• Offered by School of Politics and International Relations
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Political Science
  • Areas of interest International Relations, Political Economy
  • Academic career PGRD
  • Course convener
    • Carlos Morreo
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in Second Semester 2019
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This is a graduate level seminar course. While the title is ‘Globalisation’, we will simply call it ‘International Political Economy’ class. International political economy has been defined as "the reciprocal and dynamic interaction in international relations of the pursuit of wealth and the pursuit of power" (Gilpin, 1975: 43).  In our own pursuit of knowledge about the global political economy, we will begin with an examination of the alternative theoretical perspectives through which its structures, processes, and dynamics have been interpreted.  Our attention will then turn to the structure and processes of the global political economy as we examine international trade, regional integration, monetary and exchange rate relations, international finance, the globalisation of production and development.  

Learning Outcomes

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

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

  1. Explain the principal debates in the literature on globalisation and the distinctive features of the contemporary era of globalisation;
  2. Analyse the economic forces driving globalisation;
  3. Discuss the relationship between globalisation and development;
  4. Illustrate how globalisation has affected companies and the geography of manufacturing; and
  5. Discuss the constraints globalisation imposes on the autonomy of sovereign states.

Indicative Assessment

Research Paper [3500 words] (50%) (LO 1-5)

Two Review essays [1250 words each] (20% each for a total 40%) (LO 1-5)

Class participation (10%) (LO 1-5)

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from:
a) 24 hours of seminars over 12 weeks; and,
b) 106 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Prescribed Texts

Oatley, Thomas. 2011.  International Political Economy: Interests and Institutions in the Global Economy, 5th

Preliminary Reading

 The required readings can be downloaded from Wattle.

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:
1
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
2019 $3840
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2019 $5460
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings and Dates

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
8141 22 Jul 2019 29 Jul 2019 31 Aug 2019 25 Oct 2019 In Person View

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