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International Economics (11207.1)

Level: Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 2, 3
Faculty: Faculty of Business, Government & Law
Discipline: Canberra School of Politics, Economics and Society


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This unit studies the principles of international trade and their application to the Australian economy. This unit aims to give students a comprehensive knowledge of current issues in international trade and provide the tools for thinking about policy responses to these issues.

Learning Outcomes

After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

1. Explain the different theories of international trade and the assumptions underpinning each of them;

2. Demonstrate the impacts that different trade policies will have on both overall welfare and income distribution; and

3. Demonstrate the effects of macroeconomic policies in an economy that is open to international trade flows.

Assessment Items

Contact Hours

One 2 hour lecture and one 1 hour tutorial on-campus per week.


11175 Introduction to Economics.



Assumed Knowledge

Some Microeconomics and Macroeconomics as covered in Introduction to Economics.

Incompatible Units


Equivalent Units

6408 International Economics.

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