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Economics of Globalisation (MBS531)

Organisational Unit School of Management and Governance
Credit Points 4
Availability DUBAI-ISC: TSD-internal
Description This unit introduces students to the global forces that are currently determining the state of play in international economics and economic relations. Nationally determined economic management and its effectiveness will receive scrutiny in the light of globalising tendencies. Includes the historical development of globalisation, free trade vs. protectionism, economic integration, world financial markets, multinational corporations, labour and distributional issues, the environment, global economic institutions, and the rise of anti-globalisation movements.
Timetabled Learning Activities Lectures/seminars/workshops: 3 hours per week.
Assessment Essay 20%
Presentation 20%
Class participation & contribution 10%
Final Exam 50%
Prerequisites Enrolment in a graduate-level course.
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Internet Access RequirementsMurdoch units normally include an online component comprising materials, discussions, lecture recordings and assessment activities. All students, regardless of their location or mode of study, need to have access to and be able to use computing devices with browsing capability and a connection to the Internet via Broadband (Cable, ADSL or Mobile) or Wireless. The Internet connection should be readily available and allow large amounts of data to be streamed or downloaded (approximately 100MB per lecture recording). Students also need to be able to enter into online discussions and submit assignments online.

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