- Code ECHI8011
- Unit Value 6 units
- Offered by Research School of Economics
- ANU College ANU College of Business and Economics
- Course subject Economic History
- Areas of interest Economic History, Economics
- Academic career PGRD
- Mode of delivery In Person
This course introduces the student to the analysis and appraisal of certain classic texts in the history of economics. These texts will be drawn from pre-classical, Classical, Neoclassical and modern eras in economics, giving students a familiarity with both different periods, and different approaches to fundamental problems.
Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:
Upon successful completion of the requirements for this course, students will be able to:
• Understand key models and concepts of the history of economic thought
• Understand scholarly articles concerned the history of economic thought
• Produce appreciations of the history of economic thought texts
• Have a historical consciousness of economic ideas
See the course outline on the College courses page. Outlines are uploaded as they become available.
- Examination - 70 marks
- Essay - 20 marks
- Seminar - 10 marks
- Total - 100 marks
In response to COVID-19, ANU has changed the mode of delivery for all classes in Semester 1 2020 to remote delivery.
Semester 1 Class Summary information (available under the Classes tab) on this publication is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available via Wattle and students should have been advised by the offering College. Find out more information on the University's response to COVID-19 here.
The ANU uses Turnitin to enhance student citation and referencing techniques, and to assess assignment submissions as a component of the University's approach to managing Academic Integrity. While the use of Turnitin is not mandatory, the ANU highly recommends Turnitin is used by both teaching staff and students. For additional information regarding Turnitin please visit the ANU Online website.
6 hours per week
Requisite and Incompatibility
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:
- 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.