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ECOS3020: Special Topic in Economics

2024 unit information

This unit of study consists of a special topic in economics, periodically available through staff research interests and the presence of visiting academic staff. As such, the topic and availability of the unit varies from semester to semester, and students should consult the unit of study outline for details pertinent to their intended semester of enrolment.

Unit details and rules

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Economics

Code ECOS3020
Academic unit Economics
Credit points 6
Prerequisites:
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((ECOS2001 or ECOS2901) and (ECOS2002 or ECOS2902)) or (ECOS2040 and ECMT2130)
Corequisites:
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None
Prohibitions:
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None
Assumed knowledge:
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None

At the completion of this unit, you should be able to:

  • LO1. Demonstrate familiarity with the main models of political economy
  • LO2. Identify the likely outcome arising from the interaction of political agents
  • LO3. Recognise 'real world' economic situations that can be studied by developed models and predict the likely outcomes
  • LO4. Understand the limitations of various models, distinguish between competing explanations, and critically evaluate competing theories
  • LO5. Participate in public policy discussions arising in political environments
  • LO6. Develop the skills needed to evaluate applied economic research.

Unit availability

This section lists the session, attendance modes and locations the unit is available in. There is a unit outline for each of the unit availabilities, which gives you information about the unit including assessment details and a schedule of weekly activities.

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Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Intensive May 2024
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Session MoA ?  Location Outline ? 
Semester 1 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2020
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2021
Normal day Remote
Outline unavailable
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 2 2021
Normal day Remote
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Outline unavailable
Semester 1 2022
Normal day Remote
Outline unavailable
Intensive September 2022
Block mode Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Intensive September 2022
Block mode Remote
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Camperdown/Darlington, Sydney
Semester 1 2023
Normal day Remote

Modes of attendance (MoA)

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