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BX3236 - International Political Economy

Credit points: 3
Year: 2021
Student Contribution Band: Band 4
Administered by: College of Business, Law & Governance

The subject covers different national business systems in Western economies such as the US, UK, France, Germany and major Eastern economies in Asia such as Japan, China, India and the Asian Tigers. Students will explore the differences in the ways that business and the political economy are interrelated in these major trading economies. The post-World War II transformations of these economies are discussed, in particular as it relates to the differential outcomes for each economy.

Learning Outcomes

  • compare the major models of international political economic systems distinguishing between them in terms of their assumptions and economic implications;
  • explain the political, historical and economical evolution of major trading economies;
  • evaluate the complexity of business-related knowledge and practice from both historical and recent perspectives;
  • apply creative and innovative thinking in the presentation and communication of complex business analyses to varied audiences.

Subject Assessment

  • Written > Examination (centrally administered) - (40%) - Individual
  • Written > Reflection/reflective task 1 - (20%) - Individual
  • Written > Research report - (40%) - Group.
Prerequisites: BU1104


JCU Singapore, Study Period 53, Internal
Census Date 02-Dec-2021
Coordinator: Dr TY Thong, Dr Sook Rei Tan
Lecturer: Ms EeLin Goh.
Workload expectations:

The student workload for this 3 credit point subject is approximately 130 hours.

  • 38 hours workshops
  • assessment and self-directed study

Note: Minor variations might occur due to the continuous Subject quality improvement process, and in case of minor variation(s) in assessment details, the Subject Outline represents the latest official information.