Political Economy

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   

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