Political Economy

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Unit of study Credit points A: Assumed knowledge P: Prerequisites C: Corequisites N: Prohibition Session

Political Economy

Major

A major in Political Economy requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iv) 18 credit points of 3000-level selective units
(v) 6 credit points of 3000-level Interdisciplinary Project unit

Minor

A minor in Political Economy requires 36 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 1000-level core units
(ii) 6 credit points of 2000-level core units
(iii) 6 credit points of 2000-level selective units
(iii) 12 credit points of 3000-level selective units

1000-level units of study

Core
ECOP1001
Economics as a Social Science
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP1003
International Economy and Finance
6      Semester 2

2000-level units of study

Core
ECOP2012
Foundations of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2002
Semester 1
Selective
ECOP2011
Economic Theories of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2001
Semester 1
ECOP2612
Economic Policy in Global Context
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
Semester 2
ECOP2613
Political Economy of Global Capitalism

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3012
Semester 2
ECOP2616
Inequality and Distribution

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3620
Semester 2
ECOP2617
Globalisation and Labour

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3622
Semester 1
ECOP2619
Development in Emerging Economies

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3014
Semester 2

3000-level units of study

Selective
ECOP3011
Class: Exploring Theory and Method
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2901 or ECOP2911
Semester 2
ECOP3015
Political Economy of the Environment

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3005
Semester 2
ECOP3017
Human Rights in Development

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3007
Semester 2
ECOP3019
Political Economy of Money and Finance

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3009
Semester 1
ECOP3021
Development and Environment in India
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
ECOP3022
Political Economy of Gender

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3016 or ECOP2614
Semester 1
ECOP3601
Cycles and Instability
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2601
Semester 1
ECOP3613
Political Economy of Global Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2613 or ECOP3012
Semester 1
ECOP3618
Neoliberalism: Theory, Practice, Crisis

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2618
Semester 2
ECOP3911
Theories in Political Economy

This unit of study is not Data Audit Committee Approved

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3901


Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
Semester 2
ECOP3912
Research in Political Economy

This unit of study is not available in 2021

6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy including ECOP2911
N ECOP3902


Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

If you are completing two majors and both of your majors are from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your first major, and the Industry and Community Project unit of study for your second major.
If you are completing two majors but only one of your majors is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for that major.
If you are completing one major only and that major is from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, please select the Interdisciplinary Impact unit of study for your major.
ECOP3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P Completion of at least 90 credit points
N Interdisciplinary Impact in another major
Intensive December
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP3998
Industry and Community Project
6    C Interdisciplinary Impact in any major.
Intensive February
Intensive July
Semester 1
Semester 2