Core Concepts in Political Economy (ECOP6101)
UNIT OF STUDY
This unit introduces students to core concepts in political economy, laying the basis for further studies. It examines the development of economics as a discipline, identifying the historical origins and principal currents of economic analysis, their key analytical tools, and relevance to current political economic concerns. These studies provide insight into the competing views about the dynamics of the capitalist economy and lay the foundation for the application of political economic reasoning to a wide range of contemporary issues.
Our courses that offer this unit of study
- Executive Master of Arts and Social Sciences
- Graduate Certificate in Cultural Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Development Studies
- Graduate Certificate in Political Economy
- Graduate Certificate in Public Policy
- Graduate Diploma in Cultural Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Development Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Human Rights
- Graduate Diploma in International Relations
- Graduate Diploma in Peace and Conflict Studies
- Graduate Diploma in Political Economy
- Graduate Diploma in Public Policy
- Master of Cultural Studies
- Master of Development Studies
- Master of Human Rights
- Master of International Relations
- Master of Labour Law and Relations
- Master of Peace and Conflict Studies
- Master of Political Economy
- Master of Public Policy
Further unit of study information
1x3000wd Essay (45%), 1x1.5hr exam (25%), 2x 750wd seminar papers (20%), Seminar participation (10%),
Faculty/department permission required?
Study this unit outside a degree
If you wish to undertake one or more units of study (subjects) for your own interest but not towards a degree, you may enrol in single units as a non-award student.
If you are from another Australian tertiary institution you may be permitted to underake cross-institutional study in one or more units of study at the University of Sydney.