Undergraduate | UAD-TRA2000OUA | 2024
International Trade: Negotiations and Agreements
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- Study method
- 100% online
- 100% online
- Entry requirements
- Part of a degree
- 13 weeks
- 20 May 2024
About this subject
On successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Evaluate the impacts of trade in the contemporary world by examining the roles of global institutions in multilateral trading systems, analysing the economic benefits derived from trade, or assessing the social factors affected by trade;
- Explain the components of international trade by examining historic and contemporary examples;
- Analyse the influence of key actors and institutions on multilateral trade, considering their roles, motivations, and impact on trade policy outcomes;
- Critically examine the practical implementation and application of multilateral trade in real-world contexts, considering their effectiveness, challenges, and potential benefits;
- Demonstrate effective skills in writing, research, and presentation to construct well-founded policy arguments and analyses on international trade issues.
- Introduction to International Relations
- Politics, Trade and Power
- The international system since World War II
- Foundations of international political economy
- Economic diplomacy
- International and supra-national bodies
- Global value chains
- Domestic requirements for free trade
- Trade policy and domestic economy
- Change and continuity
- Trade and strategic alliance
International Trade: Negotiation and Agreement will build your knowledge and understanding of the core principles of international trade. You will need to demonstrate well-rounded critical and creative thinking skills, the ability to apply relevant theory, contrast historical and contemporary examples of trade agreements, and evaluate policy documentation and actions by state actors. In this course, you will have the opportunity to analyse and integrate key concepts in International Relations and International Political Economy. Through examination of contemporary and historic case studies, readings, and reflection on current events, you will be equipped with the skills to identify and evaluate the factors that shape global trade, conduct policy analysis, and connect key theory to current world events.
All assessment is assignment based.
- Understanding the International System (20%)
- IPE and Economic Diplomocy (20%)
- Trade Policy and Value Chains (30%)
- Ongoing Quizzes (30%)
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Part of a degree
To enrol in this subject you must be accepted into one of the following degrees:
- UAD-INB-DEG-2024 - Bachelor of International Business
- Equipment requirements - Headphones or speakers (required to listen to lectures and other media) Headset, including microphone (highly recommended) Webcam (may be required for participation in virtual classrooms and/or presentations).
- Software requirements - It is essential for students to have reliable internet access in order to participate in and complete their units. MyUni is the University of Adelaide's online learning environment. MyUni provides access to various features including announcements, course materials, discussion boards, and assessments.
This is in the range of 10 to 12 hours of study each week.
Equivalent full time study load (EFTSL) is one way to calculate your study load. One (1.0) EFTSL is equivalent to a full-time study load for one year.
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Once you’ve completed this subject it can be credited towards one of the following degrees