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ECW3301

Faculty of Business and Economics

Undergraduate - Unit

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6 points, SCA Band 3, 0.125 EFTSL

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LevelUndergraduate
FacultyFaculty of Business and Economics
Organisational UnitDepartment of Economics
OfferedSunway First semester 2013 (Day)
Peninsula First semester 2013 (Day)
Coordinator(s)Dr Tang Tuck Cheong (Malaysia), Dr Dinusha Dharmaratna (Peninsula)

Synopsis

Students will deepen their knowledge of Australia's traditional and emerging trading partners through lectures and contact with business people who have successful records in this field; case studies of particular countries covering economic, legal and financial aspects, will be undertaken in depth; successful Australian exporters will be examined; practical visits to operating entities to bring the topic to life.

Outcomes

The learning goals associated with this unit are to:

  1. understand Australia's traditional and emerging trading partners
  2. understand the process of international trade, the parties involved and their functions
  3. be able to argue a point of view in a structured setting and to question and participate in a team environment
  4. develop a professional attitude whilst interfacing with industry practitioners
  5. acquire knowledge of the application of the case study method of study.

Assessment

Within semester assessment: 40%
Examination: 60%

Chief examiner(s)

Contact hours

3 hours per week

Prerequisites

Students must have passed ECG2721 or ECW2721 before undertaking this unit.

Prohibitions

ECF3301