Political Economy

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 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 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

ECOP1001
Economics as a Social Science
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive July
Semester 1
Summer Main
Winter Main
ECOP1003
International Economy and Finance
6      Semester 2

2000 level units of study

Core
ECOP2011
Economic Theories of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2001
Semester 1
ECOP2012
Social Foundations of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2002
Semester 1
ECOP2612
Economic Policy in Global Context
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
Semester 2
Selectives
ECOP2011
Economic Theories of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2001
Semester 1
ECOP2012
Social Foundations of Modern Capitalism
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2002
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
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3012
Semester 2
ECOP2616
Inequality and Distribution
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3620
Semester 2
ECOP2617
Globalisation and Labour
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3622
Semester 1
ECOP2618
Neoliberalism: Theory, Practice, Crisis
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3623
Semester 2
ECOP2619
Development in Emerging Economies
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3014
Semester 1
Summer Main
ECOP2911
Class: Exploring Theory and Method
6    P 12 credit points at 1000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP2901
Semester 2

3000 level units of sttudy

Selective
ECOP3015
Political Economy of the Environment
6    P (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612) and (ECOP2613 or ECOP2614 or ECOP2616 or ECOP2617 or ECOP2618 or ECOP2619 or ECOP2911)
N ECOP3005
Semester 2
ECOP3017
Human Rights in Development
6    P (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612) and (ECOP2613 or ECOP2614 or ECOP2616 or ECOP2617 or ECOP2618 or ECOP2619 or ECOP2911)
N ECOP3007
Semester 1
ECOP3019
Political Economy of Money and Finance
6    P 6 Intermediate credit points from Political Economy
N ECOP3009
Semester 1
ECOP3021
Development and Environment in India
6    P ECOP1001, ECOP1003 plus 12 credit points chosen from: ECOP2011 OR ECOP2012 OR ECOP2612. Enrollment is on application only with places limited.

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Intensive February
ECOP3601
Cyclical Fluctuations

This unit of study is not available in 2018

6    P 12 credit points from (ECOP2011, ECOP2012, ECOP2612)
N ECOP2601
Semester 2
ECOP3911
Theories in Political Economy
6    P ECOP2911 and (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612)
N ECOP3901


Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
Semester 1
ECOP3912
Research in Political Economy
6    P ECOP2911 and (ECOP2011 or ECOP2012 or ECOP2612)
N ECOP3902


Third year students who have not completed the prerequisites should consult the Department of Political Economy about alternative requirements.
Semester 2
ECOP3022
Political Economy of Gender
6    P 12 credit points at 2000 level in Political Economy
N ECOP3016; ECOP2614
Semester 2

Interdisciplinary Project unit of study

FASS3999
Interdisciplinary Impact
6    P 18 credit points at 2000 level

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2

Honours

Honours in Political Economy requires 48 credit points from this table including:
(i) 12 credit points of 4000-level seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of 4000-level thesis units

Seminar units

ECOP4011
Advanced Theory in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
ECOP4012
Advanced Research in Political Economy
6      Semester 1

Thesis units

ECOP4013
Political Economy Honours Thesis 1
12      Semester 1
ECOP4014
Political Economy Honours Thesis 2
24      Semester 2

Advanced Coursework

The requirements for advanced coursework in Political Economy are described in the degree resolutions for the Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Advanced Studies.
24-36 credit points of advanced study will be included in the table for 2019.