• Offered by Research School of Economics
  • ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
  • Classification Advanced
  • Course subject Economics
  • Areas of interest Economics

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. Tuition fees are indexed annually. 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
2015 $3414
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2015 $4350
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4673 15 Feb 2016 26 Feb 2016 31 Mar 2016 27 May 2016 In Person N/A

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