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Unit of study_

Theories in Political Economy - ECOP3911

Year - 2020

This unit of study looks at the various theoretical frameworks within which political economic analysis is constructed. It compares the methodologies of the principal schools of economic thought with particular emphasis on the non-neoclassical approaches to the study of economic issues. Students considering Honours are strongly advised to undertake this unit as it provides the preparation necessary for the Honours year.

1x2hr seminar/week

1x1500wd paper (20%), 1x3000wd paper (40%), 1x1500wd Tutorial presentation (25%), Tutorial participation (15%)

Additional information
Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.


12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy including ECOP2911




Faculty: Arts and Social Sciences

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Political Economy
Study Mode: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Senior
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
Courses that offer this unit

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