Political Economy

Semester 2, 2020 unit of study availability

Some Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences units of study originally intended to run in Semester 2, 2020 are no longer available.

A full and up-to-date list of units of study available in Semester 2, 2020 from the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, can be found on this webpage.
 

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

Political Economy

Master of Political Economy

Students complete 72 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 18 credit points from core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 18 credit points from selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 24 credit points from elective units of study; and
(d) a minimum of 6 credit points of capstone units of study; or
(e) an optional specialisation in:
(i) Social Research; or
(ii) Country Risk Assessment

Graduate Diploma in Political Economy

Students complete 48 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 12 credit points of core units of study; and
(b) a minimum of 12 credit points from selective units of study; and
(c) a maximum of 18 credit points from elective units of study

Graduate Certificate in Political Economy

Students complete 24 credit points, including:
(a) a minimum of 6 credit points of core unit of study; and
(b) a maximum of 18 credit points from selective units of study.
Core units of study
ECOP6101
Core Concepts in Political Economy
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6103
Strategic Debates on Economic Change
6      Semester 2
ECOP6031
Research in Political Economy
6      Semester 2
Selective units of study
ECOP6010
International Trade Regulation

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
ECOP6011
USA-Europe-Japan: From Growth to Crisis

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
ECOP6012
Country Risk Analysis
6      Semester 2
ECOP6015
Global Employment and Migration

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6016
China in the World Economy
6      Semester 1
ECOP6017
Inequality in the Global Economy
6      Semester 2
ECOP6018
Economic Development: Growth and Wellbeing

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
ECOP6108
Economic Management for Sustainability
6      Semester 1
ECOP6115
History of Australian Capitalism
6      Semester 2
ECOP6130
Human Rights and International Development
6    N SCLG6912


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
ECOP6901
Finance and Economic Change

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
Elective units of study
BETH5209
Medicines Policy, Economics and Ethics
6    A A degree in science, medicine, pharmacy, nursing, allied health, philosophy/ethics, sociology/anthropology, history, law, communications, public policy, business, economics, commerce, organisation studies, or other relevant field, or by special permission.
Semester 2
CISS6004
Health and Security
6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6      Semester 1
CISS6013
Middle East Conflict and Security
6    N GOVT6154
Semester 1
DVST6901
Development: Civil Society and Wellbeing
6    N SSCP6900


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6902
Development: Communication and Education
6    N SSCP6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 2
DVST6904
Rethinking Poverty
6   

This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
ECMT5001
Principles of Econometrics
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5001
Microeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5040
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
ECON5002
Macroeconomic Theory
6    N ECON5003
Intensive January
Semester 1
Semester 2
ENVI5801
Social Science of Environment
6      Semester 1
ENVI5903
Sustainable Development
6   
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit of study involves additional costs.
Intensive July
GCST5905
Identity Place and Culture

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6108
Democracy, Development and Rights in SE Asia

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6109
Political Regimes and Regime Transition
6      Semester 2
GOVT6116
International Organisations
6      Semester 1
GOVT6123
Globalisation and Governance
6      Semester 2
GOVT6136
Asia Pacific Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 1
GOVT6138
Gender, Family and the State

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
GOVT6139
Research Design
6      Semester 1
GOVT6304
Development and World Politics

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2
PACS6911
Key Issues in Peace and Conflict Studies
6    N SCWK6930
Semester 1
PACS6917
Religion, War and Peace
6      Semester 2
PACS6923
The Human Right to Food

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Semester 2b
PACS6924
Democracy in the Developing World
6      Semester 1
PACS6934
Conflict-Sensitive Development Practice

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6      Intensive May
SCLG6901
Citizenship Rights and Social Movements
6    N SCWK6901


This unit is delivered at the University of Sydney.
Semester 1
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1
SCLG6903
New Debates in Social Theory
6      Semester 2
SCLG6910
Comparative Welfare States
6    N SCWK6909
Semester 1
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
WMST6903
Gender, Media and Consumer Societies
6      Semester 1
WORK5002
Foundations of HRM and IR
6   

This is the foundational unit for the graduate Human Resource Management and Industrial Relations program and should be taken in a student's first semester of study.
Semester 1
Semester 2
WORK6018
International Industrial Relations
6      Intensive May
FASS7001
Academic English for Postgraduates
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
FASS7002
Critical Thinking and Persuasive Writing
6      Semester 1
Semester 2
Optional Specialisation

Social Research specialisation

12 credit points from the following
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
ECOP6031
Research in Political Economy
6      Semester 2
GOVT6139
Research Design
6      Semester 1
SCLG6902
Ethics of Social Research

This unit of study is not available in 2020

6    N SCLG3003
Semester 1

Country Risk Assessment specialisation

6 credit points from the following
ECOP6012
Country Risk Analysis
6      Semester 2
6 credit points from the following
GOVT6109
Political Regimes and Regime Transition
6      Semester 2
CISS6006
Intervention and 'Fragile' States
6      Semester 1
6 credit points from the following
SSPS6002
Qualitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
SSPS6001
Quantitative Methods in the Social Sciences
6      Semester 1
Capstone units of study
ECOP6121
Dissertation Part A
6    P 24 credit points of units
C ECOP6031

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6122
Dissertation Part B
6    P ECOP6121

Note: Department permission required for enrolment

Semester 1
Semester 2
ECOP6033
Research Project
6    P 24 Credit Points
Semester 1
Semester 2