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2014
    See Future Offerings

This is an introductory course to the subject area of international political economy. It is not a course on economics and students are not expected to have any background in the study of economics although some economic concepts will be employed and discussed. The focus of this unit is on the politics of (international) economic activity and phenomena. The unit aims to introduce students to the subject area of international political economy and to develop their research and analytical skills in the study thereof. It is intended for students who have had no previous background in the subject. The unit will include a review of the principal theoretical approaches to the study of international political economy as well as examine the major issue areas in the post-war global economy: trade, international finance, foreign direct investment, international debt, globalization and regionalization. By the end of the unit, students should have an understanding of the main issues dominating the international/global political economy as well as the ability to engage critically with them.

Learning Outcomes

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

 

 

On satisfying the requirements for this course, students will have the knowledge and skills to analyse the literature in international political economy, and better understand developments in the contemporary global economy.

Other Information

Delivery Mode:

Second Semester 2013, on-campus, lecture and small group discussion organized around case studies.

 

Indicative Assessment

10,000 - 12,000 words of written assessment, comprising essays, seminar papers and an examination as deemed appropriate by the lecturer.

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Workload

 

 

12 hours per week: two for seminar attendance, and ten for reading and writing. Please note this is a general guide, averaged over the semester and the final hours ultimately depend on the individual's ability in reading and writing.

Prescribed Texts

 

 

J. Ravenhill (ed.), Global Political Economy [2nd edition, 2008].

Preliminary Reading

 

 

 

Reading required before the course begins.

Assumed Knowledge

 

 

The course assumes that students have knowledge of theories of international relations.

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:
1
Unit value:
12 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
12.00 0.25000
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $3852
2004 $3852
2005 $4380
2006 $4380
2007 $5040
2008 $5184
2009 $5340
2010 $5436
2011 $5556
2012 $5616
2013 $5616
2014 $5616
International fee paying students
Year Fee
1994-2003 $7416
2004 $7416
2005 $7416
2006 $7632
2007 $7632
2008 $7632
2009 $7632
2010 $7884
2011 $7884
2012 $7884
2013 $7884
2014 $7884
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.

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8489 21 Jul 2014 08 Aug 2014 31 Aug 2014 30 Oct 2014 In Person N/A

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