Political Economy

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

Political Economy

A major in Political Economy requires at least 36 senior credit points from this table, including at least 12 credit points of core 2000 level units of study and 6 credit points from 3000 level units of study.

Junior units of study

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

Senior units of study

Core
ECOP2011
Economic Theories of Modern Capitalism
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP2001
Semester 1
ECOP2012
Social Foundations of Modern Capitalism
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP2002
Semester 1
ECOP2612
Economic Policy in Global Context
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
Semester 2
Electives
ECOP2613
Political Economy of Global Capitalism
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3012
Semester 2
ECOP2614
The Political Economy of Gender

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3016
Semester 2
ECOP2616
Inequality and Distribution
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3620
Semester 1
ECOP2617
Globalisation and Labour

This unit of study is not available in 2016

6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3622
Semester 2
ECOP2618
Neoliberalism: Theory, Practice, Crisis
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3623
Semester 1
ECOP2619
Development in Emerging Economies
6    P ECOP1001 and (ECOP1003 or ECOP1004)
N ECOP3014
Semester 2
Summer Main
ECOP2911
Political Economy Honours II
6    N ECOP2901
Semester 1
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
ECOP3601
Cyclical Fluctuations
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

Honours

ECOP4001
Political Economy Honours A
12      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP4002
Political Economy Honours B
12    C ECOP4001
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP4003
Political Economy Honours C
12    C ECOP4002
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP4004
Political Economy Honours D
12    C ECOP4003
Semester 1
Semester 2